Sticking to lighter, natural colors like whites, creams, and browns makes it feel like a place you can recharge, says designer Jenni Kayne.
Using natural textures in contrast to a bright white also adds an unexpected, yet welcoming look. This casual, yet totally put together living room is giving us serious boho vibes.
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Pinfluencer Alex Evjen nailed this effortless look with gorgeous, jewel toned chairs and a unique fringed centerpiece above the fireplace that serves as a fun talking point. Lighting sets the tone for the entire room's space — so make sure you choose something striking. While a statement piece is a must to liven up the space, it's important to keep things simple, like with this round mirror, or the space can become overwhelming.
Modern doesn't have to mean simple. Brooklyn-based interior blog, Aphrochic , shows us how to have a playful and visually interesting space that's totally on trend, but includes some statement-making pieces like the lighting fixture and flower piece above the fireplace.
An easy way to mix up your living room's style? By adding a lighting fixture with a sculptural quality, like this one that designer Amy Lind used.
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No need for matching lamps — go for boldly-shaped sconces , an oversized floor lamp, or a statement-making chandelier. Achieve this look with oversized, marshmallow-style couches and other interesting shaped pieces.
New York City designer Young Huh recommends adding in graphic curtains and a surprising piece of furniture, like this floating wood table, to create an unusual, yet stunning modern living room. Plus, the wood can double as an unexpected architectural element.
And bringing in vintage. Designer Emily Henderson , along with Crypton Home , achieved this organic living room with plenty of standout pieces like the leather chairs and wood table. This ultra-modern living room takes things to new heights with swivel chairs, which encourage conversation, instead of a sofa.
This space, designed by Sweet Peas Design , is giving us serious living room envy. Who said you can't mix other styles into a modern space? Take note from Becki Owens , as she included a vintage rug in her chic and modern living room design, which brings a surprising element to the space. Emily Schuman, of the blog Cupcakes and Cashmere , is giving us serious bookshelf envy with her color-coded book collection.
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