The new generation of homeowners is abandoning rigid borders. With a constraint on available space and fewer users, spaces need to reinvent themselves and serve multiple functions. Therefore, areas should be designed to compose activities that delineate different facets of life, such as living space serving functionality, doing yoga in the morning, working from home during the day and making calls, lounging and watching TV in the evening, and even to host people on the weekends.
With a handful of spaces catering to multiple needs, spaces need to be open and connected for better functionality and visual expansiveness. As such, open plans for boutique homes accommodating nuclear families have become crucial. Large openings that brighten the space and fewer walls to keep circulation flowing and make the space appear less angular.
The tonality of the house, the colors of the walls, the furniture and the decor together create the atmosphere of the room. The fast-paced lives of millennials call for a space that cushions their lifestyle. The answer to this is muted color palettes like beige, gray and
Earth tones to create a soothing and relaxing ambiance in their living spaces.
Gone are the days when furniture and works of art, be it paintings, pictures or murals, only served aesthetic purposes. Each element in the millennial homes has stories to tell that resonate with the user and show a larger reason for its placement in the space.
Due to the pandemic, the experience of being outside has become a luxury in recent years. It has also recognized the importance of incorporating greens in the home. Therefore, millennial houses have blurred the line between inside and outside by introducing lush green plants to decorate houses. By investing in transitional spaces such as balconies, terraces and wide French windows to maintain connection with the outside world