Home > Improvements > Contemporary Living Spaces Contemporary Living Spaces Striking examples of contemporary living spaces By Kathleen Spriggs-Bush on A large frameless window, supported by glass ‘beams’ straddling the roof and wall, combined with recessed light voids, illuminates the space. View Project → The sloping ceiling draws the eye to views of the dramatic landscape, while the interior is clad in OSB (with Aquafire FRC finish to Class 1). View Project → A vibrant blue wall and complimentary artwork creates a bold contemporary colour scheme. View Project → Recessed shelving is built into the walls as an unobtrusive storage solution for books and other family items. View Project → A chunky stone chimney and pine cladding on the ceiling produces a warm and characterful interior. View Project → Rather than including a doorway, this living space flows through from the hallway. View Project → This living room feels modern yet warm due to the exposed brickwork wall that partially separates the kitchen from the dining space. View Project → Stripping walls back to brick and choosing a polished concrete floor creates a modern industrial look. View Project → A fully glazed, double-height living room – made possible by the steel frame construction – takes maximum advantage of the spectacular location. View Project → Browse this gallery of contemporary living spaces and find inspiration for your self build, renovation or extension.