Living Room Pictures From HGTV Dream Home 2016

A calming space with waterfront views, the living room invites an elegant charm with a beachy accent wall and chic furnishings.
By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: Rustic White Photography, LLC

Photo By: Rustic White Photography, LLC

Photo By: Rustic White Photography, LLC

Enjoy the View

The furniture in this sophisticated living room with soaring ceilings and a wall of French doors was arranged to enjoy the beautiful views. 

Coastal Charm

A beach-worthy accent wall makes a stylish statement and focal point in the living room, which serves as the central gathering space in the home.

Touch of Drama

A trio of large modern cage pendants with white shades and black iron provide illumination and make a dramatic statement over the living room's seating area.

Custom Coffee Table

When the design team couldn't find a coffee table large enough for the living room, they created a custom-sized table by grouping two industrial-looking tables made from rebar and used glass for the top.

Add Height

A stack of books with marble balls add height and dress up the living room's industrial-style coffee table.

Multi-Functional Space

The comfortable and elegant living room provides a place for conversation, reading or catching up on email.

Comfort and Style

Assorted throw pillows in the living room's soft tones of blue-grey and dove grey add warmth to the sofa.

Lovely Lamps

The four table lamps that sit on the living room's wood side tables are made of etched crystal and add sparkle to the space.

Make Guests Comfortable

The living room's chairs and sofas are dotted with pillows in assorted patterns and muted colors.

Coastal Chic

Sand provides a beach-worthy base for the living room candles housed in glass cylinders.

Mix Things Up

The more elegant lines of the side tables mixed with the industrial-style coffee table gives this living room an updated, transitional style.

Anchor the Space

The living room area rug has the same blue-grey tone throughout the space, with a fractured plaid pattern.

Cozy and Warm

A comfortable throw adds cozy texture to the living room's sofa with the same nail head detail seen in other spaces of the home.

Natural Light

The wall of French doors allow lots of natural light inside the calm and elegant living room.

Window Treatments

To soften all the windows without fighting the view, sheer curtains with sandy taupe, blue-grey and medium grey stripes line the windows and help bring the living room's color palette all the way to the ceiling.

Coastal Feel

The living room's light wood floor has a coastal feel, with the area rug anchoring the seating area.

Black Magic

The iron used in the living room's three large modern cage pendants reflects the great room's accent color of black.

Local History

A photograph from 1970 found at an area historical society that depicts shows local surfers and printed on the same material as bus wrap creates a conversation-worthy accent wall. "Basically it's four really long strips of massive stickers and by the time it's put up it’s seamless and you can't even tell," says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn. "It looks like someone just made a gigantic photo."

Useful Art

The accent wall provides an on-demand view of the ocean, even if you're standing in the kitchen at night and the darkness outside eliminates the water views enjoyed earlier in the day.

Color Cues

The upholstery of the living room furniture features different shades of blue-grey and dove grey, the colors seen right outside in the sky and river.

Accent Color

The great room's accent color of black seen in the living room was also used in the adjacent kitchen and rest of the great room, which helps tie all the spaces together.

Harmonious Look

This living room view of the kitchen from the foyer shows how the muted colors and various textures create a harmonious look and feel.

Great Flow

Looking from the living room towards the foyer highlights the great flow this light and bright three-bedroom, three-bath home enjoys.