Using a bright, unified color palette creates the illusion of openness within any space. Choosing one item that matches your style, such as a rug, couch or wall art will give a great pop of color. Also in this design they used whitewashed pallets attached to a trundle bed to create separation & privacy between sleeping & living areas. The pallets provide wall space for displaying ar toot. Don't forget mirrors which give the illusion of more space. This design is one of my favs!
Open floor plan designs are good for many reasons. In offices, they facilitate communication and collaboration, and in homes and apartments they keep things bright and flowing. The only time they are not good option