Living Room Design Ideas

Creating a living room design can feel like a challenging mission, but it doesn't have to be! A well-designed living room should be a natural blend of style and function. From a sofa that draws you in, to storage that is both decorative and functional, the possibilities are endless for living room design. There are so many living room design ideas, and understanding what you like is the first step!  After deciding on a style that you love and that fits your lifestyle, narrowing down on living room layout ideas is the next step. The layout of your living room will greatly determine the size, shape and amount of furniture you add to your home. Whether you are simply just rearranging what you already have and adding finishing touches or starting from scratch, determining a layout that flows best in the space is essential. A living room is often a hub of the home after the kitchen, so making it a space that caters to everyone who will be using it is also very important. There are many uses for a living room, and your living space may just serve one purpose or several! A living room can be a quiet room in your home, with bookshelves full of reading material and a place to enjoy coffee and conversation. A living room may also look like the hub of a family home, with a TV for movie nights, loads of comfy seating for hosting game days, and furniture that is durable for children and pets alike. Your living room might look like something in between or all of the above; that is the best part of living room design, it is personable to you and your needs.  When gathering living room design inspiration, you can also think about how often you like to switch up your home decor. Are you more of a trendy home-dweller or someone who wants to invest in timeless pieces? These decisions can help narrow down on budget, colors, decor and ultimately living room design style.  Whether you know your style, need a little or a lot of help, we are here. We've gathered living room design ideas to get your creative wheels turning! 

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Rustic Flair

Rustic Flair

This space has a rustic flair with a leather sectional that brings some color to this neutral space. A reclaimed wood coffee table completes the space and adds texture and interest. Elements like natural woods help to add to the rustic style.

Modern Farmhouse Living Room Dreams

Modern Farmhouse Living Room Dreams

This living room is what Modern Farmhouse dreams are made of. The seating arrangement, with two stunning white sofas flanking the fireplace, creates drama and a true wow factor! The neutral color scheme allows the furniture to pop, and it's all offset by the unexpected but welcome pop of light blue seen in the distressed rug.

Modern Rustic Space with Pops of Black

Modern Rustic Space with Pops of Black

We really enjoy the way this modern rustic space ties in a bit of black for added impact. The dark color adds just enough drama to the space to make things interesting. 

Coastal Seaside Escape

Coastal Seaside Escape

This Mid-Century-Modern space is giving us west-coast severe vibes. The use of woven textures in beachy hues has us smelling the fresh Pacific ocean air!

Spindle In The Spotlight

Spindle In The Spotlight

Spindle furniture will always be in style. Even just one or two pieces can create such a refined pop to an area in your home. We love adding a piece of furniture with a subtle spindle element such as these accent chairs! 

Classically Minimal

Classically Minimal

This minimal living room has the perfect mix of class and style. Large abstract artworks take advantage of the amazingly high ceilings, while the sofas and chairs are sleek and sophisticated yet inviting in their conversational layout. A neutral color palette always pairs wonderfully with minimalism.

Subtle Living Room with Drama

Subtle Living Room with Drama

A coordinating accent wall can add drama to any space. Matching perfectly with the dark sofas and black stripes in the rug, this painted wall helps to tone down the brightness of the crisp white walls and accents in the design. Don’t be afraid to go dark, especially in a sunny room like this.

Light, Bright & Airy Rustic Living Room Design

Light, Bright & Airy Rustic Living Room Design

The Ravine Home Drake Sofa is center stage in this design and the almond color fabric is perfection. Adding in pillows with earth-toned colors, texture and pattern create a cozy place to sit back and relax.  The reclaimed sideboard adds a hint of mint-colored wood adding to the earthy palette. While the coffee table is more modern and has clean lines the parquet top pairs perfectly with the rustic style.

Modern and Rustic California Retreat

Modern and Rustic California Retreat

Relax with ease in this California-inspired living room. Modern meets rustic to create a comfortable yet trendy approach to easy living. 

Chic Industrial Living Room in Blank and White

Chic Industrial Living Room in Blank and White

Some might think a black and white color scheme sounds severe, but this space shows that it doesn't have to be the case. Between the plaid rug and pops of camel, this space feels quite cheerful.

Chic Fireside Conversation Area

Chic Fireside Conversation Area

A mix of warm neutrals and cool grays make this living room—conversation area, both chic and inviting. The contrast of the gray wall against the warm furniture pieces in the foreground help define the seating area and show off the interesting detail on the wall behind it.

A Neutral Living Room Filled With Natural Materials

A Neutral Living Room Filled With Natural Materials

This living room features a neutral color palette — whites, blacks, browns. But a variety of natural materials adds texture and visual interest to this space — from the patterned jute rug to the variety of woven baskets and pendants, the solid wood coffee table, and the leather pouf. And no space with natural materials is complete without a pop of greenery!

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