365 Living Room Standard Layout Fireplace Sofa Design Photos And Ideas

The ceiling features exposed wood beams which extend straight out to the eaves.
Alpine Noir by Casework
Clerestory windows surround all rooms, providing the spaces with plentiful daylight.
The living room overlooks the swimming pool.
Full-height windows provide the living room with lots of natural lighting. A generous fireplace anchors the room.
Fallingwater, main floor living area.
A light-filled living room is anchored by a modern hearth and features a lofty tongue-and-groove ceiling that references the home's midcentury roots. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors provide the potential for indoor/outdoor living during the warmer months.
Radiant floor heating, a high-efficiency boiler, a heat recovery ventilator, and a convection wood stove work to conserve energy.
The vaulted ceiling creates a grand sense of space. The large window was inspired by an old door the designer saw on a trip to Oxford, England.
The living room is a wonderful example of Alan's signature minimalist style. From the clean treatment of every single surface to his flawless definition of space—the designer's work is an exercise in restraint.
The living room is a wonderful example of Alan's signature style. His work an exercise in restraint from his clean treatment of every single surface to his flawless definition of space—the designer redefines minimalism.
Jon's living room is anchored with a double-faced concrete masonry chimney with indoor and outdoor functionality. The steel stairs on the left lead up to a mezzanine study area.
Studio B repurposed and reupholstered much of the existing owners' furniture. Wire-brushed, white oak flooring, cabinetry, and millwork provide cohesiveness throughout the space.
A Les Blakebrough ceramic urn punctuates the concrete fireplace.
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.
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 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.
Dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the forested half-acre lot and bring the outdoors in.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The cozy lower level living space houses the home's second fireplace.
A well preserved example of post-and-beam construction, the home's shell is largely untouched.
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.
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.
A three-dimensional bronze work of art by Denver–based Yoshitomo Saito hangs above the fireplace. From afar, it appears to be inspired by the surrounding bird sanctuary; however, up close, it resembles leaves. The wood-paneled ceiling and the wood columns are both original features.
The brick on the wood-burning fireplace has been left exposed and offers a striking contrast to the surrounding white walls.

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.