20 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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November 25, 2014

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Art Deco

Art deco style can be seen in the light fixtures, gold accents and Hollywood-glam artwork seen in this vibrant living space. Lime green and turquoise are a dynamic duo, waking up the space with rich color and energy. The peacock feather rug pulls the bold hues together.


The floral wall covering with an Asian attitude is in gorgeous effect in this feminine living room. Fresh flowers and complementary vases add to the Asian look of this space.


A gorgeous wall tapestry featuring fuchsia and burgundy flowers sets a colorful backdrop for the mix of patterns and rich hues in this boho living room. This relaxed space is full of color and culture, creating a bohemian vibe.


This open concept modern white coastal living room features bright pops of color and beachy art and neutral furnishings. A coastal design features light, bright colors that mimic the natural beach surroundings.


This contemporary living room pulls in current trends while incorporating color in the striking artwork. The wood tones mixed with a more neutral color palette, and furniture with clean lines are some elements that create a chic contemporary space.


This modern white cottage living room features rustic details such as, textured brick fireplace, wrought iron chandelier, exposed beams and neutral furnishings. A cottage-style living room uses a soft color palette that is enhanced with warm natural tones, seen here in the stone and wood beams.


This country-inspired living room features a natural wood ceiling, rustic exposed beams, and a traditional unpainted brick fireplace.


Eclectic style marries different textures and styles together in one space. Keeping a unified color scheme will help the room to feel united and intentional.

French Country

This beautiful French Country living room features a mix of natural wood accents, a light color palette and beamed ceilings, evoking a look straight from a Paris Pied-a-Terre.


To achieve the urban look in this apartment, mixed metal is paired with exposed beams and a dark color palette. Custom sliding doors with smoked glass conceal the lower level office and guest room and upper level master bedroom and are designed to look like industrial windows, while exposed ductwork, a modern light fixture and spiral staircase add to the urban feel.


Mediterranean style is rooted in home styles from the Mediterranean Sea, and consists of warm color palettes and natural accents. In this living room, cream colored furniture and a rug keep the natural stone wall of this grand living room from feeling too imposing. The color also reflects the sunlight streaming in from the tall arched windows, further brightening the space.

Midcentury Modern

Midcentury modern style came about during the middle of the 20th century and is still a popular design style today. This colorful mid-mod living space features furniture with wood detail, clean lines, pattern and texture and colorful furniture.


This phenomenal living room is the epitome of modern elegance. Hard-angled shapes are repeated throughout the space from the doorways to the fireplace, lending a sculptural quality to the space. A neutral furniture set softens the space with rounded edges and delicate tones. The white walls and clean lines further enhance the modern design style in this living space.

New Traditional

Contemporary and traditional styles blend seamlessly in this new traditional living room. Classic architectural details, like the crown molding and wainscoting are painting a soothing gray. A Chesterfield sofa combines with comfortable armchairs for a more traditional look, white the lucite coffee table speaks to more of a contemporary look.

Old World

Traditional design blends with Old World architecture to create this spacious and beautiful living room. The wood and stone details speak to an old world design style.


The rustic living room of this Wyoming family retreat is oriented to take maximum advantage of the stunning, sweeping view. A raw-edge coffee table mixes with natural wood ceiling, log cabin architecture and stone fireplace to enhance the rustic style seen in this living space.


Scandinavian-style encompasses white wall color, natural wood tones and modern furnishings, all of which can be seen in this living room.

Shabby Chic

When creating a shabby chic look, it's easy to get carried away with accessories, decor and fabrics galore. When it comes to bulky furniture and accessories, less is more, especially in a shabby chic design. This shabby chic living room opts for soft white furniture and simple decor, allowing movement throughout the space.


In this traditional living room, blue built-in bookshelves nobly frame the fireplace. A metal pendant light draws the eye upward and brings additional architectural interest to the room. The traditional furnishings and warm, welcoming color scheme creates a timeless look that is sure to last for years to come.


A vaulted ceiling with exposed beams gives charm to this transitional living room. The style is kept vibrant and fresh with pops of color and graphic patterns livening up the predominantly gray and white palette. The mix of traditional elements seen in the beamed ceilings and traditional furnishings, mixed with more contemporary elements, seen in the chandelier, bring a transitional style to this living room.

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