Contemporary and modern design elements come together beautifully in cozy living room. The checkered swivel chair, tufted ottoman and shag rug make for a nice place to kick back and relax. A glittering gold table lamp and gold log-shaped side table lend a shiny dose of style. Fun geometric wall art, fresh flowers and succulent plants add the finishing touches.
In the living room, designers created a bright, welcoming space. Designers painted the walls white to reflect the natural light from the windows, making the space feel light and open, while bold orange pillows and artwork create a vibrant space. To incorporate natural materials that complement those dotted throughout the house, a rustic coffee table and television table were added, softening the modern design.
Known for the modern design that he creates for his clients, at home, Mikel takes a more restrained approach marked by the elegant use of small details and a love for historic cultural objects. The living room coffee table is a perfect example of his approach. The books are large enough to be attention-grabbers and they fit seamlessly, along with the table itself, into the room’s overall color scheme.
Twin gray velvet sofas with faux fur pillows offer comfortable seating in this Hollywood Regency-inspired living room. A modern console table is elegantly designed with two twig-like structures on either side of the mounted television and a collection of candles and floral arrangements in the middle. A mix of natural light and recessed lighting illuminates the space. Designed by Emily Mackie of Inspired Interiors.
This pretty living room’s neutral color palette offers a clean backdrop for the layers of traditional, modern and vintage elements in the space. Gray walls create contrast with the moulding around the ceiling and entryways. A Restoration Hardware sofa in a soft shade of periwinkle is a perfect complement to the home’s traditional bones. A pale pink rug completes the room’s palette of light pastels. The feminine color palette works in partnership with the vintage details in the room like the coffee table, featuring curved legs that have a feminine feel.
Entertain in elegance with this formal living room, complete with ornate sage and blue sofas, built-in wood bookshelves and hearth, an exquisite oriental rug, custom drapery, and patterned ottoman. "The blue and green work together because they are analogous colors of similar intensity," says designer Cynthia Mason. For a more modern feel, deepen the intensity to kelly green and navy. Image courtesy of Cynthia Mason
Not only is this home a feast for the eyes outdoors, but also the elegance and charm of its modern furnishings inside create a sense of particular beauty and allure. The open plan accommodates a living room, dining area and kitchen, all done in subtle color tones by TriplePoint Design Build, so not to conflict with the more vivid colors seen from the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Galasso has somehow managed to make an 160-year-old home in Atlanta's Adair Park seem fresh and modern. "I love dark colors on the wall" says Galasso of this parlor in a rich forest green that beautifully contrasts with the white walls and molding in the main living room. Galasso says her two splurge items when it comes to home design are faucets and light fixtures.
Though the living room is an undoubted showstopper, the dining room might be the purest example of a design style that Tamara describes as, “Edgy modern with a rustic undertone and pops of fun color.” This room has all of that and more from the funky paint job on the walls to the metallic tabletop adorned with bowls of grass. And if that isn’t '80s punk rock enough for you, there’s the snake plant propped atop the bottom half of a mannequin to complete this awesome, unique picture.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a once cramped and damaged kitchen is now a bright, modern hub with lots of extra storage. To maximize space, Sarah raised the ceiling a few inches and removed the wall that separated the kitchen from the living area. Beautiful white cabinets, cream flooring and stainless steel appliances continue the room's fresh, open feel.
The new Park family kitchen that has been built and designed by Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri from HGTV's "Cousins on Call". The cousins removed a wall that closed off the dining room area from the living room and kitchen to create a more open, functional and modern space. All appliances, cabinets, furniture,and accessories were provided by Ikea for a special promotional episode of Cousins on Call.
Metallics add a modern touch to a room without breaking your budget. For table decor under $100, Parker Kennedy Living used a sea urchin from Target and a lacquer green and gold box from C Wonder. They didn't have to buy new books, since the homeowner already owned those, as well as the table.
A mixture of fresh colors, including yellow and various hues of blue, add pops of interest and give this living room an updated feel. The rug softens the space and coordinates with the blue pillows and tray. A console table along the back wall adds dimension and features fresh and modern accessories. A large oil painting highlights the fireplace and accents the high ceilings.
Brass accents pop against the cool grays of this contemporary living room. A sleek wood panel turns the TV wall into a focal point, and also ties in with a picture rail that runs the length of a long wall, a nod to interiors past. A modern brass sofa table teams with a pair of side tables to create symmetry that helps harmonize the space.
This neutral living space has plenty of seating for the homeowners to entertain family and friends. Reminiscent of a Romantic Era parlor, a grand piano occupies the rear corner of the room, creating an elegant ambiance, while large chaise lounges and comfortable modern chairs add seating for guests and homeowners alike. Finally, accents like the white and gray striped rug and the Asian inspired decor helps to finish the room and bring the design full circle.
Experience bird's eye views of China's capital city in this 5,000 square foot, two-story penthouse. Light-filled rooms flow seamlessly together for the ultimate in modern urban living. Sleek wood and bamboo surfaces used throughout the space contribute to the streamlined aesthetic, while subtle touches of traditional Chinese decor lend a sense of history and place.
Glass doors slide to open the inviting living room up to the exterior deck, which enjoys views of the surrounding wine country of Sonoma County. The homeowners also maintain a home in Tokyo, and the Japanese tradition of wabi-sabi, or the art of embracing imperfection, is at play in elements throughout the home, such as the stacked stone feature wall surrounding the modern fireplace.
In the living room of this Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna created a masculine, rustic design for the family to enjoy. A dark leather sofa and rawhide chairs provide seating in the space, while a metal and glass coffee table provides a bit of modern flair to the space. A live edge mantel piece mounted on a stone fireplace complements the rustic design, while a log end table and vintage sepia photograph help to complete the space.