Light wood floors, a white and gray palette and an open concept layout all contribute to the easy, airy feel of this living and dining room. The artwork was custom-made for the home: "A Day at the Beach" by the home's designer Linc Thelen.
For homeowners who love to entertain, it was an easy decision to convert the main floor of this house into an open concept layout. The floor plan combined three separate rooms (living and dining room and kitchen) to create a versatile space ideal for large parties. Bright yellow accents are an energizing finishing touch.
The open layout and floor-to-ceiling windows bring a light and airy feel to this penthouse sitting room. Striking views of the city skyline and lake beyond provide the backdrop for the sitting area, and unique contemporary light fixtures add interest to the stylish design.
This home has all the charming looks of a barn and measures in at 1,870 square feet. All the main living areas are located on the first floor in an open plan layout. The little bump-out houses the mudroom, laundry room, storage and a powder room.
This view from the kitchen at the 2014 HGTV Dream Home showcases the textural and open feel of the transitional space and open layout of the lower floor. The spectacular kitchen's highlights include vaulted ceiling, exposed wood beams, sleek metallic, black kitchen appliances, marble counters and kitchen chairs that provide a bright yellow accent.
As seen on Home Town, Ben and Erin Napier have fully renovated the Luker residence in downtown Laurel, MS. The renovated kitchen is now open to the living due to the removal of the existing wall. Also, the old cabinets and appliances have been updated. The new layout, high ceilings, and exposed oak beams create a beautiful open floor plan for the Lukers.
Thanks to its location on the very top floor, this master suite has a unique layout with two large skylights. Rather than pack the room with furniture, the designers chose to leave the space wide-open and used two pendant lights to draw attention to the cool ceiling.
This oceanfront penthouse on the island of Coronado, Calif., is layered in natural textures. The open concept layout is light, bright and airy with a sophisticated beach style. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide stunning views of the ocean, while sleek, comfortable furniture makes for a cozy living space.
A square, wooden dining table offers a nice view while comfortably seating eight guests. The apartment's floor plan influenced the design of the dining space as an intimate space within the open layout. Custom mirrors visually highlight the dining area and reflect light, the beautiful outdoor views and the sculptural pendant light.
The dining room was once a narrow, closed off space with a tiered flooring separating this room from the rest of the house, so to maximize the home's potential and update its layout, Chip and Joanna removed the walls separating the dining room and living room and removed the tiered flooring. Now, the dining room is an elegant part of an open concept home whose flooring is all on one level. As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.
The open layout in this traditional Dallas art deco home creates a fresh and active hub around the kitchen. Crisp surfaces bring the space into a new era. A marble and white kitchen island with brown wood supports has built-in sink in this white kitchen, which includes wall and under-counter cabinets, three pendant lights, hardwood flooring, and stainless steel refrigerator.
The luxurious design of this contemporary style, Austin home flows from room to room. In this open concept layout, the galley kitchen, with its stunning marble accents, shares the space with a large wooden dining table and glass chandelier. Beside the dining table, and divided by a pocket door, are large floor-to-ceiling windows with comfortable seating for guests to relax after enjoying a meal.
Theater Three of the Prospector Theater was designed to make patrons feel as though they were watching a movie from a rooftop under the stars. Comfortable lounge chairs provide the ultimate movie watching experience while also providing maximum flexibility for the space.This multi-functional theater has 55 fixed stadium seats and an open floor providing flexibility of seating types and layouts. It features movable walls that open into an alcove overlooking the courtyard. This theater space can host a variety of social events.
Creating separate zones within an open layout is simple, but making them feel at once distinct and connected can be more complicated, says designer Jodie Cooper. Here, she manages this delicate balance deftly, using material — a transition from the practical kitchen flooring to the warm wood in the eating space — and color: A soft blue-green accent wall helps differentiate (and add drama to) the dining area.
The Klingshirn residence after the kitchen and living area renovation by licensed contractor Chip Wade in Atlanta, GA. The renovation included removing a number of walls to give the floor plan a circular and more open layout, but also respecting the era in which the house was built. The kitchen is outfitted with plenty of modern cabinets, new appliances, moveable kitchen cart and a coffered ceilings, as seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room.
As part of the McIntyre home transformation in Atlanta, GA, licensed contractor Chip Wade included a pullout pantry for ample storage, an expanding kitchen table for increased seating and a buffet style kitchen layout for prep, cooking and easy cleaning. Many elements were added for ease of use including this expandable table. The design aesthetic mimicked a sleek industrial kitchen, but added natural and warm elements like the tree trunk sink, wood table and brick floors. The transformation also includes open seating area to host family and church members, as seen on DIY Network's Elbow Room.