89 Living Room Recessed Lighting Bench Design Photos And Ideas

Living Room reading corner
From the open-plan living and dining area to the adjoining bedroom, the owner can enjoy spectacular views of the sea.
The concrete fireplace draws attention to the sloped ceiling, as well as to the unique lighting feature above.
Massive glazing in the communal area frame views of a desert knoll to the north.
The homeowners are avid readers, and built-in book storage and reading nooks cater to their lifestyle, adding warmth to the interiors.
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
Living Room
Between the garden courtyard and sheltered decks that lead out to a pool is an internal living wing. Here, the slope of the timber clad has been carefully placed to provide shelter from the common high winds.
The gray-blue siding continues from the exterior to the interior to reinforce the seamless indoor-outdoor experience. The Callen chair and ottoman are from Room and Board.
Extensive glazing provides ample natural light and panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.
Modern Danish design has informed the minimalist interior, which is dressed in cozy fabrics and a muted natural palette.
Glass vases by Michael Ruh, and ceramic vases by Daniel Reynolds, both for The New Craftsmen.
The cabinetry in the kitchen flows into the living area. Here, the dining table can be linked and extended to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Main living room view.
Potrero Residence Living-Dining-Kitchen
Potrero Residence Living
The living room features stunning views of the infinity pool and beyond.
Walls of glass create a seamless flow—integrating the home into its surroundings.
Pederson locally sourced the El Dorado tile arranged in a 3D pattern for the fireplace and entrance wall.
The family wanted a house that felt like a traditional bungalow. The architects achieved this by creating a low opening at the rear terrace, with low pivot and sliding doors opening through the house and framing the ocean view beyond.
Upon entering the house, one immediately sees right through to the rear garden from the main corridor.
The floor in which the living and dining rooms are located on is made of reclaimed wood. The space takes on a midcentury vibe and has been furnished with pieces from Brazilian designers from the 1950s and 60s, such as Jorge Zalszupin and Sergio Rodrigues.
A cozy family room has been created off the kitchen, and includes a custom built-in breakfast nook and sofa.
Here is a glimpse of the mesmerizing views the home frames of the surrounding Bay Area.
 The firm's mandate was to create architecture that worked, yet "disappeared."
Fronting Alamo Square Park, the living room’s pitched ceiling creates an expansive space for socializing and relaxing. The space is accented by a custom sofa and window seat by Franciscan Interiors, rocking chairs from B&B Italia, a Lake low credenza by BDDW. The fireplace-adjacent bench seating is upholstered in William Yeoward Alverdia fabric in Ocean, complementing the teal accents in the adjoining dining room and kitchen.
With a sleek, contemporary profile, the Drake is equally comfortable in rugged terrain or a more refined setting. Here is a look at the ladder accessing the storage soffit. The bathroom window extends your sight-line through the space and outward.
Full-height glazing wraps around the living spaces, which overlook the expansive Wyoming landscape.
Thanks to a spacious bookshelf and plenty of seating, this vibrant area is an inviting spot to read and relax.
A floor-to-ceiling sliding door offers direct access to the patio and yard. A yellow custom-built reading nook packs a playful punch of bold color, and certainly brightens up the gray days that the Pacific Northwest is known for.
Living room daybed and fireplace composition.
A daybed is set along the southern wall, next to two translucent, battened screens, that when opened, present beautiful views of the Brisbane river.
The living room faces the rugged coastal.
A stepped library and lounge area.
Large windows at the front of the home drawn in an abundance of natural light. Custom millwork frames the windows while also providing storage in the living room. Hues of pink and green splash between furnishings, textiles,  and plantings.
A low wooden bench running along both sides of the extension is both functional and attractive.
The bright and airy open-plan living area in Casa Bri Bri.
"Selection of materiality was critical in creating the illusion of more space than the actual footprint of the houseboat," Harry said.
The mixed-wood floor includes cherry with maple parquet. The Pol chair is by Mark Albrecht Studio.
The living room.
The living rooms opens to the backyard.
A modern cabin in Washington’s Methow Valley has a fireplace with glazing on to opposite sides, so its owners can watch the embers of the fireplace glowing from both indoors and out on the patio.
Flanked by sliding glass doors, the living room includes a Lowseat chaise longue by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso, paired with an E1027 side table by Eileen Gray.
Two Womb chairs by Eero Saarinen for Knoll and a Ring bench by Castro structure a reading area in the enclosed terrace.
A piece by John Belingheri hangs in the living room of the Bancroft family’s home, which is centered by an Antonio Citterio sofa and Robert Marinelli tables.
Designed by architect Andrés Escoba, Casa OM1 in Guadalajara, Mexico, is built for modern-day living, with spaces that balance technology, comfort and, luxury.
The extended clan, which includes about two dozen members, collaborated with Gray Organschi Architecture to design an inclusive home for three generations.
The living room is anchored by a sofa and lounge chair, both by Børge Mogensen, as well as a Conoid bench by George Nakashima. An Isamu Noguchi pendant lamp casts a warm glow onto the Brasilia coffee table, designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Swedese.
A window seat provides a place to relax post-sauna.
The husband’s home office is furnished by a Toot lounge chair by Piero Lissoni for Cassina, a vintage Desk BO69 by Finn Juhl, and a Swivel chair by Hans Wegner. A custom picture rail, filled with family photos, is made of bands of wood that keep contents in place.

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.