40 Living Room Concrete Floors Bookcase Design Photos And Ideas

A large living space combines the best of all elements: exposed truss, steel framed windows, wood accents, simple pendant light,  and mod furnishings.
family room with barn door
Vintage Beni Ourain rug and custom scaffold plank floor to ceiling shelving by alexander design and PSS Design Cult.
Living room with the fireplace
Apartment #3 has a distinctly retro vibe.
The "stage" allows for optimal light and viewing conditions.
The dining, kitchen, and living areas flow along one long gallery-like wing of the main house, creating an easy space to entertain in.
Tim reclines in an Eames Lounge. The bookcase behind him connects to the kitchen storage system.

Mill Valley, California
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
concrete floors in family room
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
The main house features Africal mahogany woodwork custom-built to Wright’s specifications.
A suspended oak sideboard runs the length of the living room. The project leads designed that piece and the black-painted metal shelves on the wall; both were fabricated by Giuseppe Motta,a local artisan. A 14.1 pendant by Omer Arbel for Bocci hangs near one end.
Combining a prefab steel super-structure with concrete walls and insulated metal panels, Anthrazit House in Santa Barbara was designed by architects Pamela and Hector Magnus and built in collaboration with EcoSteel.“This wasn’t a traditional Santa Barbara site with large acreage,” Hector says. “It was small and steep.” Expansive windows on the second floor face a park.
A skillful configuration of restrained materials and natural light lets a gallery, studio, and residence merge inside one compelling shell. 
Kouichi Kimura, the founder of FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects based in the Japanese prefecture of Shiga, wrapped the upper floor of this building in sheets of galvanized steel in order to reflect light and intensify its street presence.
Very large doors, like the one leading from the living area to the stairwell, add to the sense of space.
Dulkinys uses the remote-controlled mountaineer’s harness to peruse the two-story bookshelf.
Goneau highlighted the red brick wall in the living room by leaving it bare and protecting it behind museum-quality glass. The space also features a floor-to-ceiling window that’s coated on the outside with a reflective film, letting residents keep their curtains open by day without fear of being seen from the street. The green sofa is by St-Laurent Domison and the white oak chairs are by Hans Wegner. All other furniture is custom.
Ivy Bertoia chair by the architect
Artwork and curated items by the architect
With exposed industrial materials for finishes, the interior includes hand-troweled, waxed concrete floors, Douglas fir beams, and sealed-plywood ceilings.
In the living area, Brothers sits on an Artek stool while perusing a selection from his library.
Three interlocking materials: a self-heated concrete floor; double-glazed windows that let the outdoors in while keeping out the cold; and wooden panels manufactured in a Denmark factory are used to created this Copenhagen prefab home with interior birch plywood walls that give the space a warm and bright feel.
Wes Mahony lounges on a Tufty-Time sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia in the family room that architect Emily Jagoda created for his family in their tree-damaged garage in Santa Monica.

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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