A deep navy blue sofa adds a rich tone to the room against the white painted brick walls. A faux-texture gray area rug encompasses the sofa simple wood coffee table and midcentury modern, mustard yellow chair. A black and white modern art piece is balanced against the wall to fill some space while retaining the minimalist feel.
Low-profile furnishings were selected for this modern living room to keep all eyes focused on the view. A leather ottoman serves as a coffee table in the space, but can be cleared and double as seating when entertaining guests. Using non-traditional mountain house colors like bright yellow helps balance the home's bold architectural features.
The rich blue color of the sofas catch the eye in this bright, painted brick living room. The sofas corner around a midcentury modern wood coffee table and mustard yellow chair. A gray area rug adds a cool-tone barrier over the hardwood floor. The room is illuminated by natural light through the large windows keeping it light and inviting.
A large blue velvet sectional and a pair of modern red chairs face in toward a glass coffee table over a traditional patterned area rug. A mix of bold colored and polka dot throw pillows decorate the sofa. A second seating area designed under the large window uses a a tufted leather sofa and matching armchair. A similar mix of throw pillows is used tying the two spaces together. A pair of cow hide fabric chairs and a mounted half-table add to the eclectic vibe of the design.
A bubble chandelier adds fun texture to the classy design of this transitional living room. A neutral sofa, chaise and pair of armchairs circle the room around an area rug and cube wooden coffee table. A bay window lets in natural light framed by sliding white drapes. Yellow throw pillows and touches of gray throughout the room add accent color and detail.
A color palette of muted gray, cream, black and vibrant yellow tells a modern mountain design story in the living room from the HGTV Dream Home 2014. A leather ottoman serves as a coffee table in the space, but can be cleared and double as seating when entertaining guests. Raised wooden trays offer a flat spot for electronics, food or drinks.
One wall of this contemporary living room wall features wallpaper by Italian manufacturer Yolo, a modern take on old world peeling plaster. Filled with drama and goth details, this Los Angeles home is harmonized by a palette of black, white, gray and metallics. In this "rough luxe" living room, a tufted leather sofa brings an element of modern Baroque to the space, and the pewter coffee table was commissioned by a local fabricator.
A bight red, orange and yellow stained glass figure hangs above this sitting room for a bold, eye catching conversation piece. Below it the dark color scheme of the room creates a soothing, lounge environment, a nice contrast to the bright connected room. Black leather chairs with diamond pattern finish face into a coffee table with a full bar set up on the wall behind them.
Chris mixed modern with traditional to create a transitional design style. He paired a tailored, button-tufted, 1960s-style sofa with an ovular, bronze and glass coffee table that has more traditional lines. For rustic, masculine texture, Chris opted for end tables made of driftwood with glass tops. A pair of mid-century modern table lamps added a touch of the unexpected to the space. Altogether the furniture arrangement came to slightly over $2000. After searching for art, Chris couldn't find anything he connected with and instead had a professional photographer shoot his collectible Cutlass convertible, and then had it framed as fine art.
This elaborate sitting room features wall-to-wall wood panels paired with a detailed tin ceiling and soft yellow trim. Oversized pintucked armchairs boast a bold striped pattern, while two dark brown square coffee tables offer room for traditional decor. A bay window and two sets of French doors allow natural light to flood the space.
Because the backdrop and furnishings of this New York City living room are styled in soft, monochromatic hues, designer Kathie Chrisicos was able to infuse pops of strong color in the art and accessory selections. Especially fetching is the abstract art behind the sofa in an orange-red hue, along with the vase of orange, yellow and pink roses that enlivens the coffee table. These colors add depth and drama to the design.
Designer Kerrie Kelly updated this living space with a club-like look using color, texture and modern furnishings. The sitting area, created with four matching accent chairs in yellow and a center coffee table in wood, invites family and guests to gather for good conversation or perhaps a night of games. The cool gray tones of the tray ceiling, industrial light fixtures and whitewashed brick add dimension and contrast against the sleek furnishings.
As seen on HGTV's The High Low Project, a fur pillow beneath a clear coffee table adds texture to this contemporary living room. A dark yellow sofa with patterned blue and red throw pillows provides color against the white walls and gray rug. The flow of the living space was kept open to keep it from feeling crowded. Bar stools provide a space for dining as well as extra seating for guests
Contemporary-style sofas, upholstered in durable Sunbrella fabric, feature aluminum frames and synthetic wicker bases — both recyclable. Two cube-shaped, industrial-style coffee tables were handcrafted from sustainable wood by carpenter David Brown. The yellow chairs provide a nice contrast against the black and white patterned pillows and add pops of color against the brick floor and accent landscaping wall.
This home is a visual feast. Strong patterns and saturated colors are showcased throughout. The living room is grounded by a cream and red rug that brings an instant dose of color. For more pops, David and Rumaan have topped it with a bright yellow coffee table. An eclectic mix that is also vibrant and fun. Bringing the various shades together, a gallery wall above the television includes several pieces painted by David’s grandfather.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, this family room is bright and inviting. With a large sofa and brightly colored bean bags, there is plenty of seating, while the built in cabinets add lots of storage for the family. The yellow accents in the space help to make it bright, while the natural wood coffee table and gray of the sofa warm up the space, making it inviting.
Pamper yourself by transforming an outdoor space into a custom retreat. Japanese forest bathing research shows that time spent in the Great Outdoors brings significant health benefits—lower blood pressure, less stress, greater empathy. Green spaces soothe both body and brain, and you can reap the results with a spot in your own yard. Start your project by choosing an area with easy access. A small deck, porch, patio or corner of a garden provides a terrific foundation for a home-sweet-home getaway. Approach your project with an eye to design by including touches that speak to your style (retro? chic? urban?). You don’t have to spend big bucks to make it work. This welcoming retreat features a crate coffee table that blends beautifully with wooden chairs. Pots of colorful annuals bring nature near. Annuals include purple Angelonia with Raven (dark) sweet potato vine, Yellow Chiffon superbells, Royal Velvet supertunia, and ‘Banana Cream’ Shasta daisy with Vertigo purple fountain grass.