400 Living Room Sofa Recessed Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

The lower level also features has a board-formed concrete fireplace.
The simple indoor/outdoor material palette consists of horizontal, natural cedar anchored by board-formed concrete. "The cedar siding was an easy pick, adding some warmth to the gray concrete, but also making the house blend with nature. We chose a non-knotty cedar for a more modern appearance," says Axboe.
A centralized fireplace was built into a custom, multi-purpose cabinet welded from sheets of hot-rolled steel. It stores firewood, holds a TV, and even acts as a guardrail for the staircase.
The stylish Presidential suite features a sofa and chairs from Lignet Roset.
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.
Interior finishes include wide-plank European white oak flooring, Pietra Serena limestone slab inlays, rift cut white oak cabinetry, and wax steel detailing.
Jones' original Lido design featured a massive angled skylight that bathed the front patio in natural light. While the skylight is now covered up, the outline can still be seen.
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.
New cork floors replaced the original carpet in the second unit.
In the living area is a U-shaped, multi-use couch that can be easily turned into a guest bed when needed.
The living room in Trillium.
The Trillium is an off-grid ready building that creates enough solar energy to offset the main house's electricity usage.
"The wood adds warmth and consistency to the space, balancing the tough exterior," explains architect Harley Graham.
The Great Room is stylishly fitted out with a Holly Hunt coffee table, Stefan Heiliger "De Sede" chairs, Thayer Coggin Lloyd sofas, a Robert James Nantucket Occasional Table, and sconces by Lianne Gold for Ralph Pucci.
The massive, thermally broken steel windows were installed by crane.
A large piece of natural granite bedrock forms the backdrop to the game room, which is furnished with Round Iron Gear Table by Jerome Abel Segun and a Thayer Coggin 'Baxter' sofa. "This large element in the game room features a small bar area which is also the transition zone from the sophisticated finishes of the majority of the house to a mine shaft theme, as one travels back into the mechanical area along rough-cut bedrock walls," adds the firm.
The open-plan living areas feature rift sawn white-oak floors, teak ceilings, and plaster walls that provide a soft contrast to the hard steel-beams and lines.
Recessed lighting keeps the interiors elegant and bright.
Sliding doors lead to the central courtyard, providing easy indoor/outdoor living and effortless entertaining.
living area
The residence mitigates the slope with split-level organization. The living room and media room (pictured here) are located a few steps down from the kitchen and dining area on the ground floor.
A powder room is sandwiched between the dining room and den.
Large sliding glass doors flank both sides of the open-plan living space.
To give the interior a more open and spacious feel, the team exposed the ceiling beams.
Interiors were designed by Kristin Kilmer Design, Inc.
Greene's golden retriever, Hudson, hanging out in the living room.
Across from the entrance door is the kitchen, which features a sink, small oven, hot water tank, fridge, and gas hobs.
Living Room
The second-story walkway connects to a loft sitting area in the Shamberg House that overlooks views of the Great Room and opens up to a balcony.
Fleetwood sliding pocket-doors erase the boundaries between indoor/outdoor living in the great room.
Verano-brushed 12x24 limestone flooring lines the great room. Ample glazing lets in plenty of natural light.
In the main living areas, the concrete slab floor was scored and given a coat of white resin.
From the open-plan living and dining area to the adjoining bedroom, the owner can enjoy spectacular views of the sea.
A non-load bearing window wall—a characteristic feature of Usonian houses—dominates the living room.
Strategic placement of voids enhances the sense of expanded space.
The blue cabinets of the kitchen run through into the living area with a softer natural oak top tying the room together. A modular sofa can be moved in different configurations.
Blair was known for his use of granite stone walls, which are hollow in the center to provide a thermal break between the interior and exterior.
Living room from front door framing the landscape.
Numazu Club in Numazu, Japan
A cozy den with an original fireplace sits just off the kitchen. The fireplace, which appears in photographs taken by Shulman, originally had a two-story tall flue and was suspended from chains. Now, it sits securely on a stone platform and the flue ends at the first-floor ceiling.
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls on both sides of the main living room allow sweeping views straight through the house.
The homeowners are avid readers, and built-in book storage and reading nooks cater to their lifestyle, adding warmth to the interiors.
Expansive walls of glass and sliding doors that lead to the large exterior patio create a strong sense of indoor/outdoor living.
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
The neutral color palette was carried over to the interior design, a collaborative effort between Connie Wone, the senior interior designer at Swatt Miers Architects, and Elisa Chambers of Snake River Interiors.
A view of the living area from the kitchen. The luxury gas fireplace is from Ortal.
A soaring ceiling delivers a sense of drama to the open-plan great room.
Although this living space is open to the open-plan kitchen/dining area, the change in levels between the two rooms makes it feel like two separate spaces.
The living space in the open-plan kitchen/dining/living spaces flows out onto the south-facing terrace. The soft gray color scheme works with Cornwall's cool light and large skies.
The floors throughout the home are rift-cut American White Oak finished with Rubio Monocoat.
Floor-to-ceiling Lift/Slide doors by Weiland and clerestory glazing usher the outdoors in to the open-plan living and dining areas.
In the living room, the slanted, open-joist ceiling rises to almost 10 ½ feet. A fusuma door leads  to the dining room. The torso sculptures are by Janice Trimpe.

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.