A towering stone fireplace draws you into this lodge-style living room. Leather sofas are topped with Southwestern pillows, while a clever pulley system above the mantel conceals the TV behind a reclaimed wood screen.
Coastal Yellow Family Room With Blue Sectional Sofa
Various textures and coastal tones add beauty and interest to this open concept family room. Shades of blue, green, yellow and orange give the space a warm feel, making it a great place to relax and unwind. The custom sectional sofa divides the room into two seating areas.
Gray Shelves Provide Small-Space Storage for Entryway
Designer Gail Fedela created this slim, custom console to fit the entryway of this compact family home. Open shelves hold books, decorative accessories and family photos. A wall-mounted TV frees up additional shelf space and gives the area a streamlined look.
Large Contemporary Living Room with Sectional Sofa and Several Square Windows
Here's a well-lit and comfortably neutral living room. The spacious space -- featuring a unique series of square windows near the ceiling line -- boasts tons of room and seating, perfect for a family movie night or loafing on a Sunday afternoon. Striking modern art completes the room.
Stylish White Living Room With Views of Hudson River
An open layout and views of the Hudson River make this private residence in New York City pretty irresistible. To tailor the space to her clients' taste, designer Courtney Blaymore introduced stylish, contemporary furniture in neutral hues and mixed different textures, like the faux-fur ottomans and Acrylic coffee table, for maximum visual appeal.
This living room oozes style thanks to a mod-looking sofa, barrel chair and yellow coffee table. A Restoration Hardware South American cowhide tile rug defines the seating area, while three pieces of framed artwork adorn the wall.
Shiplap Walls Bring Texture to Transitional Living Room
Because so much of the living room is defined by neutral walls and furniture, designer Lauren Clement used patterned accents, like the floral armchair and throw pillows, to generate subtle visual interest. The shiplap walls achieve the same effect, bringing texture to the space as well.
Being able to see the kiddos watch TV while you make dinner is great, but sometimes the crazy-popular open floor plan can pose a few design challenges. Here are a few ways to make sure your rooms feel intimate and inviting without sacrificing those sight lines!
Bookshelf lighting produces a warm glow in this beautiful living room. Separated by a marble fireplace surround, the open shelves positively radiate under recessed lighting. A polished wood coffee table anchors the the chic seating area, while a thriving cactus adds height and a lively presence near the window.