5 Ways to Define Spaces Without Walls

Establish zones in an open layout without relying on typical barriers, using changes in material, level, color and more

Screen Shot 2013-11-14 at 12.32.32 PMThink of your favorite room. Imagine its textures, colors and openings. Picture all of the objects that sit in it. Now take the walls away. What’s left? Does it still feel like a room? What elements are intact to distinguish it as a space?

Walls are arguably the easiest and most recognizable architectural elements that define a room. Let’s stretch this notion and identify other ways to perceive space. Consider the following tips to create your home’s spaces without relying on the typical vertical barrier for enclosure.

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