In the early 20th century, closed off spaces became popular for many reasons mostly having to do with practicality more than design preference. With some the reasons for the closed off distinct space being eliminated, the open floor plan began to creep into residential design. It began to build in popularity in the 1950s with designs by Frank Lloyd Wright. You could say it is at it's height of popularity today. But is it for you?
I was pleasantly surprised as I did my research for this article. There is a lot to learn about greenery and a lot that can be accomplished by using plants-fresh or artificial in your decor and design.
Depth creates dimension, layers, space, and contrast. Depth can make a small space look bigger, give a wow factor to an average space, take simple to complex, and create balance in an unbalanced world. That's deep.
Most of us tend toward the conservative side when making huge decisions about our home "space". No one wants to make a costly mistake or a decision they will regret later. Who wants to go trendy only to find themselves a year later in a dated home? Bold choices, bold colors, bold moves require a courage that some of us just don't have. But bold ideas are what heroes are made of. Venturing into new territory so to speak in our home space requires thinking outside the box and taking chances.