Colorful Midcentury-Modern Living Room + Dining Room

Effective use of color elevates the midcentury-modern style of this living room and dining room. Colorful furnishings, accessories and artwork dress up the white palette while natural light emphasizes the openness of the spaces.

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February 21, 2018

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Photo By: Eron Rauch

Sight Lines Draw the Eye to the Fireplace Focal Point

The arrangement of the furniture throughout this Midcentury Modern space creates a sightline down the middle of the room, drawing the eye to the fireplace that creates a focal point in the space.

Stylish, Elegant Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

Designers of this home combined bold, jewel tones with sleek modern lines and unique fixtures and art to create an elegant, stylish Eclectic-Midcentury Modern living room.

Midcentury Modern Seating Brings Definition to Seating Area

To help define the sitting area in the midst of this large space, designers started with a neutral rug. Then, they brought in a blue, Midcentury Modern sofa to add seating on the wall side of the space and two oversized, pink Midcentury Modern chairs on the window side to allow light to flow through the seating and into the main entertaining space, helping to create that open feeling in the design itself.

Natural Light Highlights Clean Lines and Bold Colors of Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

With tons of natural light coming into this Eclectic-Midcentury Modern living room space from the French doors and large windows, the space feels light, bright and open, highlighting the clean lines and bold colors that make up the design of this room.

Fireplace Focal Point in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

The blonde wood detailing of the fireplace surround creates a focal point in this Eclectic-Midcentury Modern living room.

Cozy Dog Bed in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

The homeowners wanted their living room's design to be comfortable for everyone in their family, even the dog, so designers found him a small, cozy rug with a fluffy pillow to create his bed. Then, they placed the bed at the top of the sitting area so that Fido could continue to be an important part of the family's life.

Midcentury Modern Light Fixture in Bold Living Room

A Midcentury Modern light fixture adds personality and dimension to this bold living room space.

Fresh Flowers in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

Fresh flowers in the Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room helps to bring a warm, homey touch to the room's design while also adding a pop of color.

Vignettes Add Symmetry to Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Design

To add symmetry to the Eclectic-Modern living room, designers placed identical vignettes on either side of the fireplace. These vignettes are made up of clear, modern desks and stylish, Midcentury Modern stools. These features give the living room a dual purpose as an office. To help add a little dimension and height to the areas, artwork was added to the walls, finishing off the design.

Clear Desks in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

On either side of the fireplace designers brought in a clear, modern desk and adorned it with a pastel table lamp and vase wit a sprig of baby's breath. For seating, a bold purple, Midcentury Modern stool slides easily underneath. For a finishing touch, they hung a black and white abstract art piece above each desk to complete the look.

Pastel Pops Reflect Bold Colors in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

The pastel colors on the desks are muted reflections of the bolder jewel tones used throughout the rest of the space. Each of these details add a subtle pop of color to brighten up their corner of the room.

Plenty of Seating in Spacious, Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

With a large, blue Midcentury Modern sofa and two, pink Midcentury Modern chairs, as well as a black bench, seating is never in short supply in this spacious living room.

Abstract Art Brings Color and Texture to Midcentury Modern Design

The art on the wall brings bold color and texture to the space and complements the Eclectic-Midcentury Modern design.

Pale Pinks and Bright Blues in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Living Room

Pale pinks and bright blues are present throughout this Eclectic-Midcentury Modern home. From the modern art to the luxurious upholstery, color is everywhere creating light, bright and inviting spaces throughout the home.

Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Dining Room with Unique Table

In this space, a large, glass-topped table with seating for six creates a functional dining space for the family and their guests. To keep the eclectic feel alive in the space, designers chose a table whose base is part of a tree trunk to give the design a bit of additional personality.

Eclectic Dining Room With Brightly-Colored Area Rug

In the dining room, eclectic details such as the Asian inspired statues and and interesting bowls blend with Midcentury Modern furniture, such as the buffet and the light fixture, to create a bright, elegant Eclectic-Midcentury Modern design.

Midcentury Modern Dining Room with Lots of Soft Natural Light

In the dining room, a wall full of windows helps to allow plenty of natural light into the space, while light, airy curtains help to diffuse the light in the space, controlling the feel of it.

White, Midcentury Modern Buffet in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Dining Room

To make entertaining simpler, designers brought in a white buffet with a Midcentury Modern design and stylish brass and crystal door handles, adding an elegant, Midcentury Modern touch to this dining room design.

Eclectic Details Bring Dining Room Design to Life

Designers chose eclectic details, such as the unique statues and colorful bowl and lamps, in the dining room to bring the Eclectic-Midcentury Modern design to life.

Bold, Blue Table Lamps in Eclectic-Midcentury Modern Dining Room

Bold, blue lamps help to bring the colors of the living room into the dining room, connecting the design and ensuring the rooms complement each other.

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