18 Living Room Medium Hardwood Floors Ottomans Pendant Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

Walnut floors run throughout the home, creating a seamless transition between the living room and open kitchen.
In the living and dining area of Jean Risom's Block Island family retreat, mostly vintage Risom furnishings share space with a few new additions, the view facing north is framed by the wall of glass.

Photo by: Floto + Warner
Prominent windows provide views of the surrounding cityscape and plenty of natural light.
The open-concept living space is filled with natural light.
This bright suite features a furnished balcony.
The picture rail and skirting board painted in khaki green frame the space, while the neutral walls make the trio of arched stone windows the standout feature of the room.
Black Richlite also wraps around the living area as an interior band above the wooden shelf.
The living room boasts original wood paneled ceiling and walls, and beautiful built-in bookshelves.
The living room takes full advantage of the homes' stunning views.
The upper level is home to the dining room, living room, and kitchen.
Horner remembers his first visit to the home: "The architecture in the main living area was fantastic, and we just wanted to preserve that and concentrate on the areas of the home that were ill-considered."
In the living room, the designers preserved the existing Douglas fir paneling on the ceiling and walls, the fireplace, and the firewood niche. The cooler tones in the sofa from Design Within Reach, rug from Kush Rugs, and knitted poufs from SMG Collective balance out the wood and dial up the cozy factor.
On one end of the top-floor communal space is a white volume that neatly contains the kitchen, pantry, and toilet.
Built in wood shelving sits below clerestory windows, opposite a large brick fireplace with a sculptural chute.  Expansive windows provide views of the Bay beyond.
A classic piece like this Eames lounge chair appears dressed down next to a hammock in the office space. Also featured are wooden office chairs by Norman Cherner.
Interior

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.