Modernist movement and abstractionism has been given importance in the current homes. There has been an increase in population significantly. This is one of the major factors for increase in the number of houses. In the modern times there has been an increase in the types of house. From studying the interior design patterns it has been found that the copper, brass usage inside the buildings has increased. Patterned floor usage had increased. Botanical prints and tropical themes were also found to be popular. A number of designs and themes have made a comeback. These modern houses are found to embrace technology. A number of designer labels have increased in the current times. Brand image of the company is considered to be an important factor while styling the house. More importance is given to the brand image rather than functionality in the houses. Increase in awareness of the environment has caused people to use material that is more ecofriendly. This is only in the infant stage in the current times. Nevertheless escalation in awareness has led people to use more sustainable materials in their interior design.
Apart from this the growth of the Internet also influences how people perceive interior design. There has been an increase in using design trends that are popular in the social media networks. People have found to develop a newfound interest to the interiors designing owing to these tools. Some of the tools allow the people to construct designs according to their preferences. This has been on the rise in the current times.
From a comprehensive overall outlook it can be said that in the current times, people dwelling are found to be detached, semi detached, terrace houses and apartments. Size of the dwellings is influenced by the number of people living in the house and the amount of money spent in creation of these houses. There has been an increase in the number of people living in apartments.
In apartments it has been found that in these apartment types there are common areas and places of private dwelling. Common area places include the area near lifts, recreational centre, conference hall and parking spaces. Common areas concept has been developed only recently. Emergency exists are also provided in these apartment. People are found to live in closer proximity owing to increase in apartment living. Thin walls physically separate resident. Ironically in spite of the close proximity, individual’s residents rarely know their neighbours. The neighbours could be suffering abuse or have interesting stories nevertheless this has reduced in the modern times. Functional older buildings have steps made of stone, lamp holders and benches.
Acoustically it has been found that the people can hear some of the resident actions like faucet opening, echo of talking or sometimes even the residents walking in the upper floors can be heard. This is heard in terrace housing and semi detached houses as well. Depending on the individual there is perception of whether they prefer such housing. These new age apartments are found to be different structural forms.