The living space has great original structure with 20-foot ceilings and gorgeous natural lighting. Neutral walls create a fresh, brightened feel combined with the hardwood floors. An extra-large orb chandelier is a striking focal point when guests walk through the front door, while graphic yellow curtains dress the windows.
Wood furnishings and floor serve as a grounded neutral backdrop for colorful accents in this midcentury modern living room. Particularly bright and eye-catching are the yellow floor lamp and red crocheted pouf.
Four large windows fill this living room with plenty of natural light and frame the modern fireplace. Charcoal gray limestone surrounds the fireplace, while above the mantel, painted gray brick provides the backdrop for four floating shelves. Light oak flooring and a mix of modern furnishings complete the design.
Crisp white walls and neutral furnishings pair together for a refreshingly clean look in this living room. A large mirror tilted on one wall and an adjacent picture window ensure plenty of light floods the space. In the corner of the room, a large houseplant adds fresh color to the palette.
Designer Linc Thelen designed the whole front of this house and reconfigured the center fireplace with a custom façade and hidden cabinetry for the dining area. The design uses simple, streamlined furnishings, including an acrylic coffee table and small splashes of color. Sheer window treatments keep the space light and bright.
Located in one of Chicago’s nearby suburbs, the home contains a fascinating backstory. It was originally built by famed architect Elbert Peets as part of a planned community for GIs returning from WWII. By the time Olaniyi arrived, the home’s previous resident, a carpenter, had made some interesting design choices. “There was floor-to-ceiling brown and gold 1970s tile in the bathroom, psychedelic metallic wallpaper in the dining room and plaid wallpaper in the kitchen,” she remembers. “But the bones were good.”
The new living room in the King home is open and spacious. Walls have been removed, creating a much more open feel. Shiplap has been put in and new wood floors have been installed, as seen on Fixer Upper.
This bright, modern living room invites indoor-outdoor living with sliding glass doors providing access to the spacious deck. A gray accent wall features four floating shelves to display treasures, while a chic modern sectional boasts a mix of red and black throw pillows.
The open-plan, two-story living room centers on a large L-shaped sectional in bright white, hugging an immense metallic coffee table. Loft-style second floor space overlooks the room with seamless glass walls for safety and clear visual space.
In Miami, Fla., this ultra-luxurious living room features a very modern design. A monochromatic white color palette is paired with streamlined furniture and clean marble tiled floors. The low, sleek furnishings allow for stunning views out of the floor-to-ceiling windows.