44 Living Room Light Hardwood Floors Sectional Standard Layout Fireplace Design Photos And Ideas

The combined living, dining, and kitchen areas take up the main floor. "The goal for the design was to feel [as though you are] outside," says Dignard. Large, sliding glass doors capture the view and lead to an exterior deck.
The ceiling height was lowered over the seating area in the living room to create a cozy enclosure there, while double-height windows on the perimeter bring in yet more light.
A look back at the atrium on the left and the foyer on the right—sleek, built-in storage lines the entry on one side, opposite a two-sided fireplace.
The design team added new perimeter window openings to encourage light into the home wherever possible.
The wood-wrapped footbridge on the floor above defines the passage into the living room.
In the living room, ethereal light fixtures by Ay illuminate are made from bamboo and handwoven cotton.
A substantial sandstone fireplace grounds the voluminous living room.
The active family had just returned from a three-year stint in Amsterdam and wanted a low-maintenance weekend retreat that would "give us energy and not take it away," explains Sara, who is the president of vintage-inspired home decor company Schoolhouse.
Thirteen windows in the apartment help maximize the fantastic views. The seating—including a sectional from West Elm and daybed from BoConcept—is now complemented by a fireplace specified by the firm.
After purchasing the historic property in 2015, the Glee star completely remodeled the space for contemporary living. Fashion stylist and interior decorator Estee Stanley assisted with establishing the home’s aesthetic.
The sunken living room is filled with light and leafy greenery.
Dark wood credenza in living room.
Living room with tone-on-tone navy walls and sofa.
Living Room with tone-on-tone navy walls and and accent chairs upholstered in Hermes fabric.
A stone fireplace adds warmth to the large living area.
Light wood flooring warms the interior. A Baccarat chandelier hanging over the dining table adds a bit of sparkling star quality.
The high-ceilinged living space is designed for comfortable entertaining and features light wood paneling, a marble-framed fireplace, and an elegant bar off to the side.
The open-plan living space is anchored by a black brick fireplace with a sleek modern profile. Muddox makes the commercial wire-cut thin bricks in ebony with liquid black added to the mortar mix. The Studio Floor Lamp is from Schoolhouse.
Alpine Noir by Casework
Le LAD whitewashed and preserved this stone wall to serve as a reminder of the building’s heritage.
The row of storage continues into the living area. The sofa and ceramic coffee table are both from French designer Christophe Delcourt. The gray wall lamp is from Le Corbusier and the paper lantern is by Isamu Noguchi.
An organic color scheme and natural materials echo the great outdoors.
The double height hearth divides the main living spaces from the private bedrooms.
Walnut storage, both open and closed, frames a black-painted wall with a fireplace at its center. The wall treatment can also hide a future television. "A dark wall is a great way to keep a large screen from feeling like a big black hole on the wall," notes the firm.
Large living spaces embody modern comfort.  A stone clad wood-burning fireplace, lush furnishings in rich colors, soft textiles, and custom built-ins create a retreat worth staying in.
The roofs of both wings converge at the garden to create a continuous porch around the house.
The tongue-and-groove ceiling has been painted a crisp white, helping the interiors to encompass a bright, airy feel.
The chimney is clad in stone, with a fireplace on each floor, and can be seen through the large skylight in this living space.
The opening to the dining area has been increased, and the square footage added to the original footprint has allowed for a grand staircase that now connects the lower level.
Silver opened up and vaulted the ceiling, which instantly created a bright and airy, modern interior. He also centered the picture window and added sliding doors that lead out to two separate outside patios.
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Matali Crasset’s Lanterne suspension fixture in the spruce-paneled stairwell was originally created for a French cathedral.
Pine chairs designed by Axel Einar Hjorth in the 1930’s flank ceramist Armelle Benoit’s stoneware fireplace with enameled hood.
Pine chairs designed by Axel Einar Hjorth in the 1930’s flank ceramist Armelle Benoit’s stoneware fireplace with enameled hood.
In the living room, a vintage Paul McCobb sofa, a Gio Ponti side table, and an Eames lounge echo the home’s midcentury architecture—as does the thrifted red Florence Knoll Parallel Bar sofa that lends the room a shot of color.
The sofa is from Cantoni, the rug is from Restoration Hardware, and the Tolomeo floor lamp is by Michele 

De Lucchi for Artemide. The large windows in the background and throughout the house are from Western Window Systems.
A sofa from Design Within Reach opposes a Hi Turn chair by Bensen in the living room.
“We wanted to keep the color palette light and neutral by using a bright white for the walls and a subtle off-white for the cabinets,” Arbib says. “We also chose to accent the space with natural materials, from the white-washed oak floors and clear-coated pine accent wall to the steel fireplace and stair rails.”
Looking west, this home catches a glimpse of the Manhattan Beach shoreline, through the traditional steel windows.

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.