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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.
The south-facing facade, where the sun sets in the evening, is the couple’s favorite spot on the property. Creating expansive openings with this exposure allowed an intimate and inspiring connection with the wooded landscape.
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.
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.
Wrapped in cypress wood inside and out, the home embodies the principles of organic architecture.
Notice the striking ceiling joists, which are supported by traditional criss-cross braces.
The crisp white walls contrast beautifully with the warm wooden floors throughout.
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 lower level also features has a board-formed concrete fireplace.
In the living room, a Nelson bench doubles as a coffee table, and a wood-burning stove from Cleanburn Stoves keeps the space warm.
Built at the end of the 19th century, 411 Vanderbilt Avenue is a brick carriage houses that originally sheltered the horses and coachmen for an upscale estate on Clinton Avenue. The luminous living room features built-in shelving, custom cabinetry, and a gas fireplace with a customized wood mantel by Fitzhugh Karol further enhance the interiors.
The living area’s Chicklet sofa by Ray Wilkes is covered in a Knoll tweed.
Artist Christopher Florentino says his respect for Gene Leedy drove his update of the architect’s 1963 Ellison Residence in central Florida: “Being original is important to me. I don’t want Gene Leedy to come here and be like, ‘Damn, you killed my vision.’” In the living room, George Nelson’s Saucer Bubble pendant hovers over Eames classics, like an LCW chair, a Molded Fiberglass armchair, and a Molded Plywood coffee table. Christopher found the lounge, an Eames replica, in a dumpster and couldn’t let it go to waste. A Warhol print hangs from the sandstone block wall; the Ekko mobile is by Matthew Richards.
A raised U-shaped gallery runs around the space. The house has a total of four half-floors, which requires the family to do a lot  of climbing. “It was modern at the time, but it’s not practical,” Werner admits. The row of paintings is by Leopold Hauer.
Sited behind the entrance hallway and flex room, the living room retains its original footprint.
A Roscharch Blotch fireplace is located centrally in the open-place living area.
The Skelder globe light is by Lars Englund for Källemo; the Fox chair by Viggo Boesen and the Monet chair are from Sika Design.
Gregory Creek Residence - All Seasons Room
In the main living area, large doors open to the backyard, while a built-in sofa and bench clad in tile are tucked under the mezzanine level, which hosts the bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Internal spaces are intended to flow easily into each other to maximize the floor plan.
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Encarnacion's living room is warm and cozy, with floor cushions under the table for extra seating. "One of my favorite pieces in the house is this brass table that is in the living room," she tells us. "When our diffuser is on it, it looks like a person doing Warrior 2 pose."
The living space has french doors leading to a separate study.
The patterned use of handmade Beldi tiles is used to delineate the space. The vintage olive-green leather sofa is from Mario Bellini Camaleonda.
A look at the open-plan living space.
The open-plan living room features a wall of glass with sliding doors that lead out to a pool.
A large piece of natural granite bedrock forms the backdrop to the game room, which is furnished with Round Iron Gear Table by Jerome Abel Segun and a Thayer Coggin 'Baxter' sofa. "This large element in the game room features a small bar area which is also the transition zone from the sophisticated finishes of the majority of the house to a mine shaft theme, as one travels back into the mechanical area along rough-cut bedrock walls," adds the firm.
At the heart of the hut is a wood-burning stove. The kitchenette features a Hansgrohe tap, a Franke sink, laminated chipboard cabinets, along with high-pressure laminate counters and backsplashes.
The view of the interior from the terrace. The floors are waterproof laminate and the walls are painted wood siding.
Recessed lighting keeps the interiors elegant and bright.
Sliding doors lead to the central courtyard, providing easy indoor/outdoor living and effortless entertaining.
The great room features an open floor plan, as well as a vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling.
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A look at the living and dining spaces housed in the guest wing.
Casa Bosque sits on a sloping dune along the shore of the Argentine coast.
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."
Greene's golden retriever, Hudson, hanging out in the living room.
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 kitchen island has been custom-made. The distinctive Zyklus lounger is by Peter Maly.
A look at the living room vignette. All original ornamental details have been pared down to fit into the context of a more modern aesthetic.
A lounge area sits at the top of the staircase landing.
Thanks to the central atrium and wall of glass, the living room benefits from natural lighting on both sides.
The tongue-and-groove ceiling has been painted a crisp white, helping the interiors to encompass a bright, airy feel.
Living Room - After
Fitted with a new black-framed window unit, the new, light-filled living room features a sofa and coffee table from Beitili.
A massive concrete hearth, placed just off center, anchors the living room. The Douglas fir floors have been painted a creamy white.
"There are two potential places to sleep in Marjorie, one is where the table is, but our favorite is where the two sofas are," says Bonnie. "I installed a small ledge right beneath the cushion and had a piece of wood cut to match its size. It lives underneath one of the cushions and at night, we slide it out to make a bed. The back cushions fit side by side on top of the wood to make it a complete king-size bed!"
Sliding walls wallpapered with Pimpernell by William Morris separate the bathroom from the lounge/sleeping space.
“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 original layout had a tiny living area in the front that wasn’t spacious enough to accommodate entertaining. To create more space, Tang converted the second floor into a larger living room. Here, chairs and sofa from All Modern; drapery and rug from West Elm; fireplace custom-finished in Venetian plaster; light fixture from Lambert et Fils.

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.