47 Beautiful Modern Living Room Ideas (in Pictures)

Phenomenal photo gallery featuring 47 beautiful modern living rooms - luxurious, big, small, white, earth-tones and all types of furniture.

Modern living room with huge sectional sofa and floor-to-ceiling picture windows.

Welcome to today’s gallery, showcasing a dizzying variety of beautifully luxurious, modern living rooms.

The living room, standing as the social center of any home, is often the focal point of style and design. These rooms stand as shining examples of this idea. Often fleshed out in white, for an expansive visual sense, these grand living rooms feature an array of common themes, expressed in wildly varying permutations.

One major element to note is the prevalence of modern, low-slung sofas and matching height coffee tables. These are often bold, space filling pieces of furniture that grant style as well as comfort.

Another running theme are large expanses of glass, from full height windows to room-size sliding or folding panels that blur the line between living room and patio spaces. You may also note the thoughtful deployment of natural wood paneling, from floors to ceilings to intricate wall details.

Even in the most starkly white, modern rooms, a splash of our oldest natural material adds interesting detail.

While some of these living rooms are immense, two story creations that could swallow a modest home, other, more cozy examples manage to fold in as much luxury and progressive design in a fraction of the space.

The size matters only as far as thoughtful design can carry it. Each of these spectacular rooms fills its given space with elegance and luxury in a unique fashion.

All white living room adds high contrast via central two-tier jet black coffee table standing on white rug over white marble flooring. White contemporary sofas and chairs stand on black wood frames, while singular cylindrical chandelier hangs above.

All white living room adds high contrast via central two-tier jet black coffee table standing on white rug over white marble flooring. White contemporary sofas and chairs stand on black wood frames, while singular cylindrical chandelier hangs above.

Tropical setting meets stripped down minimalism in this soaring living room. Sliding glass panels open to blur the line between indoor and patio space, while monolithic concrete fireplace wall stands between hardwood ceiling and dark tile flooring, with white leather furniture all around.

Tropical setting meets stripped down minimalism in this soaring living room. Sliding glass panels open to blur the line between indoor and patio space, while monolithic concrete fireplace wall stands between hardwood ceiling and dark tile flooring, with white leather furniture all around.

Two story living room stands lush hardwood flooring and muted grey contemporary seating next to an immense slate grey fireplace wall. Patio corner is nearly all-glass, for expansive views and open design.

Two story living room stands lush hardwood flooring and muted grey contemporary seating next to an immense slate grey fireplace wall. Patio corner is nearly all-glass, for expansive views and open design. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Sleek natural wood defines this soaring living room, from flooring to large format wall panels flanking the full height stone fireplace. Immense L-shaped sectional wrpas around a segmented natural wood coffee table, in sunlight through full height glass panels.

Sleek natural wood defines this soaring living room, from flooring to large format wall panels flanking the full height stone fireplace. Immense L-shaped sectional wrpas around a segmented natural wood coffee table, in sunlight through full height glass panels.

Starkly modern living room with white walls and muted purple carpet, featuring high contrast details like white leather sofa, hexagon pattern rug, and white egg chair with black interior. An array of full height glass panels wraps the outer edge.

Starkly modern living room with white walls and muted purple carpet, featuring high contrast details like white leather sofa, hexagon pattern rug, and white egg chair with black interior. An array of full height glass panels wraps the outer edge.

Elegant beige living room fully opens to a marble decked patio space via sliding glass panels. Unique U-shaped sectional pairs with dark wood table and shelving, with striking chandelier hanging at center.

Elegant beige living room fully opens to a marble decked patio space via sliding glass panels. Unique U-shaped sectional pairs with dark wood table and shelving, with striking chandelier hanging at center. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Another high contrast living room, this example pairs coal black walls and hardwood flooring with bold white table and area rug. Full height glass panels surround, while contemporary L-shaped sectional dominates the center.

Another high contrast living room, this example pairs coal black walls and hardwood flooring with bold white table and area rug. Full height glass panels surround, while contemporary L-shaped sectional dominates the center.

Wide open design living room contrasts white walls and ceiling with rich hardwood flooring. At center stands an array of modern white leather sofas and white coffee table over thick shag area rug.

Wide open design living room contrasts white walls and ceiling with rich hardwood flooring. At center stands an array of modern white leather sofas and white coffee table over thick shag area rug.

Modern, luxurious living room with dark toned hardwood flooring features a soaring two story height, with two layers of windows illuminating the space. Marble fireplace at right stands across from immense curved white sectional and two-tier coffee table.

Modern, luxurious living room with dark toned hardwood flooring features a soaring two story height, with two layers of windows illuminating the space. Marble fireplace at right stands across from immense curved white sectional and two-tier coffee table.

White walls and concrete flooring wrap this open living room, with matching sofa, chairs, and chaise loung standing before a massive dark marble fireplace wall. Rich wood accents appear on far wall, around large windows and glass doorway.

White walls and concrete flooring wrap this open living room, with matching sofa, chairs, and chaise loung standing before a massive dark marble fireplace wall. Rich wood accents appear on far wall, around large windows and glass doorway. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Soaring living room with floor to ceiling views outdoors features minimalist style, including a pair of armchairs and sofa in matching white and grey tones. Black shelving floats around a large soft green wall panel at right.

Soaring living room with floor to ceiling views outdoors features minimalist style, including a pair of armchairs and sofa in matching white and grey tones. Black shelving floats around a large soft green wall panel at right.

Cozy living room sports a high contrast between bold white furniture and natural hardwood flooring. L-shaped sectional and chaise lounge match an entertainment stand, with glass and chrome coffee table at center.

Cozy living room sports a high contrast between bold white furniture and natural hardwood flooring. L-shaped sectional and chaise lounge match an entertainment stand, with glass and chrome coffee table at center.

Rich wood accents a room flush with light brown walls and stone flooring. Curved sofa and a pair of matching chairs center the space on a black circular rug, next to large size windows.

Rich wood accents a room flush with light brown walls and stone flooring. Curved sofa and a pair of matching chairs center the space on a black circular rug, next to large size windows. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Ultra-modern style living room features grey contemporary sectional, multi-tiered coffee table, and sleek white cabinetry throughout. Recessed ceiling lighting is matched by hidden lights beneath black paneled entertainment shelving.

Ultra-modern style living room features grey contemporary sectional, multi-tiered coffee table, and sleek white cabinetry throughout. Recessed ceiling lighting is matched by hidden lights beneath black paneled entertainment shelving.

Stark white and dark hardwood flooring style this open design living room, illuminated naturally via floor to ceiling glass at left. White modern sofa and matching chairs hug a black and white patterned coffee table next to greenery.

Stark white and dark hardwood flooring style this open design living room, illuminated naturally via floor to ceiling glass at left. White modern sofa and matching chairs hug a black and white patterned coffee table next to greenery.

Modern living room pairs white walls and natural wood framing with concrete floor and ceiling. A pair of plush white sofas face over an all-glass coffee table, with expansive outdoor views through floor to ceiling glass at right.

Modern living room pairs white walls and natural wood framing with concrete floor and ceiling. A pair of plush white sofas face over an all-glass coffee table, with expansive outdoor views through floor to ceiling glass at right.

Seen from a new angle, we see the large glass panels can slide to open the space toward the patio, while glass desk office space fits in at right.

Seen from a new angle, we see the large glass panels can slide to open the space toward the patio, while glass desk office space fits in at right.

Living room centered around a massive low-slung coffee table, with a pair of lengthy sofas and curved back chairs in white. Massive wall-sized shelving at right sits between concrete pillars.

Living room centered around a massive low-slung coffee table, with a pair of lengthy sofas and curved back chairs in white. Massive wall-sized shelving at right sits between concrete pillars. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Bright white living room with modern white sofas topped with charcoal pillows stands naturally lit via full height glass panels. Black and white striped area rug and stone brick wall add detail.

Bright white living room with modern white sofas topped with charcoal pillows stands naturally lit via full height glass panels. Black and white striped area rug and stone brick wall add detail.

Plus grey matching sofas face over a circular glass coffee table in this cozy, tall living room. Retractible shades cover windows all around, while dark hardwood flooring contrasts with light beige area rug.

Plus grey matching sofas face over a circular glass coffee table in this cozy, tall living room. Retractible shades cover windows all around, while dark hardwood flooring contrasts with light beige area rug.

Elegant, modern two story living room is overlooked by small stairwell landing, with marble fireplace flanked by open door spaces. Full height glass panels and door lead to seaside patio at left.

Elegant, modern two story living room is overlooked by small stairwell landing, with marble fireplace flanked by open door spaces. Full height glass panels and door lead to seaside patio at left. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Soaring living room with a multitude of textures, including rich hardwood flooring, patterned wall and ceiling space, dark chocolate panels, and white leather seating, punctuated by striped patterns. Thick black area rug at center holds a striking black wood and steel coffee table with glass top.

Soaring living room with a multitude of textures, including rich hardwood flooring, patterned wall and ceiling space, dark chocolate panels, and white leather seating, punctuated by striped patterns. Thick black area rug at center holds a striking black wood and steel coffee table with glass top.

Immense, open design living room shares space with a full kitchen at far end. Chevron pattern rug holds white leather sofa and a pair of sling back chairs around an all-glass coffee table in foreground.

Immense, open design living room shares space with a full kitchen at far end. Chevron pattern rug holds white leather sofa and a pair of sling back chairs around an all-glass coffee table in foreground.

Soft orange toned sectional adds a burst of color in this grey and white living room featuring a full dining space with white chairs and table. Dark wood paneling flanks a marble fireplace at far end.

Soft orange toned sectional adds a burst of color in this grey and white living room featuring a full dining space with white chairs and table. Dark wood paneling flanks a marble fireplace at far end.

Warm lighting makes this modern beige living room inviting, with a pair of contemporary chocolate armchairs and leather chaise standing before large brown fireplace surround. Built-in bench seating flanks the fireplace, with large painting overhead.

Warm lighting makes this modern beige living room inviting, with a pair of contemporary chocolate armchairs and leather chaise standing before large brown fireplace surround. Built-in bench seating flanks the fireplace, with large painting overhead. Source: Zillow DigsTM

White minimalist style informs this modern living room. Metal framed, white cushion sofa stands across a large glass coffee table from white fireplace surround, with floor to ceiling glass overlooking patio.

White minimalist style informs this modern living room. Metal framed, white cushion sofa stands across a large glass coffee table from white fireplace surround, with floor to ceiling glass overlooking patio.

Ultra luxurious, soaring living room in white features a catwalk overlooking an expanse of white tile flooring, with rich details like black grand piano, kidney shaped glass coffee tables with baton legs, and sculpted black leather armchairs over a large patterned area rug.

Ultra luxurious, soaring living room in white features a catwalk overlooking an expanse of white tile flooring, with rich details like black grand piano, kidney shaped glass coffee tables with baton legs, and sculpted black leather armchairs over a large patterned area rug.

Immense open design living room sets a pair of white sofas at center, with symmetrical large scale windows surrounding. Full dining space sits below paintings at far end.

Immense open design living room sets a pair of white sofas at center, with symmetrical large scale windows surrounding. Full dining space sits below paintings at far end. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Cozy living room fits a variety of textures in a compact space: ultra-modern white cushion sofas with dark wood frames, twin chaise lounges, and a large circular wood coffee table stand over gold shag area rug on hardwood flooring.

Cozy living room fits a variety of textures in a compact space: ultra-modern white cushion sofas with dark wood frames, twin chaise lounges, and a large circular wood coffee table stand over gold shag area rug on hardwood flooring.

Elegant, modern two story living room design holds a catwalk above modern black leather and burgundy chairs, flanking a dresser over patterned area rug. Full height array of windows allows natural light over the hardwood flooring.

Elegant, modern two story living room design holds a catwalk above modern black leather and burgundy chairs, flanking a dresser over patterned area rug. Full height array of windows allows natural light over the hardwood flooring.

White and natural wood living room holds a pair of ultra-modern sofas with rotating seats around a circular patterned rug and ring-shaped coffee table. Deep red armchair is matched by decorative sofa pillows.

White and natural wood living room holds a pair of ultra-modern sofas with rotating seats around a circular patterned rug and ring-shaped coffee table. Deep red armchair is matched by decorative sofa pillows.

Cozy living room dominated by brick fireplace at left, seats a pair of light gold sofas over dark hardwood floor tiles, with black top coffee table at center.

Cozy living room dominated by brick fireplace at left, seats a pair of light gold sofas over dark hardwood floor tiles, with black top coffee table at center.

Massive, two story living room blends seamlessly with an elevated, glass wrapped patio through a large sliding panel. Natural wood panels cover the left wall, while full height glass fills the upper patio wall. Modern white leather sofas wrap around a multi-segment coffee table over large beige rug.

Massive, two story living room blends seamlessly with an elevated, glass wrapped patio through a large sliding panel. Natural wood panels cover the left wall, while full height glass fills the upper patio wall. Modern white leather sofas wrap around a multi-segment coffee table over large beige rug.

Floor to ceiling glass panels wrap this modern living room, featuring a mocha sectional and matching ottoman, with low level white coffee table and grey rug over natural hardwood floor.

Floor to ceiling glass panels wrap this modern living room, featuring a mocha sectional and matching ottoman, with low level white coffee table and grey rug over natural hardwood floor.

Bold blue highlights appear throughout this elegant living room, comprised of hardwood flooring and white walls. Built-in glass shelving and a detailed stone brick wall compliment the minimalist white sectional and dining set.

Bold blue highlights appear throughout this elegant living room, comprised of hardwood flooring and white walls. Built-in glass shelving and a detailed stone brick wall compliment the minimalist white sectional and dining set.

Brilliant white living room sparked by splashes of color: shades of white and purple pop throughout this space, over a glossy white tile floor holding a unique chrome-ball-and-glass coffee table at center.

Brilliant white living room sparked by splashes of color: shades of white and purple pop throughout this space, over a glossy white tile floor holding a unique chrome-ball-and-glass coffee table at center.

Warm natural tones mix with stark modern shades in this living room. A pair of seating areas, including sofa and trio of swivel chairs each, stand next to a lengthy mirrored bar, across from cross-hatched full height windows.

Warm natural tones mix with stark modern shades in this living room. A pair of seating areas, including sofa and trio of swivel chairs each, stand next to a lengthy mirrored bar, across from cross-hatched full height windows.

Sprawling open design living room is surrounded in glass, both toward the pool and patio space outdoors and the further interior of the home. Full dining and relaxation spaces stand along with a hardwood, granite topped bar at right.

Sprawling open design living room is surrounded in glass, both toward the pool and patio space outdoors and the further interior of the home. Full dining and relaxation spaces stand along with a hardwood, granite topped bar at right.

Immense floor to ceiling glass allows sunlight throughout this warm living room, with natural hardwood flooring and full-wall brick fireplace surround dominating the look. Deep natural wood cabinets and coffee table pair with contemporary seating.

Immense floor to ceiling glass allows sunlight throughout this warm living room, with natural hardwood flooring and full-wall brick fireplace surround dominating the look. Deep natural wood cabinets and coffee table pair with contemporary seating.

Cozy neutral toned living room features an array of plush, armless seating around a white button tufted ottoman. Full height windows and glass patio door at right allow for natural lighting, while hardwood flooring is paired with two large area rugs.

Cozy neutral toned living room features an array of plush, armless seating around a white button tufted ottoman. Full height windows and glass patio door at right allow for natural lighting, while hardwood flooring is paired with two large area rugs.

Stark black and white contrasts in this modern living room, with white stained hardwood flooring supporting a central black area rug. White tile surround fireplace stands beside a white leather contemporary sofa, paired with chrome and black leather chairs over a mirror top coffee table.

Stark black and white contrasts in this modern living room, with white stained hardwood flooring supporting a central black area rug. White tile surround fireplace stands beside a white leather contemporary sofa, paired with chrome and black leather chairs over a mirror top coffee table.

Bold white modern living room spreads through large open space, with natural wood accents on wall panels, cabinetry, and island construction. Grand piano, modern seating, and full dining set share space with a kitchen.

Bold white modern living room spreads through large open space, with natural wood accents on wall panels, cabinetry, and island construction. Grand piano, modern seating, and full dining set share space with a kitchen.

Ultra-modern living room in a high rise centers around a black circular area rug, with curved contemporary leather sofa hugging the edge. Two-tier coffee table stands between the sofa and metal frame, mocha chaise lounge, while fireplace is surrounded by full height dark stained wood.

Ultra-modern living room in a high rise centers around a black circular area rug, with curved contemporary leather sofa hugging the edge. Two-tier coffee table stands between the sofa and metal frame, mocha chaise lounge, while fireplace is surrounded by full height dark stained wood.

Minimalist decor informs this expansive living room, placing modern sectional and white area rug with glossy black table at center, surrounded by a spread of natural hardwood flooring. Wraparound floor to ceiling glass affords dynamic wide angle views.

Minimalist decor informs this expansive living room, placing modern sectional and white area rug with glossy black table at center, surrounded by a spread of natural hardwood flooring. Wraparound floor to ceiling glass affords dynamic wide angle views.

Massive open design living room wraps around a central raised interior space, beneath a soaring dome ceiling. Wraparound full height glass illuminates a space filled with contemporary brown and white sectionals, glass topped coffee tables, and lush hardwood throughout.

Massive open design living room wraps around a central raised interior space, beneath a soaring dome ceiling. Wraparound full height glass illuminates a space filled with contemporary brown and white sectionals, glass topped coffee tables, and lush hardwood throughout. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Lush tones, from patterned glossy floor tiles up through espresso walls to a detailed ceiling with burnt orange shades, permeate this luxurious room. Angular black tables compliment the contemporary seating in muted peach.

Lush tones, from patterned glossy floor tiles up through espresso walls to a detailed ceiling with burnt orange shades, permeate this luxurious room. Angular black tables compliment the contemporary seating in muted peach.

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  1. Mei-Ling says

    Awsome designs

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