Living Room, Coffee Tables, Light Hardwood Floor, Pendant Lighting, Sofa, Standard Layout Fireplace, Wood Burning Fireplace, and Shelves In the living room, the team raised the firebox, cladded the hearth in a tactile plaster finish, and installed a floating limestone bench that wraps the column. On the left (unseen) is integrated firewood storage, and a cozy reading nook sits on the right. "The bench was designed to be used as a social space/lounge, and is well-used," says Coffey. The wood beams and red brick were scraped and stripped many times to remove the silver paint and reclaim a natural state. 

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