The sofa is much more than just another piece of furniture in your home. It sets the tone for the rest of your interior both in terms of style, décor choices and the general theme and color scheme that you use. If you happen to have an open plan living, then your sofa choice becomes even more crucial. We understand that many of our readers are not really interested in changing such a pivotal piece of the home decorating jigsaw all too often and that is why many stay away from a colorful couch. Instead a sofa in black and white or even gray is the preferred choice. But 2016 and the first half of 2017 seem to disagree with this!
A sofa in neutral hues that vary between pristine white to light browns and bluish-grays are generally the norm in most living rooms… that is, till just a few years ago! Today’s living rooms are going down a more exciting path with revitalized trends from ravishing 80s and nostalgic 70s making a grand comeback. A colorful and striking sofa is definitely a part of this exuberant new look. Visually captivating and yet still decidedly modern, here are 30 latest sofas and sectionals that combine comfort with color and panache –
A wooden accent wall does not always have to be one of the pre-existing walls in the living room. You can create your own wall of wood with a striking room divider like the one below. Delineating space in an open plan living without blocking the line of sight or even the flow of light, this elegant divider acts as an accent wall that is easy on the eyes and space-savvy as well!
We always advice our readers to think beyond the confines of the square footage of their home and to harness all that additional space which those walls have to offer. Wall-mounted décor not only frees up precious foot space, but these cool floating cabinets, shelves and modular units also give the living room a more cheerful, breezy ambiance. They undoubtedly cut back on visual clutter and you can even use them to introduce new patterns, textures and sculptural features. Just remember though that you might not want to go berserk with wall-mounted modular units in smaller living rooms as they can easily seem overbearing when done wrong.
It would barely come as a surprise to anyone following early trends of 2017 that natural design elements are currently a hit among homeowners and designers alike. Wood is the undoubted leader of this pack with modern homes embracing the warmth and organic elegance of the material at its beautiful best. Be it ingenious décor, stylish accessories or even exceptional backdrops, wood is pretty much everywhere you look around! Now is definitely a great time to get in on the ‘woodsy wave’ and you can do it without completely revamping your existing living room.
We always talk of the living room as a monolithic unit. Every little detail in the room is like a small piece of the larger jigsaw. Disturb one and you might have to end up creating an entirely new picture! The fabulous and comfy couch is definitely at the center of this delightful setting and is inarguably the most important piece of décor in any living space. A couch can define the style of your living room and as an extension that of your kitchen and dining space as well. It pretty much lays down the marker for everything else and is the one large addition that can transform the living room ambiance.
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.
The minty wall is the perfect undertone for the living room styled in a harmony of both old-fashioned elements and contemporary furniture. It balances out the room and proves that it can fit with any color or trend! The living room is a place where we lounge and relax, so it’s important for the space to feel kind and welcoming. You can be sure that the mint wall will contribute to a calming atmosphere! When paired together with white tones, mint wall infuses the room with so much freshness it immediately gets the feel of being airy and breathable! The beauty of mint hues is that they are incredibly versatile. They absolutely beautify a minimalist living room, but they will easily bring out the best of the vibrant, colorful living room too!
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.
The DS-600 from de sede is an icon in its own right. Unique, sculptural and presenting an unending array of possibilities, this unmistakable sofa is for those who wish to add something truly amazing to their living space. Providing and entirely different, yet equally versatile are sofas like the Cassius Deluxe Excel Lounger that can also double as a daybed. Then there are alternatives like the sofa bed from ACTONA turns the small living room of your studio apartment into an additional guest room with ease.