The living room is central to the house. Its arrangement sets the ideological style of the whole interior. The very name “living room” implies a reception of guests, but at the same time, this room is an indicator of a cozy home and warm atmosphere, where there will be a lot of hobbies for the owners.
How to equip a modern living room? Design of the TV-zone, windows, placement of books, decor - ordinary people are always faced with the same tasks. For you, we have prepared the best options that will be particularly relevant in 2017.
Living Room Design 2017: Key Trends
In the era of technology development, Internet resources, modern people just need a comfortable and atmospheric space. And the living room of 2017 should be the personification of just such peace and comfort, which tired minds need from constant oversupply of information and stress. And the most difficult, but very important task is to preserve the balance between the latest super-fashionable tendencies and the sense of style, taste, and individuality. We will try to figure out how not to miss this fine line.
Interior living room 2017: modern ideas
1. Bright experiment - individual uniqueness in style and decor.
This expressive tropical living room is an excellent example of the harmonious combination of colorful accents, delicate outlines of classical forms and natural materials, for example, textured wood.
Cabinets made of oak and walnut imitate aged teak. The highlight of the living room was a coffee table with a diagonal three-color layout.
Bright velvet, jacquard, embroidery organically produce a neutral background. And the diagonal pattern on the Roman blind is the perfect complement to the similar layout of the coffee table.
A valuable part in the decoration was played by valuable accessories that fill the space with the exotic spirit of wandering and traveling.
2. Alternative ideas: the predominance of green in the nautical style
The interior of this living room was the starting point of ceramic tiles on the floor with a pronounced green tint. It is not at all necessary to drastically change the interior, including the floor, it is enough just to competently play on shades and choose a harmonious style. In our case, the marine style turned out to be ideal in a non-standard palette for it - instead of the traditional blue, the designer used green colors. Why not?
Other details can be seen on the maritime theme: the pattern of curtains is associated with waves, a sofa with a rough rope finish and even a green edging on beige pillows plays a role.
Modern comfortable design does not exclude old things. Do not be afraid to complement the overall interior composition with them, because this has a special charm.
Unusual table in the form of sea foam - a unique item in the living room.
3. Creativity and creativity
Intentionally chaotic arrangement of objects, rather bold decoration of the walls, original furnishings and romantic elements of the decor seem to be created for creative people who need the very same one - a special atmosphere!
5. Comfortable high-tech and cozy minimalism
Today, the laconic minimalism style loved by many or creative hi-tech has ceased to be conservative and strict. It, as before, can be self-sufficient and harmonious in addition of cozy objects and accessories, comfortable textiles and soft floor coverings.
The home cinema on the background of a colorful, but rather laconic interior creates an intuitive atmosphere of the presence of the main characters, immerses into the fascinating and fantastic world of the film industry.
Cozy minimalism envelops the space with an extraordinary atmosphere, creates ideal conditions for spiritual dreams and serious reflections, allows you to abstract from the city noise and everyday hustle and bustle.
Luxurious upholstered furniture and a neat cute rug on the floor - one of the main conditions of a warm home hearth.
Open the windows wide, giving more freedom and freedom to the space. Today's minimalist style, in addition to its usual blinds, allows you to decorate windows with traditional curtains in soothing shades. This technique delicately and unobtrusively combines the cozy classics and creative high-tech. Modernity allows you to move away from the strict rules of minimalism, gives the will of an irrepressible designer fantasy, drawing new ideas and non-standard solutions into the world.
The minimalism style has always been, is and remains a real salvation for small rooms, including the living room. More light, simple shapes and a minimum of decor - an ideal scenario for a compact room.
6. An important detail is the wall decoration.
Unobtrusive vertical pattern on a light background is the best choice for a room with a fairly low ceiling.
Today, more and more often, designers use wallpapers with an interesting expressive print as decoration for only certain areas of the living room. This visually increases the space.
An important factor when choosing wallpaper in the living room - the degree of its illumination. Obviously, light walls - the most suitable option for poorly lit rooms. They add to the space of transparency and radiance. But an accent wall with beautiful graphics is a much more interesting solution. For balance, add a few details with a supporting print.
Different, but organic wall decoration is a new trend of 2017. Thus, the living room can be divided into zones visually.
The geometric pattern on the wallpaper, as always, is relevant and beautiful.
Wall murals in the interior of a modern living room are gaining their “top turnovers”, because today the imagination of designers is so shocking with its ideological and extraordinary thematic focus that, at times, the magnificent wall painting becomes the main object that attracts the gaze of others.
Vertical stripes, of course, the first effective way to visually raise ceilings.
Wallpaper can be a bright spot in the living room design. Combine them with dark furniture.
Black-and-white contrast always looks stylish.
Wallpaper today, however, as always, play a significant role in interior design. With their help, you can play with space, tack with accents, create stunning effects. Modern varieties are an abundance of textures and prints. There are excellent budget and exclusive materials for eccentric interiors.
7. Wall accent and lighting effects
8. Latest textiles
It is obvious that the cell in various interpretations does not lose its position over the past 10 years so accurately. A new trend in design - combining cells with a strip in one color palette. It looks quite experimental and original.
Upholstery on the patchwork creates a cozy climate in the house.
In modern textile interior, fresh shades of blue and turquoise combined with gray and beige tones are incredibly popular.
9. Transparent furniture
In a small living room does not interfere with a touch of weightlessness in the design. The task successfully cope transparent furniture made of plastic or glass.
10. Podium for living room
Innovative technique used for this living room, placing on the podium, thereby harmoniously defining its boundaries. The effect greatly enhances the combination of white and gray plaster for the purpose of zoning.
11. Coffee table: original replacement
You can talk endlessly about the benefits of retro items. Thus, in a compact living room, a vintage suitcase successfully performs two functions: aesthetic - as an unusual coffee table and practical, where it is very convenient to store all sorts of small things that often clutter up space.
12. Not a sofa, and chairs
Another great way to save space is to use the chair instead of the volume sofa. This design of a small living room looks much neater and more organic. Therefore, it is not necessary to follow the traditional rules of organizing a recreation area and buy a sofa.
13. Illusion 3D
Looking at the photo below, you are surprised at the next design techniques. The architectural shape and the departing road create an optical 3D effect, being an endless continuation of space. And along with the LED backlight, this illusion seems even more realistic.
14. Item mobility
Compact table on the wheels - a great option for frequent home get-togethers with friends and company parties. At any moment it can be pushed aside, freeing up space for the continuation of the dance festival.
15. Another bonus to comfort
Someone wants to leave the living room, in which the pillows - the main scenario of the decor? Hardly! Awesome wow-effect is created by soft pads, chaotically walking on the wall, being the same continuation of the “soft” composition on the sofa.
16. Extra light
17. Lighting Design
In a large living room you can experiment with light. Choose an original, large enough chandelier that will provide intense uniform lighting.
Mobile objects that attract the eye will help to play with the interior: large mirrors, successfully reflecting beautiful details, original paintings. Having identified them a different place, you can delicately, but noticeably change the familiar environment.
19. Expressive print
20. Fireplace in the hearth center
Living room 2017: new design
The invasion of nature in a fairly strict interior is always welcome in creative design. It is noticeably refreshing space.
Externally different objects, united by a single style decision, give a certain irony and cheerful enthusiasm to the living room.
The lighting of this living room plays a significant role in the light scenario.
Artistry in the design
Snow white abundance