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A vertical garden decorates the far end of the dining room.
A fluid, open layout seamlessly connects the living lounge to the dining area.
Pass the Foyer, one steps into the Living. The Lounge, lined by the Black Wall and anchored by a grey fin wall, opens up.
Leaving behind the Lounge, one re-enters the Living lined with white walls. Beyond the Black Wall is the Dining.
The homeowners are avid readers, and built-in book storage and reading nooks cater to their lifestyle, adding warmth to the interiors.
The interior of this studio building is clad in birch plywood, giving it the appearance of an Nordic wilderness cabin.
A great way to spend the day reading a book.
The dining room sits just off the living room.
A brick fireplace creates a strong centerpiece for the living space, which is bright an airy thanks to ample natural lighting.
The glass walls of the open-plan living space overlook the atrium and the backyard, bringing in a strong sense of the outdoors.
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The living-room connects with a small studio
Canny 'The New' Dining / Living
Canny 'The New' Formal Living Room
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
A Bensen Endless Sectional covered in Kvadrat Raf Simons fabrics sits in the living room.
Floors have been covered by a thick coat of white paint.
The living room opens out to an alfresco area with a pool.
"We’ve developed a great working relationship where we understand and respect what each brings to a project. Bear understands the architectural intent and interprets it skillfully and successfully. This not only enhances the finished building, it ensures a seamless process along the way," says Bornas.
Although this living space is open to the open-plan kitchen/dining area, the change in levels between the two rooms makes it feel like two separate spaces.
The stairs lead up to a home office that can be closed off with bespoke folding doors to become an extra bedroom for guests.
The dining and coffee tables are from Ercol. The chairs are from HAY.
"Given we had a free-flowing, open-plan approach for this house, we wanted the furniture to reflect that also, with largely selected furnishings that were lightweight," say the architects, noting that many pieces have splayed legs.
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Turning to the lush green rainforest surroundings for inspiration, the team has updated the interiors with smoked oak floors and soft, neutral colors to better highlight the property's unique setting.
The cozy living area features a white-on-white palette.
Thanks to the expansive walls of glass, the living space absorbs a strong sense of the surrounding nature.
The bright and airy living room, dining area, and kitchen extend straight out to the wraparound terrace.
The large living room doorway was preserved and frames views of the original staircase that was restored with the treads, risers and balustrades painted Benjamin Moore Black. The mahogany handrail was sanded down to its raw color and finished in a water-based clear coat.
The clients restored the living room's marble fireplace and painted the grate Benjamin Moore Black. New crown molding was added and the walls painted Sherwin Williams Origami White.
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A peek at the nook in the living room.
The open-plan layout is a fitting setting to embrace a minimalist, Scandinavian-inspired aesthetic.
The bright and airy interiors are a mix of lightly colored oak floors juxtaposed again dark fixtures and exposed steel beams.
On the second floor, a door and storage spaces are hidden away behind a wall to give the space a clean, streamlined look.
Solid Tasmanian Oak hardwood with a Whittle Waxes stain finish was applied in varying lengths and thicknesses for the wall cladding. Tasmanian Oak Delegatensis plywood with the same stain finish line the floors and ceilings.
North-facing skylights were cut out from the roof to brighten the interiors and establish a visual connection to the bushy site.
Key pieces of joinery were used to visually distinguish the thresholds defining the foyer, living and dining areas, kitchen, butler’s pantry, and study.
Approaching the remodel with a less-is-more philosophy, Downie North did minimal alterations to make the building's existing 6,782-square-feet footprint more efficient and intuitive.
The glass entryway of the home opens straight into the living room.
In the living room, the ceilings were vaulted, which now adds to the bright and airy feeling of the open-plan layout.
Floor-to-ceiling glass was custom-produced by Fleetwood to allow for various vistas throughout the home—capturing the hills, wildlife, and valley views.
When open, corner windows in the main living area allow for a semi-outdoor transformation during summer months.
Sideboard by Sebastian Cox for The New Craftsmen.
The cabinetry in the kitchen flows into the living area. Here, the dining table can be linked and extended to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Corrugated steel ceilings are left exposed—a reminder that this is, after all, a container converted into a home. Spray foam insulation keeps the space from experiencing extreme temperature shifts.
Fireplace
Because much of the building’s original, historically significant interior features no longer existed, Chan + Eayrs were free to reinvent the space, adding their own twist to the Huguenot building’s vernacular vocabulary.
Main living room view.

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.