Your living room is a space where you greet guests, relax, indulge in cosy chats with loved ones and watch TV in peace! Naturally, it makes sense to ensure that your living room is not only aesthetic but also soothing on your eyes. And this can be achieved with the right mix and balance of colours. Adding colour to a living room doesn’t mean that you have to pick up bold or unique hues all the time. A beautiful visual impact can be created with sober tones as well, or with light contrasts. Sometimes, picking the right furniture can also add colour depth to your living space. For more ideas, check out these 12 modern and classic living rooms rendered by the interior designers and decorators at Decor Dreams in Bangalore.
A blue feature wall with a world map decor in white adds lots of character to this trendy living room. The sofa and stools have blue leather tops and striped bases for an interesting look. The stylish use of wall sconces on the feature wall is another attraction here.
A white and dark grey TV unit is the defining factor of this living space. It has sleek shelves and is matched by the grey bench on the right. The printed curtains also add colour here, while the classy white sofa on the left hint at richness.
Smooth butter yellow walls, floor and ceiling make this modern living room very inviting and warm. The pale yellow sofa and the soft yellow rug add to the sunny ambiance. Note how dark wooden details lend contrast here.
A geometrically inspired rug and cosy patterned cushions lend visual interest in this living space, while the yellow wallpaper with dandelions adds an arty touch. The splash of yellow on the corner study is also a funky touch.
We simply love how bold and smart this open living area looks, with its white, black and dark grey palette. However, the teal wall behind the plush white sofa adds oodles of charm to the space and breaks the monotony of sober hues. The patterned rug matches the wall too.
What first catches your eye in this classic living room is the feature wall panelled with dark brown, tan, light brown and white tiles of different sizes. It adds both colour and richness here, and goes well with the plush rug under the marble table. The modern sofa and the elegant high-backed chairs add to the atmosphere.
Creams and off whites dominate this soothing living space, and make it appear spacious and relaxed. The surprise comes in the form of yellow lighting that emanates from the creative oval wall niches behind the sofa. The grey panel is a quirky touch.
It is inspiring how a grey stone-clad wall adds colour and contrast to this cream living space. Some vibrant cushions and golden accent lighting around the ceiling add to the visual appeal.
A stylish white ceiling, smooth white walls and a white sofa make this living room very bright and trendy. Contrast comes in the form of a black and grey TV unit, lightly patterned grey wallpaper, a dark coffee table, and a beautiful grey carpet.
Classic style furniture in white, elegant curtains in white and beige, soft yellowish walls, a grand wooden door, and a matching ceiling give this living room a layered look. The ethnic painting on the wall behind the sofa lends vibrancy.
Ample space, neat furniture pieces and lots of plump cushions make this living space truly welcoming. The sleek and glossy wooden TV unit adds a warm tone to the ambiance, while the beige drapes and the blue rug break the monotony of white.
The subtly patterned wallpaper and the beautiful brown and cream couch add colour as well as personality to this living room. The coffee table with its wheels and vintage finish looks quirky, while the wall art is eccentric. A black pot holding a lively green plant adds ample contrast.
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