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A simple palette of painted brick, white oak, concrete, and raw steel form a visual language that weaves old to new in Zen Light by Barrett Studio Architects.
A window nook in the Crosby Loft allows for a small seating area and a vignette for the owner's collection of small tchotchkes. BC-OA's renovation took into consideration the clients' wish to embrace the imperfections of the loft's original features.
The open-plan living space is anchored by a black brick fireplace with a sleek modern profile. Muddox makes the commercial wire-cut thin bricks in ebony with liquid black added to the mortar mix. The Studio Floor Lamp is from Schoolhouse.
The living area is layered with prints and textures—including a bespoke sofa print inspired by a Dutch masterpiece from the Rijksmuseum. The herringbone rug, side table, and Matter Lamp are from Schoolhouse. The ottoman is from Pottery Barn Kids.
The reverse floor plan and extensive glazing provide natural light where it is needed most.
Alpine Noir by Casework
The kitchen and convertible desk area of the Kugelschiff display a luminous, white-painted ceiling and walls, and white ash cabinetry and flooring.
With its tranquil color palette and casual furnishings, the living room oozes laid-back sophistication.
Jean-Yves Rouleau, designer of the Lac Brûlé House, enthuses that the home’s “clean, rectilinear volumes create spaces that intersect, letting light into the sky and give a view of the forest at all times.” Near the living room, a skylight filled with a hammock allows the homeowners to view the stars at night.
The walls are painted Benjamin Moore Silver Satin. Floating bookshelves help reduce visual clutter.
The sectional is from Restoration Hardware, while the rug is by BluDot.
The light-filled living area includes a Le Corbusier leather chair and a caned lounge chair. A door on the far wall opens up to a balcony space.
Sunny days can be spent lazing on CFC chairs. Cartwright made sure that the rug and pillows were of a similar style in order to keep the room orderly and focused.
The home's interior walls are made from whitewashed concrete.
The living room is arranged on the second floor to create a sunny and comfortable environment.
“The idea of a garden defined by the architecture of the house itself was derived from Wright’s work,” explain the architects in a statement.
The entrance to the home leads to an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area.
A cabinetry wall is constructed with marine plywood.
When the doors are shut, the sleeping areas are completely concealed.
A pullout desk is hidden underneath one of the shelves.
"We have created small spaces before, but this was a great challenge as it was impossible to get a small space like this to work using off-the-shelf furniture," says Studiomama cofounder Nina Tolstrup, who hired East London carpentry firm Commission by you to build the bespoke furniture units. A fully concealed workstation and storage reside next to a cozy bench seat.
A lounge area leads to the master bedroom.
By using the same tones throughout the apartment, Alan unifies the residence; creates the illusion of more space; and allows for greater depth, texture, and warmth to be added to each individual room. It also helps serve as the perfect backdrop for elegant and understated holiday decor.
A view from the living room back towards the entrance hallway. The sofas and the coffee table are both custom-designed by Alan.
The vaulted ceiling creates a grand sense of space. The large window was inspired by an old door the designer saw on a trip to Oxford, England.
A detail of the light grey brushed oak floors with marble accent lines.
The bespoke fireplace is almost 10 feet long and was carved from a single giant piece of natural Carrara marble. The design "gives the feeling of floating weightless in the air."
The living room is a wonderful example of Alan's signature minimalist style. From the clean treatment of every single surface to his flawless definition of space—the designer's work is an exercise in restraint.
The living room is a wonderful example of Alan's signature style. His work an exercise in restraint from his clean treatment of every single surface to his flawless definition of space—the designer redefines minimalism.
"We needed furniture that could be easily wiped down and rid of sand from the beach and dirt from our hikes; a leather sofa was a must," she says. Jorie added a daybed to the living area as an extra space to sleep, if needed.
Custom walnut built-ins offer storage and reduce the need for furniture in the Tamalpais Street Residence. Ogawa Fisher Architects removed a large central room divider to create a bright, open space.
The homeowners are avid readers, and built-in reading nooks cater to their lifestyle and add warmth to the interiors.
Studio B repurposed and reupholstered much of the existing owners' furniture. Wire-brushed, white oak flooring, cabinetry, and millwork provide cohesiveness throughout the space.
A Les Blakebrough ceramic urn punctuates the concrete fireplace.
A painting by artist Peter Stephenson hangs in the lounge room, the colors offset by the varying hues of ash wood.
The second bedroom (pre-baby!)
The loft presents oversized windows at the two extreme ends of the long and narrow floor plan, as is typical of the proportions of SoHo's loft buildings. Wide plank oak flooring runs the nearly 100' length of the loft, and was sealed with a European oil finish to match the hues of the client's cherished cat, Andrew Wintour.
Open shelving allows light to fill the living space.
Designer and builder Jacob Witzling’s handcrafted cabins have a dreamy, fantastical quality that makes them truly one-of-a-kind.
In the lofted study, a Rakks modular shelf system was recessed into the drywall and topped with laminate boards. A white oak ceiling and flooring are found throughout the home, adding warmth to the minimalist palette.
To bring the client’s idea of "experiential delight" to life, the architects created different visual experiences as you move throughout the house. "As you move through the house you feel different experiences," says Murdough.
A look at the colorfully-decorated living room of the Clover Residence, featuring a sunny window seat. The project by OFFICIAL Design was featured on the 2016 AIA Dallas Tour of Homes.
Schiller Projects designed and built many of the Chilmark House's freestanding furniture pieces. In the living area, the family dog reclines on an upholstered bench.
The main living space on the ground floor is located directly off the front door. It has a long horizontal window on two sides. The custom wood door is painted in Farrow & Ball “Pitch Black” with Emtek “Davos Tubular Marmont" mortise hardware and a US Black finish.
The living room features a sectional sofa and leather chair by Zanotta, coffee tables by Porro, a Kymo rug, and a floor lamp from Flos.
Expansive windows on both sides of the open living area bring the outside in. Marvin doors, the Ultimate Swinging French door, flank the mahogany-wrapped fireplace and provide easy access to the screened porch.
The living spaces of house, built in 1972 or 1973, were originally divided into three—a kitchen, living and dining area, and an atrium (previous owners had covered the atrium with a roof). "The new owners wanted the interior space to flow as one, so we removed the glass doors and solid walls separating the enclosed atrium from the kitchen and living room," principal John Klopf says. "Some structural posts needed to remain to hold up the roof, but overall the space was opened up almost completely. The floor was leveled, and the plan freed up." The rainbow print is a 1960s Herman Miller trade poster, and the Vitamin Water print by a New York artist. A Sapien book tower from Design Within Reach sits next to the TV. The sofa is IKEA.
A Restoration Hardware sofa and vintage rug in the living room.
Matt made the table, chairs, and credenza in the dining area. The pieces work wonderfully with the Lindsey Adelman suspension lamp.
"From the sofa in the lounge you can actually look above and beyond the kitchen area at the view through the high windows," said Taugbøl. The built-in oak cabinetry is custom and the suspended, rotating, open-faced fireplace is the Ergofocus model from French company Focus.
"They wanted a very practical house, with separate zones for kids and adults," said Taugbøl. "Because of the split levels, the experience of the space varies when you walk through it," and ascend the staircase. "The acoustics are also great due to the wood paneling in the ceiling." The Raimond pendent lights are from moooi, and the fireplace seating is IKEA.
The burgundy sofa mirrors the brick facade outside, providing a moment of color against the otherwise neutral colors.
The brown leather couch is low enough to allow lots of light to filter into the room, but it also has a masculine edge and modern, clean lines.
The loft features high ceilings and tall windows that provide lots of daylight. Charette selected and arranged furniture to complement these features.
The design consists of pieces with a masculine edge in neutral tones, with focused pops of color inspired by views out the windows of nearby buildings.

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.