428 Living Room Wood Burning Fireplace Design Photos And Ideas

Within the largest of the three buildings is an open plan living area and bedroom that’s separated by a bathroom and utility area.
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.
"The green room is a space I created for the members to sit back and enjoy themselves after a hard day's work," Sutherland continues. "I painted the walls an emerald green and furnished the room to be classic and fun."
Wein House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
The antique Norwegian log burners in the living room are framed within semicircular hearths made of radial clay bricks.
Interior view West
Interior view East
Potrero Residence Living
Among the 38 available rooms, there are two special suites on the top floor that have their own private balconies and large living area.
The cozy, birch plywood lined interior lets in views in all weather. The simple built-in ladder leads to a discreet hatch that opens for rooftop access.
A close up of the wood neatly stacked in the cutout space next to the fireplace.
A wood-burning fireplace with a playful house-shaped surround anchors one end of the main living space.
The view from the loft space down to the living room and dining area next door.
A total of 14 windows punctuate the living room, with half of them overlooking peripheral rooms to give the cabin a house-within-a-house feel.
The rooms evoke a feeling of the Old West, thanks to an earthy color palette, wainscoting, and brass accents.
White walls are paired with locally sourced pecan flooring.
The villa has five bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, fireplaces, and air conditioning.
A wood-burning fireplace anchors the living room in the bungalow.
Thanks to cleverly designed built-in storage systems, clutter is neatly concealed throughout.
Formal Living Room
The living room also features floor-to-ceiling windows, an original marble mantle, as well as a wood-burning fireplace.
A detail of the original brick wood-burning fireplace.
The post-and-beam ceiling is highlighted with pendant globe lights.
The expansive open-plan living area is also bright and airy.
In the lounge, a Theatre Two-Seater sofa joins two U-Turn Swivel Chairs, all from Design Within Reach. The rug is by Scott Group.
Mary Barensfeld grew up in a colonial-style home near Pittsburgh that was built by her grandfather and enlarged by her parents. In 2016, she and fellow architect Yvonne Riggie added a pair of rustic modern wings. One, a dining pavilion, includes a lounge that is warmed by a Bodart & Gonay woodstove. The entire room opens to the outdoors through a folding wall system by Hope’s Windows.
The open-plan living room, kitchen, and dining area are handsomely punctuated with Lightyears Caravaggio pendant lights and the dramatic Moooi Random Lights.
The vaulted ceiling adds to the home's bright and airy character.
Full-height glazing fills the living room with natural light. The Scandinavian-inspired space is furnished with items like the B&B Italia Fat-Fat table and Vitra Cork Family stools.
White shelving blends in seamlessly with the crisp, white walls.
Thanks to the glazed partition, views from the living room continue directly into the kitchen area and bedroom.
Bold, saturated tones contrast beautifully with the metallic finishes and neutral colors that characterize the furnishings in the living room.
Solar panels provide enough energy to power lighting and electrical outlets.
"A minimalistic color spectrum was used in order not to distract from the main accent—the view from the window," adds the architects.
The original double-sided fireplace was wrapped in plaster for an updated look. Yet, it was kept in the same location, as the home maintained its original footprint throughout the remodel.
A peek at the open-plan living, dining, and kitchen areas.
The team also worked with Nouel to incorporate the expressive maximalism that the couple naturally gravitate toward.
Handcrafted furniture from Carl Hansen and a bed fitted with Kvadrat fabric and designed by Soren Rose Studio are some of the minimalist Nordic touches.
An elegant Morsøe fireplace is nestled in one corner, while off-the-grid equipment is tucked away in the back.
Light timber floors, white-painted MDF shelving and cabinets, as well as black metal accents, give the home a clean and contemporary appearance.
Full-height windows blur the distinction between indoor and outdoors in the living area.
"I drew from the layout of Jens Risom’s cabin and laid the room out around the light that comes in through the main windows," says Kenny.
"With this cabin I wanted something that was robust, so you could enter after an outdoor activity, kick your boots off, start the fire and put some food on," says Kenny. "But at the same time have a feeling of space with the high ceilings, and some luxury and comforts of modern living like a nice shower and great water pressure."
The double-height space includes a built-in reading nook, a coffee cubby, a minibar, and cupboards stacked high with board games.
The great room is anchored by a 25-foot-high granite, wood-burning fireplace with a reclaimed timber mantle located beneath Alumicor skylights.
The armchair is by Ricardo Fasenello.

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.