There have been plenty of occasions when we have talked about the virtues of the couch in orange and a plush sofa in burnt orange feels even more hip. The gorgeous green sofa is admittedly not for everyone and finds space in eclectic and modern settings while the breezy blue couch adapts to pretty much any style you have going.
Modular sofas – they are quickly becoming the next big thing in contemporary living rooms. Allowing you to use the small urban living room in multiple ways and turning the large, open living area into a more social setting, modular sofas work well in pretty much every home. Apart from allowing you to easily move around individual pieces to fashion multiple compositions, modular sofa units also give you the convenience of adding more seating with growing family needs. Adaptable, fun and undoubtedly colorful, they bring an air of playfulness to the living room.
There are few things that are more important than maximizing available space and making use of every inch on offer, when it comes to planning for a contemporary urban home. Yet, for most of us, smart management of space is a constant issue – a problem stems from poor design and décor choices. But you can change all that this year by removing clutter, creating a spacious living environment and bringing home furniture that offers ample storage even while being space-savvy. It is undoubtedly the living room that sets the trend in this regard and today we flip through 25 inspirations that should get you started in the right direction.
We always love a collection of sofas in vivaciously different hues while talking about colorful couches and this section offers precisely that! Ravishing red seems a touch risky as a choice for your sofa, but get it right and you have a sophisticated, modern living room full of flair. The red sofa works well with white when it has a comfy, tufted design and blends in with hints of black to deliver a masculine vibe when draped in leather. It is the choice between the different materials that makes as much of an impact as the color itself.
Yes, an end table allows you to place you put down your favorite page thriller, your smartphone and that drink you are sipping next as you relax in your comfy sofa. But there is much more to picking the right end table than just size. You can choose an end table that either blends in with the color scheme and style of your living room or feels like an entirely oblique addition that ushers in contrast and curiosity. A smart end table with golden glint is a great choice for contemporary living rooms which need some sparkle and metallic zest.
A simple white wall can become a dull element in a minimalistically styled home. The brightness of the space can start to feel without character and the perfect way to resolve this is to add some color to your walls. If you don’t like boldly colored walls, choosing the minty shade of green will be the perfect choice. It opens up the space, fills it with personality and creates a prestigious look.
They say that all trends tend to eventually fade away. But that is not always the truth, and in the case of decorating with bookshelves, you can rest assured that you are picking an option that is as timeless as it is trendy. It is easy to decorate with bookshelves, and they are much more than just aesthetic additions, as they also showcase your love for books, decorative art pieces and a whole lot more! Bookshelves need not always be filled with books. From stylish ceramics and fancy china in the dining room to indoor plants that create a wall of greenery, contemporary bookshelves can offer much more than just a space to stack your vast book collection.
The white and blue colors of this living room channel the appeal of the seaside, with the mesmerizing blue artwork serving as a centerpiece of the room, only rivaled by the woven coffee table. Woven furniture is the perfect choice when decorating the room in coastal decor. It embodies the comfort and almost holiday-like feeling that can only be felt at the beach while sipping cocktails! This open and bright living room looks free and airy! If you leave all the windows open and let the wind in it might feel like you are standing on a windy beach, surrounded by the sea, whose color is so beautifully represented by the blue furniture and pillows! While classical coastal living rooms are normally more subtle and serene, you can absolutely include bold elements – such as bright orange chairs – to challenge the traditional look and bring something modern to the table.
The feeling that beige captures so well is one of comfort and security that we all yearn for within our homes. Emphasise that feeling by adding some wooden pieces to your neutral living room. A relaxing atmosphere by the fireplace calls for a color palette that knows how to channel tranquility. You could hardly find a better choice than beige. There are plenty of beige hues to play with, from soft cream to dark sand. You can easily layer them within one room and awaken the traditional ambiance. Use the brightest hues of beige to capitalize on the room’s incredible lightness, but balance the scale by framing some wall art in black frames.
If you have noticed it already, then wooden décor is on a grand comeback in recent months. It does not matter if your living room has a contemporary vibe or a cozy rustic appeal; décor in wood seems to find space in almost every living room these days. It is the silhouette of the décor that determines its style and an all-wood entertainment center with a cool TV stand, additional wooden cabinets and wall-mounted floating shelves can feel as much at home in a modern living room as it does in one with traditional flair. Just browse through the classic and yet timeless choices from the likes of ercol or Hartmann and you will not be disappointed.