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The living room is a cozy spot nestled between the expansive picture window and open doors that lead to the courtyard.
Folding doors make it easy for breezes to blow through the house and cool it naturally.
An open plan kitchen, dining and living room features high wood-paneled ceilings and plenty of natural light.
Ample glazing provides a strong sense of indoor/outdoor living.
The kitchen features eggshell blue cabinetry and an island topped with stainless steel.
In the family room, "short ribbon windows were replaced with a wall of glass" for indoor/outdoor flow.
A new double-height fireplace column is the focal point of the new living room and underscores the room's graceful proportions.
Partitioned off from the living room with glass and iron the home office is integrated into the space.
The home exemplifies the indoor-outdoor lifestyle of Southern California.
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.
Interior
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.

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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