115 Living Room Bench Design Photos And Ideas

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.

Living Room
Living Room Nook
View of Living Room
Alexander and Apolo find a sunny spot for story. The slanting roof and ample dappled light makes curling up no chore at all.
With slate-colored walls, plenty of leather and wood in the communal areas, industrial-style decor and bedrooms with unusual reading-friendly headboards, Hotel SP34 is a great way to enjoy Copenhagen in style.
He carefully crafted the black walnut floor to fit like a jigsaw puzzle.
Soft earthy browns can bring a masculine feel to living rooms and studies. Choose wood veneers, furniture, or woven textiles in earthy browns to give spaces a grounded feel. For midcentury brown paint colors, try Behr's Cocoa Shell (HDC-AC-05) or Wright Oak Bark (FLLW623).
Andy Hong tunes out with his hi-fi system in the living area of his ground floor. The big room contains a kitchen, a washer-dryer, and ample work surfaces. “Since I travel a lot,” he says, “I really look forward to hanging out in the big room, catching up with my hobbies and doing laundry.”
A band of precast concrete, which holds a custom bench, wraps around the downstairs living area. The striped cushion fabric was purchased in Antwerp. A wood-framed AP71 lounge chair by Hans Wegner and a seat by Wim Rietveld, the son of famed Dutch designer Gerrit Rietveld, outfit the space. Underfloor heating installed throughout the house allows for a flexible layout: “There aren’t any radiators cluttering up the rooms,” Jeffries explains.
Three interlocking materials: a self-heated concrete floor; double-glazed windows that let the outdoors in while keeping out the cold; and wooden panels manufactured in a Denmark factory are used to created this Copenhagen prefab home with interior birch plywood walls that give the space a warm and bright feel.
The world’s first carbon-positive prefab, by Australian firm Archiblox has designed the world's first carbon-positive prefab with interiors of sustainably sourced plywood with formaldehyde- and VOC-free finishes.
“The design encourages the concept that less is more.”
One of the first homes built in Tuxedo Park, New York, was this “Techbuilt House” designed by prefab pioneer Carl Koch, with plywood interior finishings.
Locally sourced Canadian plywood was used for the flooring throughout the home, and all doors and windows were replaced with low-energy upgrades. The couple shares their space with guide dogs they foster through a local organization.
Living Room
Living Room
One of the coziest nooks in the house is in the living room, a window seat where Cohen sits and reads. Because the large glass window in the living room is fixed, the smaller one opens to allow cross breezes and ventilation.
Awaiting the birth of the couple’s son, Vivi relaxes in a built-in reading nook in the library.
Fronting Alamo Square Park, the living room’s pitched ceiling creates an expansive space for socializing and relaxing. The space is accented by a custom sofa and window seat by Franciscan Interiors, rocking chairs from B&B Italia, a Lake low credenza by BDDW. The fireplace-adjacent bench seating is upholstered in William Yeoward Alverdia fabric in Ocean, complementing the teal accents in the adjoining dining room and kitchen.
Custom millwork benches with integrated storage and even a fireplace, sit below the windows, lining the exterior walls of the open living space.
The angled fireplace is clad in Grove Brickworks field tile from Waterworks – laid vertically with no grout in between.
A view of the lower living space on the ground floor. Green materials used include the FSC-certified cedar on the ceiling, Permlight LED downlights, and a floor of polished concrete with fly ash mix with radiant heating underneath. The couch was designed by Glenn’s interior designer, Heidi Toll Design.
Dining Room
The double-height living space looks out to the reflecting pool and entry. A George Nelson Bubble Lamp, Edward Wormley Long John Bench, and Van Keppel Green settee and table were among the home’s original furnishings.
Modern interior , kitchen and living room  designed  bye Nathalie milazzo.
Exposed beams and a cantilevered loft soar over the high-traffic eating area, giving the family a sense of spaciousness.
Vintage details, like this metal floor lamp, provide subtle nods to an industrial aesthetic.

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