Futuristic, off-grid home features a luxurious interior design

Sleek, modern, flexible and off-grid — this new, futuristic housing concept from Stockholm-based IO House has just about everything you would wish for in a small home. The Space is an eco-friendly, self-sustaining home that provides homeowners with “the most advanced conveniences of modern life with the smallest ecological footprint.”

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According to the IO House team, The Space was designed to be the ultimate abode when it comes to futuristic living. The innovative design is completely self-sustaining, meaning that it does not require outside sewage, electrical or water systems.

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All of the residence’s necessary systems, such as electricity (solar power), heating and ventilation, have been directly installed into the structure and are controllable via mobile phones or tablets. Everything, from the state-of-the-art appliances to the oxygen level control systems, is controlled with an

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15 Luxurious Living Rooms

Get comfortable without sacrificing style in these elegant living rooms.


1. Boston Residence by Steven Harris Architects

The parquet flooring is stained walnut. 


2. Los Angeles Residence by Standard Architecture

Deep archways create sight lines through the rooms, newly flowing after renovation.


3. Miami Beach Apartment by SheltonMindel

Custom curved sofas are shaped to evoke the foamy edges of lapping water when the tide comes in.


4. Brutalist Villa by Mohammed Kabbaj Architects

The raw-concrete wall provides a backdrop to Piero Lissoni sofas, a Marino di Teana cocktail table, Italian vintage lamps, and Michel Lucotte’s patinated-steel sculpture.


5. Manhattan Aerie by Dufner Heighes

The sofa, cocktail table, and credenza are custom.


6. Classic Upper East Side Apartment by Janson Goldstein

A Yabu Pushelberg sofa stands before

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