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The main living areas of the 2000-square-foot home flow into one another and take advantage of the sea views. The deep frame around the doors to the pool modulates sunlight and privacy. The couch is from B & B Italia.
La Vinya, PGA Golf Resort | Studio RHE
Radiant floor heating, a high-efficiency boiler, a heat recovery ventilator, and a convection wood stove work to conserve energy.
Sited in a remote Canadian forest, this luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor/outdoor living.
Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel sought to populate the living room with low-lying, sculptural furnishings that wouldn't block the views to the exterior and detract from Zook's seamless indoor/outdoor approach. Everything, from the curved couch to the metal coffee table with a rose gold finish, is from AllModern.
The elegant space is anchored by a brick, wood-burning fireplace.
The floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto the stone terrace and provide a strong connection with the outdoors.
Most of the furnishings are from from Globe West.
The double-height great room encompasses much of the completely renewed section in the middle of the home—which includes the living, dining, and kitchen spaces. Since the existing floor slabs had cracks in them, Jay and Melissa floated new concrete floor slabs over the existing. They replicated the original as close as possible, and polished the final result.
The new open-plan living/dining/kitchen space benefits from the raised ceiling height and the addition of the clerestory windows on the south, west and north sides.
The view from the kitchen.
The renovation opened the kitchen to the living space and added an island for increased prep and storage space.
Interior spaces, such as the main living area, deliberately frame exterior views. Per the architects: "Thus, the beautiful oak trees on the opposite side of the creek are still 'belonging' to this house by the use of a technique called shakkei or borrowed scenery—to expand limits visually."
Design firm Dash Marshall worked with Structure NYC to customize a spec apartment on the Brooklyn waterfront for Rachel Klauber-Speiden and Josh Empson. Built-ins, multiuse spaces, and clever design details give the couple the flexibility and personalization they sought.  The closet wallpaper is Nuvole from Cole & Son’s Fornasetti collection.
The circular kitchen and dining area feels like part of the garden.
The floor-to-ceiling windows are made from tempered glass that can withstand temperatures up to 450 degrees. The windows provide stunning views from the Sunset Strip to the ocean.
The open floor-plan is anchored around the original concrete fireplace.
The elegant, modernist-inspired living space boasts vintage Barcelona chairs and a Cassina sectional. The French doors lead out to the courtyard.
The third bedroom is presently used as a family room.
The lower level features a bonus family room with a wall of built-in media cabinetry.
The lower level also features has a board-formed concrete fireplace.
The simple indoor/outdoor material palette consists of horizontal, natural cedar anchored by board-formed concrete. "The cedar siding was an easy pick, adding some warmth to the gray concrete, but also making the house blend with nature. We chose a non-knotty cedar for a more modern appearance," says Axboe.
When the husband-and-wife team behind Austin-based Co(X)ist Studio set out to remodel their 1962 ranch-style house, they wanted to update it to suit their modern lifestyles—as well as demonstrate the design sensibilities of their young firm. The original home was dim, compartmentalized, and disconnected from the outdoors. Architects Frank and Megan Lin opened up the floor plan, created an addition, and built an expansive back porch, using several reclaimed materials in the process.
Jones' original Lido design featured a massive angled skylight that bathed the front patio in natural light. While the skylight is now covered up, the outline can still be seen.
The living room in Trillium.
The next level holds a living/dining area with a powder room and entertainment area.
Custom wood millwork, polished concrete floors, and some exposed concrete were used for the interiors.
The Great Room is stylishly fitted out with a Holly Hunt coffee table, Stefan Heiliger "De Sede" chairs, Thayer Coggin Lloyd sofas, a Robert James Nantucket Occasional Table, and sconces by Lianne Gold for Ralph Pucci.
The massive, thermally broken steel windows were installed by crane.
The open-plan living areas feature rift sawn white-oak floors, teak ceilings, and plaster walls that provide a soft contrast to the hard steel-beams and lines.
The residence mitigates the slope with split-level organization. The living room and media room (pictured here) are located a few steps down from the kitchen and dining area on the ground floor.
Large sliding glass doors flank both sides of the open-plan living space.
The apartment’s material palette—recycled wood, exposed concrete, terrazzo, and Japanese tatami mats—echo the colors seen outdoors, as well as textural memories from the country’s rural past.
To give the interior a more open and spacious feel, the team exposed the ceiling beams.
Living Room reading corner
In the main living areas, the concrete slab floor was scored and given a coat of white resin.
From the open-plan living and dining area to the adjoining bedroom, the owner can enjoy spectacular views of the sea.
Blair was known for his use of granite stone walls, which are hollow in the center to provide a thermal break between the interior and exterior.
Numazu Club in Numazu, Japan
A cozy den with an original fireplace sits just off the kitchen. The fireplace, which appears in photographs taken by Shulman, originally had a two-story tall flue and was suspended from chains. Now, it sits securely on a stone platform and the flue ends at the first-floor ceiling.
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls on both sides of the main living room allow sweeping views straight through the house.
A deep bench below the windows extends the length of the space, providing additional seating. In addition to large parties, the living room also plays to host music recitals. Acoustic wood ceiling panels enhance the sound quality and provide visual warmth. Built-in benches and steps allow guests to find a comfortable corner.
The floors throughout the home are rift-cut American White Oak finished with Rubio Monocoat.
Floor-to-ceiling Lift/Slide doors by Weiland and clerestory glazing usher the outdoors in to the open-plan living and dining areas.
In the living room, the slanted, open-joist ceiling rises to almost 10 ½ feet. A fusuma door leads  to the dining room. The torso sculptures are by Janice Trimpe.
The ceiling slopes upward at the edges of the house to reinforce the sense of expansiveness created by the panoramic views.
Moveable glass walls allow the home to open completely to the garden.
Interior designer Tici Andriani sourced furnishings from Casual Móveis. Galeria Eduardo Fernandes curated the home's extensive artwork.
Between the garden courtyard and sheltered decks that lead out to a pool is an internal living wing. Here, the slope of the timber clad has been carefully placed to provide shelter from the common high winds.
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 gray-blue siding continues from the exterior to the interior to reinforce the seamless indoor-outdoor experience. The Callen chair and ottoman are from Room and Board.
Living Room
The bright and airy interiors are a mix of lightly colored oak floors juxtaposed again dark fixtures and exposed steel beams.
Floor-to-ceiling glass was custom-produced by Fleetwood to allow for various vistas throughout the home—capturing the hills, wildlife, and valley views.
The living room boasts original wood paneled ceiling and walls, and beautiful built-in bookshelves.

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.