Eye Catching Living Room Color Combinations That Are Far From Dull
Color can transform the mood of any space, including your fashionable living room. As the place where family and guests gather the most, it’s important that your living room color scheme evokes a welcoming feeling and sparks conversation. The scheme also drives the entire design process, so it’s important to select combinations you’re most drawn to and that will help you live comfortably for years to come.
From unexpected, contrasting shades to classic blue-and-white color schemes, these modern color combinations from top interior designers are sure to make a bold impression.
Shades of ebony and creamy white keep the attention of this Atlanta living room by Amy Morris, which showcases the Tudor-style home’s original architecture and craftsmanship. Cool linens covering the armchairs paired with elemental ebony tables add to the room’s tailored look.
This Millbrook living room by Lynne Stair is a dazzling emerald showcase. An ethereal wallpaper enveloping the space is punctuated by green draperies and a Murano glass chandelier. The mahogany library table formerly belonged to the Marquess of Downshire, a British politician who served as secretary of state for the colonies in the mid-1700s.
In his role as Colonial Williamsburg’s Designer in Residence, brought modern energy and vivacious color into this revolutionary-era home. To accentuate the tall ceilings of the living room, Baratta painted the trim a dapper gray-green and hung a Chesapeake Bay shipyard sign over the doorway to a broom closet, reimagined as a spirited red bar.
Stucco arches painted in a sweet pink color play down the architecture’s imposing qualities and dial up the charm and comfort in this outdoor living room. Indigo fabrics covering the slipper chairs and dark teak furnishings ensure the room’s link to the outdoors is organic and authentic.
Sweet candy tones transform this 18th-century Paris living room into a fresh stage for modernist artwork. Designer Jean-Louis Deniot filled the space with colorful midcentury and contemporary furnishings, such as the curvy sofa covered in a flecked bouclé and pink porcelain side tables, which stand out against the gray-painted boiserie.