33 Living Room Bench Light Hardwood Floors Ceiling Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

A large built-in sofa, inspired by the work of  Donald Judd, divides the kitchen from the living room while still allowing a visual connection.
The two yellow hanging pendants contrast with the light green and hint at the punches of yellow also found in the bathroom.
An organic color scheme and natural materials echo the great outdoors.
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.
In the living room, a Nelson bench doubles as a coffee table, and a wood-burning stove from Cleanburn Stoves set in a white brick hearth keeps the space warm.
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
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Main living room view.
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For this 780-square-foot apartment Hong Kong apartment, local practice MNB Design Studio used plywood, smart storage solutions, and tapped into the principles of origami to create a highly structured, minimalist home.
Instead of providing the same view throughout the house, the design creates thoughful framed views of the surroundings.
A pullout desk is hidden underneath one of the shelves.
The cabinet doors slide to reveal book shelves.
The fully-concealed workstation and storage next to a bench seat.
The log-burner fireplace comes in handy during  the winter months.
Architect: Waind Gohil + Potter Architects
Photography: Anthony Coleman
A fireplace in the living lounge.
Four rows of narrow “light shelves,” a stylistic signature of Stillwater Dwellings, wrap around a corner wall in the double-height living room. A modular carpet by FLOR covers eucalyptus planks from Cali Bamboo. The leather Violino sofa was purchased at an overstock warehouse.
Though the apartment only has windows on one side, Chantilly Lace white paint by Benjamin Moore keeps things bright. In the dining area, a Highwire Tandem chandelier by Apparatus hangs over a live-edge dining table by Uhuru.
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The husband’s home office is furnished by a Toot lounge chair by Piero Lissoni for Cassina, a vintage Desk BO69 by Finn Juhl, and a Swivel chair by Hans Wegner. A custom picture rail, filled with family photos, is made of bands of wood that keep contents in place.
Entry foyer, suggesting a visual cue to turn the corner, but allowing for privacy upon entry.
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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.