Skinali are kitchen panels made of glass. Most often they are used to decorate an apron. Behind the glass is an image. Thus, skins have two functions: decorative and protective. They protect part of the wall in the work area from contamination, which often occurs during cooking.
Drawing can be chosen absolutely any. It is carried out by the method of photo printing and can be made to order. Such an apron will be unique and unique.
Photo printing on the skin
Skinali from kitchen glass is a transparent panel on top of the picture. Since the panel has a certain thickness, a 3D pattern effect is created. This apron is able to visually change the configuration of the room.
To properly select the skins for the skin, you need to focus on the overall color range of kitchen decoration. So, modern styles welcome large images: a bright fruit, a cup of coffee, a bud. Effectively they look on a white background. The photo in black and white color with the image of newspaper pages, cities, avomobiles is a high-tech or loft styles of larger spaces.
The image can be applied directly to the glass or to a film that is attached to the glass from the wrong side. This method, like stereo printing, gives the illusion of a three-dimensional drawing. Drawing on the film significantly cheaper skins, but from this apron in the kitchen will look no less spectacular. The background can be transparent or matte.
Important: if you select a film option, you need to ensure that a tight connection is skinned to the wall surface. In this case, steam and moisture will not penetrate between the wall and the apron.
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Glass for skinning
It is necessary to understand that the usual glass for skins is not suitable because of its fragility. It should be hardened so that occasional strokes of kitchen utensils do not break it.
Depending on the types of stele, the methods of drawing are distinguished.
- If you use non-hardened thick glass, only the picture on the film will do. In case the glass breaks, the film will retain the fragments and prevent them from flying away.
- Tempered glass allows you to apply the pattern directly to its rear surface.
- Triplex - glass, glued on both sides with a thin transparent film. The image is located between the back of the glass and the film.
- Use and cheap transparent plastic, which only first time will resemble glass. Over time, it will be covered with scratches, scuffs and cracked by temperature drops, moisture and mechanical impact.
The photos were taken from glass of different kinds that allows you to get an idea of them, how they look, how they differ from each other.
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Decor with Skinali
Skinali can have a different pattern and a different background: transparent, opaque, glossy, matte. Instead of the image, decorative sheets from the cookbook can be placed, which any housewife will appreciate.
Mirror coating, thanks to the reflective surface, visually expand the small kitchen.
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Hand painted decorate the kitchen in a rustic style, country or Provence.
Transparent skinny allow you to use as a wallpaper wallpaper with a large print.
How to choose and fix the skin
How to strengthen the skin from glass, if the apron has an elongated shape? It will consist of several modules. The main thing in this case is carefully to mask the joints. Only professionals can cope with this task.
Effectively look panels with illumination. Especially if it is built into the city's photo. In this case, the main attention should be paid to the correct choice of the luminaire. It can be a light-emitting diode tape simulating neon advertising, or a sconce, stylized by a street lamp.
If it is decided to stop the choice of skinned tempered glass, you will have to carefully level the wall. Otherwise, all the potholes and scratches will be noticeable, as under the magnifying glass.
Whatever the form or material was skipped, the choice is always left for the customer. He can also choose a picture from the proposed firm or provide a sketch. Modern technology allows you to recreate any image.
Photos of beautiful skinned glass in the interior