Your Home: Family Friendly Brookline family gets a more livable layout A family of five finds togetherness around work and play. ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Sean Litchfield The living room, a family gathering place complete with player piano, occupies a corner that formerly held the kitchen. Sean Litchfield Amy Glass enjoys the new kitchen’s central location in the home. Sean Litchfield The Glass kids got a place to study one floor up from the kitchen. Sean Litchfield The family room where the Glasses watch television is now just beyond the kitchen. Sean Litchfield The 1890 Arts-and-Crafts-style Brookline house was once a two-family residence. Sean Litchfield In their lounge-like office, the three Glass kids can study on comfy love seats. Sean Litchfield The kids can also opt to study at one of two desks, each with industrial-style light fixtures and vintage photographs. Sean Litchfield The Glasses' 16-year-old daughter got a bedroom makeover for her birthday, for which designer Kate Maloney Albiani chose Moroccan-style pendants, geometric wallpaper, and a floral rug.