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Douglas fir beams, some of which were salvaged from the original home that sat on the property, run in perpendicular lines overhead. Certain sections of the ceiling are exposed, while others are covered in drywall. For flooring, the residents, who have two young children, selected durable polished concrete. The Sven Charme sofa is by Article and the teak bureau is vintage.
Apt2B's pieces feature colorful fabric upholstery options and quality wood accents.
Architect Rebal Knayzeh's favorite detail is "the flush door which aligns perfectly with the 'window' in the room, and the door to the apartment. Making sure that this object-interface remains self-contained without any hardware sticking out was important."
The home is also designed to showcase the owners' art collection.
Beautifully detailed built-ins store home necessities.  A wood-burning fireplace adds a rustic feel to this modern cabin.
Adding a touch of bohemian flair is a Safavieh Bandelier leather weave accent chair over the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Tulum rug.
An Eames lounge and a rug from HD Buttercup.
The floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto the stone terrace and provide a strong connection with the outdoors.
Clerestory windows line the top edge of the room.
The interior stonework echoes the exterior, so that it feels as though the structure has been carved from the hillside.
Retractable walls allow the interior to fluidly merge with its natural surroundings. Per the architects: "While trying to always maintain the relationship between built and wild, the indoors opens completely to allow the breeze and the red sunset light to inundate the space."
The view from the kitchen.
The renovation opened the kitchen to the living space and added an island for increased prep and storage space.
A Cosmorelax Essex sofa sits in the living area, along with Maxalto Fulgens armchairs.
Planted with Japanese maples, visitors notice these sunken gardens while walking across glass plank walkways en route to the front door.
Crittall windows cast playful sun squares along the floors, and deep exposed joists imbue the interiors with a warm golden glow.
Washed oak joinery and textured tiles add warmth to the space, providing a soft contrast to the crisp concrete and brick.
The living spaces on the ground floor now consist of exposed steelwork with polished concrete, timber surfaces, and large Crittall windows.
The new addition had to flow seamlessly into the more traditional spaces of the home.
The view out to the garden.
What can't be obviously ascertained from this sleek reading chair? How the Northern sunlight warms the concrete slab floor in winter to help maintain a consistent internal temperature, "regularly achieving 25 degrees Celsius without heating in winter," said the architects. "It was important to create a space where the occupants could enjoy the summer warmth, as well as remaining at ease during the cold Ballarat winters."
In the living room, the horizontal lines of the timber beams at the ceiling echo the bespoke cabinetry that surrounds the gas fireplace. The dining room pendant is the Gubi Semi Pendant.
Contemporary materials like concrete and steel are a wonderful contrast to the ancient stone walls.
A cozy corner of the living room has access to a south-facing outdoor area where the family enjoys dinner on warm summer days.
The mezzanine level
Plasterboard was used on the walls and ceilings of the interiors to accentuate an abundance of natural light.
The coffee table, red Memorex video ball TV, and red Mercer candlestick phone are all thrift store finds. The ceiling fan from Modern Fan Company is contemporary, but matches the retro aesthetic.

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.