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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.
Notice the striking ceiling joists, which are supported by traditional criss-cross braces.
Floor-to-ceiling glazing floods the interiors with natural light, allowing the living areas to feel bright, airy, and spacious.
The Amish barn star on the mantel is made from roof cladding; the striped rug is vintage.

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The living room, positioned centrally on the second floor, has access to both the private backyard and northern city views.
Luceplan Counterbalance floor lamp and Ditre Italia sofa.
Jaipur Zinfandel carpet.
Buble Blob sofa, Duke coffee table, and black leather Pelle Plus chair by Arketipo.
In the living room, a B&B Italia sofa and chair and Arco Floor Lamp rest on a Beni Ouarain rug.
Wood paneling and clerestory windows add to the authentic midcentury charm.
White wood interiors help keep the home bright and airy.
The cozy living room has a modern bohemian sense of style but is still firmly anchored to the  home's past through the stone inlay hearth.
In contrast to the bright interior colors that originally dressed the home in the 1950s, the Bergren Residence now has a more restrained and subdued appearance that highlights the material palette.
The living space has spectacular views thanks to the floor-to-ceiling wall of glass.
Formerly the garage, the new living room feels bright and spacious thanks to large windows, white walls, and a vaulted ceiling.
The post-and-beam construction is highlighted by the use of white paint against the ceiling's natural wood finish, creating a chic, modern look.
The open-plan living room features expanses of glass, integrating the lush surroundings into the bright and airy space.
The spacious guest suite also features a fireplace.
Steps lead down to the guest suite quarters, which has a private entrance. This is where James Dean resided during his stay at the home.
The open-plan great room allows fluidity between functional spaces, while the vaulted wood ceiling contributes to a sense of spaciousness.
A non-load bearing window wall—a characteristic feature of Usonian houses—dominates the 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.
Expansive walls of glass bring a strong sense of the outdoors in.
“We designed a column-free interior space for the entire upper floor, indoor and outdoors, to connect the spaces. This structural approach, which includes outdoor space in the span of a roof system, is unusual. The seven sliding glazed panels at the rear and corner of the house allow it to open up onto large exterior spaces,” says McLeod.
Formerly the site of a French polishing company in the 20th century, this building in Clerkenwell, London, was converted by Chris Dyson Architects in 2015 into a residence with an expanded basement and triple-height living space that allows a dramatic feature staircase to take center stage.
Artwork by local artists can be found throughout the communal spaces and individual rooms.
Kate's diverse experiences begin with a degree in British history and literature, which translated to her role as a historical archivist. Then, she shifted into the startup world when she moved to San Francisco in 2012. Since then, she’s held various marketing roles and is currently a visual strategist at a tech company, which allows her to travel the world while promoting their brand.
A light gray sofa sits in the living lounge.
Large wood-framed windows with multi-plane glass help bring more light into the interiors.
The open-plan living, dining, and kitchen spaces are located on the ground floor.
The designs from the 1950s-60s capture the midcentury period, embracing classic lines and darker woods.
A Bensen chair and shelves, along with a Diurne carpet from Salari, sit in the den.
The neutral color palette was carried over to the interior design, a collaborative effort between Connie Wone, the senior interior designer at Swatt Miers Architects, and Elisa Chambers of Snake River Interiors.
A view of the living area from the kitchen. The luxury gas fireplace is from Ortal.
Over the last decade, architect Francine Monaco and her husband, David Bauer, have filled their bungalow on Long Island with rare furniture, art, and antiques. In the living room, midcentury Danish chairs join a camel saddle covered with an alpaca hide, used as an ottoman. Francine had round “lily pads” cut from gingham-patterned carpeting.
Most of the furniture items were sourced from Melbourne furniture retailer Luke Furniture.
Exposed beams and shoji screens, which conceal the dining area, add to the home's charming character.
The living room is anchored by a statement fireplace.
The screen helps to better ventilate the interiors. Shifting shadows cast patterns on the walls of the house as the western sun streams through the corridor.
Iron louvers have been used along the western facade to create a narrow corridor between the screen and exterior walls of the main volume.
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.
A view of the living room. "Craft is a key aspect of this building," explain the architects. "The makers—steelworkers, cabinetmakers, carpenters, and landscapers—are all carefully selected to add their skills to the project."
 A central staircase with perforated metal treads and risers allows natural light to filter down from the roof-deck level through the center of the home.
Angled balconies at the first and second levels are accessed by floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, enhancing the indoor/outdoor living experience and allowing natural ventilation.
Living Room
Seen at night, the sumptuous living area features modern furnishings and a long wood-burning fireplace.
Faced with a giant wall of glass, the new concrete extension houses an open-plan living area, dining room and kitchen.
Formerly used as a kitchen, the space next to the master bedroom has been turned into a living area. Retractable shades cover the glazed ceiling and are remotely controlled.
A peek at the nook in the living room.

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.