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Windows and natural light surround the living room with a locally made Haiku Home ceiling fan.
This modern renovation of a traditional ranch-style home maintained the midcentury spirit of the home—and turned it into a showcase for the homeowner's collection of iconic furnishings.
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.
Notice the striking ceiling joists, which are supported by traditional criss-cross braces.
Floor-to-ceiling glazing floods the interiors with natural light, allowing the living areas to feel bright, airy, and spacious.
An additional sitting area.
Extensive glazing and a strong wood-burning fireplace define the living room.
The Skelder globe light is by Lars Englund for Källemo; the Fox chair by Viggo Boesen and the Monet chair are from Sika Design.
The open-plan living room features a wall of glass with sliding doors that lead out to a pool.
Simple wood and brick contrast the industrial character of the concrete and steel, while also serving as sound dampeners.
"Every good RV renovation starts with a couple douses of light-colored paint," says Lauren. "We literally painted everything we could with Sherwin Williams Passive Gray. The change was dramatic, even from just some paint."
Expansive glazing creates a continuous visual connection between the interior living spaces and exterior patio.
Modern, chic furnishings and colorful artwork create a stylish interior setting.
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.
The tongue-and-groove ceiling has been painted a crisp white, helping the interiors to encompass a bright, airy feel.
“Stone, timber, heaviness, masculinity were definitely very big a few years ago, but now it’s becoming more feminine, intricate, and delicate as far as architecture,” explains architect Jamie Daugaard.
The open-plan great room allows fluidity between functional spaces, while the vaulted wood ceiling contributes to a sense of spaciousness.
Artwork by local artists can be found throughout the communal spaces and individual rooms.
Large wood-framed windows with multi-plane glass help bring more light into the interiors.
The open-plan living, dining, and kitchen spaces are located on the ground floor.
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.
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.
Seen at night, the sumptuous living area features modern furnishings and a long wood-burning fireplace.
The open-plan layout is a fitting setting to embrace a minimalist, Scandinavian-inspired aesthetic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the living area, six large windows on the west-facing wall look out toward the streets of SoHo.
This area now makes a beautiful spot to curl up and read a book.
By combining a carefully chosen selection of items from Home Depot, Walmart, Target, Lowes, and IKEA with vintage and designer accessories, the couple have managed to infuse a variety of styles into the camper, while staying within their budget.
An original brick wall with an arch opening frames views of The Press Room, a cozy lounge lined with paneled walls painted a deep cranberry hue to match the Press Room bar front.
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.
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.
Gorgeous metallic inspiration from Woodsin Rummsfeld.
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.
In the main living area, designer Delta Wright of Curated paired vintage finds with the owners’ existing furniture. The lighting, including the Ukiyo G ceiling light by Manuel Vivian for Axo Light, is from Lumens. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
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.
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.
The hotel is furnished with rattan furniture made in Sarchí, a Costa Rican town famous for crafts.
A hanging rattan chair and Acapulco chairs add a breezy, laid-back vibe to the lounge.
Climbing vines form a green wall and ceiling in the communal lounge area, providing some privacy without disturbing the natural setting.
In this house in the Mornington Peninsula in the south of Melbourne, materials like concrete, natural stone, steel and cedar are perfect backdrops for architecture and interior design firm SJB to use bold colors and edgy midcentury furniture.
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 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.