A dark wood finish and industrial framework makes up this contemporary shelf unit. The sturdy piece is a beautiful balance to the light color scheme and floral wallpaper. The shelves are dressed with a marble table lamp, complimenting the white walls, wicker baskets for texture and sizable coffee table books creating slight height variations in the display.
Designers agree that moss is one of the biggest bang-for-the-buck accessories. You can mix long-lasting moss balls with other items, like a metal sphere or balls, on a coffee table. "It infuses with any style and color palette," says Donna Mathis, owner of Atlanta-based Haven Design Works.
A three paneled built in bookshelf offers useful and organized storage space. Windows circling the room let natural light stream over the pair of matching curved sofas with patterned decorative pillows. A traditional glass coffee table sits over a neutral patterned rug and patterned cushioned chairs finish out the space.
A matte finish black floor and white walls and ceiling create a solid background for the black and white color scheme in this attractive living room. A white leather sectional faces the fireplace and mounted television. Long white curtains with black trim frame the windows. The sleek and shiny coffee table and shelf unit reflect the light for an sparkling effect.
A gray sofa and sleek armchairs flank a round black coffee table, creating a cozy sitting area. A shelf under the coffee table provides additional storage for magazines and books. Illuminated by two matching black lamps, a gallery wall adds visual interest.
An ornate Louis XV bookcase sits behind an upholstered sofa in this traditional living room. Elegant details in the space, such as the gold hardware on the bookcase and the lucite candlesticks on the coffee table, make the room feel detailed and sophisticated.
A wide mirrored coffee table with a shelf offers both storage and display space in this transitional living room. The tall, thin glass vases adorning the table draw the eye upward to the room's vaulted ceilings.
Custom bookcases and media cabinet are the focal point of this eclectic, feminine living room. The homeowner wanted to use pink throughout her Winter Park, Fla., home, so designer John McClain uses pink accessories in the bookcases, a sophisticated pink chair and even coffee table books in the rosy hue.