Need great living room ideas for your apartment? No matter the size of your apartment or the floor plan, we can help. We've got ideas for where to find your furniture and how to add creative lighting.
You'll find inspired ways to enhance with color, greenery and more. To help maximize your interior design chops, we've broken down seven interior design ideas into themes you can make your own.
For fans of the high-style of mid-century modern decor, here are a few quick ways to add modern cachet to your apartment. To start, keep your eye out for wood. We're talking about teak, walnut, oak and rosewood.
Modern is about clean lines. Don't shy away from pieces from the middle of the 20th century because of your budget. You can find a lot of look-alike furnishings from famed architects and furniture makers of the era. Look for tables and chairs that evoke the popular Mad Men aesthetic, too
Your key to mid-century modern style includes finding pieces to love at flea markets and vintage shops. Know what you like and look for designs that are replicas or mimic mid-century icons:
Seek out modern-made replicas that mimic mid-century design elements. This design movement isn't losing any of its glam anytime soon. Research retailers who sell less costly pieces that emulate the stylish era.
If you're someone who loves to surround yourself with plants inside and out, then this living room could be perfect for you. If you haven't thought about bringing in some green, here's your chance.
Adding plants is a quick fix refresh to your living room space. And it's great for any time of the year, but especially when the season is dreary and cold. You can bring the outside inside in a snap. It's a way to inject some cheer to an empty spot in your living room, or by a sun-filled window. Some say house plants can even help to reduce stress.
Add a lush, green plant and colorful ceramic or stoneware pot to your living room, offers Green Fresh Florals. Up your style game immediately with these tips:
You have options for displaying plants in your living room decor. You can integrate greenery as a focal point on plant stands. Hang a basket from the ceiling near a window. Try the variegated pothos, it's a hearty vine that grows rapidly and requires little care, recommends Green Fresh Florals.
Distressed is definitely a design look. When it's wonderfully weathered and worn, it's perfectly imperfect. What makes a shabby-chic living room stand out? Here are a few simple tips:
You can source your shabby-chic vintage look at flea markets and antique malls where booths are full of distressed dressers, picture frames, mirrors and textured fabric. Add a focal point by draping fabric across the back of a well-worn velvet chair or couch.
Bohemian is in! It's a little bit eclectic, a little bit modern and plenty of vintage. Reinvent your living room space to this individualized style. And consider making a bold statement with an object in the room. Here are a few tips to create a Boho-style in your living room:
Unpretentious and accessible, you can use objects like macrame or a multicolored rug on the wall. Even subbing in daybed seating with lots of natural textures and patterns galore can change up a living room into a space that begs to be lounged in.
Geometric décor is perfect for any modern living room. It's not only timeless, but it also can fit a range of décor styles.
In a living room design that includes squares and triangles, integrate round objects, too. Consider effortlessly adding comfort and convenience to any space with modern poufs.
Design your living room (industrial lounge) so it has a relaxed, warehouse vibe. It's effortlessly cool and easy to maintain. Here are a few ideas to create loft-like industrial decor where you live:
If you're lucky enough to live in a loft, this design concept is your canvas for bold furniture choices. Always think about textures and patterns for your floor rugs to emphasize your color palette, like black and white stripes.
While some design theories push more color in room decor, here's an idea for just the opposite. Some spaces are made for a monochromatic color palette, like the living room. And it's not just white all over, it can be any color of your choosing. Refresh the space with a chic shade of gray for an Insta-worthy aesthetic. Here are a few more ideas to inspire:
Remember to aim for contrast with a monochromatic color theme. Give traditional furnishings a modern twist, but be aware of things looking too flat, so make sure to incorporate different textures.
Live comfortably and embrace what makes your living room a place you want to spend time in with friends, solo or with family. One more living room idea for setting the mood: Keep your lighting at many levels with hanging chandeliers, floor lamps and task lights for a well-lit space.