This Spanish-style living room has the feeling of a modern-day Medieval great hall, with interior balconies, arched openings and an imposing stone entryway bridged by a dark-stained lintel. Slipcovered and weathered wood furnishings tone down the formality of the space, giving it a comfortable, welcoming vibe.
White furniture and a rug keep the stone wall of this grand living room from feeling too imposing. The color also reflects the sunlight streaming in from the tall arched windows, further brightening the space.
Dramatic Family Room Features Cathedral Ceiling, Stone-Clad Accent Wall
A dramatic family room in this Dallas, Texas, house features a cathedral ceiling trimmed with wood beams. The height of the room is accentuated by a stone-clad accent wall and fireplace. The room includes a gathering area and breakfast table, and French doors open to the loggia-style patio on the back side of the house.
Classic Old World style elements fill this living room: ornate mantel, exposed-beam ceiling, traditional area rug and arched doorways. The end result is anything but outdated thanks to a cheery pair of blue sofas and stylish pendant light.
Neutral Mediterranean Living Room With White Stools
The home's front door leads into this light-filled room, part foyer, part living room. Modern furniture brings a contemporary feel to the space, though the home's elegant Mediterranean details are still on full display.
The living room is a welcoming mix of casual rustic style and impressive architectural details like the soaring ceiling. Roll back the large double doors and walk out directly onto the covered patio and the backyard and pool area.
Neutral, Spanish Living Room with Tall Stone Fireplace
The contrast between light stone and dark-stained wood brings design distinction to this Spanish living room. A tall stone fireplace ties in with the stone surround of the room's entryway, which features a dark-stained lintel that adds architectural interest as well as structural stability. Furnishings are neutral and slipcovered, adding to the room's casual vibe.
The home's main living floor is all open concept with the formal living room easily connected to the fun family room with a pool table. Reclaimed wood beams tie in with the Mediterranean style of the terra cotta tile floor.
Furnishings in warm, earthy tones help create a comfortable, inviting atmosphere in this family room. The sofas and armchairs are arranged so as to encourage conversation, and a trio of windows ensures the space doesn't feel dark.