How to Furnish a Modern Open Space: Here are 40 Design Ideas

Opting for an open space environment means taking advantage of constant communication between the kitchen and the living area, for example being able to fully enjoy family and evenings with friends. Lovers of this design style, however, will have to pay attention to organizing the furnishings in such a way as to define the environments and at the same time make them uniform… does it seem complicated to you? Let’s go and find out how to furnish a modern open space through the help of a selection of images of perfectly designed interiors.

We will now go to analyze well 40 design ideas that will show you in a practical way how to be able to furnish an open space in the best possible way, i.e. by creating a comfortable, elegant and at the same time defined environment in the smallest details. For further advice and insights you can consult the over 200 ideas for open space environments of all types, styles and sizes.

40 open spaces with a modern design

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Regardless of the space available in terms of square meters, an open space will have to host the kitchen, the living room and at the same time a dining area that can act as a stylistic bridge despite the open plan. For example, you can place the dining table between the kitchen and the sofas or, in a decidedly suggestive way, place the kitchen on a raised step in order to strategically define this space.

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Furnishing a modern open space means trying to best standardize the environment and it is therefore very important to choose finishes, materials and shades that easily match each other. Decorative elements such as plants, chandeliers or paintings are really perfect for decorating with simplicity and elegance and can easily transform even the kitchen into a decorative element.

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In showing you how to furnish an open space loft, we have already had the opportunity to deepen the concept of uniformity of style which, mostly in an almost completely open plan, requires careful planning where nothing is left to chance: here is a practical example of the use of materials and natural shades that fit perfectly into modern projects with a refined design.

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To furnish a modern open space in a small space it is better to be inspired by the minimalist philosophy by choosing a kitchen with clean and essential lines capable of almost framing a living room where it will not be necessary to insert an excessive number of elements. As for the choice of colors, it is preferable to opt for neutral shades such as white or beige and in general for pastel colors in order to broaden the perception of space.

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Simply fantastic inside a large and modern open space is a kitchen with a central island or a peninsula where you can, for example, entertain guests while sipping a glass of wine, opt in this case for the insertion of high stools naturally in the same color as the rest of the living room.

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