When designing a modern house, you need to think about every room to achieve the perfect finishing. The key words to keep in mind while designing a modern home are elegance, harmony and utility. For example, lighting is a crucial factor in a modern home. They tend to allow plenty of natural light to filter into the rooms, instead of relying on artificial lighting. Making the available space seem welcoming and bright is a characteristic feature of modern homes. Hence colour is an important factor too. You might want to avoid extensive use of dark colours, although a dash of colour can work well. Most modern houses feature a lot of glass, steel and concrete. Open floor plans is another hallmark of this style. As space is a vital factor, avoiding clutter makes every room functional and keep lines of movement throughout the home clear.