45 Living Room Wood Burning Fireplace Recessed Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

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.
This vacation villa is integrated into nature and is surrounded by sand dunes and heathlands.
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.
A WH Design sofa and an Arper Catifa 80 chair rest on a Nanimarquina rug made  of recycled bike tires.
© Vojteck Ketz courtesy of Marta Nowicka & Co.
The sides of the orange Corian kitchen counter are clad in recycled rubber.
A sitting area with a stove creates a cozy sense of
The living room.
This home in the snowy forests of Eastern Quebec, a centralized fireplace was built into a custom, multi-purpose cabinet welded from sheets of hot-rolled steel.
The dining, kitchen, and living areas flow along one long gallery-like wing of the main house, creating an easy space to entertain in.
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.
The architects designed around another component of their 345 table in the refurnished living room, adding a Ploum sofa and a pair of Elsa armchairs from Ligne Roset.
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale. 
Designed, built, and furnished by New York City-based firm Leroy Street Studio, this 5,935-square-foot home was born from the client's request to create a warm and stylish modernist house that would be intimate enough for private family retreats, yet impressive and expansive enough for entertaining large groups.
Lake House
Living room addition with new roof and windows
Living room addition with new roof and windows
Floor-to-ceiling windows, complemented by a wood-burning stove from Jøtul, bring the outdoors in. “Movement throughout the house—down the hall, through a doorway, or across a room—is always toward a view of the outdoors, creating a connection between the inside and outside,” Hart says.
A centralized fireplace was built into a custom, multi-purpose cabinet welded from sheets of hot-rolled steel. It stores firewood, holds a TV, and even acts as a guardrail for the staircase.
Hufft Projects designed the blackened steel “fireplace wall,” which includes a Lennox wood-burning stove and an entertainment center. The Vela sofa is by Room & Board, and the rug is composed of carpet tiles from FLOR.
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.
Main entrance
Livingroom
Living room
A new skylight regulates the living room’s natural light. Ronan set up great contrasts in the space with the bone white walls and ceiling, black wall unit with built-in fireplace, and the crisply framed courtyard. The owners enhanced the space further with vibrant photography and furnishings.
Livingroom
The soaring great room features a large fireplace and elegant arched windows opening to the pool and ocean beyond.
The living room replaces the courtyard
A light-filled living room has been exquisitely reimagined with contemporary appeal. Sliding pocket doors open to a balcony revealing sweeping city views.

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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