The living room is an open plan affair, with a view to the condo’s dining room and kitchen. Stein has opted for a soothing color palette of earth tones in her space, combining various shades of brown, black and forest green against a white backdrop.
Open dining rooms are in. Designer Cynthia Spence predicts an increase in building and remodeling around the concept of open dining rooms. She says this shift "creates a sense of flow throughout the space, and brings socializing back to the dinner table."
This contemporary bachelor pad utilizes an open plan for great entertainment space and an oversized feel. Custom furniture and fixtures stand out on their own while also helping to accentuate the architecture.
The beautiful finish on the cabinets in this contemporary open plan kitchen echoes both the hardwood floors and the exposed beams of the ceiling. One row of elegant pendant lights illuminates the kitchen island; a second sets apart the adjacent dining area.
In this open plan neutral dining room, a whimsical chalkboard on the wall provides the perfect spot for writing up the menu. Boldly patterned black and white curtains add visual interest without taking over the space.