Many homeowners are apprehensive to experiment with color inside of their homes. Ease into color by introducing it to your outdoor living room with removable elements like floor cushions and throw pillows. To ensure the pillows add visual depth, be sure to choose ones with texture and pattern as well as color.
A tree continues to grow up through the wood flooring of this balcony, truly connecting the outdoors with the modern design of the home. A pair of chairs and a square coffee table create an outdoor sitting and dining space. A polka dot pillow pads the chair, and a blue tea set adds a touch of color.
The open concept floor plan is unified with a bright white color scheme. The living room features an upholstered navy chair and white and gray striped accent pillow to add color to the white palette. An interesting wood coffee table looks as if it could be the prize of an ocean adventure, which blends with the other furniture to create a beach-inspired design.
This lively living space features an open floor plan, bringing together the living, dining and bar areas. Multicolored floral pillows line the bright yellow L-shaped sofa, while a large sliding glass window makes it easy to transition between the indoor and outdoor spaces.
Natural materials and a limited color palette create an understated and comfortable design in this contemporary living space. The spacious, open floor plan is kept cohesive with hardwood flooring and white walls throughout. A white sectional is decorated with green throw pillows, and pink orchids bring another pop of color and a touch of the outdoors.
Light, light and more light! The designer's talent shows through here in ability to make a space that's both formal and relaxed — with aid from those amazing floor-to-ceiling windows. Soothing tones of blue and cream and a flowering branch placed just so echo the great outdoors. A flokati pillow and a zebra print pillow add some modern funk, and simple accessories bring personality without clutter.
This simply chic neutral bedroom features a black wrought iron bed paired with frilly white and gray bed linens, and floral throw pillows. An antique candelabra chandelier hangs overhead, while white louvered doors provide outdoor balcony access. Dark brown hardwood floors add a finishing touch.
This outdoor sitting area features thick blue seat cushions on chocolate brown wicker furniture with matching side table and cushioned coffee table. The blue and brown contrast with the neutral tile flooring. Pattern pillows add a hint of orange, and a yellow blanket provides a large swatch of color.
A long black dining table is lined with unique wood chairs over a faded floor rug. Open space surrounding the table creates an open feel for the room. Gray built-in cabinetry lines the walls for concealed storage below window benches. Colorful throw pillows, Aa plant centerpiece and a large view of the outdoors decorates the room.
With a corrugated metal roof and large cutouts, this outdoor lounge offers shelter from the afternoon sun and encourages cool breezes. Throw pillows and an area rug in soft, neutral hues help showcase the subtle texture of the structure itself: the brushed concrete, the beams radiating from the built-in fireplace and the unique pattern of the tile flooring.
Designers wanted this spacious, Midcentury Modern living room to fell intimate despite its large floor plan, so they carefully chose textures and fabrics that would add personality, but wouldn't overwhelm the beautiful exterior views showcased by the expansive windows. Walls are painted white to reflect the views of the outdoors, while the color is added through a few pieces of modern art and colorful, patterned throw pillows on the modern sofas.