Contemporary with some midcentury modern influence, this condo living room uses a neutral backdrop to allow the furnishings to be the statement of the space. A navy blue velvet sofa with a trio of different throw pillows becomes the focal point in the room, and two rugs layer together to ground the round coffee table decorated with pink flowers and candlesticks.
To promote a feeling of unity between the indoor and outdoor spaces, interior designer Linda Woodrum chose a neutral, controlled palette for the HGTV Green Home 2012 living room. Furnishings, though captivating, do not distract from the view. A mix of styles and textures like the rustic wood coffee table, shag rug and contemporary wingback armchairs keeps the space feeling cozy and fresh.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once dated, drafty living room into a cozy and contemporary retreat with plenty of room to entertain. Sarah filled the space with vintage metallic accents and streamlined modern furniture for a cozy, eclectic feel. A large patterned rug ties the room together and adds warmth and interest to the new hardwood floors.
This revitalized master bedroom has been given new life. Once a drab space, Joanna added a gray accent wall to give the space texture. Light, airy curtains accentuate the natural light that pours into the space through the large sliding glass doors, softening the space. New end tables and lamps, a new rug and contemporary art put the finishing touches on this elegant Fixer Upper.
This living room, from HGTV's Property Brothers, is centered around a refaced fireplace and decorated with contemporary blue and gray furniture. Under the blue area rug, the floor is porcelain tile made to look like hardwood floors. A collage of family photos hangs on the back wall. A rustic sliding barn door separates the living room from the office.
This beautiful Spanish hacienda is decorated in simple neutrals and warm woods. To add color, cobalt blue is used throughout the home. Here, in the home office, the hue is introduced through a diamond-patterned area rug, pillows and Mexican tile fireplace surround. A traditional wooden desk with turned legs is paired with a more contemporary leather chair to give the workspace an updated look.
The contemporary living room of this converted, historic firehouse features fun colors and functional seating that works equally well for reading and relaxing as it does for entertaining large groups. Boiled wool ottomans and a shag rug add texture to the sleek space. The "Simple Chemistry" table by James De Wulf is a great conversation piece.
Designer Claire Paquin incorporated her client's large brown leather sectional sofa in the living room by making it the focal point of the room. She pulled together a serene look by using a soft creams on the walls and for the area rug and drapes and added a large piece of poster art in dark blue for a pop of color. The look is comfortable and contemporary.
White vessel sinks, mirrors with distressed frames and three bulb sconces create a double vanity set up in this contemporary bathroom. Individual shag rugs soften the floor and add texture to the space. Woodgrain panels add a vertical patterned accent wall. A Buddha statue and plant add a calm decor to the room.
With soaring ceilings, unexpected bursts of bright colors and soft, cozy textures, the living room from the HGTV Dream Home 2014 blends everything there is to love about modern mountain living. A soft, shaggy wool rug with a subtle Moroccan-style pattern anchors the living space, defined by a collection of furnishings — both traditional and contemporary in silhouette — that partner to create an eclectic look.
For a masculine and modern bedroom, choose a bed with presence and a strong, geometric shape, like this contemporary four-poster style. “A mix of geometric and organic patterns and shapes in the same deep color palette creates a sense of calm in this space and helps to ground and unify the various patterns in the rug, bedding and Fantoni lamps,” says designer Amy Lau of this elegant retreat.
When designer Jennifer Jones updated a client's 1960s ranch, she worked to create a fresh look while staying true to the home’s original, casual vibe. In the living room, she says, “we layered soft neutral tones in the paint, window treatments, and upholstery, and created interest with textural fabrics, a geometric rug, and a mix of pillow patterns.” The new decorating works perfectly with the angled lines of the architecture and the bold, contemporary fireplace surround.
“With my room, I intend to take viewers on a fantastical voyage through the cutting edge of today’s art and design universe,” explains designer Jeff Lincoln of Jeff Lincoln Interiors. The rug—a new design by Paul Robinson for the rug Company called Lagoon—sets the foundation for the whole space. The walls received a custom Venetian plaster finish, a neutral choice meant to make the rest of the room’s contemporary furnishings shine.
The craftsman-style home featured orange-tone Douglas fir trimwork, yet the homeowner wanted a contemporary, neutral style. Embracing both worlds, the family recreation room pulls the orange hue from the trim and brings it into a sleek leather sectional.The built-ins are painted a cool gray and provide plenty of open and hidden storage. A bold yet neutral area rug grounds the space and ties all the colors together.
Blues take center stage in this classy living room, from the velvety sofas to the patterned pillows and even the coffee table books. Of course, there's no missing the zebra print sofa, which really livens up the soothing space. A flokati rug brings in a splash of whimsy, which is tempered by a clean-lined, contemporary coffee table. Flowering branches bring nature in and provide the crowning design touch to the space.
White chairs and floor-to-ceiling curtains balance the dramatic black walls in this dining room, as seen on HGTV's Secrets From a Stylist. The colorful artwork and rug help warm the space. The stunning dining room employs a transitional design to include contemporary art and traditional furnishings. The black walls and and contrasting white of the draperies, dining chairs table help draw the eye to the artwork that serves as a visual focal point. The lantern chandelier that houses candles is another exceptional element in the room.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once dated, drafty space into a cozy and contemporary retreat with plenty of room to entertain. Dark pink walls were painted a fresh white and covered in bright grasscloth wallpaper and a once over-imposing fireplace replaced with sleek white marble. To satisfy her clients' differing design tastes, Sarah incorporated vintage metallic decorative pieces with streamlined modern furniture. A large patterned rug ties the room together and adds warmth and interest to the new hardwood floors.