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Having a bespoke built-in wardrobe has now become a necessity in modern homes. People always look for better storage options, and while designing a closet, everyone has their interests. The wardrobe design – how it looks, what it’s made of, where it is placed, etc.- are all crucial aspects that affect the room’s overall look. Even if you are looking for Built-in Wardrobes or a luxury one, you must remember certain things that would help you make a better wardrobe. If you are going to create a new built-in wardrobe, read this article throughout. 

Wooden sliding Fitted Wardrobe with three panels in combination of wood grain and Cream finish
Wooden sliding Fitted Wardrobe with three panels in a combination of wood grain and Cream finish

15 Things to keep in mind to create the best built-in wardrobes

When designing a built-in wardrobe, there are generally some rules or things that would help you. Let’s have a look at it.

  1. Provide Proper Ventilation

A well-ventilated wardrobe helps maintain the freshness of clothes, particularly those that aren’t washed after every wear. Allow sufficient hanging space and choose baskets that allow air to circulate. Walk-ins should be ventilated like any other room.

2. Focus On Look & Essentials

This is subject to personal taste and lifestyle, but put together a list of the most frequently used items and focus on finding the perfect version. You can call it your uniform or signature look. Everything else comes after. Customise your wardrobes with the Bespoke Wardrobe Accessories selection at Inspired Elements.

Hinged Fitted Wardrobe With Open Shelves in Cashmere Grey and Silver Grey Finish
Hinged Fitted Wardrobe With Open Shelves in Cashmere Grey and Silver Grey Finish

3. Choose Interior Options To Suit Your Lifestyle

The inside of your wardrobe must be as beautiful as the outside. Make sure you choose a company that offers a good range of options for your specific storage needs. Ask about hanging rails, shoe and trouser racks, and specialist pull-out shelving to suit your needs. Be creative in designs rather than sticking to templates.

4. Add Mirrors To The Wardrobe

Mirrors could increase the aesthetic look of the wardrobe. It will reflect more natural light and make the room clean and beautiful. Please choose from our wide variety of Glass Fitted Wardrobes and get your made-to-order mirror wardrobes today! It also helps in making the room look more spacious. A mirror makes your room look bigger. Also, you could avoid another investment in a dressing table. You could also design a small space with a mirror and a shelf at the back of your cosmetics.

5. Wardrobe’s Height

Design a wardrobe to the ceiling height. This gives you more space for travel bags and suitcases when not in use. You could use this space to store things you wouldn’t use often.

Top hung frameless sliding wardrobe in woodgrain walnut finish with full cashmere gloss door
Top hung frameless sliding wardrobe in wood grain walnut finish with full cashmere gloss door.

6. Doors Are Crucial!

There are many designs that you could opt for while designing the door. For example, if you do not have enough space to open the doors of a wardrobe, you could opt for Built-in Sliding Door Wardrobes. In addition, you could choose smaller or larger doors depending upon the area you have in your room. Think about the size and shape of your bedroom with your personal preference while choosing wardrobe doors. Small bedrooms also benefit from mirrored doors, as they create the illusion of a larger room and provide a full-length mirror without taking up valuable floor space.

7. Keep In Mind About Drawers & Shelves

Drawers are mostly overlooked. They have a vast storage capacity. You can store your undergarments, socks, belts, and handkerchiefs in these spaces. This prevents your shelves from looking cluttered. You don’t have to hunt for your missing pair of socks. Big, sleek drawers help you to store essential documents. You need to ascertain the number of shelves needed for folded clothes. Run the design in your mind; draw a plan on paper if possible. This would help create room for everything you store in the Sliding Door Fitted & Hinged Door Wardrobe.

8. Think Of Your Budget

There are plenty of wardrobes available in the market which are available in different shapes and sizes. Budget is one factor you should keep in mind as these can come at different prices. The type of materials, shape and size is the deciding factor in cost, and while you are going to create a wardrobe, you must have a clear idea of all these things. You can choose luxurious or fancy cabinets if you wish to, and if you are strict with a budget, low-cost versions can also be made. Request Our Free Brochure and explore our wide variety of products and choose and custom-make your favourite today!

9. Be Prepared

Before starting to make a built-in wardrobe, you should be prepared. Think about the type of built-in wardrobe you need, whether it’s a Fitted Sliding Wardrobe or a Hinged Wardrobe. Think about its design, colour and shades. This could help to minimise the errors if any.

10. Add Some Extra Storage Options

A built-in wardrobe could help you not only in storing your clothes. You can use it to store your shoes, ornaments, sports gadgets and much more. You can even build a secret cabinet inside the built-in wardrobes to keep money or similar valuable items.

Made to Measure Top Hung Frame Less L Shape Sliding Wardrobe in Grey Finish
Made-to-measure top hung frameless L-Shape sliding wardrobe in Grey Finish Frameless

11. Think Of Light

Earlier, the light was customarily used in walk-in wardrobes, but today light is seen in most wardrobes. The positive thing with light is that it will give you a clear picture of the wardrobe and a pleasant feeling in the room. While creating a wardrobe, if you wish to have a LED rail on the top, that would be enough for lighting. If you are looking for more luxurious ones, you can have more lighting features per your need.

12. Accessibility 

Think about harder-to-reach areas than others, how doors operate and where to place shelving, racks or drawers so that maximum accessibility is achieved and space suits your needs.

13. Wardrobes’ Colour Scheme

Usually, we will look at the wardrobe’s colour first. When you think of a built-in wardrobe, always think of interiors and choose the wardrobe’s colour. Even if you like fancy colours, you have to consider the room’s decor, or else it would be the wrong decision.

14. Be Patient

Never be in a hurry while selecting a built-in wardrobe. If you find something but do not absolutely love it or it doesn’t meet your standards, go on and do not settle for less. Resist your urge and be patient, as having a perfect wardrobe is our goal.

15. Do Your Research

Always take some time to do some research on wardrobes and whom to contact for creating the perfect Hinged Glass Sliding Wardrobe. Since there are a lot of companies out there, always make sure you choose the best.

Mirrored Sliding Fitted Wardrobe With Frame Doors in Oak Finish and Mirror Doors
Mirrored Sliding Fitted Wardrobe With Frame Doors in Oak Finish and Mirror Doors

Why Choose Inspired Elements? 

Since there are many bespoke wardrobe makers in London, it isn’t easy to find the best one. So always analyse the previous work, think of your budget and pick the perfect ones. Call Us Today 0203 397 8387. When it comes to the bespoke built-in wardrobe makers in London, Inspired Elements is consistently highly ranked. We have an experienced team of designers, artisans and installers who ensure that every built-in wardrobe is made with utmost precision and suits your tastes. So choose your time, and our team will be there to help you.

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