193 Living Room Dark Hardwood Floors Design Photos And Ideas

Kate's diverse experiences begin with a degree in British history and literature, which translated to her role as a historical archivist. Then, she shifted into the startup world when she moved to San Francisco in 2012. Since then, she’s held various marketing roles and is currently a visual strategist at a tech company, which allows her to travel the world while promoting their brand.
Heirloom pieces have been a go-to for Davison—a bit of Georgia to remind her of home, though her look is always evolving.
“I like to incorporate pieces that tell a story or have a bit of character,” says Kate. “Naturally, those items begin to represent my personal journey: where I come from, the places I have traveled, and even the people that mean the most to me.”
Living room from front door framing the landscape.
A duet of orange leather table lamps from Armani/Casa add a dash of orange that is echoed throughout the living room.
Finishing touches include a custom chandelier from Cliff Young, and sconces from Artemide. The final result is a modern, opulent, and colorful townhouse for this young family of three.
Skylights running down the middle of the pitched roof bring light into the space and into the floor below.

Sections of reinforced glass have been fitted into the concrete floor, filling the ground floor with light.
Although cacti are associated with being low-maintenance plants, it is important to remember every cactus has different needs.
The hammered copper side table was a gift from Francine's business partner, Carl D'Aquino. The pottery on the midcentury coffee table is by Alex Bauer.
The living room features a pair of 1920s chairs by Hungarian-born New York designer Ilonka Karasz.
Over the last decade, architect Francine Monaco and her husband, David Bauer, have filled their bungalow on Long Island with rare furniture, art, and antiques. In the living room, midcentury Danish chairs join a camel saddle covered with an alpaca hide, used as an ottoman. Francine had round “lily pads” cut from gingham-patterned carpeting.
Exposed beams and shoji screens, which conceal the dining area, add to the home's charming character.
A wall of windows showcases the home's spectacular views of California's South Bay.
The living room is anchored by a statement fireplace.
The mezzanine bedroom has elevated views across the living space, the decked terrace, and the city skyline beyond.
An off-center skylight brings natural light into the living room, where the existing fireplace (inset) was refinished in metallic paint. A fiberglass Koishi pouf by Naoto Fukasawa for Linea sits by an Eames sofa. The painting is by Vanessa Prager.
Living Room
The living room
The living room
Two large multi-slide doors open up the main living space to the exterior. The opening picture faces west towards the back yard; it is 12' h x 24' w.
Among the 38 available rooms, there are two special suites on the top floor that have their own private balconies and large living area.
When Studio Tack was brought on to revive the 1960s structure, they set out to showcase the history and charm of the property—but to do it through a modern lens. They preserved the eccentricities that make the property so special, but brought it into the modern world with fresh new furnishings, updated materials, and a relaxed, bohemian vibe.
Formal Living Room
Formal Living Room
Formal Living room
"Typical electricity bills should be between $15 to $25 per month," Impola states. With 10 windows evenly distributed along the walls, the interior space receives an abundance of natural light throughout the day.
Exposed brick is used in the interior as a continuation of the building’s brickwork.
The interior boasts an industrial aesthetic achieved by the exposed brick wall, concrete surfaces, and copper finishes.
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 sofa in the family room was designed by Helgerson with Magnifique fabric by Kravet. The 265 Wall Lamp is by Paolo Rizzatto for Flos, and the pine coffee table is from The Good Mod, a local shop in Portland.
There are plenty of quiet spots for contemplation.
The metal-topped side table is from Roche’s grandparents’ house and the lamp is vintage Vico Magistretti for Artemide.
A vintage Womb Chair was reupholstered with a nubby custom fabric from Cowtan & Tout. The floor lamp is from Atelier de Troupe, and the rug is a vintage Moroccan flatweave.
The media room is clad in floor-to-ceiling oak panels. The custom-made, built-in oak banquette was designed by ABD Studio and upholstered in a striped linen. The eclectic mix of artwork is from the collection of the owner and includes pieces from Kiki Smith, Kenneth Noland, and a sculptural work from Mary Shaffer. The rug and side tables are vintage.
In the living area of Daniel Rozensztroch’s Paris apartment, an Eames La Chaise and a butterfly chair complement a Moroccan Berber rug.
At the client’s request the kitchen contains neither upper cabinets (Shino can’t reach them) nor an oven (they only used the old one once—to reheat a pizza). A modular Roche Bobois Mah Jong sofa adds a decorative flourish to the living area while maintaining as low a profile as the traditional Japanese furniture.
Embroidered bedding accents, hand-woven blankets, and a handmade sisal rug add a touch of texture to the interior.
Old Herman Miller posters hang on a nearby wall. In the living room, a yellow fiberglass stool by Nanna Ditzel sits alongside a French chain-link floor lamp from the 1940s.
The home’s original living and dining rooms were updated with custom cabinetry and new fir floors. The living room sofa, coffee table, and lounge chair are from Blu Dot.
In keeping with Viks’s design, the living room remains on the second floor. A bright yellow artwork by Ken’ichiro Taniguchi complements the Bend Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia. The Random pendant lights are by Bertjan Pot for Moooi, the Yo-Yo coffee table is by Emanuele Zenere, and the Maltino Rug is by Linie Design. The hardwood flooring is from the Admiration line by Mirage.
Bailey decorated the toyhauler with a handmade Persian rugs, which she bought on eBay for $99 each, some poufs, woven flat baskets that she “borrowed” from her mother.
The 24-by-36-inch peninsular counter offers nine more drawers for kitchen good storage below and perhaps our most used multifunctional surface above; used for meal prep, dining, games, office work,depending on the time of day
The living room is a cozy spot nestled between the expansive picture window and open doors that lead to the courtyard.
Folding doors make it easy for breezes to blow through the house and cool it naturally.
Owner Michael Silber introduced an eclectic mix of furniture with help from interior designer Tracey Garet. By the front door, an antique mirror hangs over a rattan desk; the leather T chairs are by Katavolos, Littell & Kelley.
The innovative, contemporary cabin is also firmly rooted in the traditions of rural living.
The compact interior measures 129 square feet, with a built-in bed and space for a kitchenette, table, bench, shelves, and stove.
The living room houses Carly’s grandmother’s chair, which she had recovered and reupholstered in a rainbow houndstooth fabric.
A sense of Japanese minimalist design permeates the home. Tatami mats are now used in a space that leads out to a very zen-like rock garden.
The interior also features a layering of space that can be seen here in the living room.

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.