Photo By: Tom Crane Photography; Design By: Barbara Eberlein, ASID, Eberlein Design Consultants Ltd
Contemporary Living Room With Large Picture Windows
Large floor-to-ceiling windows offer stunning views of the city skyline and allow tons of natural light to flood into the room. Situated around a round tripod coffee table, tufted green chairs add a pop of color to this neutral 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.
Urban Dining Room With Exposed Brick Walls and Wine Bottle Chandeliers
Exposed brick and enormous windows provide an urban backdrop for this dining room. A mix of seating around a long, wood dining table creates a casual atmosphere. Overhead, pendants made from repurposed wine bottles enliven the room both day and night.
Neutral Urban Open Living Space With Exposed Ductwork
Bold floor-to-ceiling art adorns the wall to the side of this urban industrial open living space. Architectural elements such as exposed brick, beams and ductwork show the raw personality of the neutral space, while understated furnishings serve to highlight the open room's structure.
Night or day, this urban living room always has an incredible view. The white leather furniture mimics the white of the skyscrapers outside the window and makes a nice contrast with the dark wood floors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This sophisticated Brooklyn living room features a taupe tufted bench seat positioned in front of an exposed brick wall. Two windows on either side of the wall invite natural light into the space and are framed with soft gray curtains.
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 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.
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.
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.