72 Living Room Wood Burning Fireplace Bench Design Photos And Ideas

Board-formed concrete punctuates the home, including in the living room, where it frames the fireplace. The sofa is by Montauk.
This walkway leads across the hall and through a passageway to a room where the cats’ litter tray is kept.
A few steps lead up to the dining room area.
The elegant space is anchored by a brick, wood-burning fireplace.
The stark interior of the Muji Hut captures the essence of relaxation and focus.
Ex of In House by Steven Holl Architects, Interior, Living
Whitewashed brick wall, Maple butcher block bench/hearth, Fenix & Steel fireplace by Lignum Cabinets
Anchored by a circular fireplace and sculptural hood, the circular living room features a 40-foot-long built-in seating area, as well as walls of glass.
Alexandra Young's Craftsman-style bungalow in Oakland testifies to the wisdom of patiently accumulating a collection over many years. An ornate masonry fireplace fits easily into the home's historical mood, but like other rooms in the house, it has been updated with a modern fire screen.
Movable and space-saving design elements define this creative family home in San Francisco’s Mission District. A midcentury home was transformed, and through the renovation, the molding at the fireplace was taken down, as was the cast plaster mantle. The sleek, new, metal fireplace design features a white oak custom bench made by Zack, accented by a vintage carnation milk crate from his mother’s childhood.
A monumental double-faced stone fireplace anchors the living room.
Wrapped in cypress wood inside and out, the home embodies the principles of organic architecture.
In the living room, a Nelson bench doubles as a coffee table, and a wood-burning stove from Cleanburn Stoves set in a white brick hearth keeps the space warm.
Architects Alice Fung and Michael Blatt designed their own home in Los Angeles, complete with a modern fireplace design clad in galvanized steel.
The owners of this 2,800-square-foot, remodeled ranch house in Del Mar wanted to incorporate the house’s original ranch vibes as well as Scandinavian elements.
A view of the dining area and living space from the kitchen. The floors are polished concrete while the walls are lined in baltic birch. The lighting is by Hamster.
The south side of the living areas are lined with clerestory windows and casement windows. Also pictured is one of two fireplaces in the home.
After the kitchen and dining comes the living room, which is fitted with a DIY couch that pulls out to a twin-sized bed. Across from the couch, in the heart of the bus, is a tiny wood stove and hearth, which is the primary source of heat.
Rich, barn-like wooden beams punctuate the sleek, airy interiors, adding texture and character. Pops of color from the bright pink sofas, combined with the hand-knotted rugs, add a sense of luxury to the polished concrete floors.
The apartment has been carefully configured to take full advantage of the 180-degree views of the city skyline.
Interior looking into back space
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
Living Room
Modern Danish design has informed the minimalist interior, which is dressed in cozy fabrics and a muted natural palette.
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.
Wein House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Potrero Residence Living
The armchair is by Ricardo Fasenello.
Contemporary materials like concrete and steel are a wonderful contrast to the ancient stone walls.
A wall of windows frames the spectacular view of the lake and imparts a dynamic sense of place throughout the open-plan living area.
Inside, the open-plan layout features a kitchen which morphs into the living area with a raised built-in bench/reading nook, along with an upper level that overlooks the space.
The addition now forms a comfortable and fully functional new social heart for the home.
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
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
The high ceilings were designed to accommodate clerestory windows.
A large floor-to-ceiling, two-sided brick fireplace dominates the living room and serves as a divider from the open dining 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 log-burner fireplace comes in handy during  the winter months.
The wood stove is set within a blue, glazed brick socle.
Materials such as unpolished stone, used for the interior walls speak louder than statement furniture or décor.
The long bench is made with the same white concrete as the roof.
Living and dining spaces wrap around the full-height fireplace.  Original light fixtures remain and have been outfitted with LED lights.
The original fireplace was resurfaced using Colorado Buff Ledge stone, which offsets the black-and-white shades of the custom bench and Stilnovo sconce.
The living room.
In Greenwater, Washington, a courtyard house on a river was designed with a steel-clad fireplace mass that separates the living room from a covered outdoor patio.
Removed from the urban bustle—though just 15 minutes from the center of the city—the Modern Houseboat offers a unique opportunity to experience a life on water, while taking in the beautiful natural surroundings that this part of the city has to offer.
The Citrons inherited the Modernica sofa, chaise, and table from the previous owners. They added a Jasper Morrison cork stools, all by Vitra. The cedar interior walls were inspired by the exterior cladding and are finished in orange oil beeswax by Howard.
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.
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.