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Carl Hawks

good ideas, i love open space interiors.

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Sandra Lawson Interiors

My lounge is semi-open to kitchen and for me it’s the perfect balance between open and cosy. Currently the Xmas tree is situated next to what is a large unglazed window between the two rooms (just seen on right of tree top). Lounge fireplace has sofas to each side for coziness.

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Tricia Crossley

I absolutely agree with the use of rugs and textile to define and create a sense of comfort in rooms that need to perform several functions. Though rooms with an expanse of space is rarely a problem in UK homes.
We have more personal belongings than prior generations. Storage is the biggest challenge in homes, open plan or not. But open plan simply doesn't work if item don't have designated storage. Worktop and shelves become cluttered dust traps. matter what latest Benjamin Moore colour they are painted.

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