123 Living Room Shelves Sofa Design Photos And Ideas

This half of the living room opens to the dining room area.
The living room faces the rugged coastal.
The living room takes full advantage of the homes' stunning views.
The living space opens to the patio and pool area.
Two sculptural wooden chairs face a wood-burning stove.
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.
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.
To one side of the entrance door is a large, light blue, chaise lounge-style sofa bed.
A second-floor living space.
The dark woodwork added to the appreciation of the home's Hudson River views.
A wood-burning stove keeps the living room extra-warm and cozy in winter.
Media Room
Stairs lead up to the upper level.
The light-filled living room, with a London stocks brick wall, vintage mid century furnishings and modern Scandi decorative touches.
Family Room
Now, looking towards the front of the bus, two couches face each other. The couches can seat the whole family and also be converted into a full-sized bed, if needed. There is storage in the couch bases and a shoe shelf by the front door. The Mayes Team writes on their blog: "This has been such a blessing and has helped us to keep the bus organized."
A raw steel box inserted into one of the concrete walls serves as a storage system for the owners’ collection of rare vintage vinyl records.
In the living room, ethereal white curtains soften the severity of the concrete walls.
The voluminous living room has plenty of windows, letting in an abundance of natural light.
Behind the wooden bookshelf in the living lounge, is a hidden staircase that leads up to the workspace.
A view from the interior of the original home.
The Annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale
A lounge is furnished with a Mags Soft sofa, an Ella coffee table, and a pair of Ray Lounge Chairs by Foersom Hiort-Lorenzen, all from Hay, and a Wow ottoman and tabletop by Pedrali.
The fireplace becomes a quiet, sculptural accent in the main living space.
Mid-century modern furniture, including a Fat Chance Sofa and Chair, an Eames surfboard coffee table, and a Gino Sarfatti Triennale Lamp by Arteluce, decorate the living room.
The interior of the space is filled with natural light thanks to the vaulted ceiling. The owner's work space resides in an upper loft, a volume highlighted by salvaged wood panels.
London studio AMA uses bold Bauhaus colors to invigorate Chevron House, a five-bedroom home in a brick Edwardian building in West London.
Apartment #3 has a distinctly retro vibe.
A contemporary glass-encased fireplace in this Zermatt villa acts as a partition that divides the living lounge from the dining area.
Designed by London architect John Pawson, this home in Saint Tropez has a freestanding fireplace framed by clean lines and bright white walls that acts as the heart a dynamic open-plan living room.
Built-in storage solutions and floating shelves provide ample storage in the main living space.  Homerwood Hickory flooring and exposed structure reach outwards to the views beyond.
The windows on the right look out to Manhattan. The blue Acapulco chair echoes the aquatic tones of the bathroom tiles.
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Built in wood shelving sits below clerestory windows, opposite a large brick fireplace with a sculptural chute.  Expansive windows provide views of the Bay beyond.

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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