The design of this expansive house allows for lots of natural light to pour into the interior, reducing the need for artificial lighting in the daytime. The large clerestory windows face to the north bringing in reflected light with no heat.
A glass staircase allows light to flow through this open-plan living room. The glass-topped coffee table mimics the glass railing to unify the spaces, while streamlined furniture creates a sophisticated sitting space.
From the entrance to this open plan living room, you can see several sitting areas, a television and entertainment center, an exposed brick fireplace, and recessed lighting. Skylights above the sofa let in additional natural light.
The stunning view is the main focal point in this modern open plan living room and kitchen. Defined by a red ceiling, the kitchen offers a large kitchen island with needed appliances tucked beneath, while the living space places a white sofa on a black-and-white striped area rug facing floor-to-ceiling windows.
This penthouse loft’s open floor plan flows from the living and kitchen area to the dining area and through the home office with a brown and cream color palette. Designer Tip: In an open plan with floor-to-ceiling windows, float the living room seating in a conversational grouping away from walls and windows. No matter where you sit, each person has a nice view.
This airy living room features an open plan that allows for easy transition between the living, dining and kitchen areas. Exposed beam vaulted ceilings make the room appear larger, while a neutral color palette keeps the room light. Built-in flank the fireplace, while cherry hardwood floors add an exotic look to the space.
This light and bright living room features a pair of brown wicker armchairs and neutral sectional with blue throw pillows. A glass coffee table sits atop a blue area rug, while the room's open floor plan allows for easy transition to the nearby dining room.
A vaulted ceiling with exposed beams gives this living room a spacious appearance. Colorful pillows accent the brown leather sofa, while a sisal rug adds a bit of texture. The open floor plan allows room for a bar area complete with stools and glass pendant lights.
This spacious living room features a neutral palate accented with pops of color, as seen in the bright orange end table and yellow diamond print area rug. A pair of brown velvet sofas provide cozy spots for relaxing, while the exposed beam coffered ceiling adds an eye-catching finishing touch.
With windows that cover the wall and a balcony that extends the length of the space, this living room makes the most of its incredible scenic setting. The clean, crisp lines of the furniture add to the condo's urban sophistication.
Low furniture pairs with large windows to make the most of the beautiful views beyond. The living room and family room are distinguished by a jewel box, pop-up ceiling. Stainless steel accents on the lighting valance provide a perceived separation of space while leaving an open floor plan.