44 Living Room Light Hardwood Floors Recessed Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

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.

Family room at third level.  Laundry concealed behind panels at left
Entertainment and dining spaces sit below the angular roof in the penthouse.
In the living room, layers of plaster were removed to expose the original brick fireplace surround, and a brick step was added; the black metal gas insert is by Heat & Glo. Tablo Tables from Normann Copenhagen sit on a rug from Safavieh, and the light fixture was designed and fabricated by Nathan Warner of Warbach.
Media Room/ Library/ Guest Suite
Living Room
Fronting Alamo Square Park, the living room’s pitched ceiling creates an expansive space for socializing and relaxing. The space is accented by a custom sofa and window seat by Franciscan Interiors, rocking chairs from B&B Italia, a Lake low credenza by BDDW. The fireplace-adjacent bench seating is upholstered in William Yeoward Alverdia fabric in Ocean, complementing the teal accents in the adjoining dining room and kitchen.
The custom-made sofa in the open-plan living area, with its brass back detail, was originally going to be an Eames Compact couch. But when its exposed back was deemed visually objectionable, Girard modified the piece to suit the room.
Living Room
Living room with see-through fireplace.
Living Room
The exterior field stone wraps into the interior here, further blurring the line between indoors and out.
Living room with linear tray ceilings with LED uplighting. Modern fireplace with stacked tile surround.
In the newly built media room, lower ceilings and natural wood flooring make for a straightforward character shift. “We always liked John’s minimalism,” adds Dave, and even such slight differentiation ably signals the transition to the home’s more private spaces.
The living-room sofa is by the New York–based designer Stanley Jay Friedman.
In the living area, a restored Milo Baughman sofa and a Nelson Platform bench join an Ortal fireplace.
Sonos speakers are wired throughout the house, complemented  by Magico S3 standing speakers in  the family room. The leather Lama lounger is by Ludovica  and Roberto Palomba for Zanotta.
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Livingroom
Living room with floor to ceiling windows.
Family Room
The soaring great room features a large fireplace and elegant arched windows opening to the pool and ocean beyond.
In the living room, there's a black leather Le Corbusier lounge and a Minotti sofa set.
A light-filled living room has been exquisitely reimagined with contemporary appeal. Sliding pocket doors open to a balcony revealing sweeping city views.

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