53 Living Room Ceiling Lighting Dark Hardwood Floors Design Photos And Ideas

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The original circular brass Malm fireplace sits atop its new tiled platform in the opened up living room. Since the home's setting feels very park-like, the new covered deck—visible just outside the windows—was designed to add year-round living space to the home.
The kitchen sits just off the living room area for easy entertaining. The roller shades are from J Geiger.
Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the stunning, panoramic view.
On the other side of the Cor-Ten fireplace is the living room. The custom Augustin sectional and the cocktail table are from Christian Liaigre, and paired with Ib Kofod-Larsen's Seal chair and ottoman.
This modern renovation of a traditional ranch-style home maintained the midcentury spirit of the home—and turned it into a showcase for the homeowner's collection of iconic furnishings.
Michael Johnson’s answer to having little buildable land to work with in his design of Ruth Hiller’s Winter Park, Colorado, house was to elevate and cantilever the kitchen, living, and dining space over the carport, nearly doubling the home’s living area. To avoid a space-hogging fireplace, Johnson recommended a Bathyscafocus by Focus Creations. Hiller took the suggestion and now enjoys the warmth of a fireplace and the full square footage of her living room.
The original layout had a tiny living area in the front that wasn’t spacious enough to accommodate entertaining. To create more space, Tang converted the second floor into a larger living room. Here, chairs and sofa from All Modern; drapery and rug from West Elm; fireplace custom-finished in Venetian plaster; light fixture from Lambert et Fils.
View into New Family Room
View of towards Existing Kitchen from New Family Room
The open-plan great room allows fluidity between functional spaces, while the vaulted wood ceiling contributes to a sense of spaciousness.
Living Room
Two large multi-slide doors open up the main living space to the exterior. The opening picture faces west towards the back yard; it is 12' h x 24' w.
The 24-by-36-inch peninsular counter offers nine more drawers for kitchen good storage below and perhaps our most used multifunctional surface above; used for meal prep, dining, games, office work,depending on the time of day
The living room is a cozy spot nestled between the expansive picture window and open doors that lead to the courtyard.
Folding doors make it easy for breezes to blow through the house and cool it naturally.
The interior also features a layering of space that can be seen here in the living room.
The home was designed for the client's multigenerational family, with each member contributing their own ideas.
The living area offers ample space for entertaining.
High ceilings with ceiling fans make for breezy interior.
Two walls of windows make for stunning vistas.
Two matching Article side chairs face the sliding door leading to the deck.
Picks from West Elm furnish much of the living space, from the chandelier, to the coffee table, to the rug. A leather Article sofa sits next to an Anthropologie pendant light.
In the living room, a vintage Danish chair faces a sectional upholstered  in Knoll fabric. The Nelson Ball clock is from Vitra and the throw pillows include a Jonathan Adler Seahorse design. Acacia flooring from Reward Hardwood Flooring was used throughout.
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Santa Monica, California
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The yoga and meditation area is placed on the upper level, which also features a partitioned bedroom and private bath. The warm wood floors are heated by hydronic tubes below, while supplemental and more instant heat is provided by a concealed infrared heater in the ceiling.  Greenery surrounds the sides of the property for a serene environment. The industrial supports required to hold the 3 floors above were left exposed, and the burled redwood slabs are exposed and serve as the ceiling and sides to the spaces below.
Dining Room
A traditional post-war-style old shack near a beach in Lorne, Victoria is remodelled with a top-level extension for better views of the ocean.
Living Room
Open plan living room, leading to kitchen and decks.
Living Area of Phoenix House
Living Room
In the living room, we added a dramatic overhead pendant light, re-positioned one of their favorite art pieces, installed new window shades, and reconfigured the layout for a more open flow. For furniture, we were able to re-use the coffee table, and replace the rest of the furnishings with a fresh new look.
The living-dining room replete with a Wells sofa from Room and Board, occupies what was formerly a classroom.
Family Room with Built-In Cabinets and Hidden Bar
In the office, doors slide back and a chair pulls out to reveal a custom built-in desk.
Living room

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.