The living room epitomizes the designers' signature, desert living look with rustic beams, a wrought-iron chandelier and clean, simple lines. Instead of the usual boxy seating arrangement, two curved sofas are a soft, graceful moment at the heart of the room.
Inspired by Spanish and Mexican interior design, this Dallas home is made for entertaining large crowds, as well as small family gatherings. Centered around a stucco fireplace, the living room furniture creates a cozy, intimate grouping. A large built-in houses favorite collectibles and frames a gilded piece of art.
Southwestern-Inspired Great Room With Kitchen In Foreground
This southwestern great room, found in HGTV Dream Home 2010, is illuminated by natural sunlight shining through the 12-foot-tall windows and providing a breathtaking view of the desert landscape. Furnishings include patterned and turquoise pillows that add a dash of color to the room's otherwise subtle color scheme.
This home is all about a unique use of materials, clearly seen in the range of textures in this dining room. On a grand scale you see the varying use of metal, leather and wood, but little details like the shattered glass hiding in the dining room table are what make the space unique.
Southwestern Living Room is Rustic, Family-Friendly
The large, open living room is full of southwestern style from the terracotta tile floor to the exposed wood beams on the pitched roof. A pair of sofas flank the adobe-inspired fireplace, while double-tiered chandeliers add Old World charm to the room.
Give your version of midcentury style a more personal look by letting your home’s geographic location influence the design. For this house in Austin, Texas, for example, designer Christen Ales, chose colors and motifs that nod to the southwestern site—and yet still have a midcentury look. “The décor mixes fun bohemian patterns and textures, like this wallpaper from Cavern Home, with modern and more traditional Mexican style furniture silhouettes for a clean, but eclectic look,” she says.
Friendly and so inviting, this living room uses fun country accents like the cowboy hats, guitar and barn door to infuse the space with personality. Flat white walls and a sofa help the room feel very open and bright.
The open, southwestern-inspired kitchen and dining room is grounded by terracotta tile and hardwood flooring. A rustic dining table is paired with long benches for family-style dinners, while a two-tiered chandelier adds an Old World nod to the space.
Colorful Southwestern Living Space With Small Sitting Area
This bold living space features a blue foyer with a black and white Southwestern door that leads the way to a sitting area. Navajo print rugs cover the hardwood floors, while an exposed beam ceiling lends a rustic touch. A soft gray print dresser provides the ideal spot for a bar tray and table lamp.
Neutral Southwestern Contemporary Great Room With Bar
Southwestern architecture gets a contemporary update in this enormous great room that rivals elegant hotel lobbies. On the left sits a gently curving bar. On the right, a large fireplace streaked with neon yellow stripes warms the space. The room is supported with exposed wood beams and stone columns.
French Doors, Broad Archways Elongate Transitional Great Room
In this white great room, three oversized French doors don't just achieve stunning symmetry; they also emphasize the room's natural light. Complemented by the cream-colored furniture, the room's broad archways both elongate this serene setting and establish defined spaces.