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 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.
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.
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.
To give more space to the living room, Karen and Mina, of HGTV's Good Bones, removed the walls that used to enclose the space. Now that the barriers are gone, this home has an open concept first floor with a line of sight from the living room into the dining room and kitchen. Each of these spaces, then received an elegant, contemporary design, creating a contemporary, updated space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As seen on Love It or List It, Too. homeowners Neena and Jag entertain up to 30 guests at a time so they needed an open space that could accomadate large groups. Designer Jillian Harris created an open concept floor plan by rearranging the kitchen and dining rooms. A large driftwood table in the dining room offers ample seating.