Welcome to our gallery of family rooms by top designers around the world!
Family rooms are one of the most versatile rooms in a home.
They can be a quiet study, an entertainment room, a man cave, a sitting room, or just a place to put the kids away from the adults (which is what what our family used it for when we were growing up).
Some family rooms work as a combination of multiple aspects of these rooms. For example, including a TV in a sitting room or putting a study in a room that doubles as a TV room.
Designed as a TV room and a quiet study, the built-in bookshelves add plenty of storage for the extensive collection of books and collectibles. The white Eames lounge chair makes for an excellent place to sit and work or read.
We have examples of many of these rooms available to you here! Whether you’re looking for a quiet, cozy corner or a place to watch movies with the family we’ve found something to inspire your own ideas.
No matter what your design style is, or how much space you have to work with, you can make a family room. Some of our examples here are tiny spaces or narrow rooms, but they have been easily made into comfortable, cozy family rooms.
Oftentimes we find that the most surprising family rooms are the best ones. The unexpected is often better than the status quo.
We hope that you can find something here to spark and delight ideas of your own!
Cool tones are warmed up by the inclusion of rich brown in the furniture. Splashes of light and navy blue create interest against the monochromatic wall collage.
The false low ceiling makes this family room feel close and cozy while the circular cut-out ensures that the space not feel too cramped. The mostly monochromatic color scheme is brighten up by the beautiful wall art and the tree branch base of the coffee table.
Viewed through the window dividing this room from the kitchen, this comfortable looking family room invites you in.
The living room in whole, large windows illuminate the space, revealing the marvelous brick fireplace and exposed ceiling beams. Faded blue cabinets with mesh fronts supply great storage while the color complements the walls well.
This cozy family room looks perfect for a night in with a movie. Comfy leather furniture matches the rich wood decor while the pressed ceiling tiles add textured interest to the space.
This modern family room creates a calming space with different shades of soothing blue. Inclusions of bright red add pops of interest through the room while lots of glass creates a different in texture.
This family room is cozy and offers a great view of the beautiful landscape around the house. Warm gold tones stand out against the white walls, a detailed rug creates interest on the floor, and the bright orange floor pillow adds a complementing pop of color.
The other end of the room from above, floor to ceiling bookshelves create storage and interest in the white walls of this narrow space. Neutral and faded tones allow the colors of the books to pop out and supply most of the color in the room.
This large leather sectional takes center stage in this expansive living room. Vaulted ceilings in natural wood complement the wood flooring and keep the space from feeling too big.
Green accents in this room complement the warm flooring and the worn leather ottoman. Metal paneling around the fireplace stands out from the rest of the room with its industrial style.
A palette of white and tan/gold is the base for this quiet little room. Contrasted by the dark, heavy wood of the coffee table and the bright silver accents of the mirror add some extra interest to the room.
Royal blue and burnt orange accents complement the light and airy feel of this room. A variety of bold patterns creates plenty of interest while large windows around the room ensure that it gets plenty of bright light.
The combination of decor in this room makes it feel more study than family room, but the two can easily go together. Polished marble floors, rich wooden shelving, and deep red leather furniture makes for some striking decor.
Here is the same room from the balcony above it. Here you can better see the matching shelving on the second level and the gorgeous fireplace, made with matching black marble from the floor.
Bright orange accents complement the warm but neutral palette of this charming family room. Rich browns next to subtle tans create a wonderful juxtaposition of colors and furniture pieces.
Bold black accents create the perfect contrast to this lovely white room. A floor lamp fashioned after photography lights gives this room a theatrical touch, perfect for an entertainment room as many family rooms tend to be.
A multipurpose family and rec room, this room even has a small bar in the back corner. There is plenty of room for the whole family to enjoy a movie, or watch an intense ping pong tournament on the bright red sectional couch.
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A stacked stone accent wall creates a lot of visual interest in this room. When combined with shelving the color of new leaves it almost looks like tree bark or wood instead of stone. Dark wood accents help with area to pop a bit more against its backdrop while the bright white bottles utilize organic curves to both complement and contrast the room.
This stellar family room uses a desaturated palette to give it a calming sophisticated look. Thick textures and subtle patterns create interest in the space without taking away from the classic, clean look of the room or making it too busy.
This charming little room is a great place to relax. Bright, bold jewel tones jump out against the natural wood of the room, creating a fun and inviting place to sit.
Finishing the bottom of the wall with thin slabs on concrete is a great way to maintain a more industrial-chic feel in a room. Black furniture stands out against the light hues of the room. Their mesh construction keeps them from feeling too heavy or appearing too bold in the room, balancing things nicely.
This family room is offered a whimsical touch from the circular fireplace and the nailhead adorned back on the couch to the left. Bright blue wardrobes add a pop of color and all the white helps to keep the dark wood floor and exposed beams from making the room feel too cramped.
While vaulted ceilings make this room feel large, the seating area is intimate and cozy. A paneled accent wall offsets the the stone fireplace and the plush velvet furniture in soft and inviting.
With a built in DJ booth, complete with two turn tables, the only thing this room is missing is a microphone. The dark gray accents balance the bold white of the room and the round couch, and contrasting red coffee table, offset the uniform structure of the room.
This charming family room balances the extensive use of white with a stone fireplace and dark wood flooring. Delicate uses of yellow stand out against the dark grays and tans of the furniture. Recessed ceilings create plenty of visual interest along the ceiling.
This family room was designed with the intention of hosting sports parties. The huge couch offers plenty of space for seating and is in reach reach of a surface for food or drink. The honey wood used throughout the room warms up the space and helps reflect lots of light, countering the lack of windows in this basement room.
This room, is the complete opposite of the basement ‘man cave’ from above but utilizes the same color scheme. Yellow and gold accents are prevalent in both rooms but utilized in entirely different fashions. The arched ceiling gives this room an interesting atmosphere – cozy yet spacious.
This gorgeous and cozy family room uses bright turquoise accents to add color to the room, in the mirror reflection one can see that the same color is utilized in other parts of the house. The thick rug offsets the neutral hues of the room and allows the lovely round coffee table to stand out.
This fun room utilizes bright color blocks and accents to contrast the light tones and muted grays of the decor. Including multiple styles of furniture also helps to create interest without having to crowd the room with decor.
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