In American homes, the composition of rooms have changed with the times, living rooms, family rooms and great rooms are mutating as well. When decorating and designing, there is no longer a general formula of room styles, as each home is unique in design according to the home owners preference. Rather than old rules about décor, your living room, family room and great room should reflect your lifestyle. Nonetheless, certain customary characteristics are determining each room. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the living room will likely be extinct by 2017.
Great room vs. Family room vs. Living room: Function and Purpose
Homeowners began to demand open floor plans in the 1980s. These room consists of one large space that flows openly into the kitchen. The great room is an extension of how families actually live because the kitchen