34 Living Room Wall Lighting Bookcase Design Photos And Ideas

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.
A light-filled lobby vignette references the hotel's Spanish Colonial roots with added modern touches.
living area
The living room opens to a spacious outdoor deck.
The living room opens to an airy enclosed sunroom.
Before the $17,000,000 restoration, the property had been severely deteriorated with crumbling walls and foundations, and had been named under the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2005 list for America’s 11 Most Endangered Places.
View of the living area
Beyond the main room is a bedroom that’s hidden from view with a curtain.
From the main room, passageways lead to the bedroom and bathroom.
Living Room
An original brick wall with an arch opening frames views of The Press Room, a cozy lounge lined with paneled walls painted a deep cranberry hue to match the Press Room bar front.
The Books and Records Library
The Dining and Living Room
family room with barn door
A view from the interior of the original home.
The "stage" allows for optimal light and viewing conditions.
The dining, kitchen, and living areas flow along one long gallery-like wing of the main house, creating an easy space to entertain in.
concrete floors in family room
A skillful configuration of restrained materials and natural light lets a gallery, studio, and residence merge inside one compelling shell. 
Kouichi Kimura, the founder of FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects based in the Japanese prefecture of Shiga, wrapped the upper floor of this building in sheets of galvanized steel in order to reflect light and intensify its street presence.
Bornstein derives endless inspiration from his massive collection of design books. The clip lamps attached at the top shelf provide an easy, and targeted, lighting scheme.
The first thing visitors see as they enter the house is Bornstein’s impressive collection of architecture and design books. The sofa and chair were designed by Bornstein for Swedese.
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Dining Room
Livingroom
In the living room, an Eames lounge chair 

is matched with a Richard Conover–designed fiberglass chair in similar proportions. A custom coffee table by Asher Israelow com-plements the industrial lighting by Workstead, affixed to walls painted in Farrow and Ball’s Manor House Gray. The sliding doors leading into the home office were fabricated by Markus Bartenschlager.

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.