Walk into an open concept home and the statement of a social atmosphere is undoubtedly present, but often rooms become lost- even when there’s nowhere to hide. Separate living spaces are important, each room has its own purpose and these functions aren’t always compatible. The high energy kitchen may conflict with an area dedicated to relaxation and a comfortable entertaining area may sometimes conflict with the sophisticated dining area.
The key to establishing a home that flows well is to provide direction between spaces with different functions without interruption of style. Visual flow makes or breaks a space. In the era of open layouts the art of separating designated living spaces has come along way.
From walls of glass blocks and portable folding screens to more modern and solid solutions for defining living spaces. Continue reading “A Lesson in Defining Living Spaces”