Decorate an Open Floor Plan
Create multiple rooms in one open space with these easy tips from Traci Kearns, interior designer of the 2008 Southern Living Davidson Gap Idea House in North Carolina.
Distinguish the area.
Even though you want room to breathe in an open floor plan, it's important to have pieces of furniture or architectural elements to identify each "room." Here, the fireplace and open shelving serve as a focal point and let you know you've arrived in the family room.