Blue HouseTransitional Dining Room, London
Photography: Jim Stephenson
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Gently break up the spaceIf your new space is open-plan, you might want to consider ways to break it up. An architect or designer will be able to create interesting room divisions and even offer flexible space with moving walls and room dividers. Here, an open-plan space has been zoned by a row of long, narrow boards. The effect is simple yet stunning.Explore the trend for “broken-plan” living
Azman chose these handmade Moroccan floor tiles over ceramic ones, which can feel flat, to create the look of brick pavers. ‘The tiles are slightly uneven and have wider grouting,’ she explains.Glazed handmade Moroccan tiles, Dar Interiors. Rug, Ikea.
Add depth and interestSometimes, an almost-wall is just the trick to ground an open-plan room by creating the illusion of distinct spaces without overtly defining them. A solid wall would have been blocky in this room; instead the slim, vertical partitions add depth and interest while keeping to the minimalist aesthetic.