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.
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.
A bold-hued, overscale pendant and bright modern artwork stand out vividly against the gray-black palette of this industrial kitchen and dining space. Stainless steel stair rails, hardware and appliances gleam in the modern lighting, while upholstered chairs and barstools add an element of softness to the hard-edged space.
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.
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.
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.
Modern Outdoor Urban Living Space With Wood Harvest Table
A Restoration Hardware outdoor table with seating for 12 provides a chic spot to take in the view from 23 stories above Los Angeles. Custom botanicals and potted plants add a lively pop of color to this 1,200-square-foot balcony.
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.
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.
Living Area: Glass-Encased Penthouse in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
With a clean-lined sofa, a low-profile coffee table and no wall art, the living area achieves a sleek, minimalist look. Concrete ceilings and exposed ductwork give a nod to the penthouse's urban setting.
Just as any dapper man dresses in layers, so does the dapper living room! Designer Scot Meecham Wood enhanced menswear patterns like pinstripes (pillows) and plaid (curtains) with rich materials like chrome, leather, and burl wood.