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Open Concept vs Closed Layout (Separate Rooms) – What’s Best?

If you prefer to go with the trend, open concept it is. Anyone handyman or contractor who can convert a house from closed layout to open concept can make a fortune. It’s a must-have renovation ask these days from many homeowners. But, just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s the best layout for you and …

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What is Open Concept Interior Design?

What Is Open Concept Interior Design? When it comes to interior design, the term “open concept” refers to a home with a minimal amount of barriers in the main living spaces. This typically means that walls and doors do not exist in and between functional areas such as the kitchen, dining room and living room. …

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22 Great Room Ideas Provide Plenty of Design Options

Great rooms, as part of longhouses, have been part of the global cultural map for thousands of years. In Scandinavia, Vikings, and their tribal ancestors, spent much of their indoor lives in great rooms, while in North America, the East Coast Haudenosaunee refer to themselves as the “People of the Longhouses.” Across the continent, the …

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New Contemporary Open Concept Townhome in Boston, MA

Oversized, sun flooded 2 bedroom, 2 full & 1 half bathroom, new construction townhome comes with 2 heated parking spaced! This generous, never before lived in home offers a floor plan that’s ideal for entertaining with its expansive and open living space, 19 sun inviting windows that flood this corner home with natural light, contemporary …

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50 Open Concept Kitchen, Living Room and Dining Room Floor Plan Ideas (2023 Ed.)

Tear down the wall. Many contractors these days have been told that by homeowners as the first order of renovation business. Many homeowners want to turn older homes into contemporary open concept kitchen, living room, and dining area floor plans. I can’t blame them. Our home was built in the 1980s and it’s not an …

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Open Kitchen Pros, Cons and Alternatives

The open kitchen may be trendy nowadays but it took awhile before people began embracing the concept. This layout was a result of the more open and casual mindset during the post-World War II era. The result was a revolutionary open floor plan design that took the kitchen from the backseat to the epicenter. Family …

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Open Plan Residential Architecture by Desjardins Bherer

A concrete house built in the 1990s needed an update. The closed-in kitchen created a wall between the living spaces, and the decor, in saturated primary colours, produced a rather cold atmosphere. In 2017, the owners decided to refresh the property with a more contemporary and all-encompassing look. This was the challenge taken up by …

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Open Concept Contemporary Industrial Apartment Design by egue & seta

Welcome to our feature apartment interior design by egue & seta. Living in an apartment could be dreary, so to speak. Pressing yourself into a tight room, sharing space with your belongings and of course, family members. Having this situation could initially give you stress and could be a potential source of disaster. Not literally …

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Open and Spacious Multi-Generational Family Home by Deana Lewis

Welcome to our home feature designed by the Design Office of Deana Lewis Inc. Are you a family of five or more, living with in-laws or a few relatives? Would you agree that space problems are your concern at home as well? Well, worry no more as we have discovered a perfect place to accommodate each …

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Japanese-Styled Open Plan Modern Home

Welcome to our gallery featuring the House Pollock by Metropole Architects. This home was built in the Zimbaldi golf course estate, overlooking rolling greens, water features, natural forest, and the ocean. The contemporary style showcases the simplicity of Japanese design influence. The clients were seeking a thoroughly modern, 21st century design that would be inclusive of …

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Incredible Open Design Balaclava Road House

Welcome to our gallery featuring the incredibly innovative Balaclava Road house designed by David McCallum of DDB Design with landscaping by  C.O.S. Designs. This striking home design features a dynamic sense of indoors and out, with a surprising floor plan. The mixture of contemporary style and traditional elements has resulted in a truly unique home design. …

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Apartment Open-Space by Rover Building Company

Welcome to our gallery featuring the innovative Apartment Open_Space by Rover Building Company. This unique home takes the essence of open plan design to its logical conclusion, with a fully integrated interior lacking almost any walls. The design flows from one area to another in a completely open space without regard to traditional boundaries. This …

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Open Concept River Loft by InArch

Welcome to our gallery featuring the River Loft home by InArch. Located in the Loft Town development within Vilnius, Lithuania, this elegant home was completed in 2015. The design packs a wealth of stylistic detail and stunning features within its cozy 85 square meter interior. Loft town is described as a “city in the city,” with …

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26 Incredible Airy Living Rooms with Kitchen Openings

Welcome to our gallery featuring a wide array of lovely, diverse living room designs that open up into attached kitchens. These homes embrace an open-concept design that flows beautifully and creates an airy atmosphere even in smaller homes. The reason why open-concept homes are becoming so popular is simply that removing dividing walls adds so …

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Modern Open-Concept AZ Home by Basiches

  Welcome to a special gallery featuring the AZ home by Basiches, a Portuguese architectural firm and interior design company. This home is an example of how an open-concept design can maximize the functional living space of a smaller home. The spacious main living area has few walls to divide the space, instead separating out the …

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Contemporary Open Concept Home with Plenty of Natural Light By Base Architecture

We are pleased to bring you a brand new gallery featuring the beautiful Ironside home by Base Architecture. The Brisbane, Australia based company has crafted another ultra-modern space using traditional materials, suffusing the interior of this timber clad home with strikingly progressive aesthetic. A large open-design living room space is the centerpiece upon which the rest …

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Breathtaking Open-Design Silver Bay Home By SAOTA

Welcome to today’s gallery, proudly showcasing the striking open design Silver Bay home, a South African creation by SAOTA, Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects. The home’s design is informed by its environmental context. An elevated entrance places the living spaces on the upper level and the bedrooms and playroom on the lower level, allowing the living spaces to soak in …

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PartiDesign Creates Spacious Open-Concept Apartment Using Extensive Wood Throughout

We proudly present our first gallery featuring a home crafted by PartiDesign. This example is a modern apartment in Banqiao, Taipei. This home manages the feat of mixing the most traditional of construction materials, natural wood, with the utmost edge of modern style. Minimalism informs the look from floor to ceiling, with natural wood tones matching throughout …

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Rebecca Mitchell Interiors Creates Stunning Open-Concept Home with the Hudson Residence

Welcome to the gorgeous Hudson (Quebec) residence, a primary work of interior design by Rebecca Mitchell Interiors of Montreal. A main theme running through this project is the mixture of bold, bright white tones and subtly dark textures throughout, accented via a variety of striking colors. The home features an immense central living space including kitchen, …

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