Television set, sofa, coffee table and a good ol’ lamp–for as long as you can remember, living room designs have been all about these essentials. For so long, you have believed that a decent living room should have these items; otherwise, you may call your “living” room a “leave it” room. But now that you have grown into your own style and edgy personality, why not celebrate it by giving your living room a new look? Perhaps a good look at these modern and updated living room treatments will give you an idea on how transform your dull, plain, and utilitarian “leave it” room into a foxy “living” room.
It’s time to say goodbye to your utilitarian living room look. Give up the dark colored furniture and accents and brighten up the space with bright and light colored furnishings that will liven your daily living space. For instance, you may try painting your living room walls in cream-colored tones and you may add texture by updating your dark tiles walls with brighter polished tiles. In addition to light colored and modular couches or sofas, you may add in a minimalist piece of architectural seat or chair, which can give the room both comfortable seating and elegant conversation piece. This may look similar to a 70’s vibe setup, but throw in your flat screens and state-of-the-art entertainment system that is mounted by a seamless wall frame then you get a sophisticated rendition of an old yet edgy living room setup.
To celebrate the bachelor in you, why not rip up your garage and make it part of your living room design renovation project. Talk about a super bachelor living room setup, a wood paneled living room matched with your collection of bicycles, abstract metal art collections and polished ride will scream “masculine” in every way. Throw in some leather seats and cushions to finish off your ultimate men’s living room.
If you want to go oriental with your living room makeover, you can either bring refined feminine touches or masculine edges on your living room setup. For instance, you may try to explore some new drapes, throws and décor in bright oriental shades of red and mandarin. You may celebrate the samurai era by bringing modular shapes of starkly contrasting cream and black hue on a patterned ceiling or wall. If you are in for some furniture shopping, try to pick the Japanese low furniture and finish it off with a metal wall art or bonsai indoor plant to get that authentic Asian living room treatment.
As you can see, there are more ways to create and recreate a much modern and ultra-exclusive look to your utilitarian living room. May these suggestions give you an idea on just about how to create your ultimate living room set up.