77 Living Room Wood Burning Fireplace Rug Floors Design Photos And Ideas

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.
Now virtually unrecognizable, the parlor floor is the home's open-plan living area. A formerly defunct fireplace was reactivated and clad with a custom-made, limestone mantle.
The living space opens to the patio and pool area.
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 kitchen features eggshell blue cabinetry and an island topped with stainless steel.
The open-plan living room is anchored by a wood-burning two-sided fireplace.
Existing 102-foot-long beams were sanded down to the bare wood and treated with a natural wax finish, exposing detail such as the big hex bolts joining them together.
The spacious open living/dining room has an original wood burning fireplace.
The front great room is intentionally public; the furniture-like wall (inspired by Mies’ Farnsworth house) creates privacy for all other rooms—even with no window coverings. No rooms have interior walls that connect with the outer perimeter of the house, echoing a design element of our 1958 E. Stewart Williams house in Palm Springs, CA.
The stunning canyon views can be enjoyed from all four levels of the house.
The property has a soaring sense of space thanks to the vaulted ceilings.
The simple interior decor, and natural materials like wood and stone help this holiday home harmonize with its environment.
Perched on a hillside in San Rafael in Marin County just north of San Francisco, the Harrison House was designed by Beverley David Thorne in 1963. The midcentury home includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and stunning views of the San Rafael Valley. It also boasts modern updates, contemporary furnishings, and a vast collection of artwork.
The remodeled kitchen offers views of the San Rafael countryside and its surrounding valley. The right wing of the house is called the "Executive's Quarters" and includes three bedrooms and an office space, all of which have sliding glass doors that lead to a 800-square-foot deck. Just a 25 drive from the Golden Gate Bridge, the home is walking distance to McNears Beach Park and the Peacock Gap Golf Club.
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.
Slate gray Xander armchairs from World Market.
A WH Design sofa and an Arper Catifa 80 chair rest on a Nanimarquina rug made  of recycled bike tires.
On the top floor, a Cumberland chair by Thos. Moser faces a Room & Board ottoman, a Twiggy lamp by Foscarini, and a vintage sofa upholstered in cowhide.
A full height glass doors connects the living areas with the courtyard and forest outdoors.
Materials such as unpolished stone, used for the interior walls speak louder than statement furniture or décor.
Available in sizes that range from 872-square-feet to 1,076-sqaure-feet, Iniö makes for a spacious holiday or permanent residence.
© Vojteck Ketz courtesy of Marta Nowicka & Co.
In the living area, a dry packet stone fireplace frames a fire grate that was forged by an expert blacksmith.
The sides of the orange Corian kitchen counter are clad in recycled rubber.
A sitting area with a stove creates a cozy sense of
A contemporary glass-encased fireplace in this Zermatt villa acts as a partition that divides the living lounge from the dining area.
A little cottage in North Carolina  is furnished with a cluster of wood-stump end tables by Urbia,  two Eames rockers, and a 16-H wood-burning stove by Stûv.


Scaly Mountain, North Carolina
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Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
A bespoke flue was manufactured for the wood-burning fireplace to reach the 10-meter ceiling height.
A darker blue hue adds richness to the built in casework in the living space.
Built in wood shelving sits below clerestory windows, opposite a large brick fireplace with a sculptural chute.  Expansive windows provide views of the Bay beyond.
Turin embraced the dark in her striking living room—the deep paint is Le Corbusier’s 4320J from Les Couleurs Suisse. An iconic Arco lamp by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos, Charles sofas by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia, an Extra Big Shadow floor lamp by Marcel Wanders for Cappellini, and a painting over the mantel by Martin Barré shed a little light.
The coffee table is from Baxter & Liebchen and the custom felt rug is by Karkula; built-in daybeds by woodworker Rick Bradbury feature cushions by Chelsea Workroom upholstered in vintage Maharam fabric and leather.
The living room is anchored by a sofa and lounge chair, both by Børge Mogensen, as well as a Conoid bench by George Nakashima. An Isamu Noguchi pendant lamp casts a warm glow onto the Brasilia coffee table, designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Swedese.
Miller House Bookshelf
Two matching Article side chairs face the sliding door leading to the deck.
In the living room, a travertine-topped coffee table by Paul McCobb pairs well with the Florence Knoll Parallel Bar System sofa. The Josef Albers print over the fireplace is an original, scored on eBay.
Bornstein’s living room features an intriguing collection of furniture. The sofa is made by Swedish manufacturer Ire. The 1970s wood burner was a secondhand store find, and the wood table, by Bruno Mattson, was found in a bin at a recycling station. He inherited the lounge chair from his parents.
Architect Per Bornstein and his daughter Velma relax in the living room. The woodburning stove was a second-hand store find. Photo by Pia Ulin.
In the open-plan living and dining room, a dramatically sloped roofline allows for generous clerestory windows.
The sitting area of a North Carolina residence designed by ASD/Sky.
A specialist was hired to scrub layers of paint, plaster, and petroleum-based waterproof coating off the historic brickwork.
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New Haven, Connecticut
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Inspired by Russian and Finnish designs, the fireplace harvests hot air by sending it into the basement and radiating it into the room.
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Tehachapi Mountains, California
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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.

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