Rumah Klasik - Getting to Know Popular Design Styles

House is not only place to live, in many ways, homes embody how we live and see ourselves. It also helps its inhabitants to find inspiration and be more productive. For that the house must be made with a design that create a place that meets our needs and expresses our character, and also enrich our lives. With an abundance of unique home design styles, you can now decipher which style will work best for you. One design that is currently being loved is minimalist. The design is ultimately defined by a sense of functionality and ultra-clean lines. It’s simple but impressive.

Beside minimalist, let’s earn a bit about each of the styles and how they differ from one another.

  1. Contemporary Home Design

Contemporary is one of the most commonly found home designs throughout the world. Based on the principle, it’s similar to a minimalist home design. But contemporary styles tend to have more fluidity and variety which may represent what’s currently on trend.

  1. Modern Home Design

Actually the style of modern and contemporary are two styles frequently used interchangeably. What makes a modern home a little difference is that modern home designs look more clean, crisp lines, a simple simple color palette. Modern style houses also tend to be more open with lots of large or wide glass windows installed in the house.

  1. Traditional house design

Talking about traditional concepts, of course, it will adapt depending on the region. For example in Indonesia, traditional houses in Sumatra are called Gadang houses, Javanese traditional houses are called Joglo houses. Traditional home designs don't always have to be 100% the same as the original, you can also give a touch of modern home design to a traditional home by elaborating details.

  1. Mediterranean Home Design

Mediterranean home design is found in Spain, Turkey, Italy and Greece. It has an elegant characteristic, with a classic shape, which give the impression of luxury yet modern.Along with large windows and exposed beams, Mediterranean style homes include patios or loggias to catch breezes, and usually takes no more than two floors. You can also add an open roof to sit and relax.

  1. Asian House Design

Same with traditional houses, where every part of Asia has its own uniqueness. Asian house designs mostly uses bamboo and wood materials on its certain parts.

  1. Tropical House Design

The character of tropical home design is certainly adapted to areas that have a tropical climate. Indonesia itself is a tropical country, and is considered suitable with the design. The architecture of tropical home design always prioritizes on the use of wood or board materials, which later creates a natural impression which added by the presence of palm trees to coconuts around the house. Doors and windows are build at large sizes to properly maintain air circulation

  1. Industrial Home Design

Industrial home design buildings draws inspiration from a warehouse or an urban loft. There’s a sense of unfinished rawness in many of the elements, which indeed seem dark, masculine, and strong. Think of high ceiling with brick exposed to concrete, or steel elements in the pipeline or ventilation of the house.