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A Bensen chair and shelves, along with a Diurne carpet from Salari, sit in the den.
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.
Exposed beams and shoji screens, which conceal the dining area, add to the home's charming character.
The entertainment box includes built-in shelving and a television mount.
Feng Shui principles have informed the placement of the mirrored surfaces. In the living room, the mirrored panel has been placed so that the tenant can't see himself in the mirror when sitting on the sofa.
The living area has been carved out from the space between the yellow kitchen box and the wood-paneled entertainment box.
The living room is bright and airy thanks to floor-to-ceiling glazing and a crisp white wall.
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 living room boasts original wood paneled ceiling and walls, and beautiful built-in bookshelves.
The rooms evoke a feeling of the Old West, thanks to an earthy color palette, wainscoting, and brass accents.
In the living area, six large windows on the west-facing wall look out toward the streets of SoHo.
Traditional features like the high ceilings, decorative moldings, and parquet flooring take on a softer, modern look when juxtaposed against a contemporary selection of furniture.
Materials enhance this natural connection, reflecting the silvery hues of the overcast sky of the Pacific Northwest and tying the building to the forest floor.
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 lounge, a Theatre Two-Seater sofa joins two U-Turn Swivel Chairs, all from Design Within Reach. The rug is by Scott Group.
A peek at the open-plan living, dining, and kitchen areas.
The team also worked with Nouel to incorporate the expressive maximalism that the couple naturally gravitate toward.
The redesign of the staircase is a contemporary touch which could have just as easily existed in the home's original state. The wood slat screen blends with the wooden staircase and the wood ceiling opening the space and making it feel bigger—a huge improvement over the sheetrock wall that had been previously there.
Bice also added a second master suite at the back of the house, which is accessible by a separate stairwell.
Inside the studio, sliding fir screens hide storage, utilities, and a bathroom. The ceiling and wall panels are plywood, the floor is radiant heated concrete. An Eames lounge chair from Herman Miller mingles with an IKEA sofa.
"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.
In lieu of a checkerboard effect, Kovel kept his carpet squares all vibrantly verdant. With the bamboo cabinets and countertops the whole space has a pastoral feel. “I wanted it to be like the Bradys’ backyard,” he says.
Contemporary materials like concrete and steel are a wonderful contrast to the ancient stone walls.
Large picture windows in the open living room frame the surrounding forest.
The couple built many furnishings, such as the storage chests, out of old leftover timber.
With a wall mount kit and select blocks, the pieces can be attached to the wall.
A vintage Womb Chair was reupholstered with a nubby custom fabric from Cowtan & Tout. The floor lamp is from Atelier de Troupe, and the rug is a vintage Moroccan flatweave.
The living spaces are orientated to the north, while the bedrooms have been placed in the south of the home.
Cradle-to-cradle certified carpet from the Shaw Group adds a warm layer in the living room.
Terrazzo tile floors with solid brass are featured throughout the open plan layout. The cork inserts between the ceiling's vaulted beams were inspired by home's original design.
A pair of Molded Plywood lounge chairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller sit opposite a BoConcept coffee table and a sofa of Paul’s design. For his father’s book collection, Paul created a library around the double-height staircase.
The modules’ steel beams are painted Folkstone 6005 by Sherwin-Williams, while the walls are Decorator’s White by Benjamin Moore. Vitsœ shelving by Dieter Rams holds books and curios.
Designers Sara and Rich Combs of The Joshua Tree House brought The Assembly to life with a soothing neutral color scheme and quirky vintage furnishings and decor.
A planter is integrated under the open staircase leading to the upper floor, and a skylight in the roof illuminates the stairwell.
An unlikely modernist home in Columbus, Indiana.
Typical of bungalows, the entrance leads straight into the living room.
The entire parlor floor now serves as an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area.
Now virtually unrecognizable, the parlor floor is the home's open-plan living area. A formerly defunct fireplace was reactivated and clad with a custom-made, limestone mantle.
Natural ledgestone surrounds the fireplace in the living space
The home is an experiment in livable and attractive 3D printed architecture.
A great sense of space occupies the main volume of the home.
Details of the living room.
Subsequently, the home integrates a strong sense of the outdoors throughout.
The home is airy and bright—enveloped in natural lighting thanks to large expanses of glass and clerestory windows.
The spacious living room opens to the dining area which sits off the kitchen.
This half of the living room opens to the dining room area.
two sofas are placed back
Studio Batiik director Rebecca Benichou, explained that she was inspired by Moroccan style “even though no one noticed”.
Designed to adapt and expand with the changing needs and budget or its owner, Swallowtail’s structure, and floor plan allows for a flexible arrangement of furniture.
The living space opens to the patio and pool area.
An open plan kitchen, dining and living room features high wood-paneled ceilings and plenty of natural light.
The open-plan living room is anchored by a wood-burning two-sided fireplace.
The living room features a double-height ceiling and anchored by the dual indoor-outdoor fireplace.
Built into the wall near the sofa bed is an electric fireplace with a smart TV above it.

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.