A huge airport hanger-like building is transformed into a stylish party pad with urban industrial-chic design strokes. An open kitchen and dining area offer easy entertaining potential. Pops of color throughout the space add life and energy.
Open shelving adds an industrial touch while pulling all the homeowner's curated pieces together for a comfortable, lived-in feel. Exposed duct work and cable lighting accentuate the urban setting, while midcentury details polish off the design.
Rooftop Deck With Large Cantilever Umbrellas Over Neutral Cushion Furniture and Patterned Floor
“To create this peaceful retreat above bustling Center City Philadelphia, we selected natural materials and finishes to bring softness and comfort to what had been a barren rooftop,” says designer Barbara Eberlein. “Teak furniture does not need to be stored indoors during the winter,” she notes, and “direct sunlight is mitigated with enormous cantilever umbrellas.” Get the same effect in your own city sanctuary with a single umbrella and a cushy all-weather armchair.
The large flexible open space offers jaw-dropping views of downtown San Diego and the bay through the floor-to-ceiling windows. An orange shag area rug defines the living room seating area that features a large sectional. Grid-like squares create a focal wall where the TV and floating fireplace sit.
Broad, industrial windows and exposed brick walls form the backdrop of this open-concept living space. Crisp, geometric lines in the modern furnishings echo the windows' grid, while a subtly textured rug anchors the seating area and softens the space. Complementary hues of blue and orange pop against neutral grays and browns.
Open Concept Living Area: Glass-Encased Penthouse in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The 2,700-square-foot penthouse features a flexible, open design for seamless transition from space to space. The living area flows into the bar area, so guests can simultaneously relax in either space.
Floor to ceiling windows surround this sleek, urban living room offering panoramic views of the city. Muted, neutral tones combine with clean, sharp lines to create a sophisticated space that is a trademark of modern design.
This New York City living room works a neutral palette, as seen in the area rug and geometric print armchairs. A floor lamp overhangs the slate gray coffee table, while a brown suede sofa is accented by a multicolored striped wall.
This chic outdoor space uses low-maintenance plants to create a small garden area. Bright yellow outdoor pillows and metal chairs add bold color to the space for a casual sitting area, and a wood wall adds privacy to this New York city hideaway.