Decades ago basements were considered dark storage spaces that were poorly ventilated and virtually unusable.
Today’s basements provide endless possibilities for homeowners to create more living areas as well as single-function rooms. Because they have a staircase as a transition, it is often a space that can be decorated different from the rest of the home.
If your basement is large, an open concept basement may be best for you. This design takes advantage of the naturally expansive nature of the basement to create style that promotes flow, light, and air. You can have multi-purpose spaces in the basement but they all open to each other; from the game room to the bar area, from the family sitting area to the kitchenette and so on.
For small basements, creating specialized rooms may be a good option. Some of the specialized rooms we’ve added in basements include: