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The floor-to-ceiling windows give dramatic proportions and a sweeping view of the city.
Room 1, located on the 2nd floor,  blends industrial detailing with exposed brick walls, polished concrete floors, rich textile finishes, and a custom walnut bed.
A green Finnjuhl sofa and table at fireplace, and pendants from Foscarini.
A raw steel box inserted into one of the concrete walls serves as a storage system for the owners’ collection of rare vintage vinyl records.
A fireplace in the den.
Low-impact materials were also used for the interior design, which is comprised primarily of concrete, glass, stone, wood, and steel. A palette of mostly light and neutral shades puts the attention on the views.
On the top floor, a Cumberland chair by Thos. Moser faces a Room & Board ottoman, a Twiggy lamp by Foscarini, and a vintage sofa upholstered in cowhide.
Decorated entirely with furniture by Bauhaus-era Danish interior Finn Juhl, House of Finn Juhl in the small Japanese town of Hakuba, Nagano has a pared-down elegance that compliments its alpine surroundings beautifully.
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The porch is easily accessible from the living lounge.
Interiors of Villa D.
The remaining floor area was freed up, so the owner had room for to create a small living lounge.
Architect: Waind Gohil + Potter Architects
Photography: Anthony Coleman
Photo courtesy of Coral von Zumwalt
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.
Once the structural shell of a Deltec home is built, the interior is finished just as a traditionally constructed house would be.
Four rows of narrow “light shelves,” a stylistic signature of Stillwater Dwellings, wrap around a corner wall in the double-height living room. A modular carpet by FLOR covers eucalyptus planks from Cali Bamboo. The leather Violino sofa was purchased at an overstock warehouse.
Vintage pieces furnish the library, which occupies the ground floor of the modular addition.
All furnishings were purchased on a budget. The rug and Friheten sleeper sectional in the living room, the Luftig oven hood, Norrsjön sink, Sektion cabinetry, and countertop in the kitchen, and the small dining counter with Glenn bar stools were all sourced from IKEA.
Two Womb chairs by Eero Saarinen for Knoll and a Ring bench by Castro structure a reading area in the enclosed terrace.
Thankfully, the house came with many of its furnishings, including a 1940s Florence Knoll sofa, an Elliptical table by Charles and Ray Eames, a George Nelson tripod floor lamp, and a Breuer-designed Long chair. A pair of Barcelona chairs by Mies van der Rohe replaced two Arne Norell Sirocco armchairs.
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 living room is furnished with a Vita modular shelving system from MDF Italia, a Lili coffee table by Add Interior, and a custom sofa by Linea P International. The Dot cushions are by Hay.
Built in wood shelving sits below clerestory windows, opposite a large brick fireplace with a sculptural chute.  Expansive windows provide views of the Bay beyond.
Exposed structural beams are a historic nod to the loft’s previous life as a 19th-century warehouse and shipping dock. For the Copes, inspiration for creative projects never draws far from home; they named Calico after their cat, Irie.
Living room
Living room with gold-leafed niche
Here you can see the triangle motif from the exterior moved inside into the living room style space. Though many of the triangles are in fact windows punched into the envelope of the building, many others are actually lights. There's plenty of natural daylight from the massive glazed window on to the terrace, though.
The coffee table is from Baxter & Liebchen and the custom felt rug is by Karkula; built-in daybeds by woodworker Rick Bradbury feature cushions by Chelsea Workroom upholstered in vintage Maharam fabric and leather.
Furniture groupings and bright, dramatic accents—like the sapphire banana-fiber rug by Kamy Maison in the main living area—further divide the interior into distinct yet flexible stations. The trio of seating options includes wood-and-cane Cosme Velho armchairs by Claudia Moreira Salles, a plush Soft Dream leather sofa by Antonio Citterio for Flexform, and a blue Fergana sofa by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso. Just beyond, a Fina table, also by Salles, joins Marta chairs by Aristeu Pires and Torch pendants by Sylvain Willenz to form the dining area.
FCstudio updated the 5,000-square-foot apartment by removing several walls in central areas to clarify views and simplify the overall floor plan. The firm also custom-designed the Brazilian walnut room divider with a striking geometric pattern that allows light to traverse throughout the living area.
In keeping with the spirit of the house, the furniture is humble—most is vintage, like the Anglepoise lamp that sits on a stool near a colorful kilim
DublDoms are designed so that they can be integrated into many different settings—houses have been shipped as far away as Italy and France. Though they are standardized, it’s the interiors and “energy” that make each one unique, Ovchinnikov says. Anna envisioned her house as a pastoral contrast to her hectic urban life. In a guest room, an IKEA sleeper sofa sits opposite an antique chest.

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.

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