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Porch House midcentury living room

Porch House

The Porch House located just west of Springfield, Missouri, presented Hufft Projects with a unique challenge. The clients desired a residence that referenced the traditional forms of farmhouses but also spoke to something distinctly modern. A hybrid building emerged and the Porch House greets visitors with its namesake – a large east and south facing ten foot cantilevering canopy that provides dramatic cover.

The residence also commands a view of the expansive river valley to the south. L-shaped in plan, the house’s master suite is located in the western leg and is isolated away from other functions allowing privacy. The living room, dining room, and kitchen anchor the southern, more traditional wing of the house with its spacious vaulted ceilings. A chimney punctuates this area and features a granite clad fireplace on the interior and an exterior fireplace expressing split face concrete block. Photo Credit: Mike Sinclair

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ambrr wrote:
Velvet for upholstery - This is so beautiful. I am looking for fabric to reupholster my living room sofa and loveseat. I've wanted to stay away from velvet, yet it seems to have many of the rich colors (I want a Cobalt, Sapphire or not overly bright Lapis in a texture to sit on a Persian rung). Does it wear well for daily use? Is it hot in the summer? Thank you!!
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July 4, 2013 at 10:40am   
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Thank you, but my question was about velvet upholstery fabric, not rugs.
July 4, 2013 at 5:43pm     
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kateh31 wrote:
where did you buy the sofa? - It's EXACTLY what I'm looking for.
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Hi, What is the concrete block that was used on this fireplace?
June 6, 2013 at 4:55pm   
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I really love this house! How much it costed? Do you have floor plans?
July 3, 2013 at 6:06am   
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gvolkert wrote:
What type of brick is used for the fireplace wall and hearth? - What type of brick is used for the fireplace wall and hearth?
   Comment   June 19, 2013

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Amy Renea added this to A Fine Balance Makes the Space
This fireplace has been placed asymmetrically on the hearth wall. While a pleasing and interesting architectural feature, the weight of the fireplace must be balanced. A sectional in the deep tones of the fireplace surround, situated slightly to the left, balances the feature perfectly.Show us: Share your balancing acts below!More: Let's Get SymmetricalWhy There's Beauty in Grid, Column and Row
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Tall, dark and handsome. This tall fireplace with its dark standard-brick-pattern focal wall appears very masculine. Add a perfect dark wood mantel to complement any bachelor pad. Tip: A grand fireplace surround like this makes a small fireplace box look larger at first glance.
Add texture to your fireplace. If your room has a fireplace, consider beefing it up with a textural element. This granite fireplace surround gives the room an important visual focus while staying true to the room's clean form. Tip: Whatever finish you and your designer are working with, taking the surround to the ceiling can make the room feel taller.

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mathomp4 added this to Just Dreaming
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Anthony Cline added this to Livingroom
This space is beautiful (minus the child's toy).
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slate, brick, wood mantle.
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April 12, 2014
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April 11, 2014
Painted fireplace
Jenny McPhie added this to jenny_mcphie's ideas
April 9, 2014
couch like ours
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April 9, 2014
contemporary -- interesting
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April 9, 2014
fire place mantle
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March 29, 2014
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March 28, 2014
Bluestone surround & hearth in slab of bluestone??
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March 28, 2014
Off center
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March 28, 2014
Interesting timber-frame fireplace surround, with granite cladding on interior (three piece: one large piece across top and two below the latter, on either side of firebox).
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March 26, 2014
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March 23, 2014
dark wood surrounding the stark concrete
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March 21, 2014
Basement FP
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March 21, 2014
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March 21, 2014
Wood with grey.
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March 16, 2014
Concrete and wood surround.
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Centering off center fireplace
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March 14, 2014
rugs etc,
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March 12, 2014
couch shape
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March 8, 2014
Wood w slate fireplace
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March 5, 2014
cool rug again
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March 2, 2014
wood fireplace
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February 26, 2014
off center fireplace
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February 25, 2014
simple fireplace, not the rest
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February 19, 2014
Nice combo.
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February 19, 2014
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February 19, 2014
Wood mantel
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combo brick/granite clad FP
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rustic wood table
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Fireplace color
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Wood sides
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Fireplace, coffee table
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February 10, 2014
really like color and texture combo of simple brown wood surround and grey inside
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Red rug
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February 2, 2014
Wrong proportion
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February 2, 2014
The fireplace in this room is off-set with the furniture arranged to balance the design and it all works!
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January 30, 2014
Carpet colors
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January 29, 2014
Interesting - I really like this
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January 29, 2014
Like stone and mantle, hate gray tile.
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Brick wall
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brick, cement and wood
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Dark blue and grey
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Use of wood
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Interesting offset, simple mantel
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Off center
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wrap around mantle
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Wood framed fireplace
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fireplace tile
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January 6, 2014
I like the three textures as well as the three colors. Colors are soft, yet bold working together.
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Coffee Table
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fireplace surround material and mantel. No legs.
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Krb a stěna
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comfort and richness of style
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Offset fireplace
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very rustic mantel option
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December 22, 2013
fireplace off center
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December 22, 2013
Shifted fireplace. Dry wall where brick is.
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December 22, 2013
wood surround can just be around the fireplace. All else drywall.
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December 20, 2013
Feature at living area
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December 18, 2013
Love the sofa and chaise lounge with the velvet fabric in charcoal grey
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Couch & colors
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December 16, 2013
Nice live edge on uprights and mantel
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fireplace surround
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coffee table
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dining room
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I like this fireplace.
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December 5, 2013
I like this fireplace.
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fireplace, hearth
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Wood beam surround
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November 28, 2013
Finish on fireplace
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November 24, 2013
Like chaise
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November 23, 2013
offset tile behind heearth
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November 22, 2013
Take a close look
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November 21, 2013
Could have a normal height hearth and paint the area under the TV black to give the illusion of a higher firebox.
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November 21, 2013
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November 21, 2013
Similar shape
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November 20, 2013
Very Calming
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November 19, 2013
We love how the fireplace is offset on the wall, and of course the Eames lounge chair!
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November 19, 2013
split face concrete for foundation out side house?
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November 17, 2013
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Great surround.
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fire place surrounds
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Coffee table
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middle divider
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Interesting, modern front
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November 4, 2013
interesting fireplace
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November 3, 2013
Posts under mantle and simplicity.
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November 2, 2013
paint around fireplace
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November 2, 2013
El sofá con blancos
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November 1, 2013
fire place
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October 31, 2013
Couch in front of fireplace
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October 31, 2013
Eames chair
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October 30, 2013
Offset fireplace
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October 29, 2013
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October 28, 2013
Gray, rug
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October 28, 2013
Love the granite
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October 28, 2013
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October 26, 2013
Offset fireplace; simple style of mantel & surround
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October 25, 2013
Couch, Table, Chair Combo
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October 24, 2013
I like this fireplace
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October 24, 2013
Grey and red
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October 22, 2013
different materials
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October 17, 2013
but with different materials
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fireplace stone
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October 14, 2013
Love the dark couch
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October 14, 2013
Dark gray sofa.
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October 12, 2013
Off center
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October 10, 2013
Asymmetrical fireplace. Dark hues and dark wood grain.
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Concrete wall
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Grey color bricks
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October 5, 2013
nice layout of the brick
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October 5, 2013
love this table
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Grey brick fireplace
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Small fireplace
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September 29, 2013
Not sure that I like this but it is similar to the slate that we already have.
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Living room
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September 27, 2013
The color
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September 26, 2013
Dark wood metal, brick. Jeff might like the elements used here.
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no mantle
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Off center fireplace
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Offset the fireplace
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off center fireplace
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Nice combination of grey with wood surround.
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off-center fireplace box w/asymmetrical brick work
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Off set rock work
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Chaise in front of fireplace
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Wood and black framing
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Wood suuround
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September 2, 2013
Algonac grey brick fireplace.
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