This open plan living and dining room doesn't get a lot of sunlight, so designer Matthew Cane used soothing cool tones to help visually brighten the look. He also selected items that could do double duty in the multi-functional space: the blue-gray dining chairs work well in the living room when there's a need for extra seats.
The living room flows easily into this dining area, both with the gorgeous backdrop of a Porter Teleo wallpaper accent wall. The simple arrangement and neutral palette of the dining table and chairs allows for the patterns in the living room to shine.
A contemporary living room with a beige sofa and unique wood chair is set up a few feet away from a round black dining room table, which is flanked by four black chairs that have been upholstered in white.
This contemporary living room is awash in all shades of blue, from the soft blue sectional sofa to the cerulean throw pillows to the marine blue artwork and draperies. A coffered beadboard ceiling provides texture and interest overhead, while neutral walls create a calming environment.
Blue and turquoise accents are sprinkled throughout the living room, a lively contrast to the neutrals walls and furnishing. Textures bring in further visual interest, from the carved cabinet to the fur throw draped across the contemporary red chair.
This blue and white contemporary living room features coastal accents like the seashells sitting on the fireplace mantel. A portrait of waves crashing on the shore sits above the mantel as well. Pops of color are added with blue accents like a blanket and throw pillows.
This contemporary living room features the full spectrum of blue hues, from the deep blue draperies to the tie-die bench to the bright blue cushions on the outdoor seating. A hanging chair adds a fun, family-friendly vibe to the space, while a large sectional sofa invites family and guests to lounge.
From the bold blue draperies to the hanging modern chair, fun touches lend loads of character to this contemporary living room. A large sectional sofa and bench add to the seating options, inviting guest to hang out and put their feet up. Glass doors provide access to the outdoor deck beyond.