21 Living Room Ottomans Accent Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

Thanks to an extensive DIY renovation, a 480-square-foot homestead in Joshua Tree, California, receives a stunning new look.
Rich, barn-like wooden beams punctuate the sleek, airy interiors, adding texture and character. Pops of color from the bright pink sofas, combined with the hand-knotted rugs, add a sense of luxury to the polished concrete floors.
living room and kitchen
living room with navy blue couch, original artwork, and crown molding
The use of the perforations throughout the home help to intensify the light through various aperture dimensions. They also led to the project's name: The Perf House.
Media Room
An orange Ligne Roset Sofa provides a comfortable space for rest and relaxation.  A triangular window provides a picture of the tree canopy beyond, while drawing in natural light.
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The luminous living area of 409 Vanderbilt Avenue.
A custom fireplace and media cabinet fabricated from raw steel is recessed into a wall of reclaimed wood planks from a deconstructed building outside Vancouver, BC.

The wood burning fireplace is somewhat contrary to  “sustainable” design, however, with winter winds downing trees there is an abundant supply of firewood and an occasional winter fire is enjoyed!
Family room at third level.  Laundry concealed behind panels at left
Living Room
A large corner fireplace with exposed flue grounds the great room, while carefully located windows allow for light and views without compromising privacy.

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.