A Desiron sofa and a chaise longue from Restoration Hardware furnish the living room at this historic Connecticut vacation home overlooking the water.
An Arco floor lamp from Flos arches over a Bend sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia at this prairie escape in Wisconsin.
A mind-bending addition yanked this 1850s farmhouse in Pennsylvania into the 21st-century. Elsewhere, as in the living room, the home's simple roots are unaltered.
The living room of this minimal North Carolina home features a sectional by American Leather for Room & Board, an Eames lounge chair and ottoman, and a custom floor lamp and coffee table by Jeremy Clark and Ed Haynes.
At this cozy family home in Finland, the vintage bookshelves lining the walls of the living room were passed down through generations.
At a former workman's cottage in Brooklyn, an ample sill made of English elm was built into two front windows to create a gathering spot that is visually connected to the street.
A husband-and-wife design team sensitively revived a midcentury Los Angeles bachelor pad by preserving its twin fireplaces and wrapping them in modern tile.
The centerpiece of this modern Kansas home's living room is a blackened steel “fireplace wall,” which includes a Lennox wood-burning stove and an entertainment center.
At this energy-efficient Toronto home, a vintage Ercol sofa and arm chair, Eclipse coffee table by Stua, Wide Wale rug by Bev Hisey Textile Design, and Moon floor lamp by Estiluz Spain furnish the living room.
A wall-mounted fireplace dominates the living area at this modern Montreal addition.
At this modernist oasis in southern California, custom walnut and stainless steel sheathes the kitchen, which is open to the living-dining area and the patio.
At a midcentury renovation near Montreal, the architects and interior designers did away with the home's cramped, darkened layout and recast the interior as an open space defined by clean lines.
The living room at this Scandinavian-inspired apartment in Canada is furnished with a Vita modular shelving system from MDF Italia, a Lili coffee table by Add Interior, and a custom sofa by Linea P International.
For this pared down seaside retreat in Portugal, the architect sourced and designed simple, light furniture, such as the custom bookshelves made from “criptoméria," a type of Japanese wood planted in the Azores for construction.
True to its midcentury roots, the living area of this renovated 1950s home in Portland includes a a George Nelson Bubble Lamp paired with an Eames Lounge by Charles and Ray Eames.
The residents' friend did all the built-ins, including the benches along the living room wall, at this rustic modern cabin in Tennessee.
Hundreds of books line the two story bookshelf in the living room of this Japanese-style box home in New Zealand.
At this oasis of calm in São Paulo, the living room is furnished with a cherry-red Rest sofa and ottoman by Muuto, a Nest footstool by Foersom & Hjort-Lorenzen for Cane-Line, and a Redondo armchair by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso. A Kast modular storage unit by Maarten Van Severen forVitra sits under the television.