The Open-Plan Layout Trick: Zoning Spaces Quickly

This new open-plan floorplan solution is the hot new flavor of the home design industry.

According to Homes and Gardens, the appeal behind an open-plan living space is understandable: this layout is admired for its contemporary aesthetic and bright and airy qualities that remain sought-after in every type of home. However, it is not uncommon for open-plan owners to occasionally want to flirt with a more broken, zoned space – and when that time comes, it is hard to transform your home’s layout entirely.

So, rather than abandoning your open-plan living room ideas for good, it is better to follow the joint advice of three top designers who agree on the same effective layout trick. Their solution? Strategically placed area rugs.

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