Living Room

Inspirational Modern Living Room Decorating Ideas

So you want to do up your old living room in a new way. Thinking of giving it a striking new decor? If so, giving it a nice contemporary look can be a great way to glam up your entire household. Few basic characteristics of a contemporary decor are sleek furniture, uniquely designed structures, striking contrast of colors, right blend of metal work and wood work, wall art etc. If you want more insight on how to give your home a contemporary decor, read on.

The contemporary living room ideas that we will be sharing are photos of the most liked living rooms in the contemporary department. We will show you how designers teamed up the classiest furniture with the prettiest decors that were used either as accents or main centerpiece. Take a look at our collection of modern living room decorating ideas.

1.  Modern Living Room with plenty Of Natural Light

natural light

A lot of wood work is the crux of this decor, featuring wooden floors, wooden ceiling with panel work, and a wooden fireplace. Complimenting the rest of the decor stands a comfortable couch in off white, with two stand alone chair upholstered in the same fabric. Large open windows, a uniquely designed mirror and cushions in abstract patterns add the contemporary touch.

2.  Living Room and Dining Room

dning room and living room on one floor

This decor includes a sofa set in white leather and a comfortable chair upholstered in brown velvet. Cushion in bright steel blue add a dash of color to the muted decor. The room has a slanting ceiling in white which complements the walls in pistachio. Beautiful abstract paintings adorn the wall.

3. Modern Minimalist Living Room


The main focus of this contemporary decor is a grand painting which proudly hangs on the wall behind the comfortable L shaped sofa, upholstered in brown velvet. Throw in pillows in brown and white add a comfort to the room’s look while a floor lamp in an interesting design glam the room up.

4. Modern Living Room With Outdoor Furniture

brown and blue living room

A lot of things are going on in this decor in terms of contrast of colors and elements. The ceiling and floor showcase a rich wooden color, which is well complimented by a bake brick fireplace and curtain in an orangy rust tone. The sofa has a bamboo base in black with beige cushions. The celing fan is quite interesting shaped like leaves.

5. Modern white living room

white living room

This decor is subtlety at its very best showcasing white in its different elements. Two comfortable couches upholstered in white face each other on a white rug in fur. The centre table matches the decor in white marble. Animal print cushion add that touch of quirk to the decor.

6. Cream white living room with natural light

living room with natural light

Quite a traditional look is well reflected in this decor showcasing being in different shades on different elements. The sofa is uber comfortable, upholstered in beige velvet while the stand alone chair in black and white pattern is quite the stunner. A unique wall hanging in wrought iron adds that something extra.

7. A fireplace wall in baked brick

fireplace in exposed brick wall

A fireplace wall in baked brick and a cupboard in black spread over the wall, gives this living room a contemporary feel. The rest of the furniture has been kept as subtle as ever with white and beige chairs, and simple coffee table.

8.  Spacious Contemporary Living Room

spaciaous living room

This living room is quite spacious and has been done with equal finesse. The dark wooden floor is perfectly complimented by the sofa set upholstered in white. Ceiling lights, a contemporary fireplace and all glass coffee tables glam the decor up even more.

9. High Tech Modern Living room

high tech modern living room

This decor is contemporary at its best with a sleek couch in white leather, uniquely designed windows, an interesting floor lamp and wooden floor. A beautiful abstract painting adorns the wall.

10.  Classy yet contemporary living room


Classy yet contemporary is what this decor is all about. An elegant sofa set in dark beige with grey cushions add a touch of comfort while the square centre table in white with wooden panel legs is a great contemporary element. The ceiling has interesting deisgns which an abstract wall art adorn the room.

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