263 Living Room Shelves Design Photos And Ideas

The shack is decorated with found and secondhand treasures from around the world. If the couple couldn’t find an item secondhand, they decided to make it themselves.
Sea breezes keep The Little Black Shack cool in summer, while a hand-built sandstone fireplace warms the property in winter.
With a wall mount kit and select blocks, the pieces can be attached to the wall.
Thanks to a spacious bookshelf and plenty of seating, this vibrant area is an inviting spot to read and relax.
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.
The living spaces are orientated to the north, while the bedrooms have been placed in the south of the home.
Cradle-to-cradle certified carpet from the Shaw Group adds a warm layer in the living room.
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.
Architect Grant explains that the recessed orange wall with built-in storage shelving is a counterpoint to the view of Boston in the opposite direction.
"One great thing about tiny homes is that you can do all the details," explains Latimer.
"Cornelia is a real rock star," says Latimer of his client-turned-friend. "She is one of the most amazing people I have ever met."
One challenge Latimer faced was that Funke wanted natural light, but also a sense of privacy.
The roundness of the house lends itself perfectly to an open, wallless floor plan.
A view from the second floor. Floor-to-ceiling windows keep the interiors bright and airy, while full height curtains provide protection from the heat of the sun.
The modules’ steel beams are painted Folkstone 6005 by Sherwin-Williams, while the walls are Decorator’s White by Benjamin Moore. Vitsœ shelving by Dieter Rams holds books and curios.
Eric Schneider and Michael Chen take in the space-efficient renovation.
For this 780-square-foot apartment Hong Kong apartment, local practice MNB Design Studio used plywood, smart storage solutions, and tapped into the principles of origami to create a highly structured, minimalist home.

Photo courtesy of Tobias Laarmann
Designers Sara and Rich Combs of The Joshua Tree House brought The Assembly to life with a soothing neutral color scheme and quirky vintage furnishings and decor.
Open shelves and sleek cupboards line one wall of the living room. The floor-to-ceiling glass door leads to the exterior courtyard, which is bounded by the perforated brick wall.
A planter is integrated under the open staircase leading to the upper floor, and a skylight in the roof illuminates the stairwell.
An unlikely modernist home in Columbus, Indiana.
Typical of bungalows, the entrance leads straight into the living room.
The team kept the entryway intact, but opened the living and dining spaces up to the kitchen by removing a section of the wall at the deck door. They also inserted custom-crafted shelving to enclose the modern couch and create a cozy atmosphere.
The entire parlor floor now serves as an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area.
Now virtually unrecognizable, the parlor floor is the home's open-plan living area. A formerly defunct fireplace was reactivated and clad with a custom-made, limestone mantle.
Natural ledgestone surrounds the fireplace in the living space
The home is an experiment in livable and attractive 3D printed architecture.
A great sense of space occupies the main volume of the home.
Details of the living room.
Subsequently, the home integrates a strong sense of the outdoors throughout.
The home is airy and bright—enveloped in natural lighting thanks to large expanses of glass and clerestory windows.
The spacious living room opens to the dining area which sits off the kitchen.
“With a single contribution of natural light -- the windowed facade facing street -- the apartment is designed to be 'turned' towards this light, with its glass rooms. Elements holding the old garage function were kept as witnesses and graphic structures of the apartment,” says Pelcé.
The concrete ceilings and beams from the original garage were retained.
A daybed is set along the southern wall, next to two translucent, battened screens, that when opened, present beautiful views of the Brisbane river.
On the southern side of the house is library and living room with a fireplace.
This half of the living room opens to the dining room area.
two sofas are placed back
The living room faces the rugged coastal.
A stepped library and lounge area.
Studio Batiik director Rebecca Benichou, explained that she was inspired by Moroccan style “even though no one noticed”.
The living room takes full advantage of the homes' stunning views.
Designed to adapt and expand with the changing needs and budget or its owner, Swallowtail’s structure, and floor plan allows for a flexible arrangement of furniture.
The living space opens to the patio and pool area.
An open plan kitchen, dining and living room features high wood-paneled ceilings and plenty of natural light.
Two sculptural wooden chairs face a wood-burning stove.
A vintage shelving unit provides storage and hallway separation.
The open-plan living room is anchored by a wood-burning two-sided fireplace.
In the living area, a cedar storage unit made by Grant features a five-by-five-foot sliding panel that conceals shelving and the television. “It’s a way to make it feel less like a TV room during the day,” Beer says. The sunken sofa—a throwback to the residents’ childhoods in the 1970s— is from the Houdini collection by King Living. The dining chairs were a secondhand purchase.
The living room features a double-height ceiling and anchored by the dual indoor-outdoor fireplace.
Built into the wall near the sofa bed is an electric fireplace with a smart TV above it.
A light blue sofa bed was purchased from IKEA.

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.