This two-story great room includes two seating areas -- one oriented toward the flat-screen TV, the other positioned to enjoy the warmth of the fireplace -- and are delineated by matching chandeliers. Telescoping glass doors slide completely open to fully connect the room to the pool deck for easy indoor-outdoor living.
The two-story great room of this northwest contemporary home has a towering window wall and steel and exposed wood structural beams. The floating steel staircase was locally fabricated and is the centerpiece of the entry. A comfortable tufted sectional centers on the raw steel feature wall that houses the TV and 72-inch-long ribbon flame fireplace.
Designer Susan Brunstrum carefully followed her client's wishes when furnishing this two-story great room that features a wall of windows and an expansive brick fireplace. She employed a Ralph Lauren-type approach to selecting the dark brown leather sectional, beige club chair and upholstered ottoman that serves as a coffee table for the room. Especially fetching: the beach scene over the fireplace and the latticed piece behind it.
With two-story ceilings, stunning views of the outdoors and stylish furniture, this great room is an ideal place for entertaining. Black tile floors provide contrast against the light walls and furnishings.
Expansive, high ceilings supported by vintage timber beams and a connection to the outside define this fabulous great room. Seating from the convertible sofas allows for flexibility in this large space, and concrete floors make for easy clean-up after a day on the beach. A contemporary chandelier crowns the room, which also features custom built-in bookshelves.
A wall of windows in this two-story great room allows views of the outdoor patio with fire pit. The open living space has a raw steel accent wall with wall-mounted TV and ribbon flame fireplace. A cozy shag area rug defines the seating area that features a cozy gray sectional and contemporary white chair.
Elegant and formal, this dining room draws from the Mediterranean style of the home with a pair of crystal chandeliers and beautifully detailed furnishings. An arched doorway keeps the space open to the two-story great room for seamless entertaining.
A soft neutral palette creates a contemporary setting for this two-story great room. The floating steel staircase leads up to a catwalk, which overlooks the living space and views through the wall of windows.
Tall doors and windows usher loads of light into this contemporary New York living room. A papered accent wall creates a focal point behind the fireplace, while the standard ceiling height turns this room into a cozy cocoon off the wide open, two-story great room beyond.
The two-story family room features a grand stone fireplace and built-in entertainment center. Chic furnishings and stylish patterned wallpaper add contemporary flair to the space, which boasts colonial-style architecture.
The wall of French doors allow natural light to flow into the two-story great room in the HGTV Dream Home 2012. The stacked-stone fireplace, timber framing and white board-and-batten walls add rustic-country charm to this mountain home.
Stylish, streamlined furnishings balance the colonial-style architecture in the two-story family room — one of the home's many living spaces. The modern concrete coffee table is an unexpected touch but works beautifully with the gray stone fireplace.
Elegant and formal, this two-story great room feels even grander with floor-to-ceiling mirrors on either side of the room. Dramatic chandeliers, arched doorways and formal furnishings complete the luxury space.
A wall in the two-story great room of this contemporary home is decked out with floor-to-ceiling windows affording views of the surrounding trees and far-off views. A non-traditional layout of the windows adds to the modern feel of the home.
A raw steel accent wall is the focal point of this contemporary two-story great room. A 72-inch-long ribbon flame fireplace adds warmth to the seating area, which features a comfortable tufted gray sectional.
The two-story great room features a wall of windows blending the indoors and out, as well as an open catwalk that overlooks the living space and views of Eugene, Ore. A gray sectional is centered on an accent wall of raw steel with 72-inch-long ribbon flame fireplace, flatscreen TV and LED lighting.