77 Living Room Standard Layout Fireplace Pendant Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

Before they began the renovation, Chan and Eayrs lived in the house for six months to get a good feel for the space.
In the main living space, two sofas are arranged around a fireplace, with long pendant lights hanging from the high ceiling.
The main living room becomes a central and multi-functional zone for the entire the family.
"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 living room also features floor-to-ceiling windows, an original marble mantle, as well as a wood-burning fireplace.
In the living room, the horizontal lines of the timber beams at the ceiling echo the bespoke cabinetry that surrounds the gas fireplace. The dining room pendant is the Gubi Semi Pendant.
The owners asked for new common spaces with improved connectivity to the back garden and swimming pool.
The opening to the dining area has been increased, and the square footage added to the original footprint has allowed for a grand staircase that now connects the lower level.
Silver opened up and vaulted the ceiling, which instantly created a bright and airy, modern interior. He also centered the picture window and added sliding doors that lead out to two separate outside patios.
This room feautres an Adrian Pearsall sofa, Workstead Sling Chairs, an antique British colonial mahogany bed that is used as a coffee table, Workstead Lodge Chandelier 3, and Jim Bindman floor lamps.
This room houses a Lawson Fenning Moreno sofa and lounge chairs, an antique mosaic-horn coffee table, and Workstead Signal globe and sconce lights.
A peek at the open-plan living, dining, and kitchen areas.
In the living room, the team raised the firebox, cladded the hearth in a tactile plaster finish, and installed a floating limestone bench that wraps the column. On the left (unseen) is integrated firewood storage, and a cozy reading nook sits on the right. "The bench was designed to be used as a social space/lounge, and is well-used," says Coffey. The wood beams and red brick were scraped and stripped many times to remove the silver paint and reclaim a natural state.
Horner remembers his first visit to the home: "The architecture in the main living area was fantastic, and we just wanted to preserve that and concentrate on the areas of the home that were ill-considered."
In the living room, the designers preserved the existing Douglas fir paneling on the ceiling and walls, the fireplace, and the firewood niche. The cooler tones in the sofa from Design Within Reach, rug from Kush Rugs, and knitted poufs from SMG Collective balance out the wood and dial up the cozy factor.
Another original Eichler element which the homeowners have chosen to keep is the concrete masonry fireplace.
The use of wood softens the industrial feel of the concrete.
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.
London's sophisticated new co-working space dubbed The AllBright has a name that pays homage to former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright and her famous remark, "There's a special place in hell for women who don't support other women."
The living room also offers new lighting from Restoration Hardware, a decorative fireplace, and newly installed wide-plank oak floors.
The entry foyer features San Felipe tiles from Arto Brick, and the living room has all new windows with beautiful architectural lines.
Respecting the existing site, Suyama and his team left all of the trees in place. They also ensured the trees were fully protected during the excavation process.
The sitting room is an updated homage to the past that references the home’s history while keeping a distinctly contemporary vibe. "However, she did want to make one room that felt old," explains Yun.
The entire parlor floor now serves as an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area.
With its walls of windows, stone fireplace, and wood floors, this living area was kept much as Emery designed it.
The living room takes full advantage of the homes' stunning views.
A stone heart anchors the grand space.  Custom Wright designed furnishings, titled Taliesin Wright Chairs, purposefully designed for the human scale, provide a variety of seating options, covered in rich velvet textiles.
The spacious open living/dining room has an original wood burning fireplace.
The chairs pictured above are from Room and Board.
The formal living room is adjacent to the dining area.
Designed with a lean-to roof, the house is composed of two volumes of different heights conjoined at a slight angle to form an arc.
A green Finnjuhl sofa and table at fireplace, and pendants from Foscarini.
Writes Samuel: "We didn't have to do a lot to this room aside from tearing out the carpeting, installing the tile floor, switching out the lighting, and a whole lot of painting, but it is still satisfying to see, none-the-less." The ladder leads to the sleeping loft.
Lift-slide doors by Dynamic Windows allow easy access to planted rooftops that serve as small yards. The staggered rectangular panes, also by Dynamic Windows, reference the home’s multilevel configuration.
In the living room, layers of plaster were removed to expose the original brick fireplace surround, and a brick step was added; the black metal gas insert is by Heat & Glo. Tablo Tables from Normann Copenhagen sit on a rug from Safavieh, and the light fixture was designed and fabricated by Nathan Warner of Warbach.
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The living room is furnished with rattan chairs from Fritz Hansen, a Muuto side table, an Artichoke pendant by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen, and a blue Living Divani sofa, one of a few color-popping accents found throughout.
The décor was deliberately kept unfussy, down to the cool green French chairs. The patterned chair is upholstered in one of the client’s own distinctive tweed designs.

Salvaged oak parquet flooring was used throughout, laid in a Mondrian-esque grid pattern, rather than the traditional herringbone arrangement. Left with its original patina intact, it lends warmth to the area.
In the living room, a custom chaise by Shimna and an Archibald Gran Comfort chair by Poltrona Frau surround a custom lacquer coffee table by BenchCraft.The lights, made from recycled cardboard, are by Seattle design studio Graypants.
Among the family’s favorite pieces is a 1957 leather Paulistano chair by Paulo Mendes da Rocha that Russell and Oona purchased to celebrate their marriage. “It’s important to us that the house is filled with beautiful things, but it has to be a place where it’s okay to put your feet on the sofa,” Oona explains.
Great Room with Living Room in foreground.  Kitchen at left and Dining Room at right with firepit at exterior beyond

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.