Modern living room décor is bright and well lit. If the room s existing lighting is a bit dim, adding some lamps could make a big impact. Also consider the idea of investing in new overhead lighting. Installing track, rail, or cable lighting to your ceiling will give the room a very modern look and make lighting objects around the room and on the walls a simpler and more flexible task.
While the days of matching printed upholstery to curtains (and even wallpaper and flooring) are history for many, remnants of those delightful prints still remain to create a sense of comfort in the contemporary living room. Tropical foliage and other related prints are always welcome in a modern living room. A throw pillow with frond print, for example, provides a sophisticated dose
Sunburst mirrors have made acomeback in the past decade or so. While they might seem like a piece that could be overdone, it’s quite amazing how individual yet universal the sunburst mirror design is. I believe a person would be hard-pressed to find a living room in which some kind of sunburst mirror wouldn’t “work.”
The most basic and functional furniture arrangement is to place the sofa across from the focal point with all other pieces angled to face the same direction. This allows everyone a good look at the television or crackling fire. When entertaining, round the grouping into a conversational circle by adding ottomans or pillow poufs that face back at the sofa
Another option is a TV stand or console. They’re simpler versions of entertainment centers and they’re designed to hold the TV and to offer some additional storage space for things like media components, books or games. Modern TV stands can sometimes be a bit simplified, offering the option to mount the TV on the wall behind them rather than placing it on the cabinet
Wall units can be of several different types. Entertainment centers are probably the most common type of all. They’re large and they usually wrap around the TV. Modern wall units sometimes feature a hollow section which is meant to accommodate a wall-mounted TV. In some cases, the TV is attached to a back panel that’s part of the unit. Entertainment wall units contain a variety of storage options and often offer a mixture of drawers, shelves and closed compartments. They’re really practical although they’re not ideal for small spaces