28 Living Room Recessed Lighting Bookcase Design Photos And Ideas

Reclaimed Walnut and View to Stairway Skylight
Friday 1 chairs by Avenue Road face far-reaching views.
The dining, kitchen, and living areas flow along one long gallery-like wing of the main house, creating an easy space to entertain in.
An ample sill made of English elm was built into two front windows to create a gathering spot that is visually connected to the street. Donna Wilson’s lively Ernest pouf in coral Nos Da upholstery for SCP adds extra seating in the living room.
The cavernous living room takes advantage of its height with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.
The original home occupies a prominent hilltop overlooking Silicon Valley and faces into the pristine rolling hills of a nature preserve at the end of the house receiving the new addition. Taking cues from dominant natural elements of the surrounding densely wooded hillside – boulders, bark, and leaves – SaA created a two-story addition with the visual weight needed to anchor the long axis of the extended original house. Against this, the architects balanced steel-framed stair treads and awnings that cantilever from minimal structural supports as if leaves from a slender branch.
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
Meg Home | Olson Kundig
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.
From the 33rd floor, the view of Lake Michigan is expansive. Linen curtains from The Shade Store filter sunlight. Extra lighting is provided by LED ceiling lights, a Tatou F floor lamp by Patricia Urquiola, and a Copycat table lamp by Michael Anastassiades for Flos.
Chicago, Illinois
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Living room window connection with orchard beyond.
Around the corner from the foyer, there’s a set of Epos Elan 10 speakers in cherry cabinets.
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.
Media Room/ Library/ Guest Suite
A bonus room with a bar off the private, direct entrance from the three-car garage is ideal for an office, gym, or screening room.
Great Room
Upstairs den featuring a vintage Deiter Rams 620 chair and ottoman, Milo Baughman burl wood console table, original oil on canvas art by Austin's own, Elizabeth Chapin, Blu Dot's Paramount sectional, Free Range coffee table and mirror mirror. Planter from West Elm.
View to entry vestibule.

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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