As seen on HGTV's hit show Buying and Selling, Drew and Jonathan opened up the Horsmans' closed in kitchen by removing the wall that separated the kitchen from the rest of the house. By doing this, the Horsmans now have a clear view through the rest of the first floor. They then added new appliances and countertops to brighten the space even more.
Designers wanted to create a bright, stylish main space in this home in which the original features were complemented by the modern updates, so they made use of an open floor plan to highlight the home's original exposed brick and hardwood floor that run throughout the main story of the house. Without walls to block off light, the myriad windows throughout the main space allow natural light into the room, creating that chic, stylish bright look the homeowners wanted.
The open concept design in this cottage allows the rooms to feel larger and more open. The fluidity of the design also allows for a line of sight from the front door through to the sitting room, creating a casual, functional floor plan.
The Durfy kitchen has been updated to include an open concept floor plan and a classy color palette. The all white kitchen contains modern aspects such as the custom glass cabinet doors, the unique pendant lights, the milk glass accents and the pops of color throughout the space. The modern design on the back wall pulls the space together.
For these homeowners, designers created an open concept space to showcase the couple's collection of postmodern art. No matter where in the main spaces of the home the couple or their guests sit, they are able to view several pieces from the collection at a time.
As seen on Good Bones, Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak transformed a duplex into a single family residence. To make the space feel open and large, the pair removed walls creating a clear line of sight throughout the first floor.
This open concept shower features a rainfall shower head and a spa-like pebble floor, making the entire master bathroom feel like a true oasis. The stark black and white color palette helps perpetuate the room's modern aesthetic.
This open concept living space uses vaulted ceilings and lots of light to keep the feel airy despite its industrial-style edge. The metal of the exposed steel tubing is picked up in accents throughout the room such as the pendant lights and barstools.
This luxurious, modern style home in Austin, TX, isn't short on design details. The stunning galley kitchen offers plenty of space for seating with a long, marble-topped island and white oak cabinets. The polished concrete floors with modern print rug lead naturally into the next room, divided by espresso-colored interior wood siding.
Although the sitting room gives the homeowners a smaller, more intimate space to entertain, the open concept design of the public spaces in the home would allow the homeowners to use all of the spaces together for a larger gathering.