By removing a wall, what was once a small room feels much larger, offering a comfortable flow between the living room and the dining room. In the process of removing the wall, HGTV Fixer Upper host Chip Gaines found the original fireplace underneath, and decided to keep it as a unique design element. The original shiplap was revealed and kept as wainscoting around the house, and natural wood awnings were installed around the windows.
A sophisticated color palette of pineapple, charcoal gray and soft white creates a cool, contemporary vibe in this stylish downstairs living room. Linen ikat and zigzag pillows create a fun and cozy atmosphere, while a limestone-topped cocktail table with an iron base grounds the space.
A gray paneled accent wall lends dimension to this Bedford, New York, living room, drawing the eye to the chic black and white artwork above the sleek fireplace. A full-scale renovation opened up this once-dark farmhouse, lifting ceiling heights and transforming the space into a livable, comfortable family home. Modern furnishings blend effortlessly with period architectural details.
Bring bright color to a fresh white wall with oversized abstract art. A graphic-patterned area rug defines the sitting area, which pairs a cool gray sectional with comfortable armchairs. Built-in cabinets flank the fireplace and provide storage for media components.
A gray contemporary living room still offers plenty of variety in the way of color, with a soft yellow TV hutch, salmon chairs and multicolored pillows. An interesting floor lamp and starburst mirror add a glitzy touch to the space.
Designer Kerrie Kelly designed an unusual retreat for this living room by setting a dining area against the back brick wall of the room, complete with chairs and a built-in banquette. The table, chairs and light fixture have an industrial feel but work well with the more modern chairs and coffee table that reside on the other side of the room. The look is reminiscent of a 1950s supper club, which produces a whimsical feeling for family and friends.
Both the living room and dining room have a softened color scheme with the ceilings and walls painted the same shade of green-gray and window trim painted in a similar tone. "The trim is actually two shades darker, but when you see them together, they look like they're the same," says designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
A plush area rug adds style underfoot in this eclectic living room, which combines a chic gray sofa with low-slung armchairs and sleek glass coffee tables. Sheer gray curtains are hung at the ceiling to add height to the room.
This sophisticated living room uses the graceful curve of an arc lamp and armchairs with rounded edges to soften its crisp, clean vertical and horizontal lines. Surrounded by white and pale gray, the black of the television becomes a striking visual statement.
This Manhattan penthouse was fashioned by a previous owner out of storage rooms, a one bedroom apartment and unused space in the building’s decorative turret. Foley Fiore Architecture were tasked by the current owners to remodel the space to update the home to include ample communal living spaces comfortable for a young family with two teenage children. The living room includes a stylish, modern fireplace with a ceiling-mounted daybed swing.
This gray living room features a gallery wall displayed above a brown wooden console table and a lamp with a base made from a trumpet. A gray sectional provides a cozy spot to relax, while gray, black and white throw pillows add a fun touch. Green and yellow potted succulent plants sit atop the coffee table.
Located on the top floor of Regents Park in Atlanta, this large scale living room offers high ceilings, an elegant chandelier and ample seating for many guests. The room is lined with custom built-in cabinets with glass doors and a calming, gray hue.