Making a statement in your living room is easy when you incorporate bold artwork on the wall. The modern colors and patterns of the living room can be combined to give it style and a relaxing yet vibrant color palette. Stripes, ikat, and other geometric patterns help the view to travel through the spacious room. Varying the scale of the patterns, along with large stripes of neutral colors (on the sofa and walls), helps to keep pace with the lush look.
Adding an unexpected touch of color to your room can be done by painting the ceiling. Don't worry if you're concerned about a dark ceiling making your room look smaller; this has been debunked. If you're still worried, opt for a “safer” and lighter color, such as a pale blue or gray.Designer Melinda Mandell used a colorful daybed to brighten up a 1920s Tudor home in Palo Alto, California. Nicole Arnold Interiors added a touch of pink to the seating area of a contemporary formal living room.
To revitalize a traditional rabbit hutch and contribute to the color story of the room, designer Samantha Blake painted it in a unique ombré.The colorful curtains are a step above a flashy cushion or blanket, but they're still impermanent enough to soothe even the most whimsical design buffs. In this traditional Boston hallway, Nicole Hogarty Designs used vibrant artwork to add color and visual interest. A whitewashed living room in Pleasantville, New York, features pink chairs and cushions and a colorful carpet by Caroline Kopp Interior Design. In this New York living room, Mahle Design used a colorful decorative chair to enhance a gray seating area.Alexa Stevenson's interior decor updated a traditional farmhouse living room with a sofa, rug, and colorful pillows.
Trellis Home Design made a vivid statement with colorful red wallpaper and matching sheets and window treatments. The team behind Neely+Queen Design used colorful artwork and a rug in similar tones to improve the ambiance of this space. However, just because these tame interior styles are trending doesn't mean you can't experiment with bright colors and fun tones.This neutral-toned New York living room by Elizabeth Pash Interiors and Antiques is enhanced by brightly colored curtains and an eye-catching sofa. Choosing furniture with solid fabrics within the color combination bases the look and separates the patterns, such as this blue chair and this coffee table with leather top.
It defines the color palette of this room, which helps to make other accents and furniture feel unified. PepperJack Interiors played with bright colors for this spacious family room in a renovated Craftsman style home.If you want to add some color to your space in a less obvious way, just paint the inside of the cabinets.Incorporating color into your room design is an easy way to make it stand out from the rest. Whether you choose to paint your ceiling or add some bright curtains or pillows, there are plenty of ways to make your space pop with color. You can also opt for more subtle touches like painting the inside of your cabinets or adding furniture with solid fabrics within your chosen color palette.
With these tips in mind, you'll be able to create an eye-catching space that will be sure to impress.