201 Living Room Sofa Storage Design Photos And Ideas

The retro-chic vibe of Copenhagen's Hotel Alexsandra
Cozy textures like rattan and fur give each apartment complex a homely feel.
Full-height windows provide the living room with lots of natural lighting. A generous fireplace anchors the room.
On the second floor, the Megacabinet culminates in a desk with a buffet and a wine fridge, as well as a sofa with hidden storage.
The entrance to the home leads to an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area.
Radiant floor heating, a high-efficiency boiler, a heat recovery ventilator, and a convection wood stove work to conserve energy.
Large windows provide natural light while showcasing the spectacular landscape that surrounds the property.
Jon's living room is anchored with a double-faced concrete masonry chimney with indoor and outdoor functionality. The steel stairs on the left lead up to a mezzanine study area.
Studio B repurposed and reupholstered much of the existing owners' furniture. Wire-brushed, white oak flooring, cabinetry, and millwork provide cohesiveness throughout the space.
Soft earthy browns can bring a masculine feel to living rooms and studies. Choose wood veneers, furniture, or woven textiles in earthy browns to give spaces a grounded feel. For midcentury brown paint colors, try Behr's Cocoa Shell (HDC-AC-05) or Wright Oak Bark (FLLW623).
This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that strikes surprising contrast to its austere, angular exterior.
To make the space feel larger, the couple opted for white walls and a minimal color palette.
An Eames lounge and a rug from HD Buttercup.
The floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto the stone terrace and provide a strong connection with the outdoors.
Clerestory windows line the top edge of the room.
Expansive windows on both sides of the open living area bring the outside in. Marvin doors, the Ultimate Swinging French door, flank the mahogany-wrapped fireplace and provide easy access to the screened porch.
"From the sofa in the lounge you can actually look above and beyond the kitchen area at the view through the high windows," said Taugbøl. The built-in oak cabinetry is custom and the suspended, rotating, open-faced fireplace is the Ergofocus model from French company Focus.
Most of the furnishings are from from Globe West.
The interior stonework echoes the exterior, so that it feels as though the structure has been carved from the hillside.
Retractable walls allow the interior to fluidly merge with its natural surroundings. Per the architects: "While trying to always maintain the relationship between built and wild, the indoors opens completely to allow the breeze and the red sunset light to inundate the space."
The cedar-clad interior provides protection from the sun and orients views towards the ocean.
The renovation opened the kitchen to the living space and added an island for increased prep and storage space.
The home has the feel of a time capsule.
A close-up of the entry. Note the organization tricks for a small space, such as the tray, wall hooks and message board, and paper catchall.
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."
The settings for the Haiku Senseme fan by Big Ass Solutions can be adjusted via an app.
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.
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.
The leather pull door handle is from Spinneybeck.
The leather sofas in the living area are designed by Brazilian designer Jose Rodrigues.
The living lounge opens to a small balcony.
The walls of the study are painted a moody grey-blue.
High ceilings with exposed rafters let the Granny Pad live larger than its small footprint, while strategically placed windows and skylights bring in lots of natural light. The couch is from West Elm and the coffee table is a Room and Board find.
Now House features a wide range of products, including decorative accessories, furniture, rugs, bedding, and more.
A Cosmorelax Essex sofa sits in the living area, along with Maxalto Fulgens armchairs.
The crisp white walls contrast beautifully with the warm wooden floors throughout.
The lower level also features has a board-formed concrete fireplace.
A home near Rye, England, opens onto a deck through a Sunflex door. The living room features a sofa by Terence Woodgate, 620 chairs by Dieter Rams for Vitsœ, and an Oluce Atollo 239 lamp by Vico Magistretti. The wood-burning fireplace sits along one wall in the room, with a bright orange flue acting as a sculptural focal point.
When the husband-and-wife team behind Austin-based Co(X)ist Studio set out to remodel their 1962 ranch-style house, they wanted to update it to suit their modern lifestyles—as well as demonstrate the design sensibilities of their young firm. The original home was dim, compartmentalized, and disconnected from the outdoors. Architects Frank and Megan Lin opened up the floor plan, created an addition, and built an expansive back porch, using several reclaimed materials in the process.
Buble Blob sofa, Duke coffee table, and black leather Pelle Plus chair by Arketipo.
Dawnsknoll optimizes the capture of natural light and cross ventilation, keeping down electrical costs. Interior/exterior courtyards, as well as the master and living room sliders, help circulate breezes. Sustainable heating is also introduced through radiant floor heating and domestic water heating throughout the house.
A view of the dining area and living space from the kitchen. The floors are polished concrete while the walls are lined in baltic birch. The lighting is by Hamster.
In the living area is a U-shaped, multi-use couch that can be easily turned into a guest bed when needed.
A hanging fireplace in Madrona brings warmth while staying compact.
White resin was used for the flooring in the living room.
The open-plan living room features a wall of glass with sliding doors that lead out to a pool.
Crittall windows cast playful sun squares along the floors, and deep exposed joists imbue the interiors with a warm golden glow.
The building was constructed with energy-, water-, and resource-efficient materials, as well as with materials and systems that reduced indoor air pollution.
The dining table is the Bonaldo Tracks table, while the dining bench is from IKEA. The window seat provides additional seating.
Fitted with a new black-framed window unit, the new, light-filled living room features a sofa and coffee table from Beitili.
"There are two potential places to sleep in Marjorie, one is where the table is, but our favorite is where the two sofas are," says Bonnie. "I installed a small ledge right beneath the cushion and had a piece of wood cut to match its size. It lives underneath one of the cushions and at night, we slide it out to make a bed. The back cushions fit side by side on top of the wood to make it a complete king-size bed!"

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.