The open floor plan incorporates distinct functional spaces — dining, main living room and informal sitting area — defined by arched openings, area rugs, and groupings of furniture. Amanda's new home studio is in a space adjacent to the main living room.
Space is maximized in this home by opening the kitchen and dining area to the living room. Indigo throw pillows boasting mixed patterns adorn the brown leather sofa and white armchairs. Reclaimed wood beams add texture and warmth overhead.
The design of this expansive house allows for lots of natural light to pour into the interior, reducing the need for artificial lighting in the daytime. The large clerestory windows face to the north bringing in reflected light with no heat.
This quiet living room features a classic grand piano and large bookshelf paired with neutral sofas for kicking back and relaxing. A patchwork animal hide area rug adds a fun accent to the light hardwood floors, while white columns provide a traditional touch.
To achieve an open floor plan in this pie-shaped condominium, designers removed walls to give a clear line of sight to the public spaces in the home, creating a spacious and open downtown entertaining space. To maintain the stylish, modern design, HVAC vents were concealed in the columns in the space, keeping the home functional and sophisticated.
A small dining room and living room are connected by the use of turquoise blue paint color throughout the space, making the rooms appear larger. Cheerful yellow and cream furniture complement the turquoise.
This light and bright living area features an all-over ivory wall color paired with gray accents, as seen in the curved heather gray sofas and kitchen with gray cabinets. The kitchen also boasts an island with a casual dining space and a small glass dining table flanked by leather black chairs.
A glass staircase allows light to flow through this open-plan living room. The glass-topped coffee table mimics the glass railing to unify the spaces, while streamlined furniture creates a sophisticated sitting space.
From the entrance to this open plan living room, you can see several sitting areas, a television and entertainment center, an exposed brick fireplace, and recessed lighting. Skylights above the sofa let in additional natural light.
This penthouse loft’s open floor plan flows from the living and kitchen area to the dining area and through the home office with a brown and cream color palette. Designer Tip: In an open plan with floor-to-ceiling windows, float the living room seating in a conversational grouping away from walls and windows. No matter where you sit, each person has a nice view.