Collection by Erika Heet

Open-Plan Living Rooms


Though open-plan spaces are the new norm, some—like the following 10 we hand-picked from our pages—clearly stand out from the rest.

A 200-year-old factory in Umbria is transformed into an inviting home by designer Paola Navone.
The open-plan, double-height kitchen/living/dining area makes the most of the house's 1,700 square feet.
The custom-made sofa in the open-plan living area, with its brass back detail, was originally going to be an Eames...
The entire interior wall opens, extending the house visually and socially into the small garden that lies between the...
The pitched-roof main living area, with generous banquette seating continuing around the perimeter.
The Walnut Residence is equipped to handle Monti’s parents—who often come to town every month or so—their grandchildren...
In the office are Metropolitan chairs by Jeffrey Bernett for B&B Italia.
Casa Fluida featured an open layout of functionally flexible space inspired by the fluid city.
Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti, along with resident Robert Stroj, designed most of the furnishings in the house, including...

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