The living room is not only a room where relatives gather to watch TV, relax, talk. In fact, this is a kind of center of the home, a room in the house, intended for the whole family and receiving guests.
New trends in the field of design allow you to use different styles, shades, textures in the interior. Regardless of the size of the room, a visual increase in space will only be beneficial. You can achieve this effect by playing with the colors of the walls, as well as choosing furniture correctly.
Light tones against a dark background in the decoration will make the room much more spacious. In small living rooms, along with a bright palette, large mirrors are an excellent complement option. This will give the room airiness.
Lighting is an important addition. The so-called spot lighting is widespread. This is the use of lamps of different sizes installed in different parts of the living room.
Light in general plays an important role in any interior. If you think poorly of this moment, then even the most sophisticated and expensive design in the end will not be comfortable and oppressive.
Modern interiors do not tolerate overloading with bulky designs, colorful carpets. It is better to use non-deaf shelving, niches and transformer furniture. A fireplace is another interesting element of living rooms. Creates an unusually warm and comfortable atmosphere. Not in all apartments and houses, it can be installed due to various reasons. For this, there are various variations of lightweight compositions: mini-fireplaces, lightweight constructions, imitation of flame instead of natural fire.
Living room "Orange" - always a festive mood
Orange is always associated with warmth, tangerines, positive. In modern interiors, an emphasis on orange notes is often found. An interesting solution would be a bright, orange fireplace against the backdrop of monotonous walls and faded furniture. Or an orange wall, near which to establish a white, wooden shelf. Adding bright pillows, vases, the interior is transformed into a harmonious atmosphere.
Orange is a very nice color with characteristic features:
- Good effect on brain function, increases activity;
- It always brings warmth and comfort with its radiance;
- next to an orange tint, the pieces of furniture look spectacular and seem to absorb part of this warm color. For example, white upholstered furniture installed near the orange wall will appear beige or cream;
- Objects of orange color in the interior, visually seem larger than they actually are.
Hi-tech style - trendy living room
Distinctive features of the design of the rooms in high-tech style are the clarity of straight lines and sharp corners. The color scheme is cold, restrained, an abundance of artificial and steel-shine materials, modern technology. It does not fit patterns on the walls or furniture, decorative carvings, textile draperies. Furniture should be clear or bizarre shapes, but in strict colors.
Colors often use gray, white, chocolate, black. Sometimes they can be diluted with elements of green or orange, but the presence of metallic gloss is an indispensable condition.
Do not use wood, parquet and carpet in the decoration of the floor. The floors should be shiny. The walls are mostly bright and plain. Finishing with stone or brick will look good in small areas. It is good when the ceiling will consist of polysyllabic designs of various shapes and have many austere fixtures. Stretch ceilings also fit well with the high-tech style.
When choosing furniture, preference is given to the abundance of glass, plastic, metal. Wooden for this style is not used. In upholstered furniture choose leather upholstery or discreet plain.
Living rooms can be combined with a kitchen or a loggia, having stood all the rooms in a certain style.