567 Living Room Standard Layout Fireplace Design Photos And Ideas

The living area opens up to the deck for a fully immersive indoor-outdoor experience.
Open-air patios are located at all four corners of the house, and three bedrooms are set along three sides of the square.
The showstopper in the family room is the fireplace feature wall, which now boasts a Fireclay Tile surround and a custom terrazzo bench designed by Farnham.
According to Samuel, “The family room was stripped down to its barest form in order to take it back to its midcentury roots, while simultaneously propelling it forward to the current century.” The Rivera Sofa, from the Southern California-based Croft House, was chosen for its good looks from front and back, while the coffee table is Samuel's own design, fabricated by 4th Period Woodshop.
Constructed of structural brick, Juhl’s open-plan home is composed of two “blocks” that meet at a right angle and frame the garden.
Martin and Katz plastered over the stucco finish of the fireplace wall with soft gray Venetian plaster.
In the lofted study, a Rakks modular shelf system was recessed into the drywall and topped with laminate boards. A white oak ceiling and flooring are found throughout the home, adding warmth to the minimalist palette.
To bring the client’s idea of "experiential delight" to life, the architects created different visual experiences as you move throughout the house. "As you move through the house you feel different experiences," says Murdough.
The open-plan living space provides a front-row seat to the spectacular scenery, which is framed by floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that further integrate the outdoors.
The central hearth includes space for firewood storage. The kitchen is off to the left, and the dining room is to the right.
The central fireplace anchors the open-plan living space and serves as a divider between the rooms. Mahogany-framed sliding doors lead out to the deck. The living space features oak floors throughout.
The cedar-paneled cathedral ceilings give the interiors an airy sense of space.
Rows of globe lights featured throughout the rooms cast light in all directions—including up at the ceiling.
A few steps lead up to the dining room area.
The elegant space is anchored by a brick, wood-burning fireplace.
Large windows, a rich wood paneled ceiling, and brick make up this cozy living room.
Expansive windows on both sides of the open living area bring the outside in. Marvin doors, the Ultimate Swinging French door, flank the mahogany-wrapped fireplace and provide easy access to the screened porch.
A simple material palette of polished concrete, white surfaces, and timber details create a light, warm, neutral space that’s enhanced by colorful artwork and homeware—and plenty of natural light.
The living spaces of house, built in 1972 or 1973, were originally divided into three—a kitchen, living and dining area, and an atrium (previous owners had covered the atrium with a roof). "The new owners wanted the interior space to flow as one, so we removed the glass doors and solid walls separating the enclosed atrium from the kitchen and living room," principal John Klopf says. "Some structural posts needed to remain to hold up the roof, but overall the space was opened up almost completely. The floor was leveled, and the plan freed up." The rainbow print is a 1960s Herman Miller trade poster, and the Vitamin Water print by a New York artist. A Sapien book tower from Design Within Reach sits next to the TV. The sofa is IKEA.
While the window openings in this cozy corner are the same as before, the architects tweaked the frames. They said: "The layout of the windows was flipped so that the horizontal division was rail height rather than obstructing sightlines when standing."
By removing walls, inserting new windows, and utilizing a lighter color palette, this historic home has been treated to a modern new look.
The open living plan features a cedar-paneled tongue-and-groove ceiling anchored by a brick fireplace.
"They wanted a very practical house, with separate zones for kids and adults," said Taugbøl. "Because of the split levels, the experience of the space varies when you walk through it," and ascend the staircase. "The acoustics are also great due to the wood paneling in the ceiling." The Raimond pendent lights are from moooi, and the fireplace seating is IKEA.
Most of the furnishings are from from Globe West.
She accomplished this by adding a 13-foot-long highlight window that keeps the main living areas bright throughout the day.
Le LAD whitewashed and preserved this stone wall to serve as a reminder of the building’s heritage.
The row of storage continues into the living area. The sofa and ceramic coffee table are both from French designer Christophe Delcourt. The gray wall lamp is from Le Corbusier and the paper lantern is by Isamu Noguchi.
The original floor plan and design elements remain—from the concrete block fireplace to the restored sconces. The vaulted ceiling is made from western red cedar.
Nestled among trees and apple orchards, this warm and inviting family home makes the most of its peaceful wooded plot.
The project took about a year to complete, with an overall cost of approximately €700,000.
When the bedroom wall is kept open, the couple can enjoy the benefits of a more generously-sized living space.
When closed, the wall adjacent to the central living room can create an additional bedroom.
Gerardo, who owns a restaurant in Madrid, and Pilar, the owner of a local bakery, both were passionate about having a top-of-the-line kitchen as the heart of the home.
Walls of glass fill the home with natural light.
The signature great room is one of the high points of the light-filled property.
The designers were able to retain the existing fireplace, making it a beautiful centerpiece of the living room. They painted the existing brick white, providing a neutral backdrop to the eclectic art collection and custom chandelier.
The home's furnishings and decor reflect the couple's personal style, with a blend of midcentury modern and Scandinavian-inspired pieces.
A Frank sofa and chaise by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia furnish the main living space. The long tracking curtains are from JW Designs, and the leather Paulistano armchairs by Brazilian designer Paulo Mendes da Rocha are from Design Within Reach.
Dash Marshall introduced new furniture, lighting, floors, and trim, as well as custom-designed millwork installed by Casagrande Woodworks. The living room features a Vico #13K782 (Morandi 3) sofa, armchairs by Cassina, and a Milo Baughman-designed, Thayer Coggin bronze finished steel coffee table.
Large windows offer expansive views of the Malibu hillside.
An organic color scheme and natural materials echo the great outdoors.
By the Saey fireplace, a wicker chair from Malawi echoes the lines of Pinch’s Willo table. Matching other pieces to their line “is not an exact science,” Oona says, “just an innate reaction to things we love.”
The double height hearth divides the main living spaces from the private bedrooms.
The cozy lower level living space houses the home's second fireplace.
The original double sided fireplace anchors the main living room.
A well preserved example of post-and-beam construction, the home's shell is largely untouched.
The simple interior decor, and natural materials like wood and stone help this holiday home harmonize with its environment.
Upside-down triangles appear throughout the hotel. These symbols of feminine power and strength are featured in the original YWCA logo.
A highly curated collection of artwork adorns the vibrant lobby, which is richly textured with dark woods, lush jewel-toned velvets, brass, and leather. A work by Jesse Mockrin hangs above the hearth.
The skylights in the hotel's lobby were old, dirty, and "a little bit decrepit," according to Goldstein. The updated space is filled with light and buzzing with creativity.
The polished concrete floors add a sophisticated touch.
The living room flows into the dining room and the kitchen for easy entertaining.
The open-plan living room is bright and airy with natural light from multiple sources.
Although the spaces have been updated, the home's midcentury style shines through.
Inside, the focus remains on the landscape and the surroundings. The living space leads to a screened-in porch overlooking a reflecting pool and greenery.
This exposed log-burning fireplace appears as if it has been carved out of the chimney breast.
A bold, brick fireplace anchors the living room.
The living room features a wood-burning fireplace, as well as a tongue-and-groove ceiling that has been painted white.
The wooden beams on the ceiling have been left exposed to add warmth and color to the otherwise simple white color scheme.

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.