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Interior Wooden Canopy for a Perfectly Organized Cozy Space

At first glance, the expression ” wooden canopy ” seems like an oxymoron or nonsense. In fact, we are talking about bays lined with windows whose frame is not metallic, but wooden. In this article, we will examine in particular this type of practical and aesthetic partitions as a means of better structuring the interior space without risking making it claustrophobic. So let’s explore the design possibilities in a gallery of beautiful photos!

The interior wooden glass roof between the kitchen and the dining area

The most typical arrangement of the interior wooden canopy is between the kitchen and the dining room. And it’s no wonder, as this glass partition allows for some separation of space without actually breaking the view.

The interior wooden canopy – the most “social” partition

It is a quality highly appreciated by many ladies and gentlemen who prefer to prepare the menu while communicating with their guests. In fact, we can say that the interior wooden canopy is the most social partition of all.

9-paned Interior Wooden Canopy

Whether fixed or mobile, the wooden interior canopy is particularly chic when it takes the form of a “Georgian window” with 9, 12, or more symmetrically arranged panes. You can see such an example by examining the photo below.

Dressing area with a wooden canopy allowing a glimpse of the baby’s room

But it should be noted that the interior wooden canopy is not reserved for the area between the kitchen and the dining area. It is the source of light par excellence to create a reading corner as well as the perfect “peephole”.

Bay windows with white frames

That is to say, it allows you to quietly monitor your small children when it is placed in a strategic location. In the photo above we can see a similar example of a practical transom between the nursery and the adults.

Interior canopy in taupe painted wood with a practical and aesthetic edge

Half rewarding espionage aside, the glass partition may have other functional advantages that should not be underestimated. For example, one with a rim is both practical and aesthetic, allowing you to add several decorative objects.

The interior wooden canopy adapts to any architectural situation and decoration

In addition, it exists in several variations of sizes and shapes that adapt to any architectural situation. Ranging from floor to ceiling in the rehearsal room or in the form of mini transoms in the chic lounge, the interior wooden canopy is a real chameleon.

Bay window as a superimposed extension of classic white wall moldings

And if the glazing with metal frames are more or less reserved for workshops and industrial lofts, this is certainly not the case for the interior wooden canopy. In fact, it easily lends itself to many stylistic interpretations ranging from classic to ultra-modern.

Wooden interior canopy combined with a vintage Scandinavian style furniture

Scandinavian-style furniture and decorative items have caused a real euphoria in recent years. So it’s a good idea to start with a superb architect’s studio, immersed in the sobriety of Nordic beauty.

Glass and wood divider

Interior wooden canopy paints in white and matches perfectly with the glass door cabinets in the chic kitchen. Obviously, its main function is to divide the living area from the dining area, letting the light pass into the kitchen.

Sober background of the white wooden interior canopy

The entire interior of the studio apartment is spruce up with vintage Scandinavian-style furniture. Their colorful beauty is further enhanced by the understated white background and the matching wooden interior canopy.

White painted floor and matching glass partition

But even when the decor is almost entirely devoid of color, the interior wooden canopy is still a good idea. This blends perfectly with the aged white floor and the rest of the Scandinavian atmosphere of the graphic mezzanine.

Bohemian living room with an original design

For your information, bohemian spaces can also benefit from the practical and artistic room divider. Proof of this is this whimsical living room with a dining area and interior natural wood glass roof towards the kitchen.



Do-it-yourself wooden canopy in a charming eclectic setting

Moreover, you do not necessarily have to opt for a prefabricated canopy, especially if your interior has eclectic touches. Try making one on your own from old window frames or other salvaged items.

Old glass door suitable as a beautiful shabby chic style room divider

The shabby chic style simply adores flea markets, distressed white paint, and romantic decorations. And this old glass door, adapted as a room divider, has all these superb qualities and more.

The interior wooden canopy in black

We have just examined several superb variations of the wooden canopy, however, the majority of the proposals were decorating with white paint. On the other hand, black and other dark tones have their own unique charm that we will explore through the ideas to follow.

Interior canopy in black painted wood and brick facing

Of course, the color of the wooden interior canopy is a stylistic issue that does not influence its functional characteristics. However, the decorative impact of the dark non-color is felt in the following masculine spirit lofts.

Interior canopy in anthracite gray painted wood

For example, this charcoal gray painted wood interior canopy goes wonderfully with the brick siding, the wood and metal stools, the cowhide rug, and other small accents that emit virility.

Anthracite painted wooden partition wall with several glazed boxes

It is in fact composes of a bulky section and a second segment with a solid lower part surmounted by several glazed boxes. Its goal is obvious, namely: to better structure the functional areas inside the industrial loft.

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