592 Living Room Recessed Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

The floating stairs can also be used as shelf space.
From this part of the house, the owners can enjoy outdoor views via the slender, panoramic windows.
Across from the entrance door is the kitchen, which features a sink, small oven, hot water tank, fridge, and gas hobs.
The outdoor lounge chairs and chaise are by Richard Schultz for Knoll.
A look at the living room vignette. All original ornamental details have been pared down to fit into the context of a more modern aesthetic.
Living Room - After
Living Room
The second-story walkway connects to a loft sitting area in the Shamberg House that overlooks views of the Great Room and opens up to a balcony.
The family room in the cottage connects to the terrace and pool through massive sliding doors.
A fireplace anchors one side of the great room and divides the living area from the dining room tucked beneath the loft sitting area.
Fleetwood sliding pocket-doors erase the boundaries between indoor/outdoor living in the great room.
Verano-brushed 12x24 limestone flooring lines the great room. Ample glazing lets in plenty of natural light.
In the main living areas, the concrete slab floor was scored and given a coat of white resin.
From the open-plan living and dining area to the adjoining bedroom, the owner can enjoy spectacular views of the sea.
A non-load bearing window wall—a characteristic feature of Usonian houses—dominates the living room.
Strategic placement of voids enhances the sense of expanded space.
The blue cabinets of the kitchen run through into the living area with a softer natural oak top tying the room together. A modular sofa can be moved in different configurations.
The concrete fireplace draws attention to the sloped ceiling, as well as to the unique lighting feature above.
Blair was known for his use of granite stone walls, which are hollow in the center to provide a thermal break between the interior and exterior.
Living room from front door framing the landscape.
Numazu Club in Numazu, Japan
The front of the wall that separates the kitchen from this playroom is a chalkboard where the couple’s son can play and draw.
Massive glazing in the communal area frame views of a desert knoll to the north.
A view of the wine/fire lounge looking out toward the entry.
A cozy den with an original fireplace sits just off the kitchen. The fireplace, which appears in photographs taken by Shulman, originally had a two-story tall flue and was suspended from chains. Now, it sits securely on a stone platform and the flue ends at the first-floor ceiling.
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls on both sides of the main living room allow sweeping views straight through the house.
The homeowners are avid readers, and built-in book storage and reading nooks cater to their lifestyle, adding warmth to the interiors.
The material palette of concrete, weathered steel, and natural cedar mimics the colors and textures of the hills.
Expansive walls of glass and sliding doors that lead to the large exterior patio create a strong sense of indoor/outdoor living.
A deep bench below the windows extends the length of the space, providing additional seating. In addition to large parties, the living room also plays to host music recitals. Acoustic wood ceiling panels enhance the sound quality and provide visual warmth. Built-in benches and steps allow guests to find a comfortable corner.
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
Living Room
Living Room
This outdoor room is flanked by rammed earth walls constructed from soil excavated on site.
The neutral color palette was carried over to the interior design, a collaborative effort between Connie Wone, the senior interior designer at Swatt Miers Architects, and Elisa Chambers of Snake River Interiors.
A view of the living area from the kitchen. The luxury gas fireplace is from Ortal.
A soaring ceiling delivers a sense of drama to the open-plan great room.
Although this living space is open to the open-plan kitchen/dining area, the change in levels between the two rooms makes it feel like two separate spaces.
The chimney is clad in stone, with a fireplace on each floor, and can be seen through the large skylight in this living space.
The living space in the open-plan kitchen/dining/living spaces flows out onto the south-facing terrace. The soft gray color scheme works with Cornwall's cool light and large skies.
The floors throughout the home are rift-cut American White Oak finished with Rubio Monocoat.
Floor-to-ceiling Lift/Slide doors by Weiland and clerestory glazing usher the outdoors in to the open-plan living and dining areas.
In the living room, the slanted, open-joist ceiling rises to almost 10 ½ feet. A fusuma door leads  to the dining room. The torso sculptures are by Janice Trimpe.
The ceiling slopes upward at the edges of the house to reinforce the sense of expansiveness created by the panoramic views.
Pocket-sliding glass doors offer seamless connection to the outdoors.
Bright white walls and warm wood details provide the perfect backdrop for an array of colorful furnishings.
Moveable glass walls allow the home to open completely to the garden.
Interior designer Tici Andriani sourced furnishings from Casual Móveis. Galeria Eduardo Fernandes curated the home's extensive artwork.
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.
Turning to the lush green rainforest surroundings for inspiration, the team has updated the interiors with smoked oak floors and soft, neutral colors to better highlight the property's unique setting.
A look inside the den with a second fireplace. "Jackie actually had to buy the quarry in Italy as they were running out of marble for the home," notes the listing agents. "Jackie brought the workers over from Italy to build and place the three connected fireplaces. The quarry passed with his estate when he passed away."
The property includes four bars—one of which seats 13 people.
Full-height glazing wraps around the home for spectacular views of the woods.

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.