Home Inspiration: Living room
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Face-lift turns doctor's office into a couple's modern retreat( Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / February 2, 2013 )
The living room had been covered with mirrors in the room's previous incarnation as a physical therapy space. As part of the remodel, Michna installed new drywall, plumbing and interior doors with transoms for an institutional look. Nadeau and Peterson replaced all the glass panes in the metal windows themselves. They also removed the lead walls of an old X-ray room themselves. "We probably took years off our lives doing it, but we wore respirators," Nadeau said.
The sofa is from Room & Board. The industrial sconces on the fireplace wall are Italian vintage. Note the floor lamp behind the left sofa ...