Living Room, Medium Hardwood Floor, Recliner, Sectional, Desk, and Table Lighting By creating a desk out of roof beams, this home office perfectly integrates into an open-plan renovation of a Northern Italian farmhouse.  Photo 2 of 13 in A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy

A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy

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The sitting area and office are on the second floor, reached via the catwalk. "We watch TV here, use the computer, and sit by the fire," says Chiavelli. "The way you access the space is part of the architecture, and that’s part of the beauty of it." Near the sofa by Piero Lissoni for Cassina is a Bourgie lamp from Kartell; on the large table, made from old roof beams, is a Taccia lamp from Flos.