Sometimes, all your living room design needs are the right details to take it to the next level, and today we’re going to give you a few tips on how to do it.
Interior designers know for a fact that a bold rug in the right place, or a charismatic lamp lighting the right spot can totally make all the difference and help transform a simple space into a room worthy of being displayed.
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You can take your first example from this light and airy London living room by Marion Lichtig. The hardwood coffee table and the custom-covered sofas in Pierre Frey velvet make all the difference.
Detail tip: custom-cover your sofas with high-end fabrics.
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A bold painting by Ira Yaeger hangs over the sumptuous corduroy-upholstered sofa in this living room exotic living room. The custom ostrich ottoman and mohair x-benches help to add up to that feeling.
Detail tip: go for an eccentric painting and make it the centerpiece of your living room.
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In Michael Kors‘ Greenwich Village penthouse, a simple color palette and a lot of clean lines put all the focus on the designer’s vast collection of books. A black marble lamp and a gray flannel-upholstered sofa finish the look.
Detail tip: opt for a simple, but bold table lamp for your side table.
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Located in Marin County, this living room design was inspired by a Northern California rustic style. This look was achieved with pieces like a sofa of their own design upholstered in a Castel textile and Roman shades made from antique Japanese shades lined with an Arabel fabric.
Detail tip: upholster your old pieces of furniture
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The serene, neutral palette in this soothing looking living room is punctuated by a pair of occasional chairs in Kravet’s linen Citysquare fabric. We can also see a few turquoise ceramic vases, that add a punch of color to the built-in bookshelves.
Detail tip: pick simple, but bold looking armchairs to go with your color palette
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This inviting living room in a Stanford White townhouse in Manhattan features a painting, which hangs over a custom sofa by Fox-Nahem. A pair of armless tufted chairs by Billy Haines and an 18th-century rock-crystal chandelier punctuate the space.
Detail tip: combine the color scheme of your furniture and the art pieces you decide to add to you living room
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This country-chic East Hampton, New York, space by Groves & Co. features strong pieces in neutral tones, like a Roman Thomas sofa upholstered in Ralph Lauren linen and an Italian 19th-century daybed from Greenwich Living Antiques & Design Center.
Detail tip: keep it simple and classy on the details
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A 19th-century townhouse in London, this now modern home was transformed into a sophisticated space using several luxe materials like Loro Piana velvet on the sofas, Zoffany wall coverings and a Gris Pulpis marble mantle.
Detail tip: add some luxury elements to your design
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