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Bornstein’s living room features an intriguing collection of furniture. The sofa is made by Swedish manufacturer Ire. The 1970s wood burner was a secondhand store find, and the wood table, by Bruno Mattson, was found in a bin at a recycling station. He inherited the lounge chair from his parents.
Old Herman Miller posters hang on a nearby wall. In the living room, a yellow fiberglass stool by Nanna Ditzel sits alongside a French chain-link floor lamp from the 1940s.
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Extensive glazing surrounds the fireplace, keeping the interiors bright and airy.
The living room also offers new lighting from Restoration Hardware, a decorative fireplace, and newly installed wide-plank oak floors.
The entry foyer features San Felipe tiles from Arto Brick, and the living room has all new windows with beautiful architectural lines.
“After restoring the interiors, I layered the spaces with art and unique paint colors or decor elements to make it uniquely ours,” she says. The living room got new floors, drywall, refinished bookcases, and furniture.
The Mod Suite.
The entire parlor floor now serves as an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area.
Now virtually unrecognizable, the parlor floor is the home's open-plan living area. A formerly defunct fireplace was reactivated and clad with a custom-made, limestone mantle.
Natural ledgestone surrounds the fireplace in the living space
The living room takes full advantage of the homes' stunning views.
The living space opens to the patio and pool area.
The brick-inlay structure anchors the open-plan living room.
While the window openings in this cozy corner are the same as before, the architects tweaked the frames. They said: "The layout of the windows was flipped so that the horizontal division was rail height rather than obstructing sightlines when standing."
A new double-height fireplace column is the focal point of the new living room and underscores the room's graceful proportions.
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Lake Creek Residence | Olson Kundig
Lake Creek Residence | Olson Kundig
The property has a soaring sense of space thanks to the vaulted ceilings.
The formal living room is adjacent to the dining area.
Designed with a lean-to roof, the house is composed of two volumes of different heights conjoined at a slight angle to form an arc.
The interior are a flawless visual study of vertical and horizontal forms and many rooms feature Redwood ceilings.
The home's character has maintained intact by preserving beautiful period details such as the wood-burning fireplace and the vaulted ceilings.
The hotel is filled with a mix of vintage pieces from different eras, many sourced from the Perez Design District in Cathedral City and Etsy. The Antiques Gallery of Palm Springs in Sunny Dunes was a favorite source for "smalls," the quirky midcentury accessories like resin grapes or gravel art that can be found throughout the hotel. "Buying this type of furniture, you can't agonize over it," Kathy says. "If you think about it too long and wait, it may be gone."
Perched on a hillside in San Rafael in Marin County just north of San Francisco, the Harrison House was designed by Beverley David Thorne in 1963. The midcentury home includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and stunning views of the San Rafael Valley. It also boasts modern updates, contemporary furnishings, and a vast collection of artwork.
The remodeled kitchen offers views of the San Rafael countryside and its surrounding valley. The right wing of the house is called the "Executive's Quarters" and includes three bedrooms and an office space, all of which have sliding glass doors that lead to a 800-square-foot deck. Just a 25 drive from the Golden Gate Bridge, the home is walking distance to McNears Beach Park and the Peacock Gap Golf Club.
A wood burning fireplace in the living room.
Madrid-based studio Ábaton Arquitectura renovated a forgotten stable in the Spanish province of Cáceres.
Retracting walls of glass encourages indoor-outdoor living.
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The living area offers ample space for entertaining.
A green Finnjuhl sofa and table at fireplace, and pendants from Foscarini.
The inlaid stone fireplace.
The living/dining area.
Matali Crasset’s Lanterne suspension fixture in the spruce-paneled stairwell was originally created for a French cathedral.
Pine chairs designed by Axel Einar Hjorth in the 1930’s flank ceramist Armelle Benoit’s stoneware fireplace with enameled hood.
Pine chairs designed by Axel Einar Hjorth in the 1930’s flank ceramist Armelle Benoit’s stoneware fireplace with enameled hood.
A fireplace in the den.
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A WH Design sofa and an Arper Catifa 80 chair rest on a Nanimarquina rug made  of recycled bike tires.
The mixed-wood floor includes cherry with maple parquet. The Pol chair is by Mark Albrecht Studio.
Living and dining spaces wrap around the full-height fireplace.  Original light fixtures remain and have been outfitted with LED lights.
Along with designing the reception area, Marc Morro created the wood furniture in the bedrooms. Morro is one of the founders of AOO—a small company in Barcelona that designs and produces original furniture pieces that are made locally by themselves, artisans, or small manufacturers. Shown here is the lounge area of Libertine, the hotel’s bar that doubles as a restaurant.
Fashion designer Josie and her husband Ken Natori are big fans of traditional Japanese architecture, so when Brooklyn-based practice Tsao & McKown Architects designed their home in Pound Ridge, New York, they used a heavy, exposed-timber structure, and included Japanese-style gardens and landscaping.

The modern living room is one of the busiest spots in the house. It is where family and friends alike gather to share stories, watch movies, read, and unwind. As you'll find in the projects below, there are endless ways to configure a fresh living space with modern options for chairs and sofas, sectionals, end and coffee tables, bookcases, benches, and more. Innovative fireplaces add a touch of warmth.