Classic blue-and-white armchairs combine with a bright blue chaise and additional traditional furnishings for a comfortable living room. Globe lanterns illuminate the space, while a white fireplace and built-in bookshelves pop off the textured red wallpaper.
An excellent way to keep a deep, rich look without sacrificing light is to choose saturated shades of red then tone them down with an organic texture and a light accent color. Here, the cranberry grass-cloth walls infuse the room with much-needed color, keeping it bright with an all-natural appeal. Alternatively, the cool, blue-gray accents add contrast.
Dark and bold colors actually make a small space appear larger and more dramatic. Paint the walls, furniture, and crown molding in a saturated color, then pair your monochromatic color scheme with something unexpected, like this white Lucite coffee table that lights up from within.
Natural light flows through two stories of windows and bounces off of a large contemporary painting above the fireplace, which serves as the focal point in the room and also anchors the blues and reds used in the space.
Neutral walls and furniture help to expand this small living space visually, while punches of bold red add color and life to the room. To make the fireplace the focal point of the room, the area around it is painted red.
A large wall mirror with a striking black frame makes this cozy living room look larger. A brick accent wall adds character to the space, which is furnished with neutral, contemporary-style sofas and two small green trunks for coffee tables.
Black-and-white photos of cityscapes paired with a bold red wall color wall give this transitional living room an air of sophistication. A large white sectional and glass coffee table add refreshing contrast to the vibrant wall and curtain color.
Red Living Room With Leather Chair & Wallpaper-Lined Shelves
It’s not hard to imagine Sherlock Holmes sitting, deep in thought, in this cozy living room, with its red walls and wallpaper-lined built-ins, traditional fireplace, antique Oriental rug, and oh-so-comfortable vintage leather armchair.
Eclectic Living Room With Vintage Red Leather Couch
A vintage red leather couch stands out in an eclectic living room, which also has unique red wall vases, a small glass coffee table with three white vases, black and white floral curtains, and a console with matching table lamps.
The key to making rooms feel well curated and balanced is the proper mix of organic materials. Nearly every element in this room is made from all-natural materials, including the driftwood floor lamps, Belgian-linen upholstery, cotton draperies, rustic wooden nesting tables and aged-brass hardware.
This eclectic living room doesn't shy away from bold colors or bold patterns and the result is brilliant and eye catching. A repurposed wood cart makes an excellent coffee table and display surface for a collection of globes.
Traditional Living Room in Chocolate Brown and Ruby Red
In a living room with a white backdrop, chocolate brown furnishings and red accessories can make a strong statement. Designer Matthew Patrick Smyth pairs red and brown together as complementary shades. The warm tones in each color can be used to create a cozy living room environment.
Contemporary Photography Adds Drama to Red Living Room
Contemporary photography by Richard Learoyd and Richard Misarch add drama to this eclectic living room. Neutral overstuffed furniture offsets the deep red walls, while layered area rugs add texture underfoot. Decorative molding sets a formal tone overhead.
A bright red accent wall draws you in as you walk into this sleek black and white space. The fireplace has a streamlined look using black granite embedded with stainless steel strips. Black cracked glass in the fireplace box and light hardwood floors add texture to the room's design.
The walls in this living room are painted red and gold, with furniture along each wall complementing both colors. Along the gold wall is a red-orange sofa, while the red wall is home to a large framed portrait of two girls.