Many style guides tend to focus on the historical side of Asian interior styling, often highlighting homes decorated with ornate antiques and bold symbolic colors. But what about interiors created with modern design fans in mind? These two beautiful homes — both located in Taiwan — demonstrate the sophisticated and minimalistic interior design trends popular in East Asia today. Each home incorporates the best of both international inspiration and traditional local influences, with a mix of furniture and fixtures from all over the world.
This beautiful transitional Ranch style home is sure to impress when friends and family first lay eyes on it. Its Craftsman detailing and low-slung Ranch house plans are traditionally one-story homes with an overall simplistic design. A few features these houses typically include are low, straight rooflines or shallow-pitched hip roofs, an attached garage, brick or vinyl siding, and a porch. Modern ranch home plans combine the classic look with present-day amenities and have become a favored house design once again.
An Italian house plan is perfect for those that dream of living in an Italian villa surrounded by a countryside vineyard or farm. Inviting elements of design include low-pitched clay tile rooftops, creamy stucco, stone or brick walls, arched windows and doorways, exposed beams, and cotto floors. French doors often provide access to an outdoor loggia or balcony, bringing the residents closer to nature. Food, family and entertaining is at the heart of Italian culture, so kitchens are spacious enough to accommodate those high end appliances to satisfy the most serious host.
This is an oriental modern home with a 'loft' style living space. It has 4 bedrooms with lots of storage and the laundry area directly off the hall. Oriental Modern features include clean simple lines with shoji screen folding doors, textured block walls, stucco fascia and soffits, and a wood deck surrounding the house. A media wall at the far end of the open entertaining area is perfect for your large screen home theater. The floors are colored concrete.