448 Living Room Recessed Lighting Sofa Design Photos And Ideas

Board-formed concrete punctuates the home, including in the living room, where it frames the fireplace. The sofa is by Montauk.
La Vinya, PGA Golf Resort | Studio RHE
The House for Booklovers and Cats by BFDO Architects
An additional sitting area is wrapped in warm wood.
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.
A full-height wall of glass brings additional natural light into the open-plan living area. The step down creates a cozy divide in the space.
"The home functions in the way we live. We’re able to take advantage of entertaining, and our youngest can even sprint through the home," said Loosemore. The remodel also allowed them to reduce artificial light, as the open space and large windows allow in much more natural light.
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.
Studio B repurposed and reupholstered much of the existing owners' furniture. Wire-brushed, white oak flooring, cabinetry, and millwork provide cohesiveness throughout the space.
Sited in a remote Canadian forest, this luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor/outdoor living.
Perched on a small hilltop, the Sondern-Adler House exhibits the tenets of Usonian design.
Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel sought to populate the living room with low-lying, sculptural furnishings that wouldn't block the views to the exterior and detract from Zook's seamless indoor/outdoor approach. Everything, from the curved couch to the metal coffee table with a rose gold finish, is from AllModern.
The main living space on the ground floor is located directly off the front door. It has a long horizontal window on two sides. The custom wood door is painted in Farrow & Ball “Pitch Black” with Emtek “Davos Tubular Marmont" mortise hardware and a US Black finish.
A few steps lead up to the dining room area.
The elegant space is anchored by a brick, wood-burning fireplace.
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.
In the living area of actor Vincent Kartheiser’s Hollywood cabin, redesigned by Funn Roberts to maximize every last inch of space, an Eames lounge chair and ottoman mix with a couch and coffee table by Cisco Home from HD Buttercup. The table in the main room is from West Elm.
Most of the furnishings are from from Globe West.
The renovated home features a new state-of-the-art screening room.
The original floor plan and design elements remain—from the concrete block fireplace to the restored sconces. The vaulted ceiling is made from western red cedar.
The interior includes furnishings from Nirvana Home, Article, and Restoration Hardware. The open staircase with clear balustrades keeps sight-lines clear and uncluttered.
The new open-plan living/dining/kitchen space benefits from the raised ceiling height and the addition of the clerestory windows on the south, west and north sides.
The renovation opened the kitchen to the living space and added an island for increased prep and storage space.
Interior spaces, such as the main living area, deliberately frame exterior views. Per the architects: "Thus, the beautiful oak trees on the opposite side of the creek are still 'belonging' to this house by the use of a technique called shakkei or borrowed scenery—to expand limits visually."
An east-facing view of the open-plan living and dining area.
The kitchen has a breakfast bar for casual dining.
The couple share the master bedroom with a sliding door.
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.
Although the spaces have been updated, the home's midcentury style shines through.
The floor-to-ceiling windows are made from tempered glass that can withstand temperatures up to 450 degrees. The windows provide stunning views from the Sunset Strip to the ocean.
The living room features a wood-burning fireplace, as well as a tongue-and-groove ceiling that has been painted white.
A three-dimensional bronze work of art by Denver–based Yoshitomo Saito hangs above the fireplace. From afar, it appears to be inspired by the surrounding bird sanctuary; however, up close, it resembles leaves. The wood-paneled ceiling and the wood columns are both original features.
The third bedroom is presently used as a family room.
A closer look at the main living space. Upstairs is a 600-square-foot wraparound mezzanine.
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.
The open-plan interiors are flooded with natural light, which streams through a wall of east-facing windows to the clerestory that step up and down with the design.
An Acucraft fireplace divides the family room from the living room. The interior flooring is also by Madera-Trade.
Stained wood and plenty of large windows give the interiors a warm, bright, and cozy feel.
This sumptuous and elegant 4,500-square-foot home is located on the 35th floor of a residential tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and is filled with art, an abundance of natural light, and views of the East River and city streets below.
The dark wood floors were replaced by light-colored terrazzo that gives the interiors a brighter feel.
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.
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designed a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec, complete with a centralized fireplace. The modern 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.

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.