31 Living Room Wood Burning Fireplace Sectional Design Photos And Ideas

Marine plywood is the dominant feature of the interior.
The living space opens to the patio and pool area.
A long sofa in the center faces a coffee table topped with a slab of elm that was designed by Moss.
With bright, spacious, interiors, the home is a testament to the visionary creativity of one of America’s most renowned modernist architects.
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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 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.
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.
Living Level
The custom crafted shelving encloses the couch to create a cozy atmosphere.
The hexagonal wood paneling.
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
The dining, kitchen, and living areas flow along one long gallery-like wing of the main house, creating an easy space to entertain in.
In the main house, large windows allow the forest to enter the living space, an effect opposite from its exterior presence.
Living room opening out onto rear garden
Photographer: Taggart Sorenson
A bonus room with a bar off the private, direct entrance from the three-car garage is ideal for an office, gym, or screening room.
Family Room
On a site surrounded by Victorian homes in Primrose Hill, Patalab Architecture transformed a former mechanic’s garage into a three-bedroom house and two one-bedroom apartments.

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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