191 Living Room Bench Medium Hardwood Floors Design Photos And Ideas - Page 2

“An important part of the work was to design large common spaces, and to be able to receive a large number of people,” note the architects. “The common spaces are designed for the coexistence between family and friends.”
The penthouse guest suite features breathtaking views and minimal furnishings.
Sited in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood, Publisher's Loft has been remodeled by Büro Koray Duman for a book publisher and furniture dealer couple, who share 2,500 books.
Living Area
Living Area
Beside one of the building's original stained-glass windows, a handmade "church banner" by Shelby Rodeffer pays homage to Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, and Tammy Wynette.
The existing living room received modern built-in storage and blue paint that syncs with the addition.
With a built-in window seat, the area is now a hub for entertainment and relaxation.
A warm, voluminous family room is located off the kitchen, overlooking beautiful ocean views.
DS House provides its inhabitants with a relaxed, private atmosphere. Planned Living Architects' extensive use of timber complements the raw, tactile character of the in situ concrete walls.
Each cabin comes equipped with a fully functional kitchen. Above, a wooden countertop echoes the hand-hewn, reclaimed wood on the walls, which was provided by John Loerchner's brother.
Expansive glazing fills the home with light and stunning views. The space opens to a deck for a seamless indoor/outdoor experience.
The great room's floors, ceilings, and beams are made of redwood sourced and milled on-site.
The architects dropped the floor of the lower level to create 10-foot-tall ceilings. The existing den and master bedroom now serve as a media room furnished with an Eero Saarinen table from Knoll, Bruno Hansen chairs, and an Original Timber Co. bench.
The minimalist living room includes built-in seating.
Lindi added some texture to the living room window nook with a lumbar pillow she sewed from a thrifted $4 shirt.
Clare Conklin's living room features subtle earth tones and a mix of wood finishes.
The abundance of natural light drifting in from above is enhanced in the first-floor communal areas, where the architects integrated an 11-foot-long, floor-to-ceiling window wall along the full length of the house.
At the bottom of the 34-foot light well sits an airy, open stage, which is a beloved spot for the family of musicians. “While the stage easily acts as a place for performance—from hosting a jam session to children’s impromptu concerts, it can also double as a seating area for the living room,” notes co-founder of Acre Architects Stephen Kopp. “We were part of a lecture that the client gave from the living room, and it really felt like an intimate fireside chat.”
A detail of the living room corner highlighting the built-in seating and corner table.
A Juliette balcony with double French doors allows the ocean breezes to fill this stylish retreat, which has high, vaulted ceilings.
The brushed brass drawer pulls are from Amazon.
The living room features full-height, wraparound walls of glass and elegant wood details—however, the highlight is a lovely bush-hammered concrete fireplace.
A view from the front of the Airstream towards the angled bathroom door in the rear. Note the small closet, perfect for hanging coats and boots, slotted between the door and the wood stove.
In the living room, the timber joinery continues and creates a sense of enclosure. The architects lined the opposite wall with a continuous bench seat to unify the open plan.
Upstairs, a curved wall clad in Silvertop ash joinery gently separates the living room from the kitchen and dining area. On the kitchen side, the wall hides the pantry and fridge.
A dramatic vaulted foyer leads to a formal sitting room flanked by two custom seating areas with built-in day beds and louvered sun screens.
The wall paneling and living room screens are a waxed white oak.
A limited budget restricted what Chris and Claude could do to the attic, but they managed to refinish the floors, change the lighting, and repaint the walls Chantilly Lace by Benjamin Moore.
The cozy living room is furnished with a hand-me-down couch with a cover purchased from Amazon. The ottoman is from TJ Maxx. The area rug, side table, and pillows are from Target.
A boldly patterned black-and-white cabinet is the star of this stair hall and entryway, which has accents of rich golds that shine against a neutral taupe wall. Sculptural light fixtures also help give the space a sense of personality and richness.
Artwork by Judith Wright, of Sophie Gannon Gallery, overlooks a side table from Douglas and Bec and a rug sourced at Halcyon Lake.
The living room received windows with deep reveals and a natural sand cement render to one wall to impart a "moodier" vibe.
All built-in furnishings were designed by the architects. The height-adjustable tables are from Billiani.
A daybed provides a sunny spot for reading and relaxing.
Breakfast bar seating lies next to a tiny, efficient kitchen.
The couple efficiently divided the space to create fully functional zones. This view is from the bed looking towards the other end of the Airstream.
The living room of J.Lo and A-Rod's Park Avenue apartment.
The corner living/dining room offers both north and east exposures with Central Park and city views.
Interior House
The common area in this penthouse by Studio RHE boasts a digital cube ceiling, stunning views, and an immense book collection by the bar.
The use of light colors on the walls and ceiling of The Pacific Pioneer by Handcrafted Movement keeps the two lofted sleeping spaces at either end of the tiny home from feeling claustrophobic, while the blues, greens, and natural wood of the furniture and cabinetry are simple but thoughtful.
Shinola’s Runwell turntables add a touch of retro intrigue.
The view from the cave-like nook towards the courtyard.
Board-formed concrete punctuates the home, including in the living room, where it frames the fireplace. The sofa is by Montauk.
An abundance of glazing pours light into the house. Hardwood floors are used throughout the home.
The second living room offers garden views.
This walkway leads across the hall and through a passageway to a room where the cats’ litter tray is kept.
“At the end of the cabinet, one finds a small compartment for their beloved dog, Lucky, to eat her meals," Choe shares. "The client told me their cat also likes to nap in this nook. This wasn't the intent, but I'm delighted that the cat has found a way to make a room out of it.”
On the second floor, the Megacabinet culminates in a desk with a buffet and a wine fridge, as well as a sofa with hidden storage.
Slim, white, brise soleil-like beams run along the length of the ceiling in the mid-section of the apartment.
From the living room wall, a panel folds down to reveal a bookshelf and form a table.
The furniture, the hand rail, the ladder, the HVAC box, and the sofa/bed combo are made of walnut.
By the Saey fireplace, a wicker chair from Malawi echoes the lines of Pinch’s Willo table. Matching other pieces to their line “is not an exact science,” Oona says, “just an innate reaction to things we love.”
The kitchen has a breakfast bar for casual dining.
This built-in seating area backs a dividing wall that sets off the kitchen and faces a brick inlay fireplace.
The floor-to-ceiling windows and sliders create seamless indoor/outdoor connection.

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.