Design Your Perfect Dome Home: Part 3

CEO Khai Intela
Are you ready to transform your dome home into a unique and stylish haven? In this article, we will explore some innovative interior design ideas to make your dome home truly exceptional. Go Modular with...

Are you ready to transform your dome home into a unique and stylish haven? In this article, we will explore some innovative interior design ideas to make your dome home truly exceptional.

Go Modular with Freestanding Walls

One of the advantages of a dome home is the open floor plan and vaulted ceilings that create a warm and sunlit space. Depending on your preferences and needs, you can choose to work with an open space or add a loft and interior walls to create separate living areas.

If you plan on spending a significant amount of time in your dome home, a rustic interior may not be the best fit for your lifestyle. Consider building freestanding interior walls to partition rooms such as the living room, bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom.

Interior kitchen design Caption: Interior kitchen design

These partition walls can also serve as the structural support for a loft. By strategically placing the kitchen and bathroom on opposite sides of a shared partition, you can consolidate and hide plumbing and electrical wiring within the framed walls.

Embrace the Charm of Dome Home Lofts

Lofts are not just for kids! In a dome home, a loft takes advantage of the high ceilings to maximize living space. Attaching a loft above partition walls in larger domes creates an additional storage area or sleeping quarters.

A staircase leading to the loft Caption: A staircase leading to the loft

To maintain the open and spacious feeling of the dome, it is ideal for the loft size to not exceed one-third of the interior space. With a little construction know-how and ingenuity, you can create self-supporting lofts, walls, and dividers.

Stairs are a practical and aesthetic alternative to ladders. They not only provide easy access to the loft but also offer additional storage space. By integrating closets or storage areas into the design of your stairs, you can optimize both functionality and design.

Create Your Dream Living Spaces

Designing separate living areas within your dome home is a breeze. By sectioning off four freestanding interconnected walls in the shape of a cross, you can create distinct living room, bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom spaces. Strengthen these partition walls by attaching a staircase and adding a loft.

The second level of this 36' dome home Caption: The second level of this 36' dome home allows for utilizing the dome interior efficiently

When it comes to eco-friendly building materials, the options are endless. Consider using magnesium oxide (MgO), a naturally occurring mineral that is non-toxic and non-carcinogenic. MgO is an ideal choice for those with chemical sensitivities.

Dome Home Living Room

A rounded room offers style and limitless design opportunities. The curvature of the walls can create an optical illusion, making large furniture appear smaller. Designers often use rounded furniture to give the illusion of a larger space.

36' dome home in Cincinnati, Ohio Caption: 36' dome home in Cincinnati, Ohio

Dome Home Bedroom

Your bedroom is your personal haven, a space to relax and unwind. Emulate the simplicity and luxury of a resort by keeping the design clean and minimalistic. Building the loft staircase off to one side of the bedroom can help create additional closet space.

Dome interior design

Dome Home Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of any home, and your dome home is no exception. Careful planning and attention to detail are crucial when designing the kitchen. Consider using combo kitchen units designed for RVs and boats to create a functional and efficient kitchen space.

The large kitchen boasts all the amenities Caption: The large kitchen boasts all the amenities

When outlining your kitchen design, physically mask off the space to visualize the limitations. If you plan on cooking, ensure that the kitchen has proper moisture-proofing and ventilation, such as a range hood.

Dome Home Bathroom

Privacy is essential in the bathroom, and partitioning your space is a no-brainer. Ventilation and moisture-proofing are crucial to prevent steam from collecting on interior walls. Create a bathroom that is not only functional but also a relaxing sanctuary.

Built-in bathroom in a 20' dome Caption: Built-in bathroom in a 20' dome

With these innovative interior design ideas, you can transform your dome home into a personalized and inviting space. Let your creativity flow and create a dome home that is truly a reflection of your unique style and preferences.

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