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Good Spaces: Mastering the Open Floor Plan
"consider when planning a comfortable, functional interior design... images of open floor plans to best illustrate my points, but these tips will work for... space planning. When done right, it can produce a finished room that feels larger... space-planning challenge, big or small. Browse modern living rooms | Find an interior... me an open plan house. Finally I fell in love with an open plan house and bought... about open floor plans: the noise! The one thing I really wanted out of our remodel..."
How to Use Color With an Open Floor Plan
Large, open spaces can be tricky when it comes to painting walls and trim and adding accessories. These strategies can help
"arge, open spaces can be tricky when it comes to painting walls and trim and adding... with an open floor plan. These days, many homes are built where the rooms open up to... have an open floor plan few corners or dimensions in the space. How then would you... have an open floor plan and tried something different the last time I painted it.... large open area where the walls are white, color is essential to help ground the..."
The Open Floor Plan: Creating a Cohesive Space
"of the open floor plan in today's homes, creating a cohesive and put-together look... give your open floor plan its own unique, coordinated look.... with open floor plan cohesion. Fantastic idea book - great ideas to set up simple... treat an open plan space almost as if it is one room -- oh, wait -- it IS one room!..."
How to Combine Area Rugs in an Open Floor Plan
Carpets can artfully define spaces and distinguish functions in a wide-open room — if you know how to avoid the dreaded clash
"a wide-open room — if you know how to avoid the dreaded clash... in an open floor plan, where there aren’t walls to distinguish one space or function... in an open plan. They create the illusion of containment without the actual need... sister's new open floor plan home has caused as many challenges as its solved but-as with... effect: bare floor where you walk into the room and bare floor diagonally across from that..."
My Houzz: Open-Plan Living in a Converted Shoe-Factory Condo
"unit an open floor plan. Now light floods in from two full walls of windows, illuminating... and I plan to steal his idea of the very thin shelf placed above the bed. I hate... walls to open the condo. He then put in dropped ceilings painted in a dark gray to define... can be opened by pulling on a log, which serves as its handle. Each individual drawer..."
House Planning: When You Want to Open Up a Space
With a pro's help, you may be able remove a load-bearing wall to turn two small rooms into one bigger one
"nice to open up the space by combining two small rooms into one. But what if the wall... you can open up your home the way you want. You will need to replace the load bearing... of an open floor plan, and why they're losing popularity. How do I find the picture... in an open concept environment and we have plans to do this with the cottage as well... love our open design on the first floor of our new home. I just kept taking away doors..."
Creating Nests in Open-Plan Spaces
The cool-weather nesting season is just around the corner. Here's how to cozy up a wide expanse of space
"modern, open-plan spaces such as lofts. Read on to debunk a few common misconceptions... decor and planning pockets of space to cuddle into. It's easy to think that a nook or... fact I'm planning to turn my tiny (30"x66") office into a wall bed with computer privileges... area rug. Open floor plans don't mean that you can't create nooks. Try placing a sofa... Modern, Open-Plan Spaces Can Have NestsNesting and modern design are not mutually exclusive..."
Inside Houzz: Taking a Dining Space From Plain to Polished
By-the-hour design advice helps a homeowner define a dining area in an open floor plan and give it a decorator look
"in an open floor plan and give it a decorator look... love my open floor plan but struggle to delineate spaces and make the areas pop as... within an open floor plan. Lovely makeover! But $599 for that mirror?? Really? Can... of an open plan. What a difference a professional can make! (Though now the other... With an open concept space, the small amount of extension into the adjoining space... on the open end if I placed chairs there. Plus, I'm not sure I'd want to slide into..."
Houzz Tour: Warehouse Conversion in East London Sees Full Potential
Functional spaces, an open floor plan and optimized storage units transform this warehouse into an efficient small home
"spaces, an open floor plan and optimized storage units transform this warehouse into an... off the floors of this warehouse in London's East End. Warped with deep indentations... original wood floors show its age and history as both a millinery factory and textile warehouse... love the floors and I love all the brick. I wish people would stop painting brick,... windows, floors and brick walls are truly architectural treasures. Wonderful space..."
Houzz Tour: Dancing to the 1970s in an Updated Vancouver Home
The open floor plan and updated appliances have modern moves, but the lime green and wood paneling still do the hustle
"The open floor plan and updated appliances have modern moves, but the lime green... function by opening the compartmentalized rooms, but she maintained the hustle-dance vibe... Love it! Open, bright, clean, fun, funky! I love the idea of allowing an original design... are teak floors, macramé, and copious amounts of brown and orange crocheted items. :)... why I open my weekly emails from houzz I remember the Brady Bunch horse now. Thanks..."
Bungalows: Domestic Design at the Dawn of the Auto Age
Craftsman details, open floor plans and detached garages make the bungalow-style home an enduring favorite
"details, open floor plans and detached garages make the bungalow-style home an enduring... on one floor. The houses typically had five or six rooms, with two or three bedrooms... trim, floors and doors I've ever seen and Mom kept them all sparkling. Our home... the wood floors and the kitchen nook. I have heard the owners now are having Christmas... hardwood floors & molding/trim, and French doors. A unique feature is that the foyer..."
Houzz Tour: Spacious Contemporary Home in Hong Kong
Outdoor grounds, an open floor plan and light-filled interiors help this Hong Kong home defy the norm
"grounds, an open floor plan and light-filled interiors help this Hong Kong home defy the... bright open spaces, and the house has a garden area that's surrounded by lush foliage... doors open as often as the weather permits. Floor-to-ceiling drapes, a textured rug... area and open kitchen. It's interesting to see how the color and choice of what is displayed... occupy the floor; most other accessories are displayed higher up. A floating vanity coupled..."
Houzz Tour: Modern California Beach House
Generous windows, mountain views and an open floor plan bring spaciousness to a modest-size, ecofriendly coastal home
"and an open floor plan bring spaciousness to a modest-size, ecofriendly coastal home... small floor plan(s) with the photos when you do an article on a house...Thank you... are the floors made of? Absolutely gorgeous - this is so inspiring! @louise1 the floors... materials and open spaces make for a great beachfront home. If only I could afford it I would... concrete flooring and open-cell foam insulation help maintain the temperature.Chandelier:..."
These Split-Level Homes Get the Style Right
"update with open floor plans and chic design touches... their open flow and their family-friendly layout. Thanks for the great ideas! I love... first floor. I grew up in a split level. There were 4 staircases. I love split level... encourages open-plan living. Notice how the lower level houses the kitchen, the dining... want an open feel that takes advantage of a small space, try splitting a level with... space open. The eye will flow freely between the two spaces, but you will have created..."
Houzz Tour: Contemporary Coastal-Style Home in Austin
Light exterior stucco, frameless views and an open floor plan set this landlocked coastal-style home apart from its neighbors
"and an open floor plan set this landlocked coastal-style home apart from its neighbors... cielings, open, light and dark, simple elegance. I clicked through to the other pictures... wanted an open, light feeling throughout the home and a design that maximized the views... large, open expanse; the continuous ceiling and use of glass help achieve this goal... feeling very open and allowed for large windows to capture sunset views while still maintaining..."