Modern style allows the combination of elements and novel materials to provide a stylish look and a worthy alternative to consider in arranging a living room. If you plan on upgrading the living room, here are some ideas that might inspire you!
1. GRAPHIC WALLPAPER
A quick and effective change is to apply a modern graphic wallpaper, on an accent wall of the living room. For additional effect, the wallpaper could be colored in an intense shade matching, however, the elements of the living room.
2. CONTEMPORARY ART
Pictures with famous or inspirational quotes or decorative small pillows packed with words are a specific trend in modern style. This type of art can successfully be part of a modern living room, especially when it comes in bright colors contrasting with walls in neutral colors. You can highlight also posters with texts, hanging them on the walls in simple, black frames.
3. WALLS IN UNUSUAL COLORS
A welcomed alternative to the classic white of the walls are the original colors, matte, of gray and green. The walls in such colors will become the attraction of the living room, so avoid loading them with too many art objects. Also, to underline them even more, opt for furniture in complementary shades.
4. COMBINATION OF TRADITIONAL PRINTS AND MODERN FORMS
If you don’t want to completely give up to traditional elements of your living room, you can successfully combine them with the modern ones. In this sense, you could keep the traditional materials as long as they harmonize with the modern furniture. Thus, a sofa in contemporary style can easily be decorated with floral cushions.
The print of this type can even become a leitmotif of the living room: apply it also on lamps and curtains, making sure, however, that the rest of the room is simply decorated in neutral colors.
5. SOLID PARQUET
The floor of a living room decorated in modern style is elegant and luxurious. Therefore, do not hesitate to opt for natural wood flooring and to underline it avoiding to upload it with carpets or rugs. The uncovered parquet will visually enlarge your living room and will successfully complete the modern decor.
6. STORAGE SPACES
From a modern living room can not miss functional storage spaces! In this regard, opt for a divided furniture that covers an entire wall. Here you can insert books, decorative and art objects that will be beautifully highlighted by pieces of furniture in bright colors. Given that it is a massive furniture, it would be ideal that the living room has a lot of natural light to avoid the sensation of overcrowded.
7. LEATHER FURNITURE
The leather pieces of furniture are a different brand of modern style. Match them with a leather rug and a minimalist decor. In this way, the furniture of exceptional quality will become the highlight of the room. For added color, sprinkle discreetly colored elements, such as a red floor lamp.
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