Symmetry plays a part in the design of this contemporary living room, with matching modern sofas in gray sharing a colorful area rug with two, blue velvet armchairs and a live-edge coffee table. The focal point of the space is the contemporary fireplace with a neutral brick surround, but the adjoining dining space is just a few steps away.
Modern luxury starts the moment you walk into this bright, white living room. With soaring ceilings and an open floor plan, the large windows steal the focus and let in views of the city skyline. Colorful accents add a vibrancy to the room, from the large area rug to the armchair pillows. A floor-to-ceiling, marble tiled fireplace provides a beautiful viewpoint from the sofa across the room.
A wrap-around gray stone fireplace creates an impressive focal point for this contemporary living room. Colorful furniture surrounds a glass coffee table, which allows full view of the chic area rug below. Above the fireplace hangs a metal flock of birds sculpture, adding to the contemporary feel of the space.
Colorful modern furnishings pop against the all-white palette in this upstairs living space. White draperies draw for privacy and to the shield the space from natural light for TV watching. A traditional rug grounds the space and gives dimension to the sitting area, while also giving the room a collected, eclectic vibe.
From the sheer draperies to the geometric rug to the mix of pillows, pattern and texture pack the design punch in this neutral, contemporary living room. Gray and cream hues dominate the space, allowing the colorful cityscape outside the broad windows to draw the eye. A custom marble fireplace sets a modern tone.
This outdoor terrace and living room has a spectacular view of National Harbor, Alexandria, Virginia and Washington, DC. Live trees, fountain grass and small displays of succulents bring life and greenery to the space. Bold, colorful fabric is used for cushions on a traditional outdoor settee and chairs. A floral indoor-outdoor rug is the centerpiece of the furniture grouping.
A lone gray accent wall breaks up the white walls and windows in this stylish, modern California living room, bringing warmth to a cozy seating area. An Eames lounge chair and ottoman are placed to take advantage of the hilltop view, and colorful pillows and accent tables add punch to the space.
Colorful, floral throw pillows and a vibrant area rug add fun bursts of color to the living room. Traditional brown leather furniture offer comfortable seating around the tall, stone fireplace, and a sailboat above the mantel hints at the water activities available at the residence, including boating, swimming, fishing and water skiing.
This open floor plan features a connected living area and dining area with high wood ceilings. A unique metal light fixture hangs over a small dining room table with blue upholstered dining chairs. A neutral chair and sofa with colorful throw pillows surround a decorative Mediterranean-style coffee table.
In this open living space, first seen on HGTV's Design Star, oversized artwork takes up as much room as the lofted bed. A rustic sideboard, printed throw pillow and colorful picture frames mix for a bohemian look. Meanwhile, the concrete support beam and ceiling have urban and industrial undertones.
SPG Architects’ Pawling House in Pawling, N.Y. features a loft-like living space with soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan situates the dining room opposite the large kitchen. Modern wall art, an intricate glass chandelier and a colorful tabletop add pops of color in this clean white space.
This living room features a whitewashed fireplace with a dark wood mantle. White ceramic vases sit on top of the mantle, while a mirror hangs above. A natural wood coffee table and sisal area rug are positioned in front of a tan sofa with colorful pillows. A wrought iron chandelier provides a finishing touch.
Light blue walls serve as a neutral base in this colorful living space. A bold-striped wall adds visual interest while brightly colored accessories bring energy to the room. Orange and red pillows complement the sleek orange coffee table, and green and blue patterned chairs balance the warm color hues with the blue wall color.
Pops of pink can be seen throughout this colorful bedroom, from the bright area rug beneath the pink bed and throw pillows, to nightstand and framed art on the wall. This fun room also features a lively gold wallpaper with heart pattern.
A gorgeous wall tapestry featuring fuchsia and burgundy flowers sets a colorful backdrop for the mix of patterns and rich hues in this eclectic living room. A mustard yellow sofa is decorated with a collection of throw pillows. A pair of chairs with deep red cushions surround a clear coffee table over the faded rug.
Framed by two floral chairs, a large white mantel accessorized with a round mirror serves as a majestic focal point in this living room. Smooth gray walls and crisp white crown molding keep the room looking sharp and sophisticated while a comfortable leather sofa and colorful patterned chairs create a welcoming seating area. Yellow draperies placed just under the crown molding draw attention to the height of the room, making the space appear larger.
To give this open space between the living room and eat-in kitchen practical use, it was designed as a casual, colorful breakfast nook. A round table and round rug keep traffic flowing easily between the two main spaces. Anytime you’re working with a boxy space, consider adding rounded pieces to soften the hard lines.
To add life to the living room, the area rug was replaced with colorful carpet squares that also added pattern to the space. The brown pillows were swapped for colorful prints picked up on the cheap from a show house sample sale. To help accommodate up to three guests comfortably, the tiny coffee table was placed into the storage space to make room for a trio of modern nesting tables. For a wallpapered look, an 8-foot-by-4-foot sheet of 3/4-inch foam board was covered with wallpaper and fastened to the wall using double-sided tape.