25 Hot Living Room Design Styles

Check out some of today's most popular living room design styles from our favorite designers.

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April 21, 2020

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Art Deco

Art deco came about in the 1920s and features geometric shapes and bright colors. Here, the style can be seen throughout the light fixtures, gold accents and Hollywood-glam artwork. Lime green and turquoise are a dynamic duo that invigorate the space with color and energy, another art deco style trait.

Asian

Clean lines, color and ornate details make up the Asian design style. This living room features an elaborate floral wallpaper, simple furnishings and abundance of color, bringing an Asian-flair to the space.

Bohemian

Bohemian style mixes colors, patterns and textures to create a one-of-a-kind look. A gorgeous wall tapestry, featuring fuchsia and burgundy, sets a colorful backdrop for the mix of patterns and rich hues seen throughout this boho living room. This relaxed space is full of color and culture, creating a bohemian vibe.

Coastal

A coastal design style features light, bright colors that mimic the outdoor surroundings. Often seen in coastal-style designs, natural and woven materials add texture. This open-concept coastal living room features bright pops of blues and greens and beachy art, paired with neutral furnishings.

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Contemporary

Contemporary style focuses on clean lines mixed with cohesive colors and patterns. The contemporary living room seen here, features streamlined furniture and oversized colorful artwork. The light, neutral colors seen throughout the living room, allow the dark, beamed ceiling to shine.

Cottage

The cottage design style often uses a soft color palette enhanced by warm tones. This living room features rustic details like a stone fireplace, wrought iron chandelier and exposed beams that stand out amongst the neutral furnishings and white walls.

Country

Country designs use natural elements paired with a pastel color palette. This living room features a natural wood ceiling, rustic exposed beams, and an unpainted brick fireplace. These natural tones are paired with blue and white furnishings, evoking a charming country look.

Eclectic

Eclectic designs marry varying textures and styles together into one. This white living room combines furnishings and fixtures across different styles, creating a uniquely beautiful space.

French Country

Warm hues and distressed or antique wood furnishings embody the French country design style. This beautiful living room features a mix of natural wood accents, a light color palette and beamed ceiling. One look at this living room and you will feel as though you've been transported to Provence, France.

Hollywood Glam

Hollywood glam is synonymous with adjectives such as decadent and fabulous. This design style often features gold accents, bold artwork and luxe furnishings, all of which can be seen in this living space.

Industrial

An industrial design style mixes metal and a darker palette to evoke a rugged appearance. To achieve the urban look in this apartment, mixed metals are paired with exposed beams and dark colors. Custom sliding doors with smoked glass conceal the lower level office and guest room. The upper level master bedroom features panels designed to look like industrial windows. Exposed ductwork, a modern light fixture and spiral staircase add to the industrial feel.

Mediterranean

Mediterranean style consists of a warm color palette with natural accents. In this living room, cream colored furniture and a rug allow the wood tones to pop. The color also reflects the sunlight streaming in from the tall arched windows, further brightening the space. The natural stone wall and arched windows are reminiscent of an Italian villa.

Midcentury Modern

Midcentury modern style surfaced during the middle of the 20th century and is still a popular design style today. This mid-mod living space features colorful furniture accented by wooden details, clean lines and plenty of pattern.

Minimalist

Minimalism embraces clean and simple design, eliminating any trace of clutter. This living room hosts only the most essential elements, creating a crisp, straightforward space.

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Modern

Modern design embraces clean lines and a simple color palette. This living room is the epitome of modern elegance. The furnishings lend a sculptural quality to the space, while the white walls and clean lines further enhance the modern design style.

Moroccan

Moroccan style mixes detailed patterns along with elaborate woodwork, creating an ornate look. The metal chandelier, embellished ceiling and hand-carved mirror make this living room a Moroccan-style masterpiece.

New Traditional

Contemporary and traditional looks blend seamlessly to create the popular new traditional style. Here, classic architectural details, like the crown molding and wainscoting, are paired with a gold contemporary chandelier. A Chesterfield sofa combined with comfortable armchairs create a more traditional look, while the lucite coffee table speaks to more of a contemporary design.

Old World

A blend of European elements and natural finishes create the old world design style. The wood and stone details paired with the antique effects, in this living space, speak to this design style.

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Rustic

Rustic designs highlight natural finishes and colors, letting nature take center stage. This rustic living room is oriented to take maximum advantage of the sweeping mountain views. A raw-edge coffee table mixes with a natural wood vaulted ceiling, log cabin-esque walls and a stone fireplace, enhancing the rustic design style seen throughout this living room.

Scandinavian

Derived from countries like Sweden, Norway and Denmark, this style encompasses a neutral wall color and natural wood tones paired with modern furnishings. This living room features a white and gray color palette accented by pale pink poufs. Natural wood hues, seen in the ceiling beams and hardwood floors, bring warmth into the space.

Shabby Chic

Shabby chic can be described as comfortable and casual with a light color palette. When creating this look, it's easy to get carried away with accessories, decor and fabrics galore. Instead, this style should look beautifully curated and effortless. When it comes to bulky furniture and accessories, less is more. This shabby chic living room opts for soft, creamy furniture and simple decor.

Southwestern

Southwestern design often embraces earth-tones and uses terra cotta and stucco materials. This living room features a kiva fireplace, inspired by Pueblo architecture, and stucco walls. The beamed, barrel ceilings also give nod to the southwestern style, while the vivid colors seen in the console table and curtains enhance the otherwise neutral palette.

Traditional

Traditional designs can be characterized as elegant and classic. Seen in this living room, blue built-in bookshelves nobly frame the fireplace. A bronze pendant light draws the eye up and brings additional architectural interest to the room. The furnishings, wood detailing and welcoming color scheme create a timeless, traditional look that is sure to last for years to come.

Transitional

A transitional design style combines traditional and contemporary furnishings and finishes. The traditional elements seen in this living room's beamed ceilings and furnishings, mixed with more contemporary elements, like the chandelier, bring a transitional style to the space. Another transitional design style trait is a light color palette, seen here in the white walls, ceiling and furnishings.

Tropical

The tropical style can be characterized as comfortable and breezy. Often using colors seen in nature, this living room is a perfect example of this design style. The natural beige tones for sand, blue chairs and accessories for water, and green palm branches make this living room a tropical paradise.