BY On Aug 18, 2018 Living Room
A sunken conversation pit used to be a trend in the middle of the 20th century and the trend is coming back getting more interesting shapes. Now you can see not only sunken lounges, both outdoor and indoor ones, but also whole living rooms! Sounds cool, right? Let’s discuss indoor sunken living rooms and conversation pits. Both sunken living rooms and conversation pits have the same advantages: the space feels larger and airier because you slightly separate the zones without a serious division just using the difference in the floor heights. Plus, the ceiling seems to be higher and it adds a spacious feel again. Now let’s take a look at some examples. A sunken living room is a cool idea for any decor style, it allows to visually separate the room and achieve it just with a different floor height, so your space won’t feel smaller or darker. This is a gorgeous idea for any open layout that are a hot trend now. Make an open layout with a kitchen, dining space and a sunken living room and you’ll see how comfortable and cool it is. If your sunken living room has beautiful views, it’s even cooler, it will make the space feel more relaxing. Highlight the sunken living room with a border of wood or stone for a more catchy look.
If you are a bachelor decorating your own man cave, our roundup is right what you need! Today we are discussing manly living rooms and decorating them with taste and in a masculine way. The most popular styles for masculine spaces are modern, minimalist, mid-century modern, industrial and retro; choose the style first, then your colors and only after that look at the furniture. As for furniture, living rooms are decorated with sofas, chairs, storage units, coffee tables and you can add carpets, various accessories and artworks according to your taste. Let’s have a look at sofas, coffee tables and lights because they are the main ones to furnish such a room. Choosing a sofa be careful: it’s the basis of your living room and it should fit the chosen style. A sofa is often a focal point in every living room, it should be comfortable, stylish and make a cool statement highlighting your style at the same time. A leather sofa is some rich brown, ocher or black is the most popular seating piece for any kind of masculine living room, it looks sexy and chic. Some other cool ideas are a large upholstered corner sofa that can accommodate all your friends or a sectional corner ones in some bold statement color. Chairs, loungers and ottomans can echo with the sofa or be completely different, for example, with sunny yellow upholstery to catch an eye.
Japanese style living rooms possess these simplicity, comfort, serene and modern, sometimes ultra-minimalist elements, and the word Zen sums it all up. Clean and uncluttered living, holding tightly to balance, order, ancient customs and a love for natural beauty – this is what a Japanese living room is about. So, how to add a Japanese feel to your living room? Japanese homes are usually decorated in natural colors, which are derived from the browns of wooden elements, and the greens of plants. Grey and neutrals are widely used everywhere in the rooms, so the result is a calming, soothing modern space. Don’t forget of houseplants to bring more nature inside. Adding traditional Japanese plants, such as bonsai and bamboo, into your home will give it a small Japanese cultural touch. Fill the home with natural light – make large windows and ceiling openings with skylights. Try keeping your windows clear of any obstruction, but if this is not possible, then opt for a simple bamboo shade or sheer, gauzy curtain panels.
A white sofa is a very disputable piece: it used to be a traditional furniture item for so many years that it has become boring. Another disadvantage is hard maintenance of a white sofa, which requires much cleaning and makes it a bad idea for families with kids and pets. But nevertheless, a white sofa is timeless classics and today you may find the ways to make your white sofa stand out and avoid any typical looks in your living room, and I’m gonna share the coolest of them to get you inspired. Let’s begin! One white sofa can seem boring and too ordinary because you often see it here and there but double the piece and you’ll see a positive effect! Any space will profit from two white sofas – white is a universal color for any decor style, you’ll just need to choose a fitting model for your space style. Two white sofas will fit any space, from a minimalist to a vintage one easily and will match many color schemes, too. The whole room can be all-white or monochromatic or even in dark shades and white sofas will contrast the space. Having other color schemes is also not a problem – white is very compatible. Put the sofas facing each other and voila – you have a stylish conversation zone. One more idea is putting them as L if it fits your interior better or if you don’t have much space.
Glam style is loved by many people, and every time you open Instagram, you can see many bloggers’ shots with such interiors, they are chic and luxurious! If you like such interiors and puzzling over how to pull off this style in your space, there are some ideas to try. Today we’ll see how to create a glam interior in a living room, lets’ have a look at them. Most of you may think that glam is all about pink and shades of pink but it’s not obligatory. You can go for the shades of pink and lilac in case you want a girlish feel for your interior. You may also try neutrals and pure white, these colors are timeless and you can never go wrong with them. Shades of grey, from dove grey to graphite, are also welcome for a timeless space. Black and white is a great monochromatic idea, and you can glam it up with shades of pink and purple and shiny metals.
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