If you’re a frequent host, a bar area at home can be the perfect social space for entertaining guests. A well-stocked home bar can also be a way for hosts to store and showcase their extensive collection of spirits. Such watering holes can be installed throughout the abode, whether it’s the kitchen, living space, a dedicated room, or even in a small nook within the study.
Bar counters are also versatile multifunctional spaces; they can double up as a breakfast nook or as a makeshift workspace for brief video conferences on your laptop. There are a variety of ways to integrate a bar into your home. Most importantly, choose an area where you'll like to gather with family and friends.
Below, we highlight some inspirational design ideas to help you kickstart the planning and design of your personal bar area.
1. An entertainment zone in the attic
Your home bar doesn’t have to be a full-fledged counter, as exemplified by this stylish area crafted by Cube Associate Design. Housed in the attic, this welcoming space functions as the family’s entertainment den in the attic where they host guests.
A bartop space is creatively crafted from a long timber plank that’s suspended from the ceiling. This helps free up floor space, creating a sense of roomy spaciousness to the area. Coupled with a couple of stylish black bar stools, the cosy bar area is a perfect social setting for guests to mingle.