Create your dream living space and get decorating inspiration from our before-and-afters and expert tips. The Colonial style—dating back to 1876—is one of the most popular home styles in the United States. Neutral walls and lots of natural lighting are hallmarks of farmhouse style. This living room keeps it warm and cozy with its use of laminated floors in beech wood finish, combined with a valence board using wood in beech color as well. Modern houses are made out of newer materials like concrete or reinforced steel.
Modeled on something of a beachfront feel, this living room layout prefers white walls, a hardwood or tile floor with low-pile carpets, and classic furniture that makes creative use of stately patterns. Cushions, drop cloths, and decorative objects can be more easily and cheaply replaced than furniture or walls, so begin by adjusting these. Verizon Media complies with applicable Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations regarding the closed captioning of video content.
The style is closely related to Italianate, but is always characterized by its mansard roof, named for the 17th-century French architect, François Mansart. All of them attracted my attention, got me all interested and left me impressed, which made me put together this list of top 50 modern house designs at the end. All home plans are based on the following design assumptions: 8 foot basement ceiling height, 9 foot first floor ceiling height, 8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used), gable roof; 2 dormers, average roof pitch is 12:12, 1 to 2 covered porches, porch construction on foundations.
With dingy carpet, leftover bolts, stained walls and awkward windows, this living room has been left for dead. Also, not all features may be available if the user that you are communicating with is using a different version of the Services, or is using third party software. This style is very popular again and features a lot of the original design elements, including porticos, balconies and ornamental details such as heavy wooden doors and multicolored tiles.
Loosely based on Spanish colonial houses in the Southwest, the Ranch house is a creation of car culture: When homeowners began using their cars for transportation, they could put their houses farther apart on larger plots of land. A modern patterned wallpaper print was installed to draw attention to the fireplace, as seen on HGTV Fixer Upper. Most of these styles are characterized by a curved roof that expands far beyond the exterior walls and are often framed with beautiful landscaping.
Detailed Floor Plans: show the placement of interior walls and the dimensions for rooms, doors, windows, stairways, etc., of each level of the house. Another polar choice is the white – here the designers and homeowners find a refuge (a classic one, we may add) from bold colors and strong combinations. This is why developers try to collect as much information as possible about a project in the early stages to evaluate if it is feasible or not.
Singapore’s Sky Garden House designed by Guz Architects shows an outstanding green roof being part of the modern house design. A simple slipcover in a neutral color gives your space a blank slate for stylish accessories. Wooden beams and decorative pieces can add texture and play up a living room’s rustic flair. Paneled walls add structure, dimension and a bit of modern panache to the living room of this charming New York farmhouse.