Hi this is Part 3 of video series ‘1 BHK Home Interior Design’. In part 1 we had a quick introduction Part 2 we spoke about ‘Look & Feel’ In part 3 this video we are going to talk about ‘Functionality’ Functionality means how will something work Functionality means what facilities you require inside each room Bathrooms & Kitchen have more functionalities compared to other rooms – Living room & bedroom Every room has set of functions to perform For example Bathroom – Bathroom has to have shower, WC, wash basin mirror with a good light hot cold water flooring should be anti-skid inside bathroom and it should have some storage. Now these are the set of amenities or set of functionalities that your bathroom has to offer or rather these are common functionalities that every bathroom should offer Depending upon your family needs more functionalities will get added to these common functionalities For example let say there is an elderly person in your house, there is a senior in your family you will require safety holding bar next to wc area So this way every home will have different set of requirements Common functionalities has to be offered by every room but in addition to that you have to add some more custom functionalities in each room Similarly Kitchen has to have set of fucntions, bedroom has to have set of fucntions so every room will have Basic functions plus more customised functions that are needed in your family.
I am randomly picking up few points on functionality which are crucial & many home owners dont pay attention to it Storage Sometimes homewoner try to utilise every single inch, the last inch of the space This complicates the furniture design, the storage design Evetually you have to put in lot of efforts in cleaning it, in maintaining it And also there are lot of wear tear in long run. Solution is : have a simple storage & do not buy lot of things I dont know if that is going to be possible 🙂 Next is Standard Dimensions Everything inside house has to have standard dimension or has to be as close as possible to standard dimensions. Height of your sofa, height of your WC, space between bed & wardrobe if you want stand and open your wardrobe how much is the space required between bed & wardrobe width of your doors Every home owner should buy a measuring tape & go On Internet you will find lot of information standard dimensions Below this video, we have two things for you one is standard dimension checklist and other document we have prepared has 8 quick random ideas about functionalities These functionality ideas you can use it for your 1 BHk Home So this was part 3 video series ‘1 BHK Home Interior Design’ and we spoke about Functionality In the last part which is part 4 we are going to talk about Budget, Money I will see you in Part 4