By Ysolt Yilmaz. Living Room. Published at Sunday, May 28th, 2017 - 06:21:22 AM.
Contemporary Living Room Furniture plays an important part in making a marvelous living room. Living room reflects the interior design of the house, so it becomes essential to make it cozy and welcoming. People's assessment of home interior design starts from the living room, and because of that, it needs special attention.
A living room of the house can feel cozy and look marvelous at the same time when applying the correct concept and design. One of those that we will explore in this article is the contemporary design.
A contemporary design in the living room is getting popular today. Furniture, as a part of living room, also gives significant impact to it. Precise choice and arrangement of the furniture is a must.
Now the question is, how to choose and arrange that furniture to make the taste of contemporary resonates throughout the living room? Well, as usual, we will help you to answer that question.
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The first thing you must keep in mind is a sofa. Why? Because sofa is the main feature of the living room decor and there is a variety of sofas available on the market so you should decide which the best one you need.
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Contemporary Living Room[/caption]
Although sofa is the main point of the living room, contemporary living room furniture offers a variety of styles and choice. In this article, we will also explore to you the standard pieces of modern living room furniture.
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It is an ideal choice for large living rooms. It is a very styling choice because it adds a sweet taste to the room and offers a cozy space for gathering.
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A select few sectional sofas also serve as theater style seating or even open out to full-sized beds. Checkout this marvelous example:
[caption id="attachment_458" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Theater Style Seating Sofa[/caption]The picture above shows a theater style seating sofa. Colored in brownish to radiate the elegant style. A theater style seating sofa also great for entertaining the guests.
[caption id="attachment_459" align="aligncenter" width="672"] Open Out Sofa That Turn to Full Sized Beds [/caption]
Look up the style is contemporary use bedding with clean lines no frills and fussy details. Lay some enjoyable throw cushions on top of the bed for that little-added detail. Remember that there is more to bedding than sheets, pillowcases, duvet, and blankets.
The leather is the most common material for contemporary sofas. The leather sofa is a popular choice because it is exceptionally tasteful and durable. Its vintage appearance gives an elegant and stylish look to any room. The versatility of leather sofa is widely known for home decor styles.
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A broadly right guide when decorating in contemporary style is to cut messy. The fundamental principle of modern look is all about minimalist, and this goes on when choosing any piece of furniture even a coffee table. Living room coffee tables are a-must furniture in every modern house. Coffee tables will add the elegance to the living room you have.
The modern coffee table is stylish and at the same time offer continent storage for remotes, beverages, snack and other items. Currently, modern coffee tables designed to include smooth, straight lines which agree with the simple and classic look of your new contemporary living room.
Choosing the right coffee tables is not easy as it looks. Coffee tables vary in shape, size, height, and material. The first thing to consider is knowing the size of your living room where the table would be put. Furthermore, the styles you have chosen for the living room will also decide the suitable shape and material.
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Here are some suggestions about what to choose and where to put the coffee tables:
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The minimalist living room is the ideal place to put the living room coffee tables. A coffee table will make the living room look more contemporary and glamorous. This kind of table is traditionally functioned as a spot for putting a glass of beverage, mainly coffee.
Since coffee tables have become original furniture, the functions are getting broader. Another use is to put and show off your collection such as lamps, books or crystals.
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If the living room has more prominent space than usual, consider putting a wooden coffee table is preferable. By using this material, you give the living room a natural and calming atmosphere for the people around.
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Additionally, you will give the room various shades such as traditional, modern, vintage, industrial, or even Scandinavian.
[caption id="attachment_473" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Modern Square Coffee Table With Storage[/caption]
You must consider and prepare for the choice of colors that suit best for the living room. Usually, colors are in line with the theme of your living room. Mostly, the coffee tables will choose gold, dark brown, or dark brown for the traditional and vintage theme.
Grey, silver, any other soft colors are suitable for a modern-themed room. You can also choose the colors with natural texture or pattern for the living rooms with rustic or urban themes.
[caption id="attachment_474" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Round Coffee Tables With Glass on Top Sets With Wooden Small Chairs[/caption]The choice of colors should for living room coffee tables be considered too as it has a major role. If their colors are in line with the theme of your living room, just let the coffee tables will do the jobs. Choose gold, dark brown, or dark brown for traditional and vintage theme.
There is a particular formation to place the coffee tables, especially along with the sofa. The coffee table usually placed in the corner of the room or behind the modern living room sets.
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By putting the sets in such positions, they functioned more than usual, such as a store without troubling the sitting game with closeness, a place to put your collection, dishes and beverages while enjoying your relaxing time or as a spot to set the table lamps.
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This example of a coffee table, crafted in a stylish espresso finish. This void core Coffee Table makes a great addition to any style interior, from casual to ultra-sleek. Two levels of lower shelves give proper space for placing coffee table books, magazines, photo albums or other decorative items.
The bottom shelf features a divider in the middle to keep items organized and separated. Remotes, coasters and other living room essentials will be held on the large top surface of this Coffee Table.
Chandeliers are still famous for creating modern taste living room. Modern day chandeliers are simpler, incisive, and functional. To give clearer explanations you can look at the picture below:
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For your information, when you start to decorate your interior you must be aware that chandeliers are more suitable to improve the aesthetics of the room that its lighting function. Most of the time, you must support the chandeliers other light sources to give adequate light.
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There are many type and design that modern chandeliers offer, most are beautiful and practical. Inspired by classic chandeliers, a chandelier with five covered light gives more light and looks better. It is linear to one of modern principle, efficiency, and efficacy.
[caption id="attachment_487" align="aligncenter" width="800"] A Chandelier With Five Covered Light[/caption]
Pendant design is the most favorite chandeliers today. The reason is it can save some space and give more lighting for most environments at the same time. The pendant design is more compact, less dull, and flexible as ou can place many of them in different areas of your house. To give a clearer illustration, please look the picture below:
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Thus, it brings good news for the homeowner or interior designer, who now has many options to choose from a variety of sizes and designs which more easily adapted to the average home decor. Although there are many things to consider in selecting chandeliers, the array of design can solve that matter.
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A painting can improve the decoration of your living room. It will make it more glamorous and of course, contemporary. Just pick either an abstract painting or one made by a modern artist. You will see that the art piece will be the center of attention in your living room.
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Abstract art is non-representational and often minimalist, akin to contemporary design. An abstract painting encourages us to imagine all sorts of things, giving meaning to each line and splash of color, and even wonder if there also is a meaning or if it’s just a random use of color.
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The black and white framed photos are an honestly significant element to improve your living room. For suggestions, select a few with different sizes and choose photographs with famous models, celebrities or famous photos made by well-known photographers.
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Still talking about the pictures, you can set up a frameless gallery to improve the contemporary taste in your living room. An irresistible focus move toward the gallery and your frameless gallery will become the central star.
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A floor lamp is an elegant and functional supplement for your living room. Choose an industrial one made of any metallic shade. Put it near a desk and let it brighten up your interior.
[caption id="attachment_497" align="aligncenter" width="511"] Industrial Lamp[/caption]
The other option you put it on your wall, you have two benefits at once. First, it can brighten up your interior and reflects your paint wall, because the color of your wall can truly boost the modern atmosphere. We simply recommend a taupe color for you to pick. Why? You can read this Guide in Using Taupe Color to gain comprehensive understanding.
Next, another one is you can grab the taste of industrial spirit in your living room. Two birds with one stone, simply marvelous. Let's check the example pictures below:
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A fancy chair could become the "ace" of your contemporary living room. Just put it near the fireplace, and an eye-catching living room will be yours. That being said, you can also take your leisure time by relaxing on the chair while drinking some hot chocolate or coffee. Such an enjoyment!
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Make it black and white stripes; you can choose your pillows, cover or even rugs. The black and white lines are giving a contrast which matches a neutral contemporary living room splendidly. You can add as many as it suits your taste and mixes it with monochromatic things.
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Green plants are compatible to decorate a contemporary living room. The green plants have many advantages, they can make the place healthy (by generating fresh oxygen and get rid of the toxin in the air), looks new, and they match superbly to a neutral room.
Dominate your room with white elements and theme so the green plants can make a high contrast to them. Most of the time people use snake plant or spider plant to complement the room, but you can also pick the plants with flower such as chrysanthemum to have a more colorful tone.
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[caption id="attachment_506" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Glam Cabinet in Living Room
A glamorous cabinet is essential in creating a contemporary living room. Choose the best cabinet that suits your taste, but remember to keep it simple. As you can see in the picture above, you can add the big TV or another ornament, store your precious book and cut clutter by keeping your things safe in it. Minimalist and tidiness is the backbone of the contemporary concept and cabinet is the answer to help you realizes it.
If you want to know better about how to select, pick and arrange your cabinet beautifully, especially when it comes to the kitchen, please read this article. It will help you to create a fabulous kitchen in your home.
For improving the "cozy level," especially in winter, you can have a fireplace in your living room. The design of the fireplace may vary one to another, just pick the ones that resemble the contemporary spirit. This picture will help you to select the suitable ones.
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When you can add a fireplace in your living room, your living room will be more welcoming than before. A fireplace doesn't always look distinctive to show off its existence. Just like this modern fireplace by Elms Interior Design that has no mantel and blends into its surroundings. There is no wood or stone feature as the mantelpiece. Please take a look at the picture below for better illustration.
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Elms Interior Design[/caption]
Most of the contemporary interior design use muted tones of blue and grey. As we know that tones are versatile and in line with the themes of industrial and minimalist.
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You can add character to your living room by adding one or two repurposed items. We strongly recommend that you also consider the aesthetics point too, besides its functional features.
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Candle Sconces From Barn Wood[/caption]
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In interior design, there is a technique known as “graying a color”. This technique is special to make use of contrasts, to know better about this you can read the method.
We will give an example by combining the gray with the red. A little contrast is shown to amplify the taste of contemporary in the living room.
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Red and Gray Combination Furniture
Walls have another favorite function today, as a storage space, especially in apartments and smaller homes. Shelved fence eliminates the clutter and keeps the room clean and neat. A shelved wall help to run the minimalist concept of the living room, and as we know that a minimalist taste is in line with contemporary.
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If you a person that loves to combine a rustic and minimalist taste you can also pick a shelved that look rustic too. A touch of classic will surely soul your contemporary living room. Just look at the picture below:
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We have already talked about a shelved wall before, now we will show you the next improvement of the shelved fence. It called minimalist shelving. The name represents the principle, which is the less, the better. Actually, it was a floating shelf, but are often painted to disappear into the wall. The purpose of the painting is for supplementing the minimalist concept.
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Do not forget about the curtains. The curtains also play an essential role in creating your modern living room. Pick the suitable ones, we recommend solid and muted color, mainly white, for the theme of contemporary living room curtains. White curtains will complement your room into a minimalist one.
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Bare floors and neutral rugs will make a great addition to your living room. Just pick out thinner mats with muted designs and neutral color, and you will see how the carpets work for your room.
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Avoid using unnatural decor and accents, instead of it please choose natural elements like coppers, silver, wood, stone, and gold. Those natural elements are stylish and high-class.
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Congratulations! You've finished in reading our articles. We certainly hope that our article inspires and enlightens you. If you want to know more about contemporary living room ideas you can read this article by Homedit.
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