With its towering ceiling and tall stucco fireplace, this formal living room makes a grand statement. Sets of French sitting chairs with wooden arms and English roll arm loveseats create a cozy space for conversation.
A pale gray coat of paint and new furnishings make this sitting room look fresh and contemporary. The bold orange artwork adds a bright and cheery pop of color. Unique accent chairs join together for a unified settee or stand apart for individual seating.
This parlor is absolutely picture-perfect, with soaring ceilings, two-story windows and a piano in the corner. A large gray area rug softens the hardwood floors and defines the sitting area, which includes a light green sofa and two white chairs.
Since this is the first room guests see upon entry to the home, designers went for the wow factor in this formal sitting room. The teal walls and bold rug are fantastic statement pieces that make the space feel warm, but the real treasure in this room is the sofa. A thrift store find, the homeowner wanted it reupholstered in white fabric, but feared that a young child and a dog would destroy the elegant fabric. Eager to make the homeowner's dreams a reality, designers tested many different fabrics for their durability and livability, and the classic Knoll boucle was the winner.
The formal and extravagant sitting room includes two sitting areas each anchored by a graphic, traditional rug. Ornate furnishings, intricate gold crown molding and custom hardwood flooring add finishing touches to the highly sophisticated design.
Elegant furnishings create a formal sitting room by the fireplace to either enjoy coffee and conversation or listen to music by piano. French doors and large windows allow ample light to flood the space, and a crystal chandelier and exposed beam ceiling add chic finishing touches to the design.
This formal sitting room overlooks the patio, so designers wanted the colors in this room to reflect the warmth of the outdoors. Natural light pours into the space from the large sliding glass doors, making the space feel bright, while the teal walls make the space feel warm and colorful. The live edge wood art piece adds a little outdoor beauty to the design, while the red rug complements the teal walls and adds texture to the space.
This formal sitting room design features oak french doors and a wood coffered ceiling. A pair of green upholstered chairs and a gray armchair face a large coffee table. Neutral throw pillows and a simple table decor complete the timeless, traditional style of the room.
This elegant, white sofa is the focal point in the formal sitting room that overlooks the patio. The live edge wood art piece helps to make the teal walls pop while bringing a piece of the outdoors into this design. The white fabric of the sofa reflects the light from the large window to the right, making the space feel warm and bright, while the yellow flowers add a pop.
A gorgeous, decorative white mantel and hearth draws the eye in this formal living room. A pair of patterned armchairs face the sofa surrounding the glass coffee table. Arched french doors bring natural brightness to the room.
A patterned wallpaper on above the molding decorates and adds a faux texture effect to the room design. Blush pink chairs are the centerpiece of the design, popping agains the white walls and deep hardwood floor.
When they're ready to receive guests, the owners can make use of this formal sitting room. Here, Asian-inspired artwork, warm orange throw pillows, an oriental rug and a carved wooden coffee table give the space a well-traveled aesthetic that's sure to spark conversation.