Saturday, 11 September 2010

Traditional and Modern Living Room Design Ideas

Interior Designs for Your Living Room can be Varied

An interior design of a living room should never be too extravagant or expensive. Remember that a living room is a space that is used extensively by all members of a family, especially during waking hours and this needs to be addressed while deciding on the style or décor that will go into the interior design of the living room.

Classical Modern Design

Modern Interior Design

Modern Interior Design Classic Style

Classic modern designs using materials like stainless steel and furniture that has geometric designs are quite popular. One of the greatest advantages of this sort of interiors is that it gives a feeling of lightness and space.

Modern House Interior Design


House Interior Design and Decorating

The use of muted colors further gives a touch of class to the overall effect. There is also an added advantage that such furniture and furnishings are easier to clean and maintain, thus largely reducing the problems for the housewife. [Via]

Modern Interior Design Classic Inpiration

Modern Interior Design and Decorating

Feeling of Lightness and Space

The use of traditional materials like bamboo and rattan can also make the central theme for designing the interior of a living room. Once you decide on using such a material, the other decorating and furnishing also seems to be automatically decided. The whole idea is one of following nature and the colors of the furnishing and the walls can follow this general trend. Maintaining this sort of furniture is however slightly problematic, as the surfaces can collect dust and dirt and also create conditions for insects to flourish.

House Interior  Design Traditional Touch

Traditional Interior Design

Modern Interior Design and Decorating Traditional Inspiration


Home Interior Design Traditional Touch
A slightly larger living room will take kindly to old style Victorian ideas for decorating. You will get a feeling of opulence and richness, especially because of the generally mahogany colors of the furniture.

Victorian Interior Design and Decorating


Victorian Style Interior Design

Furnishings and drapes are generally quite heavy and require the use of lining and elaborate methods for pulling the curtains to let in light.

Victorian Style Decorating

Modern Victorian Interior Design

Modern Victorian Interior Decorating

Nowadays the modern Zen design has become quite popular in interior design of living rooms. In this concept, a central focal point containing a plant, water body or sculpture is designed as the centerpiece around which all the interiors of the room are designed.[Via]

Modern Zen Interior Design

Modern Zen Interior Design

Soft Lights and Wood

All furniture and furnishings, lighting and color are to accentuate this focal point. Such rooms are considered to be very restful places with lots of positive energy.

Modern Zen Decorating Ideas

Modern Zen Decorating Ideas

Luxury Interior Design and Decorating Zen Inspiration 

Interiors for a living room can only be decided once you have your overall budget in place. Do not spend too much on any one aspect. Give equal importance to furniture, furnishings, colors and lighting. Each should match the overall décor and complement the other. Whatever design you choose, make sure that it is one that you will not find jarring or boring and that you can live with your interior design for a number of years.

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