In this eclectic living room, bright white walls create a cool contrast with the black wood beams overhead. Above the buffet, a mirror, art and accessories are layered to give the space a lived-in look.
For a family who loves to watch TV, the television goes front and center in the living room. The designer used it as a jumping off point for the rest of the room, refining the tv's boxy look with gray textured wallpaper and hourglass-shaped sconces and echoing the black in other accents.
For homeowners who love bold color and patterns, the designer of this striking living room pushed the design envelope. The result: a vibrant, imaginative space that's also functional and family-friendly with stain-resistant, durable fabrics.
Inspired by classic fashion icons, this modern living room features metallic accessories and pink and black accents. Chic patterned pillows are stacked atop a black-and-white patterned sofa and fuchsia chair, while the gold, mirrored coffee table takes center stage.
This elegant living room uses its traditional architecture and white walls to add a touch of whimsy. A butter yellow sofa adds warmth and vibrancy. The artwork above pulls all the colors and design together.
A photograph of flowers on a dark background by Whitney Ott bursts forth in a black-and-white great room designed by Barbara Westbrook for the Southeastern Designer Showhouse and Gardens in Atlanta. Other dramatic details in the room include the candelabra.
This contemporary black and white living room includes gray walls, cream couch with black accent pillows, black and white checkered wingback chairs, a modern natural wood coffee table with black frame , and a neutral electric fireplace with natural wood mantle. Hardwood floors are accented with a neutral area rug.
For a modern Christmas tree and stand, designer Ginger Curtis started with a Cypress tree planted in a wood basket. Then, she added a chunky, wool blanket, personalized sacks and black-wrapped parcels to finish off the magic of this modern Christmas decor.
This show stopping living room design creates the feeling of a larger space by using the stripes to draw the eye upward. Black and white walls add a sense of whimsy while creating a bold, daring statement. Beautiful, custom gray sofas draw frame the room and create a focal point of the fireplace that is defined by a black mantel with a white, marble slab inlay that adds softness to the room's design. Finally, a long, dramatic chandelier hangs eight feet from the floor to finish the space with a feeling of intimacy and warmth.
One of the homeowners' requests in the rethinking of this 1910 cottage was to unify its rambling rooms. A black-and-white palette felt at once polished and modern and visually helped to link the spaces.
This living room has a bold design with a bubble chair and bright green and red accents. A bold black wall sets off the pops of color in the drape, the pillow in the bubble chair. The blaxk and white graphic area room ties the room together.
This contemporary family room is full of visual interest thanks to a custom mural of Minnesota-born singer Bob Dylan. With its bold black-and-white design, the piece pairs well with the black marble fireplace.