The open concept design of the home's public spaces makes the flow of the home very functional. Although each space has its clear boundaries, the kitchen is open to the sitting area, which maintains the flow in everyday life as well as entertaining.
During the redesign of this modern-rustic ranch, designers created functionality between the entertainment spaces by establishing an easy flow between the kitchen and the dining room. The kitchen countertop extends to the edge of the dining room to make food prep and transport effortless.
Designers used the open concept layout to extend the home's living space. From the kitchen, a seamless transition to the dining area makes bringing food to guests simple and easy. Beyond the kitchen, sliding glass doors allow access to the stone patio beyond. This space extends the home's entertaining space.
An open concept design in the main spaces of this home allows for a great, easy flow in the spaces for entertaining, while the sliding glass doors in the rear of the space gives the homeowners the option of extending their entertaining space to the outdoor patios.
Previously, this Maryland Ranch home had been closed in and traditional, but designers chose to update the home's spaces with a neutral color palette and an open concept design that helps each space transition seamlessly into the next.
From the dining room, there is a clear line of sight into the kitchen and the living room. This allows for whomever is enjoying time in one room to still remain a part of whatever is going on in the rest of the space, helping to maximize this home's entertaining space.
The open concept and flow of this home allows guests to follow the brick walkway up to the beautiful front door. Following a straight line will lead guests from the front entrance to the back door where the brick walkway picks up again on the back patio.
America's Most Desperate Kitchen designers John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino wanted to give the homeowners the most efficient space they could, so these Kitchen Cousins removed the walls that closed in this kitchen making it feel small and cramped and created a space that has easy access to all of the common spaces in the home. Then added bright colors to the cabinets and industrial details that helped to bring this space to life.
Soft gray on the walls, sofa, rug and backsplash results in a streamlined space that's set up for maximum openness and efficiency. The modern dining table is topped with a suspended track light that provides separation and creates distinct zones for living and dining.
Upon entering the home, guests feel the openness of the spaces, each with their own personality. This open concept design, though, creates a functional flow throughout the house and allows guests and family members in one space to still keep a connection with guests and family members in another, bringing them all together.
This open concept living room is made to feel even more open and inviting thanks to a soft color palette. Neutral furniture encircles a glass coffee table facing a white mantel and built-in shelving. A coastal display of pottery decorates the space with a stylish, beachy vibe, and a coffered ceiling completes the timeless design.
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.
The open concept of this home allows for a straight line of vision from the hallway to the kitchen, into the dining area, and on to the living room. This gives the house a proper flow and a consistent design.