Thinking of an open plan layout for your home?
Get inspired by these multi-million pound pads of the rich and famous!
Jennifer Aniston has an 8,500 square-foot house in Bel-Air, California. Designed in 1965 by architect, A. Quincy Jones, it’s a perfect example of open plan living.
Pharrell Williams snapped up a contemporary open plan home that’s been described as, ‘one of the most important pieces of contemporary architecture built in LA in the last decade’. It’s eco friendly and has some truly amazing design elements inside.
The conceptual artist, Jake Chapman, lives in the Cotswold’s in a converted Victorian farmhouse. It boasts a large open plan kitchen and is a great example of incorporating contemporary design into an existing older property.
Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith
This 25,000 square-foot adobe-style house, designed by architect, Stephen Samuelson, is all about the indoor/outdoor, contemporary open plan lifestyle.
Matt Damon’s $20 million Pacific Palisades property is a fantastic example of open plan living. The 9,000 square-foot house features an incredible central atrium of stone, wood and glass and, if you’ve got the spare cash, it’s on the market!
Jessica Simpson is also selling her home, a modest 5 bedroom house in Beverly Hills. Whilst it has a more traditional aspect, it incorporates open plan living into the existing space with great success.
Our very own Kirstie now rents out her Devon mansion as a holiday home. This is another example of how to incorporate contemporary open plan living into a more traditional classic cottage.
Danni Minogue’s Melbourne house’s layout is completely open plan, with the lounge-dining-kitchen area all opening up to each other, and overlooking the garden and pool.
Salma Hayek’s luxurious LA home is up for rent. If you can afford it, the open plan, single-story building covers 2,874 square-feet with a huge family room, dining area and eat-in kitchen. If you need convincing, the very grand living room, with a triple aspect, and large swimming pool are also pretty amazing selling points!
Elvis Presley and Priscilla
We couldn’t resist showing you this honeymoon hideaway and perfect example of the open plan living lifestyle. A piece of architectural and design history, this iconic treasure was designed by the famous modernist architect, William Krisel, and built by the renowned custom home builder of the era, Robert Alexander, in 1962.