24 Living Room Design Ideas (Shop The Look)

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For many people, interior design can feel overwhelming. There are so many furniture and home decor resources to choose from.

Most people look at each piece, instead of the entire design, and have trouble pulling the trigger. The best way to simplify the experience is to create a design plan for your living space.

Once you have the concept for your room it will make it easier to shop for the pieces. That said I’ve pulled together a collection of living room interior design ideas that’ll inspire your next DIY project.

Each board links to a post full of ideas and resources that you can order for your home. Whether you are looking for a complete room design or a few statement pieces you are in the right place.

This post is all about living room interior design ideas.

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Modern Home Living Room Design Ideas

No matter what your design style it’s important to always start with a floor plan of your space. That’s the only way to know exactly what will or won’t fit.

The worst thing that can happen is your furniture gets delivered and it’s too large or small. Either of these can be a problem.

Furniture that’s too big will not fit and have to be returned. If the furniture is too small it will be out of proportion and make your space look off.

Avoid this problem by measuring your space and doing a floor plan before you order.

This video will help you transfer your measurements into the Free floor plan program. That way you can visualize exactly what will fit in your space.

Now for the fabulous living room designs that will inspire your next design project.

Pit Sectional Living Room Ideas

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Arhaus Pit Sectional
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Best Deep Sectional Sofa

Pit sectional living rooms are perfect for homes with a lot of space. These sectional sofas are large and in charge. They’re perfect for family, movie, or rec rooms.

If your home is the Sunday football house or you love having your girlfriends over for movie night this sofa is for you. No matter your budget there is a deep sectional sofa for you!

Here is a media room that features a modular pit sectional. Adding pillows is a great way to create a color palette and vibe for the space.

Modular Pit Sectional Design

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This living space was designed to fit the pit sectional. The beauty of the modular pieces is they can be moved around to create multiple layouts depending on your entertaining needs.

The popular modular pit sectional is sure to be a family favorite. It’s perfect for overnight guests as well.

Chaise Sectional Living Room Ideas

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Neutral Color Living Room
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Amazon Living Room Furniture

A chaise sectional is great for those who love to relax in style. You can choose between a left-facing chaise or a right-facing. Remember this is when you are facing the sofa not sitting on it.

All three of these designs feature a neutral color scheme with contemporary artwork. They have a round coffee table so no matter where a person is sitting they’ll have a space to put their drink down.

If you’d like a pop of color in your design add your favorite accent to pillows, accessories, or home decor.

The last design was for an Airbnb space in the Dominican Republic. It has a non-personal vibe that’ll appeal to a variety of travelers.

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Below is a living room that features a right-facing chaise sectional with a bench seat cushion. The design for this space uses a neutral color palette of ivory, grey, and black.

Mixed metals in gold and silver add interest and dimension.

Chaise Sectional Couch Design

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Lighting from Jonathan Adler is the focal point or jewelry of the space. The corner table creates a moment full of style and personality.

A faux hide rug under the modern coffee table adds warmth and texture to the space. Another feature is the textured ottomans that provide extra seating when your company is over.

Boho Living Room Ideas

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Anthropologie and Target have awesome resources to create a Boho-inspired home. These three designs mix neutrals and colors for interest.

Pillows are a great place to add texture and pattern to your design. A cool coffee table is perfect for creating a focal point. If you are looking to make a statement in your home any of these designs will get the job done.

Boho Design Style

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The above living room space is a version of the Target Boho design with a pink sofa. It’s the perfect contrast to the otherwise neutral color palette.

This design has loads of warmth and texture which make for a great design.

White Sofa Living Room Ideas

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Black And White Home Decor
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Serena & Lily Outdoor Furniture
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Leanne Ford Crate and Barrel

A white sofa is an achievable look if you choose high-performance upholstery fabric. If not you’ll be paranoid when guests, children, or pets go near it.

The first design has a black and white color palette that is perfect for a modern contemporary home. Although the color palette is clean and minimal it is full of texture, pattern, and contrast.

It has a timeless style that can be updated in the future with an accent color of your choice. The organic sculptural tables add personality and interest.

The Serena and Lily furniture is awesome for a sunroom, beach house, or coastal design. It features white, natural wicker with pops of blue and yellow for interest.

If you are looking to create a space with moody drama the Crate & Barrel Leanne Ford design is for you. It features a black and white palette with touches of grey, blue, and bronze for interest.

This design is sure to make a statement in your home.

Black and White Design

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This design is a visual of the above concept board. It’s full of layers of texture, pattern, and movement all creating a well-balanced design.

Modern Glam Living Room Ideas

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Pink Home Decor
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For all my glamtastic pink lovers these three designs are meant for you. The first concept is all things pink from the sofa to the home decor. The touches of white and gold add interest to the otherwise pink decor.

The center design has stunning artwork with bold vibrant colors. It was used as the jumping-off point for the gorgeous design.

A sitting room is typically a space without a TV that’s meant for relaxing and entertaining. That said the bar cabinet is the perfect addition to set the mood.

The last design features living room furniture from TOV that has a contemporary glam vibe. TOV Furniture is a mid-price point vendor with cool resources at moderate prices.

Their slogan is Don’t Be Borning and they are anything but!

Sitting Room Ideas

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Here is the sitting room design from the above concept board. The chaise, ottomans, and coffee table are all from TOV and add a contemporary vibe to the space.

This design features a color palette pulled from the HER artwork. The pink is spread throughout the design for balance and flow.

I’m completely obsessed with the gold hand face and Fuschia flowers. It’s great for adding personality and style.

Colored Sofa Ideas

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Living Room Makeover
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Living Room With Orange Couch

A colored sofa is a great way to set yourself apart from the masses. It will make a statement and be the focal point of your living room design.

Whether you are looking for a Boho, Modern, or Mid-Century vibe these designs will help get you started.

Mid Century Boho Living Room

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This space was designed using the art as a jumping-off point. It pulls together the black, grey, ivory, and orange color scheme.

Gold and silver mixed metals were added for interest and warmth. The fur texture in the pillows and throws both add dimension to this design.

Not to mention that accent chair and coffee table are to die for!

Neutral Living Room Ideas

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Grey And Beige Living Room
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Living Room Update
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Modern Coastal Decor

Many of the spaces in this collection feature a neutral color palette. It’s a great backdrop for any accent color or fabulous as is.

When designing with neutrals it’s important to add texture, scale, and pattern for interest and balance.

The first design features a grey and white palette with pops of gold for added warmth. Both the wallpaper and rug add interest and movement to the design.

For the middle design, a pop color of blue was introduced. It was pulled from the artwork and used in the chair and pillows. Touches of gold add a sophisticated luxe look to this design.

The last concept features a modern coastal vibe that’s perfect for a beach home or any contemporary living space. There are elements of the beach-inspired theme but subtle touches that do not scream coastal design.

Modern Coastal Decor

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Here is the space that was created from the coastal concept board above. The neutral palette is balanced with touches of blue and aqua pulled from the artwork into the chair, pillows, and throw.

The sofa and ottomans have the tone of a sandy beach. The overall look and feel of the space are calm and serene.

Bold Living Room Design Ideas

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Grey Modern Living Room
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Modern Cozy Living Room
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Jonathan Adler Furniture

Create a bold living room design with vibrant artwork, prints, and patterns. Artwork with movement and drama will elevate your space and take it to the next level.

The first design features a neutral palette that’s full of character and personality. Touches of gold add to the sophisticated vibe of the contemporary space.

For all my animal lovers you can incorporate touches in printed pillows or your artwork as shown in the last design. Either will add a playful look to your living space.

Shop The Look

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This is a visual of what your living room space can look like using the concept board above. The dramatic artwork adds movement and interest that take this design to the next level.

All the prints, patterns, and fun accessories add interest and personality. We are all about personality over here in case you haven’t noticed.

There is nothing worse than a space that feels like you bought the showroom setup. Where is the originality in that?! Just saying!

I hope these living room resources brought you value and inspiration to design your modern home!

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Last Updated on February 14, 2024 by Nicole DelaCruz

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