Because Lolita and Anthony have such a large family it was very important to them to have a big dining space. By removing walls they now have a dining room for the whole family, as seen on Buying and Selling.
These homeowners wanted their renovated home to be more open than the original layout, so designers widened the door that separates the kitchen and living room to create greater visibility between the two spaces, creating an open feel.
The open concept design of the home's first floor common spaces makes this home the perfect place for entertaining. The connectedness of the kitchen, dining room and living room create a functional flow between the spaces that allow people, conversation and food to move easily throughout the spaces.
This open concept room has a beautiful flow between kitchen, living room and dining room. Bright white walls (including painted brick) and ceilings keep the space feeling bright, while walnut floors provide a grounding warmth. In the living space, a zebra-print chair and neutral Flokati rug jazz up the clean and simple lines of the room. The fireplace serves as a focal point for the space.
The homeowners wanted an open plan kitchen with plenty of storage and functionality, so designers created sightlines from the kitchen into the stairwell and one of the home's living spaces, creating an easier flow between the home's spaces.
Before Brio Interior Designs renovated this couple's space, their home felt closed in. The rooms were small, and the house was dysfunctional and did not flow. However, the designers knocked down several walls, opening up the floor plan and adding functionality and flow. Thanks to the new open floor plan, the kitchen and dining room are seamlessly blended to give the space an elegant, appealing look.
This cute Costa Rican cabana takes advantage of the natural light and laid back beach lifestyle in the design of the spaces in this home. An open floor plan in the common spaces gives the home a nice flow, while a neutral color palette reflects the light that enters through the windows, creating the perfect tropical oasis for these homeowners.
As you enter this Washington home, you can feel the fluidity of the entire space-from outdoors all the way in. The seamless window above the kitchen sink allows outward onlooker a small peek of the simple elegance that exists inside. The door that opens into the dining area gives a clear vies of the entire open plan first floor, making the whole space, even from the outside, feel connected.
The owners of this Spanish Colonial wanted an open concept first floor, so designers used arches to create a brighter, more open space. These arches provide the warm living room with direct access to the kitchen, Florida room and the private spaces upstairs.