150 Living Room Dark Hardwood Floors Design Photos And Ideas

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.
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.
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 home was designed for the client's multigenerational family, with each member contributing their own ideas.
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.
Above the dining area is a lofted lounge and office space with a small desk, chair, and cushions.
The kitchen and living area are located at the front, where the glazed façade allows more light penetration, while the bedrooms, bathroom and sauna are located at the more private areas in the back of the house.
To make the space feel larger, the couple opted for white walls and a minimal color palette.
Steel sconces accent the reclaimed wood walls.
The inn’s central ipe wood deck offers expansive views of the Malibu pier to the west, Palos Verdes Peninsula to the east, and the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean to the south. The design emphasizes the harmony of the indoor and outdoor spaces through the reflections of nature in the architecture, and the balance maintained between the building, the color palette, and the energy flow—culminating in a serene and zen-like experience.
A node to the past, original doors have been re-purposed and now provide decorative paneling behind the reception desk.
The tent fabric guards against the torrential wind and rain that can sweep through Big Sur. Parr customized the entryway to maximize the view.
The bright and airy open-plan living area in Casa Bri Bri.
The side table can be used "as a cocktail tray on a chaise lounge, a bed-side table on the humble single bed, or a convenient resting spot aside a sofa for your mobile apparatus," writes the brand.
A detail of how the lamp attaches.
A sleek, scalloped magazine rack
An inviting lounge area for guests to gather and enjoy.
The living area offers ample space for entertaining.
High ceilings with ceiling fans make for breezy interior.
Two walls of windows make for stunning vistas.
A room that is currently being used as a den could also be easily transformed into a fourth bedroom.
Exposed timber rafters support the roof, which is peeled back at the rear of the site to draw in warmth from the northern sun.
The old wood floors throughout the open-plan space are painted a dark eggplant. The vintage PP19 armchair is by Hans J. Wegner for PP Møbler. The painting above it is by Ruben Toledo, a friend of Peter Fehrentz, the resident. A trio of Tom Dixon lights hangs over the Pirkka dining table, with bench seating by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek. The Berber rug is from Morocco, purchased from the Paris shop Caravane.
A home with tall glass walls near Lake Rosseau in Ontario, Canada.
An upstairs gallery overlooks the living room.
Almost all of the furniture and decorative items in the apartment were designed by the couple.
This Southern Californian home by architect Sebastian Mariscal has a wabi-sabi spirit, and is built with shou sugi ban timber, has a koi pond, wand a protective overhang, and a tertiary space known in in traditional Japanese homes as the
The skylight along with the large opening to the west patio allow the interior of the home to filled with natural light.
A sitting area off the main living space features chairs upholstered by Berkeley Fabrics & Upholstery and a light fixture from Lights Fantastic.
A vintage sofa purchased from Open Air Modern mixes with Low Pad chairs, by Jasper Morrison for Vitra, in the living room, which features a window inspired by Marcel Breuer’s Whitney Museum of American Art.
An ample sill made of English elm was built into two front windows to create a gathering spot that is visually connected to the street. Donna Wilson’s lively Ernest pouf in coral Nos Da upholstery for SCP adds extra seating in the living room.
A darker blue hue adds richness to the built in casework in the living space.
From the dining room, you can see the connected living room and part of the custom storage they installed out of a white oak veneer.
Jessica Helgerson Interior Design updated a split-level ranch house in Portland by introducing a clean white palette and vintage furnishings.
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.
Affordable housing rendering, Framework.
An enthusiastic cook, Miller says she can easily work in the galley-style kitchen. The reclaimed-wood surround echoes the exterior cladding.
The egg-like living room doubles as the children’s bedroom after dark, thanks to mattresses stored in a custom banquette in the studio area. The sole decorative elements are Eames shell chairs, an Ikea table, and a balsa-like children’s mobile received as a gift.
The lone furnished unit, which is slated to be an Airbnb rental, features a RAR rocker and two LCW chairs by Charles and Ray Eames.

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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