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A look back at the atrium on the left and the foyer on the right—sleek, built-in storage lines the entry on one side, opposite a two-sided fireplace.
The design team added new perimeter window openings to encourage light into the home wherever possible.
The wood-wrapped footbridge on the floor above defines the passage into the living room.
Huge header beams and thickened walls allow for a generous opening between the living room and deck, with doors that recess into the wall cavity and a seamless meeting between the indoor floor and the exterior decking.
Ladder to loft adds a playful element.
A view looking from the kitchen to the open family room, which is outfitted with sofas by Perez Furniture. Above, interior windows in the upstairs bedrooms look out onto the double-height dining area and a view out of the giant window wall.
Designed as a place to relax and take in the view, the living area features a custom sectional covered in fabric by Kravet and swivel chairs in fabric by Brentano. "Everything is family-friendly,” says Kendra. “We weren’t just designing for beauty—it had to be functional.” The custom table was finished with teak paper cord. The sconce is by Allied Maker.
View from the kitchen looking towards rear yard and mudroom.  Hidden doors conceal access to the powder room and the mudroom and its access to the rear deck, yard and parking, placing greater priority on the relationship between interior and exterior living spaces. 

Chair: Bonaldo Blazer Lounge Chair
Lamp: Cattelan Italia Lampo
Sliding glass doors open to a private rear garden for indoor/outdoor entertaining during the warmer months.
Walnut casework anchors both sides of the original fireplace. Steel plate provides a modern interpretation of the traditional hearth.
The walls are lined with poplar plywood and sections are painted in a light-colored finish.
Media Room
Partial View of Los Angeles at Night
Partial View of Los Angeles
Reclaimed Walnut and View to Stairway Skylight
Family room at third level.  Laundry concealed behind panels at left
Living Room
Living room with linear tray ceilings with LED uplighting. Modern fireplace with stacked tile surround.
The soaring great room features a large fireplace and elegant arched windows opening to the pool and ocean beyond.

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.