10 best living room ideas for statement design

The living room is the first space one sees upon entering a residence. It is also a glimpse into the personality of its occupants. From a nature-inspired apartment to an all-white house, these beautiful living room ideas will make you want to create a statement design and refresh your space.

1. Mid-century

This living room scheme has a mid-century feel. Natural textures inspired by wood on the wall is teamed with sophisticated grey and white to create a striking yet very homely atmosphere. Photography by Photography by Koen Van Damme. Interior architecture by VSHD Design.

2. Naturally laid back

Nature-inspired statement walls, upholstery in earthy shades and dark wooden furniture create a relaxed and welcoming look. The living room is furnished around the patterns and colour theme on the statement walls such as the sofa, organic coffee table and side bench. Interior design by Elements ID.

3. Making pink work

Pink in measured doses is still a huge interiors trend. Team candy pink with light wood flooring, wallcovering and ceiling. Layer soft rose with powder blue, over upholstery and furniture. To complete the look, contrast with bold artworks, statement lamp and coffee table. Interior design by KC Design Studio.

4. All white

In this living room, the finishes are predominantly white: white varnished-epoxy floors, white millwork and white marble tiles. The absence of colour heightens the dramatic effect. Photography by Ben Rahn at A-Frame Studio.Interior architecture and design by Johnson Chou Inc.

5. Pop of colour in small spaces

The apartment’s interior bones are contemporized in shades of white and greys to complement a colorful palette of furniture and artworks. A mix of traditional Moroccan, Arabesque and Grecian patterns and textures add individuality. Combining these tactile textures provide sumptuous depth, particularly useful for elevating small spaces. Interior design by Askdeco.

6. Rethink orientalism

Uplift Asian vibes by stripping away the loud colours and keeping its essential form and structure. This living room integrates oriental details in its furniture selection and screens over a monastic grey colour scheme. Interior architecture and design by UPSTAIRS_.

7. Room with a view

Capture a great view with floor to ceiling glazing. A sofa with a low back looks contemporary and won’t interrupt a great view, as can be seen in this garden inspired residential. Photography by Charis Solomou. Interior architecture by Christos Pavlou Architecture.

8. Feature walls

Nature inspired feature wall and ceiling in a wood palette create interesting focal points in this small living room. Make the wall work double duty with hidden storage for the television and audio hardware. Interior design by Metaphor Studio.

9. Neutral and light

A corner sofa, fireplace and artwork are the focal points of this neutral and earthy themed living room. The gorgeous floor to ceiling glazing bring in pretty garden views and plenty of natural light. Photography by Dinesh Mehta. Interior architecture by Sanjay Puri Architects.

10. Bold backdrop

A transparent balustrade creates a dramatic backdrop in this double-height living room. The metallic ceiling pendant bring a contemporary contrast, while the sweeping frame of the Chesterfield sofas and colourful rug add texture and softness.

Photography by Rafael Gamo. Interior architecture by Arqmov Workshop.

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