During construction, the builder alters the foundation to form a recessed shape in the concrete slab to serve as the basis for the sunken … Because the recessed area of the floor would reduce headroom in a basement, rendering it useless for general living purposes, sunken spaces are rarely found in homes with basements. Flowers in vase naturally adorn the room. I've just placed it. Does your home have a breathtaking outside view? Jul 14, 2013 - Hello I'm trying to come up with a way to trim my step down in a sunken living room. If it was done because, perhaps, your house is situated on a slope and your house steps down with the grade, then at least put a contrasting floor material at the step, so people don’t go flying. None of the trim in the adjacent hallway or in the sunken living room has been installed yet. If your sunken living room was done just for aesthetics, then maybe it’s time to change it. This transitional living space features a sunken living room area complete with comfy seating, an in-wall fireplace and a flat-screen TV. Here is a fun laid-back design in light pastels and bright color accents. Sunken Living Room Transition. Simple sunken corner living room design with floor seating. Here is another fine design in light neutrals with a color pop in blue and coral. None of the trim in the adjacent hallway or in the sunken living room has been installed yet. Requiring a recession in the floor, sunken living rooms and conversation pits (a lowered section of a room, with seating) are best-suited to homes with concrete slab or crawl space foundations. If yes, you must install sliding double-glazed floor to ceiling windows. Wooden floor counteracts the gray sofas and stainless-steel wall. That way, you can witness the changing seasons.