Dwell's Favorite 8 Living Room Standard Layout Fireplace Concrete Floors Design Photos And Ideas

Madrid-based studio Ábaton Arquitectura renovated a forgotten stable in the Spanish province of Cáceres.
Martin and Katz plastered over the stucco finish of the fireplace wall with soft gray Venetian plaster.
The living room resembles a Sticotti furniture showroom: The architect designed the couch, coffee tables, and stumplike stools. The fireplace is made of stacked stone from San Juan, a nearby province.

The modern living room is one of the busiest spots in the house. It is where family and friends alike gather to share stories, watch movies, read, and unwind. As you'll find in the projects below, there are endless ways to configure a fresh living space with modern options for chairs and sofas, sectionals, end and coffee tables, bookcases, benches, and more. Innovative fireplaces add a touch of warmth.