Sliding wardrobes: design, advantages, main features

Sliding wardrobe is a good design decision of any interior. Using this type of furniture is a solution of numerous problems. Why designers with great experience and skills began to prefer this type of furniture? Why is it so attractive for modern apartments?

The main differences between wardrobes and the usual cabinets.

Large sliding wardrobe

Classic cabinets, usual for us, have disadvantages compared to sliding wardrobes:

  • The sliding wardrobe can be designed and manufactured according to an individual project taking into account the room features;
  • During the production of furniture as the side and rear walls can be used walls, ceiling and floor of the apartment;
  • Sliding wardrobe doors do not require a lot of space for opening, unlike usual doors;


Today the main manufacturers of wardrobes on the world market are the following manufacturers: Komandor, Stanley, Roler, Mr.Simplex etc. All of them differ from each other not only by the material of manufacture but also by the sliding systems used.

Transparent doors for wardrobe

In the practice of furniture manufacturing there are two fundamental differences between door opening systems suitable for wardrobes and cabinets. The most common: door moving around the perimeter on rollers inserted into the groove of an aluminum or steel frame. The types of the rollers also matters. It can be produced from plastic or metal. This principle of installation is generally not bad but it also has certain disadvantages. With a strong impact the doors may accidentally slip off the guide. Accumulated dust can also obstruct their free movement.

The second way to install the doors is rollers moving along the rail. This method is less dangerous, since a special device installed in the lower part of the rail prevents separation of door from the mount.

The most commonly used material for the manufacture of cabinets with sliding doors is the chipboard.

The appearance and convenience of using the wardrobe depend on the design project and on the skillful implementation of individual elements and construction. Ordering cabinets of this type or purchasing ready-made the main thing to consider is the characteristics of the room.

7 Photos of the Sliding wardrobes: design, advantages, main features

Transparent doors for wardrobeSliding wardrobe in roomSliding wardrobeShoe cabinet with sliding doorsShoe shelves with doorsLarge sliding wardrobeColored cabinet for shoes

Leave a comment