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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.
Glass sliding doors by Bayerwald Fenster Hausturen offer a portal to the outdoors.
A small loft space sits above the living room and overlooks views of the forest and sea.
The owners of this 2,800-square-foot, remodeled ranch house in Del Mar wanted to incorporate the house’s original ranch vibes as well as Scandinavian elements.
Interior finishes include wide-plank European white oak flooring, Pietra Serena limestone slab inlays, rift cut white oak cabinetry, and wax steel detailing.
A hanging fireplace in Madrona brings warmth while staying compact.
The open-plan living room features a wall of glass with sliding doors that lead out to a pool.
In contrast to the bright interior colors that originally dressed the home in the 1950s, the Bergren Residence now has a more restrained and subdued appearance that highlights the material palette.
The living room opens to a spacious outdoor deck.
The updated kitchen offers contemporary living with a midcentury-modern vibe.
Rich, barn-like wooden beams punctuate the sleek, airy interiors, adding texture and character. Pops of color from the bright pink sofas, combined with the hand-knotted rugs, add a sense of luxury to the polished concrete floors.
Floors have been covered by a thick coat of white paint.
Wilson transformed the interior of this 1974 airstream so it could be used for a variety of purposes, such as a dressing room for Iggy Pop and Beck during the Project Pabst Music Festival in Portland, Oregon.
Between the garden courtyard and sheltered decks that lead out to a pool is an internal living wing. Here, the slope of the timber clad has been carefully placed to provide shelter from the common high winds.
Extensive glazing provides ample natural light and panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.
In this view of the living room, the landscaped courtyard is visible. "External spaces become an extension of living zones, maximizing the usable area of the site and contributing to the sense of generosity of space," the architects explain.
The extensive glass walls are composed of sliding panels in order to create complete indoor/outdoor flow with the courtyards on either side. "The two main courtyards are oriented to maximize morning sunlight into the home and permit cross ventilation," note the architects.
The glass addition wraps a tiled courtyard with a slim lap pool that is bordered on the other side with another landscaped courtyard.
Natural light and wood features connect the existing living area to the addition.
From the main room, passageways lead to the bedroom and bathroom.
Within the largest of the three buildings is an open-plan living area and bedroom that’s separated by a bathroom and utility area.
Sutherland opened the second story and converted it into a loft, which matches the ample seating below.
Original wood features mix with airy daybeds at the front of the property.
Expansive windows have been installed to flood the house with sunlight and capture sweeping views of the park outside.
The design choices showcase the entry's grand scale and generous proportions.
Upon entering the house, one immediately sees right through to the rear garden from the main corridor.
The eco-friendly home is equipped with rainwater harvesting, hydronic heating, and a compost and vegetable garden.
Sustainable features include locally and sustainably harvested Victorian hardwood with low VOC finishes and formaldehyde-free plywood.
WARC Studio founder Andrew Wilson came up with a design solution that would open up the interiors to the garden and pool, but still protect the home from the harsh afternoon sun from the west.
The floor in which the living and dining rooms are located on is made of reclaimed wood. The space takes on a midcentury vibe and has been furnished with pieces from Brazilian designers from the 1950s and 60s, such as Jorge Zalszupin and Sergio Rodrigues.
A cozy family room has been created off the kitchen, and includes a custom built-in breakfast nook and sofa.
Here is a glimpse of the mesmerizing views the home frames of the surrounding Bay Area.
 The firm's mandate was to create architecture that worked, yet "disappeared."
The armchair is by Ricardo Fasenello.
Contemporary materials like concrete and steel are a wonderful contrast to the ancient stone walls.
Thirty-foot ceilings feature skylights for increased natural lighting. The walls are paneled in larch and provide concert-hall quality acoustics, and the floors are a polished black concrete.
A wall of windows frames the spectacular view of the lake and imparts a dynamic sense of place throughout the open-plan living area.
Much of Zee's furniture is made by herself with Katie Gong including her coffee table, dining table, and large bench. The pendant lamps are by Sam Lee with a Saffron and Poe chair in the corner and Kudd Krig Home tapestry behind. The neon art on the wall is by Meryl Pataky, and the ceramic knots are by MQuan Studio.
The angled fireplace is clad in Grove Brickworks field tile from Waterworks – laid vertically with no grout in between.
Fronting Alamo Square Park, the living room’s pitched ceiling creates an expansive space for socializing and relaxing. The space is accented by a custom sofa and window seat by Franciscan Interiors, rocking chairs from B&B Italia, a Lake low credenza by BDDW. The fireplace-adjacent bench seating is upholstered in William Yeoward Alverdia fabric in Ocean, complementing the teal accents in the adjoining dining room and kitchen.
The addition now forms a comfortable and fully functional new social heart for the home.
The strategy was to arrange the spaces in and around three sculptural masonry walls, creating nooks and reveals within the open plan of the addition. With spaces that could offer a place to sit and engage with family, or to withdraw and read a book by the garden window.
Full-height glazing wraps around the living spaces, which overlook the expansive Wyoming landscape.
On one end of the top-floor communal space is a white volume that neatly contains the kitchen, pantry, and toilet.
In the living room, guests gather on a matching ebony sofa and daybed from Hudson and a pair of Jorge Zalszupin lounge chairs. An Yves Klein coffee table—filled with the artist’s signature International Klein Blue pigment— provides a vivid burst amid otherwise organic tones. The walnut-and-bronze cabinetry is a custom design.
Inspired by Russian and Finnish designs, the fireplace harvests hot air by sending it into the basement and radiating it into the room.
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Tehachapi Mountains, California
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1955, the Louis Penfield House is a 1,730-square-foot, residence in Lake County, Ohio, that has details like ribbon windows, “goutenjou” coffered ceilings, and a floating wooden staircase inspired by Japanese minimalism.
The starbust cedar wall was constructed by local carpenter Nathan Mcconnell.
Bailey decorated the toyhauler with a handmade Persian rugs, which she bought on eBay for $99 each, some poufs, woven flat baskets that she “borrowed” from her mother.
The large opening between floor plates visually and physically connections the living spaces below to the living spaces above.
The stair is partially suspended from the ceiling above, allowing the living space to maintain its usable space and height.
Large windows at the front of the home drawn in an abundance of natural light. Custom millwork frames the windows while also providing storage in the living room. Hues of pink and green splash between furnishings, textiles,  and plantings.
A stone heart anchors the grand space.  Custom Wright designed furnishings, titled Taliesin Wright Chairs, purposefully designed for the human scale, provide a variety of seating options, covered in rich velvet textiles.
The home features terrazzo flooring throughout.

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.