Get comfortable without sacrificing style in these elegant living rooms.
1. Boston Residence by Steven Harris Architects
The parquet flooring is stained walnut.
2. Los Angeles Residence by Standard Architecture
Deep archways create sight lines through the rooms, newly flowing after renovation.
3. Miami Beach Apartment by SheltonMindel
Custom curved sofas are shaped to evoke the foamy edges of lapping water when the tide comes in.
4. Brutalist Villa by Mohammed Kabbaj Architects
The raw-concrete wall provides a backdrop to Piero Lissoni sofas, a Marino di Teana cocktail table, Italian vintage lamps, and Michel Lucotte’s patinated-steel sculpture.
5. Manhattan Aerie by Dufner Heighes
The sofa, cocktail table, and credenza are custom.
6. Classic Upper East Side Apartment by Janson Goldstein
A Yabu Pushelberg sofa stands before the oak built-ins.
7. Chicago Penthouse by dSpace Studio and Ruth Johnson
Steel shelving surrounds a fireplace framed in Port Laurent marble.
8. Beirut Triplex by Claude Missir
This seating vignette is anchored by a brass and steel screen by Taher Chemirik; the coffee and side tables are by Hervé Van der Straeten.
9. Parisian Apartment by Rinck
Custom lighting fixtures and sofas by Patricia Urquiola inhabit the space.
10. Palatial Family Home by Creative Design and Management
A wraparound clerestory and Tom Dixon pendant fixtures light up the living room.
11. Brooklyn Factory Loft by Breanna Carlson
A cage was added to the living room’s ceiling fan for industrial flair, while the rubber rug is made of repurposed bicycle inner tubes.
12. Art-Filled Manhattan Pied-à-Terre by DHD
A custom-scaled Catch light sculpture by Lindsey Adelman illuminates the living room.
13. Island Home by Cameron Stewart and Simons Young Architects
The rug is custom, while the sofa is a mid-century Adrian Pearsall Gondola, with upholstery by Créations Métaphores.
14. Wall Street Penthouse by Curious Yellow Design
This space features a France and Son sofa, a daybed from ABC Carpet & Home, a Bec Brittain chandelier, and Børge Mogensen’s Spanish chair in solid oak and cognac leather.
15. Deep Dive by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados
The resident’s dream of having a swimming pool in his apartment inspired this front-and-center arrangement.
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