Mirrored sideboards have been used for decades in living rooms, dining rooms even hallways. The origin of sideboard is in England and originally, it was just a plank or a shelf and served to place food. With time the sideboard acquired drawers and cupboards and this furniture piece became typical for dining rooms. Nowadays we have sideboards, credenzas and buffets and all of these have similar functions. Have you wondered what the difference between them is? Let’s see!
Mirrored sideboards – a beautiful addition to the dining room
In terms of definition sideboard and buffet are the same, despite the fact that buffets are said to originate from France. It is not wrong if you have a sideboard in the dining room and call it “a buffet”. All three – sideboard, buffet and credenza – are characterized with a long, narrow profile. Some models have legs, others do not, but the general silhouette is the same. In the dining space, sideboards are used to display the finest dinnerware of the family and nowadays mirrored sideboards are often used as an element of the decoration.
Elegance and sophistication with mirrored sideboards
There is no doubt that mirrored sideboards add a special character to any space. They are beautiful, they offer intricate patterns and can be a dramatic statement piece in a large room or a clever solution to create a sense of space in a smaller room. Each mirrored sideboard has its own charm and with the right one you can add a lot of charm and character to the dining room design. The mirrored surface reflects light and besides the visual expansion, it doubles the amount of light. Look at the gallery and see elegant vintage mirrored sideboards as well as modern minimalist designs and how they work in different interior styles.