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Gone are the days when interior design was all about grandiose installations. Today, the focus is to strike a perfect balance between functionality and aesthetics. Therefore, it’s safe to say that it’s more about transforming a home than making a home look good. A lot of people believe that revamping the interiors would definitely mean a major dent in the pocket. It doesn’t have to be that way if you’re using the right materials. This is where plastic based products come into play. There are many ways in which you can use plastic furniture to get a sophisticated look for your interiors without spending a fortune. Let’s look at some ideas.
One of the most interesting trends in the interior designing world, ghost furniture is a clever term for acrylic furniture. The colorless, transparent look of this furniture allows it to seamlessly merge with the interiors. Bringing together classic and pop elements, clear plastic furniture also creates the illusion of a larger space. The transparency of the furniture makes is easily adjustable with all kinds of interior colors.
You must have seen something common among the modern homes and offices that you have visited lately – PVC panels on walls and ceilings. Yes, PVC panels are quite the rage in the interior designing world, and the reasons are quite obvious. They are easy to install, strong yet lightweight, water-resistant, fire retardant, durable and most importantly recyclable. But that’s not all, the main attraction lies in the absolute abundance of colors. No other material can give the liberty of experimenting with colors as PVC panels can.
Plastic decorative room dividers
A favorite among millennial, these make for a very innovative, ingenious yet aesthetic interior design. A perfect solution for smaller space, and studio apartments, plastic decorative room dividers are a perfect example of functionality and aesthetics. With a vast range of design and color options available online as well as in brick and mortar shops, these plastic installations are bound to give your interiors a stylish edge over others.
Plastic Kitchen trolley
With modular kitchens being in vogue, it’s only evident that kitchen interiors are a very important part of the overall design of a house. While the modular kitchen takes care of the cabinets, there are a few more things that can be used to spruce up the kitchen interiors. Be it in restaurants or homes, plastic kitchen trolleys or plastic food and vegetable trolleys make for remarkable furniture that not only add to the aesthetic appeal but also make life much easier.
Little things make a lot of difference when you’re trying to make an impression with your interiors. While big furniture such as sofas, couch of dining tables are obviously important for the look, smaller furniture such as stools add a more subtle touch to your decor. Plastic stools with interesting shapes and aesthetic color combinations that compliment the walls, or the carpet or the general background of the room can go a long to achieve that perfect interior.
As you can see, there are many ways to achieve that classy interior look with plastic, and surely doesn’t have to be expensive.
Rakhi is right around the corner, and it’s time to surprise your sister with a gift she wouldn’t expect. So here’s a list we’re sharing with you well ahead of Rakhi so that you can weigh your options and buy your sibling the perfect gift. The list is carefully curated to include gifts that are meaningful and useful; a list that fits well in your budget, and are bound to bring a smile upon the face of the receiver. Here we go:
A unique lampshade is a good idea to not only lighten up her face but also her room, literally. Acrylic lampshades make for beautiful accessories for rooms. With a plethora of designs, and color options, it won’t take you long to find one that would go along with your sister’s choice. If you want to add a personal touch to the gift, we suggest you personalize the lampshade with a print of a family photograph from your childhood. That’d be a nice way to make this Rakhi worth remembering.
Is your sister working too hard? Does she hardly get enough time to relax after taking care of the household chores and office work? If you think she deserves some chill time and that too in style, Italica’s plastic sunlounger is the perfect gift for her. Set it up on the porch, by the pool or on the terrace. The plastic sunlounger is a perfect way to tell her that you appreciate her hard work and that she deserves to pamper herself in comfort and leisure from time to time.
If your sister’s a millennial, she’s going to love this gift. Has she just moved out of your parents’ house and started living on her own? Then she’s going to love it even more. Fairy lights are something all young adults absolutely drool over. There are so many options in the market that it could be overwhelming. There are the classic string fairy lights, the fairy light jar, fairy light lanterns, string lantern fairy lights and so much more. One of the easiest ways of getting the aesthetics level of a room a notch higher, fairy lights could prove to be the nicest gift idea this Rakhi.
Plastic Kitchen trolley
Some people love cooking, and they are passionate about it. There’s only one way to make such people happy – enhance their kitchen in every way possible. If your sister is one of those people, Italica has the perfect gift for her – the plastic kitchen trolley. Whatever magic happens in the kitchen is served straight into the drawing room through the plastic kitchen trolley, fresh from the pan. It looks as suave as any trolley at a michelin star restaurant would.
Travel trolley bag
If you can’t afford to buy her a vacation in Europe right now, you can always encourage her wanderlust in other ways. Who doesn’t like to have that perfect airport look for the check-in selfies? A sturdy, good looking, suave travel trolley bag is going to make her think of you no matter how far she is travelling. The style of the bag totally depends on your sister’s choice. It could be a leather trolley bag, a cloth-based one or a harder material. Each has their own charm, and go a long way, quite literally.
Is there a favorite restaurant of yours that makes you happy the moment you step inside, and it’s not just the food? Is there a particular friend of yours whose house you love visiting, and it’s not just because of the great friendship you two have? There’s something about the atmosphere of these places that makes you cheerful. Little things make up for the ambiance of a place. One of them is the furniture. Bright, colorful plastic furniture affects your subconscious mind in ways that directly affect your mood.
Take restaurants for example
New age restaurants, cafes, and eating joints that try to appeal to a younger crowd make sure that their ambiance is bright and happy. That’s why you’d see brightly colored tables and chairs that lighten up the mood at once. Fast food joints use a lot of red chairs and tables. This is because the colour red raises the energy levels in our body. The young crowd, mostly from schools and colleges are attracted to this kind of energy. The best option for such places is plastic furniture. The number of color options that plastic furniture can provide cannot be matched by any other material. Italica’s spine care chair, or the sofa chair for outdoors are excellent examples of colorful, lightweight furniture that restaurants and cafes are using these days.
Kids and furniture
Have you ever seen a drab, dull kindergarten? Besides the brightly colored walls with plenty of decorations, nursery classrooms always have colorful furniture. A melange of colors is important for a child to feel at home away from parents. Italica plastic kids’ chairsmake sure they’re not only sturdy, comfortable and safe for toddlers, but eye-catching as well. The necessity of colorful furniture not only restricts to nursery classrooms but it is a choice for higher classes as well. More and more schools are doing away with the boring wooden desk and bench and using colored chairs and tables. Colorful plastic tablesand plastic chairs come with extremely jovial, light and positive vibes that keeps students from looking outside the window out of boredom.
The trend with the corporates
Colors play a very important role to amplify the productivity of employees. People spend 9 hours of their day at their workplace, and therefore, it’s only necessary to make sure that the place does not burn them out mentally. Most modern corporate buildings have done away with their boring white walls and nondescript furniture with bright, colorful alternatives. Common rooms, learning centers, cafeterias are nowadays adorned with attractive plastic chairs that try to uplift the mood of the employees.
For a brighter home
Brighter the color of your furniture, the more light it will reflect. The rooms with brighter furniture look bigger, brighter and not to mention, feels happier. When it comes to furniture for homes, it’s important to look around and feel vibrant from within. This is a crucial aspect for freelancers, who work from home. The kind of brightness that you bring into your home with furniture, directly affects your state of mind and the ability to be more productive throughout the day. The color of your room can be further accentuated with complementing colors. A plasticarmchairagainst a wall, a coffee table and chair in a room with white walls, a blue chair and a red table at the kids’ room – it all goes to make your room look more dynamic as far as design is concerned.
Interior design is serious business, and the trends never stay the same. One of the most sustainable innovations in the world of interior designing is the incorporation of plastic. Be it flooring, panels or furniture, plastic is proving to be the designer’s favorite material. Considering the quality plastic that we used to get earlier, plastic has come a long way. The advanced techno polymers of the present day are far superior to the colorful, glossy plastics from the past. The considerable improvement in the material and the overall look has made plastic surface has a mainstream choice in the interior design industry.
The versatility of plastic
When it comes to building materials, there are countless uses of plastic. Since it’s mouldable, plastic can be manufactured into various sizes, shapes and even strengths. Being water and electricity proof, plastic proves to be a favorite choice for homes with children and pets. Since it is lightweight as compared to other materials, plastic is being vastly used for paneling, flooring and furniture. Plastic chairs and plastic tables can be moulded to any design you want. For example, the Spine Care Chair is ergonomically crafted to provide support to the back of the person sitting on it. It’s easier to do that given the mouldable quality of the material. At the same time, the chairs are bright and colorful, which adds to the look and feel of a room. Not to mention, the chair weighs just about 3.14 kilograms, which makes it easier to move around the furniture whenever one feels like redecorating the room.
Plastic wall panels
Plastic wall panels are quite popular these days in the market. They are more durable than any other material. The best part about plastic wall panels is that are quite low maintenance. All you need is a damp sponge cloth to clean them up. Not to mention, there’s a lot more scope for a designer with plastic wall panels as far as color combinations are concerned. It’s also to be noted that unlike wallpapers, plastic wall panels are flame resistant.
It’s true that designers have a lot of options when it comes to flooring but when it comes to being creative and cost-savvy, plastic flooring is the answer. Plastic gives you the option to be stylish in unconventional means. The best thing about such flooring is that you can make it look like any material you want. You can go for a wooden look, a rustic stone one, or a melange of colorful tiles. The only limit with plastic flooring is one’s imagination, and designers love that. You can buy plastic flooring in tiles, sheets. They can me moulded or imprinted. The cushioned types of plastic flooring have become hugely popular lately owing to its comfortable texture.
One of the prime reasons why designers love using plastic furniture is the range of colors. It’s very easy to experiment with such a vast color palette. Price is also a major factor but that’s not the only reason why plastic furniture is gaining popularity in the interior design industry. The fact the plastic furniture is extremely durable almost unbreakable, makes them a very popular choice. The restaurant industry is one of the top buyers of plastic tables and plastic chairs because they’re economic and good to look at. It is the same with homeowners as well. A set of 6 Italica plastic armchairs can be bought in unbelievably reasonable price as compared to other materials. These beautiful chairs (Italica Arm Chair series 2019) with a seat height of 16 centimeters have a capacity to carry 100 kilograms, and yet they weigh just 2.40 kg.
Be it home or office, one of the most popular choices of material for making cabinets and other items is PVC. A chief reason why more and more modern kitchens are using PVC board is because of their ability to deal with moisture and heat. Also, PVC gives the designer ample room to experiment. The flexibility allows for various kinds of shapes, which is restricted with plywood. PVC doesn’t need to be polished before installation, which is not the case with plywood. PVC is lightweight, which considerably reduces the cost of transport. Being homogeneous, the density is equal in all parts of the board.
Plastic and the environment
Today’s builders and designers are aware of the environmental hazards.. Considering that, it is only natural and wise to use more and more plastic furniture. Right from wall panels, flooring, cabinets to furniture, thousands of products can be produced with an Eco-friendly alternative. Not only that, but these products can be recycled to minimize waste as much as possible.
So you live with kids, and you constantly worry about the condition in which you will see your furniture when you come home. We understand your problem. Kids will be kids, and there’s nothing you can do about it. What you can do is choose your furniture wisely so that your kids and your furniture can co-exist peacefully. So what’s the right choice furniture considering a house or a school full of children? It’s plastic. Let’s understand how.
Your kids can’t damage plastic furniture
Good quality moulded plastic furniture is not easily breakable. It’s lightweight and flexible. No matter how mischievous your kids are, they can’t do much harm to the plastic furniture. There are also less chances of putting scratches on the surface of the furniture as compared to other materials.
It’s easier to keep it clean
Kids can be messy. They will be out all day in the mud and dirt, and come back home to mess up the furniture. Fortunately, it takes a lot of effort to get a considerable amount of dirt accumulated in plastic furniture surfaces. Even if there’s dirt on the plastic furniture, it’s very easy to clean it up. All it takes is a wipe with a wet cloth. Also, your child might like to paint a masterpiece on the furniture. If that is the case, only plastic furniture can keep encouraging your children to be the next Picasso.
It’s safer with children
Children are restless. They’re always running around the house. Sometimes, they don’t see what’s around them. With heavy furniture lying around, chances of them getting hurt are high. A plastic chair or a plastic table is light. It won’t have the same impact as a wooden one. At the same time the chances of damage to the furniture is also less with plastic. Iron furniture is prone to rusting. In case your child gets hurt on a rusty piece of furniture, things can get serious. Plastic doesn’t come with such hassles.
It’s fun, it’s healthy
An amazing quality of plastic furnitureis that it is versatile in nature. You can brighten up any room with a colorful collection of plastic furniture. That kind of an environment is very important for the development of a child’s mind. It keeps them happy, inquisitive, creative and always eager to learn. There’s a reason why kindergarten schools are always colorful.
They’re good for the back
Look carefully at the chair that your kid sits on and studies. Not only at home, but also in schools, a bad chair can cause attention deficit in your child. Chairs should be scientifically designed to support the vertebral column. As one of the leading moulded plastic furniture makers in India, Italica makes the plastic spine care chairs that are a must have for your child.