Design: Khosla AssociatesPhoto: Shamath PatilEarthy hues rule the roost when it comes to the Indian living room. But they are being punctuated, accented with a deep colour. Don’t we just love colour in our homes?Design: SAK DesignsPhotos: Monika Sathe PhotographyMore and more homes are also bringing in the greys and using exposed concrete within the interiors. The juxtaposition of textured cement with the warmth of wood is always a win, like in this space.Design: Jannat Vasi Interior DesignPhoto: Suleiman MerchantThey may be madness to one’s working day, but as this space shows, the work desk needn’t follow suit. A perfectly designed home needs a well-designed work space…and don’t forget the storage.Photo: Anmol Wahi PhotographyDesign: Vritima WadhwaHomes are our sanctuaries, and this TV room here is the serenest of spots. Minimalist spaces are not just too soothing to the senses, they take less time to clean up.Design: Linear ConceptsPhoto: Rohan Dayal Adding multi-functionality to available space is another trend seen through Best of Houzz images. Living in a small flat, where even a square foot is precious space for a family, balconies have become havens. But why compromise on the view and the swaying with gentle breeze if a space can be enclosed such that the outdoors connection is maintained still, and possibly heightened?Design: JPLUSDARCHITECTSPhoto: Tejas ShahAccents of coloured tiles can bring a monotone space alive. Bathrooms are the new playground for bringing in vibrant and patterned designs.Design: Inscape DesignersPhoto: Pulkit SehgalTextures, and warm & comforting palettes have transformed our boudoirs into mini retreats. Customisation is the name of the game - from the bespoke bed to the headboard to the lighting, detailing is pivotal. Design: Abraham John ARCHITECTSPhoto: Alan AbrahamThis space represents a growing emphasis of bringing nature into our living spaces. Where the land plot and location doesn’t allow for sunshine and views of the sky, skylights and open courtyards are being employed more and more.Design: Group DCAPhoto: Kapil KamraFamily wellbeing and quality of life within the home is top of mind, and this is more apparent in winning kitchen designs than anywhere else. We all love a well-designed kitchen with clever storage, in-built appliances and ample counter space. We are digging the brick backsplash wall and the statement lighting.Design: Sunita Yogesh StudioPhoto: Nayan SoniChandeliers, carpeting, ideally located within an open plan space…dining rooms have pulled out all the stops when it comes to creating just the right cosy ambience for a family meal.Disclaimer: Business Insider is a part of TimesBridge, which also counts Houzz India in its portfolio.