358 Living Room Ottomans Design Photos And Ideas

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Potrero Residence Living-Dining-Kitchen
main living room space with custom curtain wall
living room and kitchen
The cozy, birch plywood lined interior lets in views in all weather. The simple built-in ladder leads to a discreet hatch that opens for rooftop access.
A cozy mix of textures beckons from the living room.
Now the living area flows gracefully into the dining room and connects the view to the backyard. The new eight-foot by 11-foot window on the back wall ensures lots of natural light and "a true indoor-outdoor feel," says Naber. "We have beautiful sunsets and love being able to look out the windows into our backyard."
Wooden ceilings ground some of the home's more industrial features in its organic setting.
"We are able to...take full advantage of the northern orientation, introducing passive solar design techniques, which allows the design to maximize its thermal efficiency," says MODO founder Michael Ong.
We also wanted to marry the painterly piece of art behind the sectional with some new elements, so we chose accessories that would mimic the patterns and shapes in the composition. Various textures were utilized to add some organic, natural arrangements to the living space and make it feel more relaxed.
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“We designed a column-free interior space for the entire upper floor, indoor and outdoors, to connect the spaces. This structural approach, which includes outdoor space in the span of a roof system, is unusual. The seven sliding glazed panels at the rear and corner of the house allow it to open up onto large exterior spaces,” says McLeod.
The couple snagged their Womb chair, a floor model, on sale.
The interior boasts an industrial aesthetic achieved by the exposed brick wall, concrete surfaces, and copper finishes.
The lobby salon has been arranged like a series of living rooms, and includes one-of-a-kind artwork and furnishings.
White shelving blends in seamlessly with the crisp, white walls.
Thanks to the glazed partition, views from the living room continue directly into the kitchen area and bedroom.
Bold, saturated tones contrast beautifully with the metallic finishes and neutral colors that characterize the furnishings in the living room.
A cozy family room has been created off the kitchen, and includes a custom built-in breakfast nook and sofa.
Here is a peek at the living room looking toward the entry.
The original double-sided fireplace was wrapped in plaster for an updated look. Yet, it was kept in the same location, as the home maintained its original footprint throughout the remodel.
The vaulted ceiling adds an expansive airy feel that the original home lacked. Now, the wall of windows perfectly frames the gorgeous overlook.
This area now makes a beautiful spot to curl up and read a book.
A vintage bamboo outdoor sofa, lounge chairs, and a coffee table sit together in the Veranda.
At the back of the living area is a volume shaped like a wooden house, which contains the kitchen, storage space, and a bedroom.
living room with navy blue couch, original artwork, and crown molding
Shane and Claire have a one-year-old son, Malcolm.
The interior living room, on the reverse of the double-sided fireplace.
Contemporary materials like concrete and steel are a wonderful contrast to the ancient stone walls.
The second loft can hold two single mattresses.
They started with the 24-feet Payette model and made the lofted areas higher by expanding the standard gable roofline to allow for more headroom.
The couple were impressed by one of TruForm's earlier projects, a Payette model named "Tess." While they adored Tess’s excellent craftsmanship, they knew they needed more space for their growing children, so they experimented with a variety of customization options using TruForm's online design feature.
Thirty-foot ceilings feature skylights for increased natural lighting. The walls are paneled in larch and provide concert-hall quality acoustics, and the floors are a polished black concrete.
A wall of windows frames the spectacular view of the lake and imparts a dynamic sense of place throughout the open-plan living area.
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.
Large picture windows in the open living room frame the surrounding forest.
Another original Eichler element which the homeowners have chosen to keep is the concrete masonry fireplace.
The angled fireplace is clad in Grove Brickworks field tile from Waterworks – laid vertically with no grout in between.
Poured concrete floors and crisp, white plastered walls have been used to give the interiors a bright and fresh look.
A vintage Womb Chair was reupholstered with a nubby custom fabric from Cowtan & Tout. The floor lamp is from Atelier de Troupe, and the rug is a vintage Moroccan flatweave.
On one end of the top-floor communal space is a white volume that neatly contains the kitchen, pantry, and toilet.
The upper floor has high ceilings, and is designed as a single, flowing space that opens seamlessly to the outdoors on all sides.
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.
The designers explain, “These steel windows played an integral part in making the interior feel larger and more open by blurring the boundaries between the interior and exterior.” A grey Halcyon Lake area rug, an oak chair from MAP, and Hans Wenger Wishbone chairs make for a simple, neutral palette. The painting over the fireplace is by Kate Hendry.
In the living area, Mori pendants by Rich Brilliant Willing hang above an Erased Heritage rug by Jan Kath.
A Penobscot Bay swing hangs beside the dining table in the porch.
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Rockport, Massachusetts
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017

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.