Collection by Erika Heet

Modern Family Spaces


Dens and family rooms don’t need to mean the Bradys and shag carpeting. As the following clever family spaces prove, there are many ways to accommodate everyone in high style.

As Østergaard says, “With a small house, you really consider everything you own.
Garcetti and Wakeland enjoy a quiet afternoon, sitting in what used to be two separate bedrooms.
Griffith and LeBlanc cozy up on the Flexform sectional in the den, where one of the home’s two original wood-burning...
Ray Kappe relaxes in the central living space, which offers views onto other shared family zones.
Brothers Nima and Soheil relax in the family room on an Eames lounge chair and a custom sofa they designed.
Hidekazu Higashibata wanted to recreate the same sort of feeling he’d experienced on trips to Italy—a long table,...
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.
McMinn, an architect, helps Soren construct a TinkerToy tower.
Honed granite was selected for the kitchen surfaces because its matte-like finish is easy to maintain and hard to...