175 Living Room End Tables Pendant Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

To give the interior a more open and spacious feel, the team exposed the ceiling beams.
Formerly the garage, the new living room feels bright and spacious thanks to large windows, white walls, and a vaulted ceiling.
Globe pendant lighting adds an authentic midcentury touch.
The post-and-beam construction is highlighted by the use of white paint against the ceiling's natural wood finish, creating a chic, modern look.
The open-plan living room features expanses of glass, integrating the lush surroundings into the bright and airy space.
Expansive VistaLuxe® Collection windows provide an unobstructed view of the outdoors.
Here, you can see the spatial interplay of private and public rooms across the plan from the main bathroom through the pavilion to the landscaped setting beyond.
A look at the living areas with two smaller rooms crafted at one end of the pavilion volume—a ground-level kitchen and an upper-floor sitting room, which can be easily adapted as a bedroom and/or study.
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls on both sides of the main living room allow sweeping views straight through the house.
The drama of the exterior is matched by a breathtaking interior, where soaring ceilings and large stained-glass windows bring ample natural light and connection to the landscape indoors.
Living room: with oak herringbone floor, custom made 5 meter long tv-bench made of birch plywood. Treated with natural soap and osmo wax. Dining table also made of same materials with doubled 18 mm plywood glued together and added brass details. By creating an open space plan, the living room looks more spacious with the natural light added. LED lighting on the transition of wall/ceiling and on the tv bench.
Overall living area with dual aspects and connections to an interstitial garden court and rear landscaped yard beyond its concrete terrace
Floor-to-ceiling Lift/Slide doors by Weiland and clerestory glazing usher the outdoors in to the open-plan living and dining areas.
Slatted wood folding doors divide the public and private areas to create visual separation without compromising the home’s inherent openness.
The walls are white-painted sheetrock and the floors are lined with local pine.
Black Richlite also wraps around the living area as an interior band above the wooden shelf.
The stairs lead up to a home office that can be closed off with bespoke folding doors to become an extra bedroom for guests.
"Given we had a free-flowing, open-plan approach for this house, we wanted the furniture to reflect that also, with largely selected furnishings that were lightweight," say the architects, noting that many pieces have splayed legs.
This reading nook offers a calm environment to rest and relax.
A look at the small reading nook located on the level between the bedroom and ground floor.
The floors are built of exposed concrete, while the brick walls have been painted white.
The bright and airy interiors are a mix of lightly colored oak floors juxtaposed again dark fixtures and exposed steel beams.
Key pieces of joinery were used to visually distinguish the thresholds defining the foyer, living and dining areas, kitchen, butler’s pantry, and study.
Approaching the remodel with a less-is-more philosophy, Downie North did minimal alterations to make the building's existing 6,782-square-feet footprint more efficient and intuitive.
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Melanie van der Merwe of Women Unleashed furnished the interiors with bespoke and off-the-shelf pieces.
are counterbalanced by pared-down concrete flooring and exposed bulbs. In the living area (below), a Tolomeo lamp from Artemide sits near two Longreach sofas from Thonet. A slatted cedar balustrade stretches to the ceiling of the voluminous parlor.
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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.
The large pendant lamp was designed by Arik Levy for Vibia, and the TamTam floor lamp was designed by Fabien Dumas for Marset.
The living room features two sofas by Patricia Urquiola designed for Kettal and a Polder sofa by Hella Jongerius for Vitra. The Slow Chairs were designed by the Bouroullec brothers for Vitra.
The main floor has an open living, dining, and kitchen area with unobstructed views since support beams were unnecessary for the domed structure. The floors are concrete with a decorative finish.
A look at the living room looking toward the dining area.
The expansive open-plan living area is also bright and airy.
Wraparound windows and sliding glass doors lead to the mahogany deck, giving the home a strong sense of indoor/outdoor living.
The bed is attached to the ceiling and hangs on a platform two meters above the floor. Elevating the bed allows the main living areas and storage to be tucked below.
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.
The floor in which the living and dining rooms are located on is made of reclaimed wood. The space takes on a midcentury vibe and has been furnished with pieces from Brazilian designers from the 1950s and 60s, such as Jorge Zalszupin and Sergio Rodrigues.
A fluted glass partition separates an intimate lounge area adjacent the front lobby from the main public space.
The redesign of the staircase is a contemporary touch which could have just as easily existed in the home's original state. The wood slat screen blends with the wooden staircase and the wood ceiling opening the space and making it feel bigger—a huge improvement over the sheetrock wall that had been previously there.
Another original Eichler element which the homeowners have chosen to keep is the concrete masonry fireplace.
Upon entering the home, guests come into a bright and airy, double-height great room. Part of the challenge for the design was to figure out how to make each space feel separate while making the entire home feel cohesive.
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
The Kelleys furnished the cottage with help from Suzanne’s daughter Betsy Burbank of Betsy Burbank Interiors. Classic modernist icons, such as a Saarinen Womb chair for Knoll, a Herman Miller Eames lounge chair, and an Eileen Grey E1027 side table look at home alongside present-day pieces such as an Encore sofa (which handily folds down into a sleeping surface) from Room & Board and a Doka rug designed and produced by Stephanie Odegard. The Wohlert pendant lights from Louis Poulsen were designed by Vilhelm Wohlert in 1959, but grouped as such, they appear distinctly contemporary.
Terrazzo tile floors with solid brass are featured throughout the open plan layout. The cork inserts between the ceiling's vaulted beams were inspired by home's original design.
In the living room, guests gather on a matching ebony sofa and daybed from Hudson and a pair of Jorge Zalszupin lounge chairs. An Yves Klein coffee table—filled with the artist’s signature International Klein Blue pigment— provides a vivid burst amid otherwise organic tones. The walnut-and-bronze cabinetry is a custom design.
Faulkner employed a strategic use of concrete, steel, wood, and glass to avoid “dating” the property.

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.