13 Living Room Dark Hardwood Floors Shelves Design Photos And Ideas

Elements of the American West blend with natural materials and rich textures to create a warm, welcoming retreat that celebrates great design.
Exposed beams and shoji screens, which conceal the dining area, add to the home's charming character.
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.
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.
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 skylight along with the large opening to the west patio allow the interior of the home to filled with natural light.
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.
An enthusiastic cook, Miller says she can easily work in the galley-style kitchen. The reclaimed-wood surround echoes the exterior cladding.

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.