130 Living Room Concrete Floors End Tables Design Photos And Ideas

Located in Portola Valley, California, this renovation of a William Wurster Ranch house began with a study of the home’s history. Inspired by original photos of the 1950s home, the renovation refreshed its significant architectural past without detracting from its Wurster essence.
A bespoke kitchen counter effortlessly blends into the living room, where a Diciotto x2 chandelier hangs to provide warm, cozy lighting.
A Cosmorelax Essex sofa sits in the living area, along with Maxalto Fulgens armchairs.
This angle shows the open-plan layout, as well as the living space that blends into the dining area. The exposed wood tongue-in-groove ceilings have been preserved, while additional lighting has been added.
Traditional three-coat stucco was used for the interior walls. Furnishings are from Scott and Cooner and Urbanspace Interiors.
The lower level also features has a board-formed concrete fireplace.
A General Electric stereo cabinet and a 1950s chair are among the vintage pieces in the living room.
The next level holds a living/dining area with a powder room and entertainment area.
Custom wood millwork, polished concrete floors, and some exposed concrete were used for the interiors.
Simple wood and brick contrast the industrial character of the concrete and steel, while also serving as sound dampeners.
Large sliding glass doors flank both sides of the open-plan living space.
A steel blue cabinet floating near the entrance dissects the living area.
The apartment’s material palette—recycled wood, exposed concrete, terrazzo, and Japanese tatami mats—echo the colors seen outdoors, as well as textural memories from the country’s rural past.
The lower convex edge of the structure is fitted with strip lighting, which when switched on, illuminates the passageway between the curved structure and  the interior wall.
The apartment has been carefully configured to take full advantage of the 180-degree views of the city skyline.
In the main living areas, the concrete slab floor was scored and given a coat of white resin.
From the open-plan living and dining area to the adjoining bedroom, the owner can enjoy spectacular views of the sea.
Interior looking into back space
Here, you can see the spatial interplay of private and public rooms across the plan from the main bathroom through the pavilion to the landscaped setting beyond.
A look at the living areas with two smaller rooms crafted at one end of the pavilion volume—a ground-level kitchen and an upper-floor sitting room, which can be easily adapted as a bedroom and/or study.
The open-plan living, dining, and kitchen spaces are located on the ground floor.
A cozy den with an original fireplace sits just off the kitchen. The fireplace, which appears in photographs taken by Shulman, originally had a two-story tall flue and was suspended from chains. Now, it sits securely on a stone platform and the flue ends at the first-floor ceiling.
Overall living area with dual aspects and connections to an interstitial garden court and rear landscaped yard beyond its concrete terrace
Concealed internal retractable insect screens and external roller blinds are housed within fabricated steel head beams, which work in confluence with blinds concealed in upper soffit pockets to temper direct sunlight when required
Morrison received many of the chairs in her eclectic collection as hand-me-downs from her family.
The ceiling slopes upward at the edges of the house to reinforce the sense of expansiveness created by the panoramic views.
Iron louvers have been used along the western facade to create a narrow corridor between the screen and exterior walls of the main volume.
A look at the small reading nook located on the level between the bedroom and ground floor.
The floors are built of exposed concrete, while the brick walls have been painted white.
Seen at night, the sumptuous living area features modern furnishings and a long wood-burning fireplace.
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The living spaces on the ground floor now consist of exposed steelwork with polished concrete, timber surfaces, and large Crittall windows.
are counterbalanced by pared-down concrete flooring and exposed bulbs. In the living area (below), a Tolomeo lamp from Artemide sits near two Longreach sofas from Thonet. A slatted cedar balustrade stretches to the ceiling of the voluminous parlor.
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Concrete, which reflects the color of the surrounding dunes, serves as a coherent binding material that connects all the interior spaces.
The materials that have been used for the façade, together with the enfilade of spaces of the new volume, echo the local architecture of the elongated farmhouses in the area.
The main floor has an open living, dining, and kitchen area with unobstructed views since support beams were unnecessary for the domed structure. The floors are concrete with a decorative finish.
The concrete bearing walls are left exposed in the interior to tie the living spaces with the rock outcroppings.
The repurposed divider slides into place and helps trap heat generated from the wood-burning fireplace.
The timber doors of a former garage have been repurposed into a room partition that separates the main living area from the rest of the ground floor.
In the living area, Lou sits on a Room & Board sofa, while one of the family’s two Great Danes relaxes nearby; the fireplace is by Montigo.
The bed is attached to the ceiling and hangs on a platform two meters above the floor. Elevating the bed allows the main living areas and storage to be tucked below.
The interior of the house recalls the rawness and scale of an exhibition space, appropriate since the residents own an art gallery.
The living room is furnished with low-lying timber furniture from studios like Ronan & Erwan Bourollec and Liceu de Artes e Ofícios.
Raw concrete walls and polished concrete floors are used in the interior to form a neutral backdrop for built-in wood furniture and colorful rugs and artworks.
Deep overhangs keep the harsh sun at bay.
"The asymmetrical volume, enveloping form, chiaroscuro effect of the curved corridor, shadows, margins, thresholds, voids, and raw materials allow the unique atmosphere of the place to emerge without concealing the structural logic of the house," says Antonio Di Bacco of Atelier Barda.
In the main living areas, two vertical veils divide the high, inclined ceilings, and also serve as partitions for the kitchen, dining room, and living room without completely separating the volumes. The living room is also connected to an outdoor gazebo.
For the common areas, they choose more masculine, and contemporary design elements, and a darker color scheme to express the style preferences of the husband.
The floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room give the impression of being outside even while cozily enjoying a cup of tea inside. All the windows in the house are double-paned and filled with argon gas. Petra Sattler-Smith says that “even when it’s 10 below you can put your hand on them and they are still warm.” Hydronic radiant heating embedded within the concrete floors not only enables barefoot walking during the coldest months but also warms the furniture and everything else in the room.
Faulkner employed a strategic use of concrete, steel, wood, and glass to avoid “dating” the property.
The Shinomotos have filled their Southern California home with furniture by Taku and pieces by some of the artists and craftspeople whose work they also showcase at their Tortoise shops and showroom. The couple worked with architectural designer Ken Tanaka to remodel the house, once a cramped, two-bedroom rental. A sofa and tables by Taku join Jasper Morrison’s Three Sofa De Luxe sofa for Cappellini. The sliders are by Western Window Systems.

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