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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.
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
Living Room
Living Room
The open-plan layout is a fitting setting to embrace a minimalist, Scandinavian-inspired aesthetic.
Feng Shui principles have informed the placement of the mirrored surfaces. In the living room, the mirrored panel has been placed so that the tenant can't see himself in the mirror when sitting on the sofa.
The living area has been carved out from the space between the yellow kitchen box and the wood-paneled entertainment box.
Playroom
Main living room view.
living room and kitchen
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.
An original brick wall with an arch opening frames views of The Press Room, a cozy lounge lined with paneled walls painted a deep cranberry hue to match the Press Room bar front.
Thanks to the help of Nouel, the newly-expanded space now incorporates bright pops of color by way of paintings, furniture, and accessories.
Deep overhangs keep the harsh sun at bay.
Dining & Living
Family Room
For the common areas, they choose more masculine, and contemporary design elements, and a darker color scheme to express the style preferences of the husband.
Gorgeous metallic inspiration from Woodsin Rummsfeld.
Fronting Alamo Square Park, the living room’s pitched ceiling creates an expansive space for socializing and relaxing. The space is accented by a custom sofa and window seat by Franciscan Interiors, rocking chairs from B&B Italia, a Lake low credenza by BDDW. The fireplace-adjacent bench seating is upholstered in William Yeoward Alverdia fabric in Ocean, complementing the teal accents in the adjoining dining room and kitchen.
In order to open up the space, Klopf Architecture took out some walls that were supporting beams. Klopf explains, “We used a structural trick by putting a cross-beam on the roof, which you don’t see. The ceiling now has an open, more expansive feeling—more post-and-beam.”
Since the original siding was in bad condition, they installed new vertical Western red cedar siding throughout the house, which is also reflected on both the interior and exterior. Klopf explained that one of the challenges of the project was finding a low-VOC stain that would match the color of the original siding.
The cavernous living room takes advantage of its height with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.
Glass surfaces act as transparent room dividers throughout the home. Here, an open living area is divided by a ridged glass-and-steel-framed french window.
On the first floor, solid steel plates transform into a perforated metal spine, which cuts right through the building to the top floor.
In the living quarters of Lightroom 2.0, Carpenter’s daughter Esme chats with her boyfriend, who is seated on a Milo Baughman Case Sofa.
Media Room
Partial View of Los Angeles at Night
Partial View of Los Angeles
Reclaimed Walnut and View to Stairway Skylight
Welcome Home
A green Finnjuhl sofa and table at fireplace, and pendants from Foscarini.
The mixed-wood floor includes cherry with maple parquet. The Pol chair is by Mark Albrecht Studio.
Interior
Wide French doors extend the indoors out to a gracious patio and fire pit.
The kitchen features a porcelain tile backsplash and a quartz countertop.
The living room.
Entering the house.
The dining, kitchen, and living areas flow along one long gallery-like wing of the main house, creating an easy space to entertain in.
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.
A series of sliding doors frame the exterior landscape and lead out to the patio.
A Mah Jong sofa by Roche Bobois in the living room lends a colorful counterpoint to the custom water feature that runs alongside it.
To create privacy, the residents opted to keep the family room separate from the other living spaces. The sofa, chair, and rug are from Room & Board.

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.