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A well preserved example of post-and-beam construction, the home's shell is largely untouched.
Upside-down triangles appear throughout the hotel. These symbols of feminine power and strength are featured in the original YWCA logo.
The living room flows into the dining room and the kitchen for easy entertaining.
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.
Elements of the American West blend with natural materials and rich textures to create a warm, welcoming retreat that celebrates great design.
A home near Rye, England, opens onto a deck through a Sunflex door. The living room features a sofa by Terence Woodgate, 620 chairs by Dieter Rams for Vitsœ, and an Oluce Atollo 239 lamp by Vico Magistretti. The wood-burning fireplace sits along one wall in the room, with a bright orange flue acting as a sculptural focal point.
Primary colors and bold art dominate the home's decor. "The yellow and green Warhol flowers —that's my favorite Warhol. My last name means flowers in Italian. So I just l love flowers,
Jaipur Zinfandel carpet.
The spacious guest suite also features a fireplace.
The living room from the other angle.
The post-and-beam construction of the open-plan living room.
The vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling and brick fireplace have both been painted white, a choice that further brightens the open-plan living space.
The living room is anchored by a statement fireplace.
The clients restored the living room's marble fireplace and painted the grate Benjamin Moore Black. New crown molding was added and the walls painted Sherwin Williams Origami White.
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are counterbalanced by pared-down concrete flooring and exposed bulbs. In the living area (below), a Tolomeo lamp from Artemide sits near two Longreach sofas from Thonet. A slatted cedar balustrade stretches to the ceiling of the voluminous parlor.
An off-center skylight brings natural light into the living room, where the existing fireplace (inset) was refinished in metallic paint. A fiberglass Koishi pouf by Naoto Fukasawa for Linea sits by an Eames sofa. The painting is by Vanessa Prager.
The living room takes full advantage of the homes' stunning views.
The upper level is home to the dining room, living room, and kitchen.
The fireplace wall features custom-fabricated blackened steel with a sliding panel that can conceal the television when not in use.
Concrete, which reflects the color of the surrounding dunes, serves as a coherent binding material that connects all the interior spaces.
Formal Living Room
What can't be obviously ascertained from this sleek reading chair? How the Northern sunlight warms the concrete slab floor in winter to help maintain a consistent internal temperature, "regularly achieving 25 degrees Celsius without heating in winter," said the architects. "It was important to create a space where the occupants could enjoy the summer warmth, as well as remaining at ease during the cold Ballarat winters."
In the living room, the horizontal lines of the timber beams at the ceiling echo the bespoke cabinetry that surrounds the gas fireplace. The dining room pendant is the Gubi Semi Pendant.
This view shows the space from another angle. The door at the bottom of the staircase leads to the laundry area. The door to the right of the staircase goes to a modern wine cellar with a sleek mounted wine rack from Stact.
"I prefer to think of it as a lower level because it no longer has the feel of a basement," explains Silver. A large picture window lets in lots of natural light and frames an atrium filled with succulents.
The opening to the dining area has been increased, and the square footage added to the original footprint has allowed for a grand staircase that now connects the lower level.
Silver opened up and vaulted the ceiling, which instantly created a bright and airy, modern interior. He also centered the picture window and added sliding doors that lead out to two separate outside patios.
A look at the open living plan. Note the fireplace is set in the center of the space against a brick dividing wall.
The interiors are bright and airy thanks to high wood-paneled ceilings and expansive glazing that open to the outdoors.
Bornstein’s living room features an intriguing collection of furniture. The sofa is made by Swedish manufacturer Ire. The 1970s wood burner was a secondhand store find, and the wood table, by Bruno Mattson, was found in a bin at a recycling station. He inherited the lounge chair from his parents.
Old Herman Miller posters hang on a nearby wall. In the living room, a yellow fiberglass stool by Nanna Ditzel sits alongside a French chain-link floor lamp from the 1940s.
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The living room also offers new lighting from Restoration Hardware, a decorative fireplace, and newly installed wide-plank oak floors.
“After restoring the interiors, I layered the spaces with art and unique paint colors or decor elements to make it uniquely ours,” she says. The living room got new floors, drywall, refinished bookcases, and furniture.
The living space opens to the patio and pool area.
The home was designed for the client's multigenerational family, with each member contributing their own ideas.
The property has a soaring sense of space thanks to the vaulted ceilings.
The interior are a flawless visual study of vertical and horizontal forms and many rooms feature Redwood ceilings.
A fireplace in the den.
The living room is furnished with rattan chairs from Fritz Hansen, a Muuto side table, an Artichoke pendant by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen, and a blue Living Divani sofa, one of a few color-popping accents found throughout.
The residents removed vestiges of bad renovations from the past. “The 11-foot ceiling had been lowered in some rooms, which was a popular thing to do in Sweden in the 1970s in order to save energy,” Martin explains. “Some of the stucco had been destroyed, so we re-created both ceilings and windows.” The restored floors are original; the residents also removed and replaced all the electrical outlets, switches, and door handles.
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Gothenburg, Sweden
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017

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