82 Living Room Recessed Lighting Table Design Photos And Ideas

The front of the wall that separates the kitchen from this playroom is a chalkboard where the couple’s son can play and draw.
A soaring ceiling delivers a sense of drama to the open-plan great room.
Floor-to-ceiling Lift/Slide doors by Weiland and clerestory glazing usher the outdoors in to the open-plan living and dining areas.
Pocket-sliding glass doors offer seamless connection to the outdoors.
Thanks to the expansive walls of glass, the living space absorbs a strong sense of the surrounding nature.
The bright and airy living room, dining area, and kitchen extend straight out to the wraparound terrace.
Extensive glazing provides ample natural light and panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.
Angled balconies at the first and second levels are accessed by floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, enhancing the indoor/outdoor living experience and allowing natural ventilation.
Faced with a giant wall of glass, the new concrete extension houses an open-plan living area, dining room and kitchen.
The open-plan layout is a fitting setting to embrace a minimalist, Scandinavian-inspired aesthetic.
A white beamed ceiling adds structure to the open and airy living space bookended by immersive views of nature.
Modern Danish design has informed the minimalist interior, which is dressed in cozy fabrics and a muted natural palette.
The open-plan interior has been sheathed in light-colored wood to create a sense of enclosure, as well as an escape from the modern world. The low-lying exterior decks have been designed to not require railings, ensuring the sightline to the surrounding wilderness goes unimpeded.
The space also allows for traditionally "outdoor" items, like a child's bicycle, to be stored or even used inside.
Sideboard by Sebastian Cox for The New Craftsmen.
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.
The view out to the garden.
Potrero Residence Living
The two pavilions are fitted with large sliding glass doors, which open to two wooden decks. Here, views are oriented toward the peaceful natural landscape and sea beyond.
Wraparound windows and sliding glass doors lead to the mahogany deck, giving the home a strong sense of indoor/outdoor living.
The open-plan living room and dining area feature a cementitious floor covering, ERCO recessed LEDs, and EDL cabinetry laminates.
The tall white-painted ceiling and walls give the light-filled living room a bright and airy vibe.
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.
Across from the sofa, a concrete fireplace surround is topped with a custom walnut wall treatment.
While the exterior "faithfully interprets the typical formal themes of this Italian region," says the architects, the inside is much more modern and minimalist. Reinforced concrete walls and ceilings meet a red concrete floor, which blends with the courtyard outside.
One of the architects' main focuses during the remodel was opening up the interior space.
The original flooring was a mix of parquet and carpets, with black slate stone at the entry and in the bathrooms and kitchen. During the renovation, the original HVAC system was replaced with radiant floor-heating technology, and the slab was recasted. The main rooms were then finished with solid walnut parquet throughout.
The use of wood softens the industrial feel of the concrete.
The minimalist material palette is picked up on the interiors as well, where a black concrete fireplace plays off the polished aggregate concrete floors.
To create a clean and minimalist aesthetic, only treated pine plywood and concrete was used in the interiors.
From the dining table to the bed frames, custom plywood furniture is installed throughout the home and combined with a few nature-inspired touches, like the green Kvadrat wool felt in the upholstered built-ins.
When redesigning “Madmen” actor Vincent Kartheiser’s Hollywood cabin, architect Funn Roberts installed custom shoji-style screens of to conceal the closet and provide privacy for the adjacent shower and soaking tub.
With bright, spacious, interiors, the home is a testament to the visionary creativity of one of America’s most renowned modernist architects.
The front great room is intentionally public; the furniture-like wall (inspired by Mies’ Farnsworth house) creates privacy for all other rooms—even with no window coverings. No rooms have interior walls that connect with the outer perimeter of the house, echoing a design element of our 1958 E. Stewart Williams house in Palm Springs, CA.
The house is sited on wooded plateau overlooking a wetland and lake beyond.
Bertram retained Neutra’s open floor plan and minimalist aesthetic—soft white tones contrast with the dark slate geometric flooring.
The bright and airy open-plan living area in Casa Bri Bri.
Inspirational spaces
Flooring includes Teragren bamboo, cork in the kitchen, and porcelain at entry points. American Yellow Birch was used for the cabinets and trimming.

Photo by: Eric Hausman Photography
The home is a series of open and enclosed spaces with ample glazing to provide plenty of natural light.
The home's design provide
A central fireplace is the focus of the living area.
Belgium, North of the West-Flemish village of Westouter one can find a plot in an open and rural landscape, heavily influenced by the typical agricultural activities in the area. The setting has had a great impact on the design of this single family house, which is solemnly surrounded by a few farms and a group of trees here and there. The atypical shape of the parcel, together with the not so ideal orientation of the plot have been transformed into remarkable assets for the project.
A neutral palette for furniture keeps the interior feeling light and sun-drenched.
Lift-slide doors by Dynamic Windows allow easy access to planted rooftops that serve as small yards. The staggered rectangular panes, also by Dynamic Windows, reference the home’s multilevel configuration.
Though loads of natural light comes in from the courtyard, these large skylights also afford a view of the sky. The coffee table is from Modernica and the Eames Lounge is from Herman Miller.
Common space
A perfect example of a clean-lined Scandinavian home, Jurmo has an efficient floor plan with large windows and terraces that promote an indoor-outdoor lifestyle.
Available in sizes that range from 1,291-sqaure-feet to 1,340-sqaure-feet.
Wide French doors extend the indoors out to a gracious patio and fire pit.

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.