414 Living Room Bench Design Photos And Ideas

A built-in seat by the large window is the perfect place to curl up with a book. Mosa tiles from United Tile were used for the floors, and include built-in radiant heating.
The gray-blue siding continues from the exterior to the interior to reinforce the seamless indoor-outdoor experience. The Callen chair and ottoman are from Room and Board.
Sutherland opened the second story and converted it into a loft, which matches the ample seating below.
Extensive glazing provides ample natural light and panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.
A banquette wraps around two sides of this living room, where artwork by Sydney artist Sonny Day on a hinged panel hides the entertainment systems.
The 4,312-square-foot home is spread over multiple levels.
View of the living area
Modern Danish design informed the minimalist interior that’s dressed in cozy fabrics and a muted natural palette.
In this view of the living room, the landscaped courtyard is visible. "External spaces become an extension of living zones, maximizing the usable area of the site and contributing to the sense of generosity of space," the architects explain.
The extensive glass walls are composed of sliding panels in order to create complete indoor/outdoor flow with the courtyards on either side. "The two main courtyards are oriented to maximize morning sunlight into the home and permit cross ventilation," note the architects.
The glass addition wraps a tiled courtyard with a slim lap pool that is bordered on the other side with another landscaped courtyard.
Designed with a simple floor plan, the doors and corridors were kept to a minimum, and rooms were strategically located to ensure privacy. Intimate seating nooks interspersed throughout the house offer pockets of private spaces for rest and retreat.
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Natural light and wood features connect the existing living area to the addition.
From the main room, passageways lead to the bedroom and bathroom.
Glass vases by Michael Ruh, and ceramic vases by Daniel Reynolds, both for The New Craftsmen.
The cabinetry in the kitchen flows into the living area. Here, the dining table can be linked and extended to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Within the largest of the three buildings is an open-plan living area and bedroom that’s separated by a bathroom and utility area.
A close-up detail of the striking material connection between timber and concrete.
The garden room has a built-in bench and free-standing fireplace. This area works as overflow for the adjacent kitchen, which allows people to see the cook in action, yet still lounge. The living room is a bit more removed, located just two concrete steps away.
Sutherland opened the second story and converted it into a loft, which matches the ample seating below.
Original wood features mix with airy daybeds at the front of the property.
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The living room.
Main living room view.
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When Studio Tack was brought on to revive the 1960s structure, they set out to showcase the history and charm of the property—but to do it through a modern lens. They preserved the eccentricities that make the property so special, but brought it into the modern world with fresh new furnishings, updated materials, and a relaxed, bohemian vibe.
The living room features stunning views of the infinity pool and beyond.
Walls of glass create a seamless flow—integrating the home into its surroundings.
Pederson locally sourced the El Dorado tile arranged in a 3D pattern for the fireplace and entrance wall.
Expansive windows have been installed to flood the house with sunlight and capture sweeping views of the park outside.
Overhead storage and wall cabinetry were removed to make the interior more spacious.
The main floor has an open living, dining, and kitchen area with unobstructed views since support beams were unnecessary for the domed structure. The floors are concrete with a decorative finish.
Interior View
The living room was revitalized by Decor Aid with several new furniture additions and refined accents. The balance of the space also had to be perfected with object placement. Each sculptural piece incorporates a different material, adding further layers of visual interest.
The design choices showcase the entry's grand scale and generous proportions.
"Typical electricity bills should be between $15 to $25 per month," Impola states. With 10 windows evenly distributed along the walls, the interior space receives an abundance of natural light throughout the day.
The family wanted a house that felt like a traditional bungalow. The architects achieved this by creating a low opening at the rear terrace, with low pivot and sliding doors opening through the house and framing the ocean view beyond.
Upon entering the house, one immediately sees right through to the rear garden from the main corridor.
The eco-friendly home is equipped with rainwater harvesting, hydronic heating, and a compost and vegetable garden.
Sustainable features include locally and sustainably harvested Victorian hardwood with low VOC finishes and formaldehyde-free plywood.
WARC Studio founder Andrew Wilson came up with a design solution that would open up the interiors to the garden and pool, but still protect the home from the harsh afternoon sun from the west.
A look inside the glazed entry facing the living pavilion.
The interior boasts an industrial aesthetic achieved by the exposed brick wall, concrete surfaces, and copper finishes.
Beds are lofted above the kitchenette and large bench, and are accessible by wooden ladders.
Large sliding doors fully enable indoor/outdoor living.
The minimalist material palette is a mix of whitewashed stucco, wood, and concrete.
The floor in which the living and dining rooms are located on is made of reclaimed wood. The space takes on a midcentury vibe and has been furnished with pieces from Brazilian designers from the 1950s and 60s, such as Jorge Zalszupin and Sergio Rodrigues.
A cozy family room has been created off the kitchen, and includes a custom built-in breakfast nook and sofa.
A fold-down table and multi-use bench allow the lower level to also function as a sleeping area.

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.