I think a cool, dark accent color behind the fireplace would bring a lot to the living room. The dark accent wall, fireplace and custom wood floors add warmth to this open, modern living room. Big windows flood the space with tons of natural light.
Sonoma farmhouse: Dark gray paint transforms the fireplace; black windows lend a modern touch. The midcentury American pieces — sofa and console — have clean lines, and the vintage rug and textiles bring in texture and warmth.