82 Living Room Sectional Pendant Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

The living room.
A Bend Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia commands one corner of the second floor; joining it is a Maria Preciosa coffee table by Etel Carmona.
The staircase is hidden between wood paneled walls adorned with white, wooden slats, allowing light to filter into the stairway.
A large living space combines the best of all elements: exposed truss, steel framed windows, wood accents, simple pendant light,  and mod furnishings.
Set at a subtle angle to the barn, The northern façade of the main house is set at an angle to the barn and overlooks a large spring-fed swimming pond, rolling pastures, and the mixed northern hardwood forests that make up the property.
Recessed built-ins made of Douglas fir were milled by TJM Custom Interiors.
Interiors include an open floor plan, high ceilings, radiant heat, and hardwood floors throughout.
Existing 102-foot-long beams were sanded down to the bare wood and treated with a natural wax finish, exposing detail such as the big hex bolts joining them together.
The front great room is intentionally public; the furniture-like wall (inspired by Mies’ Farnsworth house) creates privacy for all other rooms—even with no window coverings. No rooms have interior walls that connect with the outer perimeter of the house, echoing a design element of our 1958 E. Stewart Williams house in Palm Springs, CA.
Designed with a lean-to roof, the house is composed of two volumes of different heights conjoined at a slight angle to form an arc.
The tongue-and-groove ceiling is an authentic midcentury touch, while clerestory windows help keep the living area bright.
Elegant, cream and white colored sofa and chairs, and wood details compliment the raw concrete fitouts beautifully.
The existing space's concrete floors and zinc windows were restored.
Vintage Beni Ourain rug and custom scaffold plank floor to ceiling shelving by alexander design and PSS Design Cult.
When the doors are shut, the sleeping areas are completely concealed.
A cabinetry wall  is constructed with marine plywood.
Living Level
The living area now feels open and bright and showcases the couple’s appreciation for furniture design and artwork. The family opted for a Camber sectional and rug from Design Within Reach, coffee table from Steven Alan Home, and replica Eames Lounge to outfit the space.
Pineus and Duncanson converse in their open-plan kitchen-dining space, where Duplex bar stools by Javier Mariscal add a touch of whimsy. A Mamma Cloud chandelier by Frank Gehry hangs above a La Basilica table by Mario Bellini.
Friday 1 chairs by Avenue Road face far-reaching views.
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
A Town and Country Fireplace anchors the living room, providing a warm space to enjoy the views of the outdoors.
The main room is conceived as a series of revolving scenes, bracketed by cabinets and a wall of FilzFelt, layered in panels to dampen sound.
When a Manhattan family approached Frame Design Lab to create a more private master bedroom, they imagined the firm would simply rework a few closet walls. Instead, partners Nina Cook John and Anne-Marie Singer proposed a bold plan to divide the space by adding a 60-square-foot unit in the middle of the floor plan to reorganize the flow.
In the open living-dining area, a sofa by Antonio Citterio joins a Metropolitan chair and ottoman, all from B&B Italia. A Big Bang fixture from Foscarini hangs above the dining room table, designed by Feldman and surrounded by chairs from Ligne Roset.
The living room features a roomy Scandinavia sofa from Bolia and vintage glass pendants from Holmegaard. The original gold stucco wall frames are accented with Farrow & Ball paint in Mole’s Breath.
A piece by John Belingheri hangs in the living room of the Bancroft family’s home, which is centered by an Antonio Citterio sofa and Robert Marinelli tables.
The double-height great room encompasses much of the completely renewed section in the middle of the home—which includes the living, dining, and kitchen spaces. Since the existing floor slabs had cracks in them, Jay and Melissa floated new concrete floor slabs over the existing. They replicated the original as close as possible, and polished the final result.
From the dining room, you can see the connected living room and part of the custom storage they installed out of a white oak veneer.
The living area includes a red Canyon sectional by Bensen and a Pensi ceiling fan  by Modern Fan Company.
A lift raises and lowers a large metal panel that hides the TV.
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
The sunny double height living space features custom concrete tiles,  plaster walls with built-in niche storage, and a custom slatted wood door leads to an indoor storage area.
Set high in Crestwood Hills, Richard Neutra’s 1956 Adler House underwent a faithful restoration by Tyler and Margaret Lemkin. Using archival photos by Julius Shulman as a guide, they set out to refresh as many original details as possible, such as a built-in bench.
Furniture groupings and bright, dramatic accents—like the sapphire banana-fiber rug by Kamy Maison in the main living area—further divide the interior into distinct yet flexible stations. The trio of seating options includes wood-and-cane Cosme Velho armchairs by Claudia Moreira Salles, a plush Soft Dream leather sofa by Antonio Citterio for Flexform, and a blue Fergana sofa by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso. Just beyond, a Fina table, also by Salles, joins Marta chairs by Aristeu Pires and Torch pendants by Sylvain Willenz to form the dining area.
The settings for the Haiku Senseme fan by Big Ass Solutions can be adjusted via an app.
Graham Hill, a sustainability advocate whose TED talks have delved into the benefits of living small, put his own lessons into practice at his 350-square-foot apartment, which he shares with his partner and two dogs. Quick transitions, like drawing the FilzFelt curtain, convert the living space into a bedroom.
Jay and Jaclyn Lieber worked with Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir and Tryggvi Thorsteinsson of Minarc to design a house using the designers’ mnmMOD panels, which can be assembled with a screw gun.
In the living room, Hansen’s convertible Night couch and coffee table join a Black Marble rug by Suki Cheema and Slovenian Bear from Charles Fréger’s Wilder Mann series.
Goneau highlighted the red brick wall in the living room by leaving it bare and protecting it behind museum-quality glass. The space also features a floor-to-ceiling window that’s coated on the outside with a reflective film, letting residents keep their curtains open by day without fear of being seen from the street. The green sofa is by St-Laurent Domison and the white oak chairs are by Hans Wegner. All other furniture is custom.
The ceiling is prefinished rift white oak. The walls at the back of the space conceal the powder room and media room.
The team’s design philosophy was “not to have too many ideas,” and instead focus on a few key aesthetic moves that would be carried through the entire space. The lower living level features a full-wall storage system and statement hearth on a concrete platform. Sectional seating offers sweeping city views of Karakoy, including an old Armenian church and Galata Tower.

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.

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