86 Living Room Light Hardwood Floors Wood Burning Fireplace Design Photos And Ideas

The original double-sided fireplace was wrapped in plaster for an updated look. Yet, it was kept in the same location, as the home maintained its original footprint throughout the remodel.
A peek at the open-plan living, dining, and kitchen areas.
The team also worked with Nouel to incorporate the expressive maximalism that the couple naturally gravitate toward.
Handcrafted furniture from Carl Hansen and a bed fitted with Kvadrat fabric and designed by Soren Rose Studio are some of the minimalist Nordic touches.
An elegant Morsøe fireplace is nestled in one corner, while off-the-grid equipment is tucked away in the back.
Light timber floors, white-painted MDF shelving and cabinets, as well as black metal accents, give the home a clean and contemporary appearance.
Full-height windows blur the distinction between indoor and outdoors in the living area.
In the living room, the team raised the firebox, cladded the hearth in a tactile plaster finish, and installed a floating limestone bench that wraps the column. On the left (unseen) is integrated firewood storage, and a cozy reading nook sits on the right. "The bench was designed to be used as a social space/lounge, and is well-used," says Coffey. The wood beams and red brick were scraped and stripped many times to remove the silver paint and reclaim a natural state.
At the other end of the home on the same level, a stove creates a cozy corner, while steps add another layer to the space.
The kitchen is layered with the living room—the counter space becomes the flooring in the living area, and steps are used as additional seating.
Inside, the open-plan layout features a kitchen which morphs into the living area with a raised built-in bench/reading nook, along with an upper level that overlooks the space.
WRJ Design led the interior design.
Bornstein’s living room features an intriguing collection of furniture. The sofa is made by Swedish manufacturer Ire. The 1970s wood burner was a secondhand store find, and the wood table, by Bruno Mattson, was found in a bin at a recycling station. He inherited the lounge chair from his parents.
The designers explain, “These steel windows played an integral part in making the interior feel larger and more open by blurring the boundaries between the interior and exterior.” A grey Halcyon Lake area rug, an oak chair from MAP, and Hans Wenger Wishbone chairs make for a simple, neutral palette. The painting over the fireplace is by Kate Hendry.
The sitting room is an updated homage to the past that references the home’s history while keeping a distinctly contemporary vibe. "However, she did want to make one room that felt old," explains Yun.
A small seating area is tucked into a loft-like space.
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This vacation villa is integrated into nature and is surrounded by sand dunes and heathlands.
A wood stove completes the enclosed room of the structure. Just two rooms make up The Phoenix: one open room and this enclosed room, home to minimal storage.
The simple interior decor, and natural materials like wood and stone help this holiday home harmonize with its environment.
The log-burner fireplace comes in handy during  the winter months.
Perhaps the family’s biggest priority was their connection to the outdoors. The north-facing facade is almost entirely made up of operable windows with screens for ventilation and—a favorite of Jeff, the family father—listening to the lullabye of cicadas and spring peeper frogs during the summer.

The joint living and dining area features a Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son, a Groundpiece sofa from Flexform, David Weeks' Tripod No. 303 floor lamp, and PP Møbler's Circle Chair and Fruit Table. The latter two are also by Hans Wegner.
On the top floor, a Cumberland chair by Thos. Moser faces a Room & Board ottoman, a Twiggy lamp by Foscarini, and a vintage sofa upholstered in cowhide.
The hexagonal wood paneling.
Available in sizes that range from 872-square-feet to 1,076-sqaure-feet, Iniö makes for a spacious holiday or permanent residence.
© Vojteck Ketz courtesy of Marta Nowicka & Co.
A sitting area with a stove creates a cozy sense of
A little cottage in North Carolina  is furnished with a cluster of wood-stump end tables by Urbia,  two Eames rockers, and a 16-H wood-burning stove by Stûv.


Scaly Mountain, North Carolina
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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 midcentury chairs, sofa, and coffee table in the living room were purchased at Guff in the East End of Toronto, where  the Loblaws live when they’re not at the cottage. The wood-burning stove is by Regency.
The double-height living room provided the perfect opportunity to combine the homeowners' love of art, literature, and travel, allowing them to fill the 24-foot shelves with books and collected artifacts. A wood-burning sustainable fireplace by Wittus adds a broad stroke of warmth.
Architect Per Bornstein and his daughter Velma relax in the living room. The woodburning stove was a second-hand store find. Photo by Pia Ulin.
Great Room with Living Room in foreground.  Kitchen at left and Dining Room at right with firepit at exterior beyond
The sitting area of a North Carolina residence designed by ASD/Sky.
Living area features a collection of chairs, rockers, sofas, and benches.
A specialist was hired to scrub layers of paint, plaster, and petroleum-based waterproof coating off the historic brickwork.
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New Haven, Connecticut
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A sandstone and travertine marble fireplace firmly anchors the entire living room while setting a warm and stylish tone to the house.
The gated mid-century estate combines stately scale with original features and era-sensitive updates, making it a Los Angeles mid-century marvel.
Living room opening out onto rear garden
Black slate hearth with wood stove.  Millwork pod conceals entertainment area when not in use

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.