736 Living Room Chair 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.

A Penobscot Bay swing hangs beside the dining table in the porch.
De Waart added a chalkboard to the kitchen for writing memos and for drawing, as Tammo does here.
A view of the bookshelf in situ, sited discretely at the edge of the family's open-plan living space.
In the hearth, more zebrawood paneling is accented by LED strips.
Around the corner from the foyer, there’s a set of Epos Elan 10 speakers in cherry cabinets.
A curved zebrawood wall greets visitors in the foyer.
Four-year-old Seamus relaxes in the living room, whose plywood walls 

are covered with family photographs.
Most of the home’s furniture was purchased at Restoration Hardware, Circa Modern, or antique shops. “We both love the midcentury designs that we grew up with,” Bronee says. “We wanted furniture that was authentic to us and our personal styles while also fitting into a Catskills hideaway barn.”
The house captures meadow views, thanks to three large sliding doors by Loewen that lead out to a big deck. “We wanted to hide the view from visitors until you get inside, so it would feel like a surprise when walking in,” Bronee says. “This also gives us the sense of being tucked in and cozy in the winter with a view of the meadow, and in the summer it feels like indoors and outdoors are connected. We live just as much on the deck as we do inside.”
Subverting the traditional, conservatively cozy British barn conversion, Carl Turner created a getaway in rural Norfolk for himself and his friends to visit, repose, and consider the beauty of agrarian minimalism. Turner reclaimed most of the timber used for the flooring as he renovated buildings in London. He thought his stockpile was big enough for the Ochre Barn, but the scale of the place defeated him. The solution, surprisingly, was eBay, turning up an old mill’s worth of boards.
In the living room, an antique farm table surrounded by Charlotte Perriand chairs adds an organic element to the streamlined space.
Modern touches include an Isao chair by Mitz Takahashi with a tiger camoflauge print pillow by Petite Patrie.
Among the family heirlooms on display are a pair of Hans Wegner Shell chairs from 1963, a rug picked up on vacation in Tibet, and a coffee table made by one of the homeowners’ grandfathers.
Sawn wood planks add texture to the interior walls.
The sofa and lights in the open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area are vintage.
A late-1950s set of sofa and chairs inherited from Gaffney’s granny warm up the living room, as do the stove from Charnwood and the coffee table the couple bought from Habitat for their first flat.
Books pepper the apartment, but most are housed in two libraries, one of which is dedicated to art and photography. It also features a Palms lounger by Dutch designer Frans Schrofer and the painting Any Number of Preoccupations by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
Living Room
Great Room with steel-clad fireplace, concrete floors and wood beams
All furniture is made of oak wood except the staircase volume made entirely of black steel.
The living room floor is made of Australian cypress with a tung oil finish. A Solas wall-mounted fireplace by Hearth Innovators and a curious chair, by Putra Salahin in Bali, complement the sun-drenched space.
With exposed industrial materials for finishes, the interior includes hand-troweled, waxed concrete floors, Douglas fir beams, and sealed-plywood ceilings.
Rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font created their home in a peaceful corner of the Spanish party island of Ibiza. In their living room is a pair of kilim-covered chairs by Philippe Xerri, a chest of drawers by Piet Hein Eek, and a handmade Tunisian rug provide bursts of color amidst the overall scheme of white, ecru, and cream.
The living room furniture includes  a Williams-Sonoma floor lamp  and a custom ottoman made by Prestige Furniture and upholstered in Romo fabric. The residents doubled the number of windows in the dimly lit house.
Cape Cod Fabrications built  the weathered-steel screens that  lend form to the staircase.
The suspended fireplace anchors a cozy seating area.
Hallway
A fireplace and central heating keeps the open space warm and inviting.
focusing attention on an Eames rocker, a rug by Peace Industry, and a live-edge coffee table by Cheng+Snyder. TKTKTKTK
James works on his balsa-wood blimp in the family workspace, illuminated by a Kelvin LED Table Lamp from Flos.
Dieter Rams’s modular 620 Chair Programme, from the 1960s, takes center stage in the Alford-Young family’s living room. The set is accompanied by Artemide’s classic Tolomeo floor lamp and a Portofino Bergère chair that was designed by Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti. The rolling glass doors running the length of the room are from Fleetwood.
Vintage bent plywood stacking chairs by Roland Rainer are purposeful and can be moved to suit any situation.
In the hall, the designer allowed the original details to resonate. “The old building has a lot to tell us,” she says.
Vila D’Acosta-Calheiros hung a space-saving wall shelf in the library. The table is by Eero Saarinen; the Tolomeo lamp is by Michele de Lucchi for Artemide. The red beanbag-like Sacco chair is by Zanotta, as is the Sciangai coatrack in the hall, beyond.
The Brick screen by Eileen Gray for Aram Designs blocks off a small office from the dining room.
A stack of 1955 Grand Prix chairs by Arne Jacobsen rests besides a minimal art piece.
The drawing room, the couple’s principal entertaining space, contains many highlights of the exhibition, including two Tonico lounge chairs by Sergio Rodrigues; a jacaranda bench by Alberto Reis; a leather-and-rosewood sling chair fabricated by Liceu de Artes e Oficios de São Paulo; and drawings by the contemporary Brazilian artist Paulo Climachauska. "Furniture is more beautiful with a patina—and this comes from years of careful and loving use." —Kathryn Smith
A trio of resin skulls works as manly wall art above a burly end table from Urban Hardwoods and on a wall painted with ICI Paint’s Noble Grey.

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