Modern living rooms don't have to be cold and austere. Modern furniture, textiles, rugs, and accessories work together to reflect personal values and present a stylish setting for modern living. Here you will see living rooms published in Dwell magazine as well as from our community of designers and architects. The best living rooms are welcoming, personal, and comfortable. Modern living room furniture includes sofas, arm chairs, easy chairs, lounge chairs, coffee tables, end tables, floor lamps, table lamps, shelving systems, consoles, credenzas, and accessories like floor pillows, throws, and candle holders.

Essential Gadgets for the Modern Living Room
Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a breeze.
A Cheerful and Modern Living Room in Belgium
Twenty years ago, interior architects Renaud de Poorter and Femke Holdrinet began collecting furniture.
Inside Jenni Kayne's Stunning Living Room Makeover
Look through the MyDomaine archives and you'll find countless evidence that Jenni Kayne is the holy grail of home goals.
These Modern Workspaces Are Just As Welcoming as Your Living Room
West Elm and Inscape's new Workspace collection thinks outside the cubicle.
Photo of the Week: A Living Room Perched Above the Sea
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
An Eclectic Living Room in Antwerp
Gallerist Veerle Wenes has sage advice for composing interior spaces: "People should choose objects for their home with passion,...
Living Room Redesign: When One Size Does Not Fit All
Due to its shape and size this living room presented quite a challenge in terms of creating a cohesive, organic interior design.
9 Living Room Design Trends We Are Excited About In 2017
Blonde wood and copper are out. So, what's in store for 2017?
Tips for Modernizing Your Home by Upgrading Your Living Room
When most people consider modernizing their home, they imagine this project is going to set them back a small fortune.
A Helpful Guide to Living Room Lighting
Even if your living area is endowed with ample natural daylight, it's imperative to think carefully about lighting to make sure...
Vintage Furniture-Filled Prefab Living Room in Upstate New York
Built by architect William Massie nearly a decade ago for vintage retailer Greg Wooten, this hybrid prefab home in upstate New...
The Garage That's as Fun as the Living Room
After a tree falls in Santa Monica, a garage is reborn as a 600-square-foot family gathering spot.
Shop the Look: Midcentury Living Room
Bring the sleek, sculptural forms of the middle of the century into your modern home.
A Vancouver Renovation Transforms a Backyard Into a Giant Living Room
Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.
In Living Color
Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s...
Basic Living
Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend.
5 Picks to Refresh Your Living Room With the New Dwell x Target Collection
With the New Year approaching, the time has come to think about how you can put a fresh spin on the living spaces you spend time...
Living Walls
A tiny bit like the Renzo Piano-designed Pompidou Centre that wears its insides on its outside (pipes, ducts, all the 'ugly'...
The Living Zone
Let’s talk design for a minute.