Living Room With Orange Couch (Shop The Look)

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Looking for ideas to decorate your living room with an orange couch? Check out these two designs that will inspire you to update your home!

By now you got the memo that burnt orange couches are back in style. It is part of the 70s inspired trend that is very hot right now.

Along with orange sofas, furniture of the time was upholstered in boucle and corduroy. Teak wood and rattan were also popular materials in the ’70s. Furniture styles of the decade were influenced by the Boho and Disco vibe.

All of which are making a comeback in furniture and home decor.

If you have been loving all the orange sofas online you are not alone. Many people love the idea of a colored sofa but have no idea how to design their living room with one.

That’s where I come in! I’ve pulled together two similar but different mood boards to inspire your next design project. Check out the resources and let me know your thoughts!

This post is all about designing a living room with orange couch ideas.

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Living Room With Orange Couch Design Inspiration

In the below image, you can see a visual of the different pieces that have been changed out. The top design features a burnt orange velvet couch from Walmart that is awesome for anyone on a budget.

The color palette is neutral with black and white plus accents of gold. By keeping all the other elements neutral the orange sofa will make a statement in the design.

This design has a mid-century modern vibe with the Eames chair and a super cool coffee table. The gold is introduced in three places to add interest and flow to the concept.

I’m completely obsessed with the modern black and white artwork with the gold across the ladies’ eye. This piece elevates the look and feel of the other home decor.

A few products are missing which are highlighted on the separate inspiration boards. The mid-century modern ceiling light, fur pillow, and black leather pouf work perfectly in either design.

There is a difference in the budget of the designs as well. The top design will cost about 4K which for many is super affordable.

What Colors go with an orange sofa?

Neutral colors go very well with an orange sofa. These include ivory, black, cream, and natural tones. The concepts in this roundup are an example of an orange couch with neutrals.

Another option is to use colors of nature such as brown, green, tan, and rust. For contrast add the complement of orange which is blue. This will add interest and make a statement in your interior design.

Living Room Design Ideas


The bottom half of the above concept is more of an investment. Many of the trendy unique furniture pieces are more of a splurge. The approximate cost of this design would be about 11K.

A big difference I know!

Part of the higher cost is the quality of the furniture and retailers used. The orange leather sofa is about double the cost of the velvet one. It’s still an affordable sofa when it comes to leather couches which can be pricey.

The area rug is from the new Amber Lewis x Loloi collection which is fabulous but not cheap! Plan to invest as much as $3500 depending on the size you need.

Other splurges include the unique accent chair and coffee table. Both are great for adding personality and style to your interior design.

These pieces are sure to be a conversation starter as you entertain through the holiday season.

Now for the living room with orange couch design details.

Design 1: Living Room With Orange Velvet Tufted Couch


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1. Mid-Century Modern Orange Velvet Sofa


At just under $900 this burnt orange sofa is perfect for anyone on a tighter budget. The mid-century burnt orange sofa features a high-density foam cushion, durable upholstery, and removable cushions.

This is the perfect orange couch for small spaces where you are looking to create a focal point. It’s the ideal size for taking a nap or reading your favorite book.

This sofa is great for making a statement in your living room for a smaller investment!

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2. Black Wood Side Table


In the approximate budget mentioned above, I accounted for two of these side tables. The stylish silhouette is inspired by the Japanese art technique of shou sugi ban.

This accent table is perfect on either side of your modern velvet sofa and will add depth to your living space. Made of solid hemlock wood this table is not only durable but built to Contract Grade standards so it’s sure to last.

3. Wood Glass Coffee Table


Adding a sculptural coffee table to your living room is a great way to create a focal point. This table has a walnut base, is sustainably sourced, and has an extra-durable tempered glass top.

It was inspired by the dramatic shapes of Brazilian mid-century designs. The bottom angular shelf is great for displaying your favorite books or magazines.

If you’re looking for a modern coffee table that is built to last this contract-grade coffee table is for you!

4. Eames Chair and Ottoman


In the orange sofa roundup, you may have noticed the Eames chair and ottoman in the design concept. Here is a reminder in case you forgot.


You can just see the back of this popular chair which is why I decided to highlight it in this design. The mid-century modern chair is an iconic design that will make a statement in any space it’s in.

You can find this chair at a variety of price points from high to low but this one from Wayfair is more affordable.

At just under $900 this chair features top grain leather and high-density laminated wood. The unique design is great for relaxing in the human-engineered shape.

Guests will be so comfortable in this modern accent chair that they won’t want to leave!

5. Mid-Century Drink Table


This super cute modern accent table is the perfect scale to place next to your Eames chair or in front of the sofa.

The mix of warm walnut and brass gives this drink table a classic mid-century look. It features a solid marble top for a touch of sophistication.

This table will make an awesome addition to your modern interiors.

6. Modern Area Rug

Modern Area Rug

If you’re looking for a graphic modern rug that will create a focal point look no further. This super-affordable rug is great if you have pets or small children.

By keeping the rug neutral the star of the show will be your orange velvet sofa.

7. Black And White Artwork


Artwork is a great way to add mood and drama to your interior design. Z Gallerie carries a lot of Leftbank artwork which is one of my favorite vendors.

Add a bold glamorous femme statement to your living room with this artwork. The unexpected gold accent creates a dramatic vibe that will have your guests intrigued.

It’s made of high-quality giclee print on canvas with hand-applied gold accents in a black floater frame. At the time of this post, it’s on sale for a great price so be sure to check it out!

8. Peruvian Wall Mirrors


Each one of these trendy mirrors is sold separately. They’ll add a boho glam vibe to your space depending on the application.

Add them in a set of three or five to make a statement in your living space. I’m obsessed with the super cool eye mirror!

9. Fur Pillow Cover


The next three home decor resources are great for either design concept. Add a pair of faux fur chinchilla pillow covers and throw to add texture and warmth to your space.

They are a great contrast to the orange sofa and are sure to make a statement. You can never have too many throws in my opinion so make sure you go for the set times two!

10. Black Leather Pouf


When I did the budget for the two designs I only counted one black leather pouf. You can add two if you have the space.

I have pouf in both my neutral living room and glam sitting room designs because they are great for extra seating. You can also put your feet up on one after a long day of work.

At just over $200 this affordable pouf is well worth the investment.

11. Black Mid-Century Ceiling Light


This lighting is inspired by the iconic three-armed lamp of the late 1950s by French designer Mouille. It features a black iron with rotating shades for customized light options.

Create a focal point in your interior design with the addition of this cool modern ceiling light. It’s great no matter which concept board you choose.

Design 2: Living Room With Orange Leather Couch

Now for the resources of the second design which features a modern orange leather sofa. Many people still love the look and feel of a leather sofa and this mid-century design is sure to make a statement.

If you have small children or pets this may be a better choice for your lifestyle. No matter the reason this design is equally inspiring.

It’s more of an investment but you can mix and match pieces from either design to create a look unique to you!


12. Orange Leather Couch


Let me say it again… If you are more of a leather chic this sofa is for you! It has a similar design to the Walmart style but in leather. This sofa is perfect when you entertain a lot or have small children.

Leather sofas tend to be easier to clean and get more beautiful as they age. This orange leather couch is double the price of the Walmart sofa so it’s more of an investment.

The mid-century modern style, retro leather, and streamlined silhouette are sure to level up your living space. I love the tailored back cushions, thin track arms, and round tapered legs.

This will make a stunning addition to your interior design.

13. Wood Tiered Side Table


Add a pair of side tables to create a symmetrical balance in your interior design. This table is made of oak veneer in a warm medium stain with a cerused finish.

The square-tiered shelves are great for the storage of books and accessories. This piece will look fabulous in any modern contemporary living room design.

14. Wood Coffee Table


Lulu and Georgia is the perfect vendor for those who love mid-century modern design. They have a mix of materials, styles, and silhouettes that’ll add personality to your space.

This table is a great example of the unique coffee tables that are available. You can choose between the blonde Yukas (shown) or the lighter Ashen Walnut.

The organic vibe of this modern coffee table is fabulous for bringing a touch of nature into your design. This table is an investment but it won’t go out of style anytime soon.

15. Modern Lounge Chair


This gorgeous Flag Halyard Chair is on sale right now for a savings of almost $1500! Not sure how long it’ll last so check it out if you love it as much as I do!

Oh, and there are only 11 left at the time of this post.

Inspired by designs of the early 1950s, the Flag Halyard Chair has unique, contemporary features. This chair features a mix of black premium leather and Icelandic sheepskin that will level up your living room.

I would say add a pair to make a statement but not everyone has it like that.

Just adding one will add personality and set you apart from what everyone else has in their home. Let’s strive to be the unicorn in the field of horses, my friends!

16. Black Hourglass Table


This stylish accent table would look amazing next to the Flag Halyard Chair. It has a sleek hourglass silhouette that is great for modern and classic homes alike.

The charcoal accent table is made of hardwood with variations in the natural wood texture making each piece unique.

17. Amber Lewis x Loloi Geometric Area Rug


If you want a modern rug that will last for many years to come and don’t mind the investment this is for you!

It’s awesome for modern contemporary spaces. The neutral design is the perfect backdrop to go with most color palettes. It is the perfect contrast to the orange sofa and will make it stand out.

This rug is part of the Gwyneth collection. Features include the following:

  • organic lines
  • neutral tonal hues
  • soft color palette and pile
  • relaxed and refined look
  • GoodWeave- Certified, ensuring commitment to ethical production and the support of weavers’ communities

You’ll want to move this rug from space to space she is just that good!

18. Abstract Artwork


This contemporary artwork is great to add a pop of color and tie back to the orange leather sofa. The abstract design will add interest and movement to your living space.

Another piece from Z Gallerie is printed on gallery-wrapped canvas with an image brush gel finish for added texture. The giclee is printed on canvas with gold embellishments making it a stand-out piece for any room.

The size of 40″ square is great for creating a focal point in your living space.

19. Black Rattan Mirror


Last up is this unique black mirror from Crate & Barrel. It has loops of black-finished rattan around the circular mirror for a dramatic take on the classic sunburst motif.

This piece is sure to make a bold statement on your wall either alone or above a console table.

I hope both these designs gave you ideas and inspiration on how you can design your living room with an orange sofa.

More Living Room With Orange Couch Ideas

If you have been stalking Pinterest lately you probably found a ton of inspiration that you pinned. I have been a fan of burnt orange sofas for quite some time now.

As a design consultant at the furniture store, I designed this space which has a mid-century modern orange sofa in it.

burnt orange sofa in living room

It has a similar “look and feel” to this Pinterest inspiration. An orange sofa is great for Bohonavian spaces when paired with teal as the pop color.

Here are some inspiring living rooms that have a more modern contemporary vibe which is the design style I’m currently LOVING.

A burnt orange couch is great for making a statement in your living room design.

Here are three more Pinterest ideas to inspire your living room design all featuring an orange couch.

Here are a few more burnt orange sofa options for your living makeover at a variety of price points.

burnt orange sofa collage


In conclusion, an orange couch will add warmth and personality to your living room design. Remember, balance is key. Experiment with color palettes, personalize with intention and embrace your creativity. Happy Designing!

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Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Nicole DelaCruz

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