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In the lofted study, a Rakks modular shelf system was recessed into the drywall and topped with laminate boards. A white oak ceiling and flooring are found throughout the home, adding warmth to the minimalist palette.
To bring the client’s idea of "experiential delight" to life, the architects created different visual experiences as you move throughout the house. "As you move through the house you feel different experiences," says Murdough.
The central fireplace anchors the open-plan living space and serves as a divider between the rooms. Mahogany-framed sliding doors lead out to the deck. The living space features oak floors throughout.
A few steps lead up to the dining room area.
A slightly more formal great room is lined with floor-to-ceiling windows.  Note how the sofa is built into the steps.
Clerestory windows line the top edge of the room.
In the family room, "short ribbon windows were replaced with a wall of glass" for indoor/outdoor flow.
By removing walls, inserting new windows, and utilizing a lighter color palette, this historic home has been treated to a modern new look.
"They wanted a very practical house, with separate zones for kids and adults," said Taugbøl. "Because of the split levels, the experience of the space varies when you walk through it," and ascend the staircase. "The acoustics are also great due to the wood paneling in the ceiling." The Raimond pendent lights are from moooi, and the fireplace seating is IKEA.
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Retractable walls allow the interior to fluidly merge with its natural surroundings. Per the architects: "While trying to always maintain the relationship between built and wild, the indoors opens completely to allow the breeze and the red sunset light to inundate the space."
The cedar-clad interior provides protection from the sun and orients views towards the ocean.
The floors are white-oiled Dinesen Douglas fir.
The kitchen console is clad in industrially polished copper.
In the living room, the wood and concrete shell is accented with a steel stair railing and a window wall with a Mondrian pattern in the glazing.
When the bedroom wall is kept open, the couple can enjoy the benefits of a more generously-sized living space.
The designers were able to retain the existing fireplace, making it a beautiful centerpiece of the living room. They painted the existing brick white, providing a neutral backdrop to the eclectic art collection and custom chandelier.
The home's furnishings and decor reflect the couple's personal style, with a blend of midcentury modern and Scandinavian-inspired pieces.
What was once walled off as a enclosed entryway is now open to the living space, creating a grand, welcoming, and light-filled front room.
The prefab structures are perfect for home offices, pool houses, guest rooms, granny flats, play zones for kids, and painting studios.
Dash Marshall introduced new furniture, lighting, floors, and trim, as well as custom-designed millwork installed by Casagrande Woodworks. The living room features a Vico #13K782 (Morandi 3) sofa, armchairs by Cassina, and a Milo Baughman-designed, Thayer Coggin bronze finished steel coffee table.
An organic color scheme and natural materials echo the great outdoors.
Inside the home, concrete floors, white walls, and plenty of windows keep the living spaces feeling bright and cheery.
By the Saey fireplace, a wicker chair from Malawi echoes the lines of Pinch’s Willo table. Matching other pieces to their line “is not an exact science,” Oona says, “just an innate reaction to things we love.”
A wall of glass provides a strong connection with the surroundings and easy garden access.
The interior includes furnishings from Nirvana Home, Article, and Restoration Hardware. The open staircase with clear balustrades keeps sight-lines clear and uncluttered.
A continuous deck or veranda, called engawa in Japanese, functions as both a step and seat, to seamlessly connect the house to the garden. Deep eaves, or hisashi, provide cover and reflect light from the interior.
Interior spaces, such as the main living area, deliberately frame exterior views. Per the architects: "Thus, the beautiful oak trees on the opposite side of the creek are still 'belonging' to this house by the use of a technique called shakkei or borrowed scenery—to expand limits visually."
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.
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 main room is conceived as a series of revolving scenes, bracketed by cabinets and a wall of FilzFelt, layered in panels to dampen sound.
Graham Hill, a sustainability advocate whose TED talks have delved into the benefits of living small, put his own lessons into practice at his 350-square-foot apartment, which he shares with his partner and two dogs. Quick transitions, like drawing the FilzFelt curtain, convert the living space into a bedroom.
Design firm Dash Marshall worked with Structure NYC to customize a spec apartment on the Brooklyn waterfront for Rachel Klauber-Speiden and Josh Empson. Built-ins, multiuse spaces, and clever design details give the couple the flexibility and personalization they sought.  The closet wallpaper is Nuvole from Cole & Son’s Fornasetti collection.
The open-plan living room is bright and airy with natural light from multiple sources.
A look at the light-filled living space.
The floor-to-ceiling windows are made from tempered glass that can withstand temperatures up to 450 degrees. The windows provide stunning views from the Sunset Strip to the ocean.
The living room features a wood-burning fireplace, as well as a tongue-and-groove ceiling that has been painted white.
High ceilings with exposed rafters let the Granny Pad live larger than its small footprint, while strategically placed windows and skylights bring in lots of natural light. The couch is from West Elm and the coffee table is a Room and Board find.
The open floor-plan is anchored around the original concrete fireplace.
The elegant, modernist-inspired living space boasts vintage Barcelona chairs and a Cassina sectional. The French doors lead out to the courtyard.
A three-dimensional bronze work of art by Denver–based Yoshitomo Saito hangs above the fireplace. From afar, it appears to be inspired by the surrounding bird sanctuary; however, up close, it resembles leaves. The wood-paneled ceiling and the wood columns are both original features.
The influence of the beach is echoed in the living room's sandy, stucco masonry. A wall of windows brings a sense of the outside in.
In legendary designer Jens Risom's home, the painted white brick fireplace is flanked by wood bookshelves that join to form a mantle.
"I’m not trying to hide anything. I wanted to stay true to the industrial look," explains Owen Wright, the owner of this Brooklyn loft. Owen works with his building’s landlord and consequently has accrued countless pieces of furniture from both former tenants and Craigslist—including this 1960’s bright orange metal fireplace and pair of steel frame chairs Owen had reupholstered. A BoConcept sofa and coffee table Owen constructed himself complete the living room.
The kitchen sits just off the living room area for easy entertaining. The roller shades are from J Geiger.
Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the stunning, panoramic view.
On the other side of the Cor-Ten fireplace is the living room. The custom Augustin sectional and the cocktail table are from Christian Liaigre, and paired with Ib Kofod-Larsen's Seal chair and ottoman.
The lower level features a bonus family room with a wall of built-in media cabinetry.
The open-plan interiors are flooded with natural light, which streams through a wall of east-facing windows to the clerestory that step up and down with the design.
Located at the center of the home, the new two-level atrium connects the existing living areas to the attic spaces above.
A cozy white oak window bench sits beneath an impressive Marvin Contemporary Corner Window, overlooking beautiful southwest vistas. This southern vantage point, and the window nook in particular, was a cornerstone of the home’s design and orientation.
An inside peek of the Davis House. As a full-service firm, Risa's practice also handles interior design.
Windows and natural light surround the living room with a locally made Haiku Home ceiling fan.

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.