20 Skylights for a Bright Living Room

Let natural light in your house with skylights in the living room.

Nothing beats the feeling of being touched with the sun’s light and warmth. This will make us feel relaxed and although it is warm, it is still refreshing. That is why homes would opt to have big windows around to allow natural light to enter the space. But there are also some who add skylights to even let more sunlight in the house. This way, one can also save electricity since the area is lighted with the sun’s light during the day. If the moon is shining during the night, one can also see that through the skylight. Today, we are going to feature living rooms that doesn’t just have lovely designs but also skylights.

You will surely love the living room interiors below that feature skylights in various designs and styles. So if you are planning to add one in your home, you will surely get ideas from this list. You will also see how the skylights are positioned in the living room and how it added appeal to the entire space. Scroll down and take a look at the living rooms below.

skylights livingrooms

1. Eco Home KT2

Eco Home KT2

Chris Snook

I know you noticed all those movie posters in the living room. Interesting right? But aside from that, I also like the prints on the throw pillows and the skylights that bring in brightness to the space.

2. Collection


Wordsworth Design House Ltd

This living room sure has a huge amount of sunlight in it and it looks very nice. If you want to rest under the sun, the is the space for you.

3. Friston Street

Friston Street

Cato Creative

This spacious living area has simple furniture in it and a tall plant that adds freshness to it.

4. Walnut Residence

Walnut Residence

Modal Design

A long and narrow living space became brighter with the addition of skylights in it. It is also a nice idea to add a wall of storage spaces that link directly to the kitchen.

5. Finlay Eichler Major Remodel

Finlay Eichler Major Remodel

Flegel’s Construction Co., Inc.

Notice the position of the skylights. Isn’t it unique? You can try this one too because aside from achieving brightness in the living area, it can also be an added appeal to the space. I do love that purple area rug.

6. Family Room

Family Room

Nunley Custom Homes

The ceiling of this living room is similar to the previous entry but the skylights were positioned on a different manner.

7. Pacific Avenue

Pacific Avenue

John Maniscalco Architecture

Aside from windows that brighten the room, it also has its own skylight as well.

8. Ridge Road

Ridge Road

Studio SHK

The ceiling is made of wood and has voids on it for a skylight. It looks really nice indeed making the space appear more inviting.

9. Bondi House

Bondi House

Fearns Studio

Being able to get to the yard from the living room through a sliding door is already nice but with an added skylight, more brightness get into the space.

10. East Hampton House

East Hampton House

Eisner Design LLC

The concrete fireplace is a good focal point in the living room and it was a nice decision to add skylights on it as well especially that it has high ceilings.

11. SW Portland Modern

SW Portland Modern

Right Arm Construction

Many elements from nature are seen in this living area and it is just right to let the sunlight join in.

12. Living spaces

Living spaces

Preetham Dsouza

This living room looks really beautiful with the brick stones on the wall and the white colors in it. But aside from that, the skylight is one amazing feature in it too.

13. Los Gatos Estate

Los Gatos Estate

Noel Cross+Architects

At the center of the living area is a the skylight which makes you feel like you are in Hawaii or something because of the design of the ceiling and the materials used in it.

14. Creswell Residence

Creswell Residence

Paul Moon Design

A classic living room is enhanced with added skylights. I know that you have noticed how it brought more life here.

15. CG – Living room

CG - Living room

Ilya Lukiyanov

I like the colors used in this space from the blue flooring to the pastel colors of the throw pillows. Even the exposed beam is painted too.

16. Old Hill House

Old Hill House

Sellars Lathrop Architects, LLC

What caught my attention at first glance is that purple chair in the living room with wooden beams on it.

17. Sumptuous Family Home London

Sumptuous Family Home London

Hartmann Designs

Isn’t that glossy fireplace a treasure? It sure is! But everything in this living room actually looks sophisticated with a skylight that makes it even more inviting.

18. Clarendon House

Clarendon House


The combination of purple and yellow is very nice in this living room with an octagon skylight. You would seldom see a skylight shaped like this but it does look really beautiful and unique as well.

19. Transformation of a Family Home in Wood Shop

Transformation of a Family Home in Wood Shop

Atelier Fb

Love the colorful area rug that brings a bright vibe into the space. I also like the furniture used here.

20. Ross Residence

Ross Residence

Griffin Enright Architects

This living room has modern furniture in it with a skylight in the center. I can tell that there are many lovely features in this home merely by looking at the living room.

What can you say? Adding skylights to the living room is indeed an amazing way to let natural light fill in your home. It would also be more relaxing when you have one and you are able to look straight to the sky even when you are inside your house. Aside from the living room, it can also be placed on other areas of the house. Yes, you can add that even in the bathroom if you want to! Can you tell me which of the living rooms above you love the most?