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Chic Home Aberdeen Left Facing Sectional Sofa, Navy Blue
Chic Home Aberdeen Left Facing Sectional Sofa, Navy Blue
Chic Home
Fusing the contemporary and classic design with this right sectional covered in soft linen-like polyfiber fabric. With plush seating and back support, each piece is accented with asymmetrical tufting and stitching to enhance your living space. Compliment the sectional with accent pillows.
Los Altos
Los Altos
Zaharias Design
Porcelain slab linear fireplace surround with small ledge detail
Living room - modern living room idea in San Francisco with a standard fireplace and a stone fireplace
Modern Beach House
Modern Beach House
Niche Interiors
Living room - modern light wood floor living room idea in San Francisco with a corner fireplace and a concrete fireplace
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Modern Living Room
Modern Living Room
Living room - modern open concept light wood floor living room idea in Milwaukee with white walls, a standard fireplace and a plaster fireplace
Clearview® Cable Railing - Build Coastal
Clearview® Cable Railing - Build Coastal
AGS Stainless, Inc.
Mid-sized minimalist formal and loft-style medium tone wood floor and brown floor living room photo with white walls, a standard fireplace, a tile fireplace and no tv
NYC Custom TV Installation
NYC Custom TV Installation
CRAVTSMAN
Example of a large minimalist open concept dark wood floor living room design in New York with brown walls and a wall-mounted tv
Reimert Residence
Reimert Residence
David J. Wade Inc, Architect
Butt glazed corner window at living room. Custom powder coated steel fireplace with concrete hearth. Bill Timmerman Photography
Living room - modern carpeted living room idea in Phoenix
Peconic House Living Room
Peconic House Living Room
Mapos Architects DPC
Photography Michael Moran
Inspiration for a modern open concept medium tone wood floor and brown floor living room remodel in Other with a two-sided fireplace, brown walls, a metal fireplace and a concealed tv
West Hollywood Modern
West Hollywood Modern
BAR Design + Construction
Minimalist gray floor living room photo in Los Angeles with white walls
Modern Home | Kimberly Demmy Design
Modern Home | Kimberly Demmy Design
Kimberly Demmy Design
This rustic modern home was purchased by an art collector that needed plenty of white wall space to hang his collection. The furnishings were kept neutral to allow the art to pop and warm wood tones were selected to keep the house from becoming cold and sterile. Published in Modern In Denver | The Art of Living. Daniel O'Connor Photography
Miami Beach Contemporary
Miami Beach Contemporary
Meridith Baer Home
Photos courtesy of The Jills
Living room - modern beige floor living room idea in Los Angeles with white walls
Inside Outside House
Inside Outside House
Mark Dziewulski Architect
Example of a large minimalist open concept and formal limestone floor living room design in San Francisco with a ribbon fireplace, a wall-mounted tv, white walls and a stone fireplace
Kahrs Hardwood Flooring
Kahrs Hardwood Flooring
Green Building Supply
Color:Unity-Arctic-Oak
Living room - mid-sized modern open concept light wood floor living room idea in Chicago with white walls, a standard fireplace, a plaster fireplace and no tv
PH Tribeca
PH Tribeca
B Interior
Example of a minimalist formal and open concept medium tone wood floor living room design in New York with white walls
Griffin Modern Remodel
Griffin Modern Remodel
Ellen Pandorf Interior Design
Inspiration for a mid-sized modern enclosed painted wood floor living room remodel in San Diego with a bar, white walls, a standard fireplace, a metal fireplace and a wall-mounted tv
Loma Vista
Loma Vista
Nest Architecture Inc.
Example of a large minimalist open concept living room design in Los Angeles
zwall
zwall
AKO Design Center
Example of a large minimalist open concept painted wood floor living room library design in New York with blue walls, no fireplace and a wall-mounted tv
North Point
North Point
ThinkMakeBuild
DESIGN BY Martins Grehl Architects A 3,700 sf ground-up single-family residence located on a waterfront lot in Easton, MD, this home features beautiful views of the surrounding landscape and celebrates the gathering of family and friends through a large, open living and dining area. It was designed with natural materials meant to evolve with its inhabitants and reflect the passage of time.
Blue Dream Island
Blue Dream Island
Spaces Inc
Living room - mid-sized modern formal and open concept medium tone wood floor living room idea in Minneapolis with beige walls, a ribbon fireplace, a tile fireplace and a wall-mounted tv
Tenth Street Residence
Tenth Street Residence
twenty7 design
Corinne Cobabe Photography
Inspiration for a modern living room remodel in San Diego with black walls
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The living room is the heart of the home, so if yours is feeling tired or sparse, updating it can make your everyday that much more enjoyable. If you’re looking for modern living room ideas to create a comfortable yet stylish space, there are a number of directions you can go in. From contemporary living rooms to classic mid-century spaces, the term "modern" can encompass quite a lot. While you browse modern living room decorating ideas, consider the sorts of colors, finishes and furniture pieces that would work best in your home.

Classic Modern Living Room Ideas

If you’re looking for classic modern living room design ideas, think sleek surfaces, straight lines and minimalist decor. White, gray, black and brown are all great shades to go with, and you can add in pops of color for visual interest. While you browse modern living room furniture ideas, consider oversized floor lamps, long and slender couches and squared off coffee tables. Overall, to achieve a modern look, you’ll need functional yet chic furniture pieces. To warm up the space, add in a high-pile shag rug. If you’re looking for small modern living room ideas for an apartment, consider wall-mounting your TV or TV console. Round or hexagonal coffee tables can save space, and adding in a large area rug can demarcate the space from the rest of your apartment.

Modern Contemporary Living Room Ideas

If you’re trying to create more of a modern glam living room look, incorporate bold colors and patterns into the space by way of contemporary accent pieces. You might choose a coffee table with gold hardware. In addition, creative light fixtures, lamps and vases can all help you create a modern chic vibe in your living room. Cowhide or sheepskin rugs can add a sense of contemporary style and comfort. Pair these accents with sleek modern furniture, and you’ll nail the look.

Midcentury Modern Living Room Ideas

To incorporate aspects of midcentury style in your modern living room, focus on the classics, like an Eames chair or a triangular coffee table. Rich brown leathers and creamy whites can help you achieve a sophisticated midcentury modern look without going too retro. Colorful abstract art prints or objects can also add character to a modern living room.

Modern Organic Living Room Ideas

If you’ve got a small space, try going for a modern organic living room look. Modern organic rooms emphasize natural materials like wood, make use of browns and whites and often feature plenty of house plants. Lighter and brighter than classic modern style, it’s an ideal look for a small modern living room. While these style rooms are great for letting natural light in, if you live in an apartment, you may also need some added privacy. If you’re in need of some modern living room curtain ideas that won’t look frumpy, just remember to keep it simple. Floor-length white curtains will give the space a breezy feeling while Roman shades will keep the space looking trim and uncluttered.


Whether you want inspiration for planning a modern living room renovation or are building a designer living room from scratch, Houzz has 202,036 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Chic Home and Mark Dziewulski Architect. Look through living room pictures in different colors and styles and when you find a modern living room design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful modern living room photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.