54 Asian Basement Design Photos

Because of its expansive and wide-open layout, a basement is often the catch-all room in your house. Depending on your family's needs, it can be your playroom, game room, media room, home bar, storage space or family room — or all of the above. Although finishing your basement is a large investment, it can add much-needed square footage to your home, which helps as your family grows and needs more room. Adding extra space also ups the overall resell value; when it comes time to sell your home, it will appeal to more buyers and lead to a higher market price. More 
Upton Architecture, LLC
9 Reviews
Corner Lot
Ideabooks4
Questions0
Ken Wyner Photography
“i like the curved stairs and hall closet door and placement” — Donna Louisa
Etagi Design Collaborative
Dr. CG Lakshimpathi Residence
Ideabooks29
Questions0
View from the Basement Looking Up Across All the Three Levels of the house.
“Vista del sótano hasta el segundo piso” — womfa
Shanghai Green Antiques
3 Reviews
Green Antiques - Chinese Antique Chairs - Projects
Ideabooks4
Questions0
Terrific Chinese Antique Stool ( Late Qing Dynasty ), shown as set in the basement game room at the 7,000 sq.ft. Dream House 41 home in Shanghai China, designed and developed by the Green Antiques Design Team. GREEN ANTIQUES holds one of the largest collections of Chinese antique chairs in the world, including literally thousands of sets of antique Chinese chairs, stools, benc...More
Loudon County, VA Custom Pool Design
Best of Houzz 2013 & 2014
Since 1999, we have worked with homeowners to develop truly unique and distinctive outdoor living spaces. We specialize in upscale poolscapes, hardscapes and landscapes.
Sponsored
Flying Dormer
18 Reviews
Bellevue Sunroom/ Spa Addition with Deck
Ideabooks7
Questions0
The European homeowners wanted to create a space for a new sauna and hot tub, as well as a place to relax afterwards. It needed to be light and bright, and have a warm but modern feel. We built this addition under the existing deck, and spruced up the deck at the same time to enjoy the nice territorial views. The walls of the addition are cedar, with built-ins and deep cabinet...More
Blake Civiello Architecture, AIA
Fragrant Hills
Ideabooks11
Questions0
Calligraphy/art room with matt grey brick floors that acts as calligraphy canvas, calligraphy table, magnetic display wall with access to garden. Designed by Blake Civiello
“natural light” — vonnjoy
Archwood Construction
4 Reviews
Basements
Ideabooks352
Questions0
“love asian” — Mary Walton
Cornerstone Constructors, LLC
1 Review
Port Ludlow Residence
Ideabooks298
Questions0
Basement level indoor reflection pool with 3 story atrium. Steel stair structure with custom art glass treads and skybridge. Grotto with water feature wall in background.
“Water” — Brandi Cummings
TreHus Architects+Interior Designers+Builders
7 Reviews
Edina Craftsman Basement
Ideabooks60
Questions0
The owners of this 1959 home love the craftsman style and wanted to add character to their home. The basement now features everything you would expect from a craftsman: symmetry, simplicity, and an emphasis on the beauty of the wood. It includes a full bathroom, built-in bookshelves, and a fireplace with a large quartersawn oak mantel. Functionally however, the basement is ent...More
“basement remodel” — darlarehmer
Renovating in Ashburn? Contact a local pro
Main Street Landscape
Northern Virginia Landscape Architect and Designer
View my projects
Closet America
Northern Virginia's Premier Closet & Home Organization Specialists
View my projects
As you get ready to take the remodeling plunge, take time to map out your basement and determine all its separate functions. Think about what your family needs the space for, and pick a layout that best suits those needs. Once you finalize your plan, determine whether built-ins are worth pursuing. In a vast, undefined space, they're an easy way to differentiate one space from another — the extra storage space doesn't hurt either. Finally, decide how you're going to fill the room with furniture. Since there's so much space to cover, picking the right asian pieces is a little more challenging than usual, so look at other basements to get a feel for what to look for when shopping.

What should I use my basement for?


Every family is different, so pinpoint how you spend your time and cater to those hobbies and interests. If you host parties often or are beer and wine aficionados, a home bar or wine cellar would be a good investment. If you're looking for a kid-friendly hangout, become the neighborhood hot spot with a massive family and media room combo. Give the guy in your family the ultimate escape with a man cave, game room and home gym, or be practical above all else by adding extra bedrooms and another bathroom.

Should I add built-ins to my basement?


A large space is hard to define, but clever built-ins can help clarify room divisions while simultaneously aiding organization. For the ultimate video game/movie hub, install a custom entertainment center, complete with bookshelves and cabinets for storing small electronic accessories, movies and books. For those family movie nights, add a wet bar that includes a microwave and mini fridge for popcorn and beverages. You can also create a craft room with a built-in counter and shelves, or add a long booth or bench for extra seating in a game room or playroom. The options are endless, so consult a designer or builder to see what works for your space.

What kind of furniture should I include in my basement?


When shopping for asian furniture pieces, bigger is better. Unlike other rooms where space might be tight, your basement has room to spare, so your furniture should be oversized and chunky to help fill up space. Sectionals are a great way to avoid an empty-looking room, and they provide plenty of seating for when guests come to visit. Be sure to add other common living room pieces — like armchairs, side tables and coffee tables — to fully complete the look. If your family loves games, add a pool table, foosball or poker table, or include an oversized table for regular board games. Give your kids their own corner with an indoor playhouse or swing, or create your ultimate getaway with a daybed and bookshelves for reading, napping and relaxing.
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™