Modern Contemporary Living Room Design (Shop The Look)

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If you’re looking for a modern contemporary living room design to update your home this one is for you. It’s full of personality that’ll level up the look and feel of your space.

The fun graffiti artwork was used as a jumping-off point. Pops of pink were used to create balance and flow.

Fun design details include the hanging egg chair, neon sign, and unique accent table. This design is perfect for your first place alone or a makeover of your current situation.

Family and friends will be impressed with your interior design skills when they visit!

This post is all about a modern contemporary living room design.

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modern contemporary living room design with ivory sofa

What is a modern contemporary living room?

A contemporary living room has clean lines, sculptural silhouettes, and a neutral color palette. Spaces are uncluttered and have a minimalist feel to them.

Contemporary spaces use a mixture of materials, textures, and abstract patterns. Each element adds style and personality while creating a calm inviting vibe.

This style became popular in the 1970s and was originally a blend of other styles. It later became recognizable on its own.

The featured concept mixes touches of the modern design style hence the name. They can be found in the clean lines of the sconces and coffee table. The bold pop of color is also a feature of modern design.

Modern Contemporary Living Room Inspiration

modern contemporary living room design with ivory sofa and pink decor

1. Arteriors Wall Sconce // 2. Love Is In The Air // 3. Astra Vase // 4. Smyth Chandelier // 5. Good Vibes Only Neon Sign // 6. Hanging Egg Chair // 7. Martini Table // 8.  Shearling Chair // 9. Tulip Velvet Ottoman // 10. Swirling Marble End Table // 11. Cream Boucle Sofa // 12. Statuette Side Table // 13. Abstract Area Rug // 14. Olivia Square Coffee Table // 15. Magenta Velvet Pillow // 16. Sheepskin Pillow // 17. Distressed Wallpaper

Shop The Look:

Here you will find all the style and details to shop the look!

1. Arteriors Wall Sconce

gold contemporary sconce

Arteriors is one of my FAVORITE lighting and home decor resources. Their collections are unique and original making them perfect for the modern contemporary home.

This wall sconce has a minimal design that will make a statement as a pair flanking your artwork. It has a thin rectangular frame that holds an LED light on a square base.

The size is 18″ high by 4.5″ deep which is perfect for accent lighting.

2. Love Is In The Air

love graffiti artwork

This artwork is from Leftbank Art for ZGallerie. They are another favorite of mine and I have their artwork in my home.

The “Love Is In The Air” artwork was used as the jumping-off point for this design.

A great way to add personality to your home is with fun artwork like this piece. It will set the overall vibe of your living room and be a conversation starter.

The giclee print on canvas was designed by the artist Sonia Noir and features hand-applied silver gilding and acrylic die-cut dimensional lettering.

3. Astra Vase

modern contemporary vase

Another way to add touches of pink is in your accessories. These handblown glass vases feature pastel colors of lavender, cream, and pink in a vertical wave.

The set can be paired together or in different areas of your living room. These vases are perfect for your coffee table, bookshelf, or entryway display.

4. Smyth Chandelier

arteriors linear chandelier

Fun lighting is another way to add style to your interior design. It’s considered the “jewelry” of a well-designed space.

This piece from Arteriors has modern and angular lines with shiny glass globes at the ends. The gold frame can be turned in the direction where light is needed.

The fluted glass shades have a vintage-inspired vibe that will add sophistication to your interior design.

5. Good Vibes Only Neon Sign

good vibes only neon sign

Another way to add personality to your interior design is with neon signs. I’m obsessed with the good vibes neon light we have in our sitting room.

It gives off a subtle hint of pink and a super cool vibe in the room. There are many sayings and colors available on Etsy so if pink is not your jam go for another design.

6. Hanging Egg Chair

acrylic and gold hanging egg chair with white cushion

Obsessed with this cool trendy hanging egg chair from Walmart. It’s perfect to hang in the corner of your living room or with your seating arrangement for a fun youthful vibe.

It has a rounded acrylic frame and gold trim that gives the chair a glam feel. The bubble chair is great for relaxing youth with your favorite book after a long day of work.

Can you believe this bad boy is available at WALMART?! Crazy right!!

7. Martini Table

contemporary side table with gold top and marble base

Add this gorgeous gold end table between two accent chairs or in front of your sofa to update the look. The quality and style of this piece are sure to level up your interior design.

Crafted by Indian artisans this martini table features a brass and iron base with an antique polished finish. The wide gold tabletop sits on top of the sturdy marble base for a modern glam vibe.

This gold and marble accent table is sure to be a conversation starter with your guests!

8.  Shearling Chair

modern contemporary living room accent chair with mix fabrics

This linen and shearling chair is by far one of my favorites! I LOVE the silhouette and those legs are to die for. It has a modern design with the front legs wrapped in suede and the back in the shape of horns.

This linen upholstered chair has a shearling seat cushion that adds interest and dimension to this stunning style. Add a pair with the accent table from above in the center and your look is complete!

9. Tulip Velvet Ottoman

Tulip Velvet Ottoman

This is the exact pink Fuschia pouf we have in the Willow House sitting room. Not only is it an awesome accent piece but if fab for adding a pop of color to your design too.

If your friends and family are anything like mine they won’t be able to resist sitting on this trendy ottoman. It features velvet upholstery, a cinched design, and a gold base for a touch of glam.

Add a pair to create balance and flow in your interior design.

10. Swirling Marble End Table

marble side table with marble and gold

These accent tables are sold separately but look awesome as a set. They are made of swirling marble with a brass base.

Side tables are great for placing your favorite cocktail or cup of tea. The tables are sealed with clear lacquer for protection. I would still use coasters as well.

They are available in two finishes so choose white or black when placing your order.

11. Cream Boucle Sofa

modern contemporary living room sofa with three cushions and curved back

When it comes to trendy boucle sofas CB2 is a top contender.

This creme boucle sofa has a bubbly shape with rounded legs. The oversized silhouette is perfect for lounging while binge-watching your favorite Netflix shows.

12. Statuette Side Table

modern contemporary living room white table

Literally obsessed with this statuette side table. Its playful shapes and silhouette are the perfect place to put your drink down. Add this table next to your sofa, chaise, or side chair.

The trendy side table is handcrafted from tropical hardwood in a sculpted pillar design. There will be slight variations in the color of this side table due to the handcrafted nature of each piece.

It’s available in white and black depending on the vibe of your space.

13. Rugs USA Silver Memora Muddled Abstract rug

modern rug with grey, ivory, and tan

Click the link above to save at Rugs USA. They have a huge line of affordable contemporary rugs that’ll look amazing in your home.

An area rug is a perfect way to define seating spaces in your living room. This one features an abstract pattern and a neutral color story.

Modern yet bold, this rug makes a fabulous addition to your home decor. The synthetic rug is perfect for high-traffic areas.

This cozy area rug lends a low-maintenance appeal to any style of home.

14. Olivia Square Coffee Table

modern contemporary coffee table white top and gold base

This mixed-material coffee table is awesome for creating a unique look in your interior design. Made of perforated metal and polished white marble it will level up your home.

This one is perfect for all my fashionistas looking to add a touch of glam to their home.

15. Magenta Velvet Pillow

fushia velvet pillow

In this design, a pair of pink pillows were added to the sofa for balance and flow. Remember to add your accent color through your interior design in at least three places for a cohesive look.

16. Sheepskin Pillow

ivory fur pillow

This sheepskin pillow has a mix of short and long hair fur that adds pattern and texture to this design.

17. Distressed Wallpaper

modern contemporary living room wallpaper

Last up is this textured wallpaper from Wayfair which is the perfect backdrop behind the boucle sofa and bold artwork. Use it on an accent wall or your entire room for a luxe look and feel.

I hope this modern contemporary living room design gave you ideas and inspiration to level up your home.

Have an amazing day full of Unicorns & Rainbows!

xo Nicole

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Last Updated on November 19, 2023 by Nicole DelaCruz

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