The popularity of open living spaces is a growing trend. The concept of contemporary designs also fuels the need for columns to hold up load-bearing walls. Use this opportunity to add flavorful style to an area.
Exterior Contemporary Designs- Outdoor Living Spaces
Outdoor living has exploded into a new way of life. Kitchens, conversation pits, and dining areas are popping up all over the country. Keeping protection from sun and wind often include a roof that is held up with columns. Bare wooden supports can take away from the pleasing decor of an outdoor sanctuary. Consider how architectural details with columns can accentuate your loved outdoor living space.
Poly-Classic FRP Columns
A stately looking column that offers maintenance-free care. Available in any proportion and is impervious to fungi. Great for wrapping LED lights to add a festive mood. If you enjoy plants, grow ivy up the column for a gracious look.
Take a roll of artificial turf and turn your columns into a vertical version of your yard. It’s all about nature, and luscious grass will intensify the mood. For a contemporary look, line the exterior columns with stone. The right style will add a refreshing look to a pergola or porch.
Interior Contemporary Column Designs
Opening up Small Rooms
Large living spaces are becoming a trend that is ever-increasing. Kitchens, living rooms, and dining areas are becoming one huge room. The designs are astounding, and architecture is being stretched to their limits. Load-bearing walls are being replaced with impressive columns that add to contemporary decor. There are different ways to incorporate areas with columns that add a majestic look. Some of these include:
- Paint or stain
- Accent top and bottom mouldings
- Square or round design
- Stucco or durastone
New Technology for Contemporary Column Designs
New Materials Abound
Fiberglass and Poly-based materials are now substantial enough to hold heavy loads. Add to this the available dynamic shapes and sizes, and you have the perfect solution to a problem of open space. Some of the benefits include:
- Easy to install
- Mold and mildew resistant
Contemporary design is a popular style for homes. Whether you are remodeling an existing home or building one from scratch, columns are incredible for adding additional space, are very functional and create pleasing decorating appeal.