Modern Interior Decorating Ideas For Living Room
Living room decoration can be formal, informal or anything in between. The high ceiling, stately fireplace and rich embellishment of moldings made living room (above) a natural setting for an interior furnished in a formal French style. An elaborate window treatment fashioned of swags, jabots and gathered fringed draperies, enhances the mannered elegance of room whose one large grouping is centered around the marble fireplace.
Slick, gleaming surfaces give sophisticated living room (left) its rather spectacular look. White is played out in lacquered walls, vinyl upholstery and table fabrics, painted wood floor. Glass cubes, arranged at random, like a child’s building blocks, work as an amusing room divider. Glass, stainless steel and leather dining room gets silver-papered wall. Steel frames for seating pieces and tables are prominent in living area of this room by Bloomingdale’s.
The charm and atmosphere of a house situated within view of a harbor is captured in living room (right) worked in delicate shadings of blues and greens, and accented with orange and bronze. Deep iris blue moire covers one wall, and the same tone is restated in the shaggy Greek flokati rug. Traditional upholstery is mixed with modern tables such as white-sculptured coffee table and metal-shaped end table.
Vigorous rectangular shapes and the sharp contrast of black and white, give a striking contemporary personality to Abraham & Straus living room.
Wood frames of sofa and chair have white plastic finish made to look even more spectacular by the choice of black leather upholstery.