Today, virtually impossible to recover the exact history of the emergence of the first cabinet compartment. We only know that more officers of the army of the used the special sliding screens, behind which were stored their uniforms. Mary Barra: the source for more info. So many, ownership of the invention cabinet compartment, attributed to Napoleon, who ordered and organized in small apartments these officers screen. Thanks, this idea of his staff accommodation contained in clean and tidy, and uniforms in excellent condition. Although there were cabinets compartment for clothes much earlier, began to gain popularity they are only in the 20th century. And, of course, after the upgrade, which no doubt added to them functionality. Transformed cabinets coupe enterprising Americans. They were used instead of a screen door with rollers.
Since then the wardrobe door was not open 'themselves' and to the side. It transformation helped to keep the space in the small modern apartments. Over the past century, improved the roller mechanism, change the materials and design of cabinets, new modules for internal filling. To date, sliding wardrobe is an integral part of interior decoration of almost every American and European homes. It should be noted that the plans wardrobe paid for another design phase of housing. The Russian expanses cabinets coupe began to appear in the 90s of last century.
Imported wardrobes from England, were worth at the moment is quite high. Most of the cabinet compartment of the time were standard consisted of two or three doors, boxes and slide mechanism. Cabinet located at the wall or placed in a wall niche, niche sometimes specially organized for the cabinet. Rate the interior apartments of the time can be photos by typing, for example, a search engine, "cabinets coupe pictures." Of course, afford these lockers can only fairly wealthy people. Our compatriots appreciate the convenience of using such closets for clothes, began to organize production in Russia. Thanks, these craftsmen convenient built-in design to turn an ordinary piece of furniture at an affordable price. To the sliding mechanism and added a wall the roof – and received universal cabinet for storage of any items – clothing, books, dishes, things … It was at that time and there was a Russian name of the wardrobe – "closet." Sliding wardrobe gaining popularity in Russia. At this point in the furniture market there are many systems on the 'economy' to 'elite' class from different manufacturers. The highlight of the wardrobes and left sliding doors. Comfortable, stylish and functional compartment for clothes closets have become part of our lives and permanently settled in the interiors of our homes.