A bight red, orange and yellow stained glass figure hangs above this sitting room for a bold, eye catching conversation piece. Below it the dark color scheme of the room creates a soothing, lounge environment, a nice contrast to the bright connected room. Black leather chairs with diamond pattern finish face into a coffee table with a full bar set up on the wall behind them.
This open concept living room is made to feel even more open and inviting thanks to a soft color palette. Neutral furniture encircles a glass coffee table facing a white mantel and built-in shelving. A coastal display of pottery decorates the space with a stylish, beachy vibe, and a coffered ceiling completes the timeless design.
This spacious, white living room stuns from floor to ceiling with luxe, transitional details. Exposed white beams create beautiful dimension in the space, with a classic teardrop chandelier in the center. A fireplace with white mantel is flanked by oversized windows filling the space with lots of natural light. A bold, blue geometric patterned area rug extends from one neutral sofa to the other, each sharing the glass-topped coffee table.
The open design of this contemporary style living room showcases a tall, stacked-stone free-standing fireplace. Beautiful hardwood flooring is accented by wooden beams throughout the space. A light neutral sofa is balanced with a pair of brown leather armchairs. A square coffee table with glass top fills some floor space white black shelving adds a dark contrast and decorative display.
In the living room of this Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna created a masculine, rustic design for the family to enjoy. A dark leather sofa and rawhide chairs provide seating in the space, while a metal and glass coffee table provides a bit of modern flair to the space. A live edge mantel piece mounted on a stone fireplace complements the rustic design, while a log end table and vintage sepia photograph help to complete the space.
This transitional living room is centered around a glass coffee table surrounded by a neutral sofa with nailhead trim and coordinating neutral chairs. A neutral rug breaks up the wooden floor and thin black shelves sit flush against the wall holding books and photographs. An accent pillow with a red design adds a small change in color along with a metallic fabric ottoman.
To create a sense of intimacy in the homeowners' large master bedroom, designers used a seating vignette. This space has two plush chairs that bask in the glow of the light let in from the sliding glass door, while the curtains give the area privacy and help control the light. A final addition to the sitting area was an upholstered, mirrored coffee table that adds just a little extra comfort to the luxurious master bedroom.
This living room features an all-over white and gray palette paired with pops of vibrant red, blue and yellow. Two charcoal armchairs are positioned in front of a fireplace along with a light gray sofa and an oval tufted royal blue leather ottoman. A square glass coffee table sits at the center with two red leather chairs at one side.
It's hard to tell the more beautiful art in the room: the modern pieces on the wall, or the expansive windows! While this space looks polished, it also feels inviting and comfortable, thanks to the plush flokati rug and the casually placed pillows. The sofa is large enough to lounge with a good book, and the glass-topped coffee table creates utility without overwhelming the clean room.
An outdoor living room features a mix of design elements, from the reclaimed woods on the coffee table and ceiling beams to the clean, contemporary lines of the woven and upholstered seating. The space is sited to take advantage of the sweeping coastal views, and it also opens to the indoors via a wide retractable glass wall that slides into a pocket door. Traditional lanterns light the space, giving a nod to the Mediterranean architecture.
An over-scaled sofa and cozy club chairs are combined with two sandblasted pine coffee tables in the HGTV Dream Home 2013 great room. The space provides a front-row seat to South Carolina's Kiawah Island through glass doors that offer a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors. In keeping with beach house interiors, the furnishings were chosen for both beauty and durability.
Catherine recommends homeowners decorating their first space take it slow. "I know people are eager to be done," she says, but don't rush into filling every nook and cranny right away. Instead, take the time to hit antique stores and consignment shops to find the perfect pieces for your new home. Catherine found the $25 rattan coffee table base in her living room at Atlanta's Scott's Antique Market and had a piece of glass cut to fit.
In this formal, contemporary living room, the texture of the wood-clad fireplace and massive chandelier work together for a dramatic play of light and shadow. Chairs paired on either side of the modern, glass coffee tables bring a pleasing imbalance and added nuance to the space. The gorgeous fireplace is a highlight of the room.
The client's art collection is part his own, part pieces inherited from his parents. Designed by J. Anthony Redmile, this tortoise coffee table is ornamented with gold- and purple-painted legs. Perched atop is Alex Israel’s cast bronze and black patina “Maltese Falcon,” modeled after the falcon statuette featured in its namesake film. A mix of texture adds interest in the space and ranges from the fur rug to the glass and resin table to the carved marble fireplace.
A large blue velvet sectional and a pair of modern red chairs face in toward a glass coffee table over a traditional patterned area rug. A mix of bold colored and polka dot throw pillows decorate the sofa. A second seating area designed under the large window uses a a tufted leather sofa and matching armchair. A similar mix of throw pillows is used tying the two spaces together. A pair of cow hide fabric chairs and a mounted half-table add to the eclectic vibe of the design.
In this two-story sitting room, large windows have full-length drapery framing a large, elegant painting of a red dress. A low-hanging, crystal and glass chandelier is above a coffee table, pair of chairs, and ornate white sofa. The chair backs angle the opposite direction of the unique sofa for a complimentary effect, and all are placed on a brown area rug with white detail.
Eye-catching pendant lights, hung at assorted heights to create a mobile-like chandelier, are prominent centerpieces for this geometric and striking contemporary living room. Constructing walls on different planes and reveals along the ceiling create different depths within the space, creating an effortless flow and adding to the home's peaceful living environment. Assorted seating, from sofas to banquette, around a chic glass coffee table is ideal for casual conversation or quiet reflection.
An expanse of wenge wood plays with the recesses in the drywall to create a voluminous and open airy space with grand geometric elements. Eye-catching pendant lights, hung at assorted heights to create a mobile-like chandelier, are prominent centerpieces hung over assorted seating, from sofas and chairs to a long, leather bench around a chic glass coffee table, ideal for casual conversation or quiet reflection in this peaceful living environment.