1. Use Ample Light
This cosy living room has got all the right ingredients for a soothing night in – gentle hues, plush seating, ample lighting for reading, and vibrant accents to break the monochromatic monotony.
2. Clever Storage
This custom-design is a brilliant way to combine storage and seating space in the living room!
3. Warm Shades
Another way to put together calming décor for your flat is by using a palette of warm colours. Here, the designer has used an assortment of shades including dark brown, cream, and white to pull together a space that’s both exquisite and inviting.
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Design: Mong Design Studio
4. Look Up
Neon lights and a slope false wall creates an edgy loft-style look.
Design: Space Sense
5. It's All In The Furniture
Want a living room that can put you at ease as easily as your bedroom does? Opt for a large, comfy day bed instead of a conventional sofa! We can’t think of a better way to enjoy Korean drama marathons than by vegging out on this lounger.
Design: Ehka Studio
7. Bring The Light In
Sometimes, all you need to imbue a restful ambiance into your living room design is a healthy amount of natural light. So if you’re blessed with a spacious balcony like this that doesn’t get the afternoon sun, it’ll be best to locate the living area next to it in order to enjoy as much of the light as possible.
Design: Fuse Concept Pte. Ltd.
8. Leave The Walls Empty
The floor and walls are some of your biggest canvasses. Leave the wall clear from photographs and fixtures to make it look a little more spacious.
Design: The Scientist
10. Cosy Comforts
The designers created a faux fireplace to imbue the classical European look in this five-room Punggol home.
Design: Black N White Home
11. Use Symmetry
Using symmetry in interior decorating is a classic method for framing and zoning spaces. In this colonial black and white bungalow, the homeowner put together a semi-formal living room with facing sofas (perfect for entertaining) and a couple of accompanying vintage-inspired armchairs for an old world charm.
Design: Paper + White
12. Industrial Always Works
This three-room HDB maisonette features a hook-filled ceiling and lots of greenery.
Design: Free Space Intent
13. Choose Furnitures With A Theme
If comfort and design are both important qualities that you’d like to have for your home, invest in good furniture. Without even trying too hard, this living room appears effortlessly charming thanks to the owner’s mid-century designer furniture, which speaks for itself.
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14. Wood Would
The homeowners of this dark-hued BTO flat centred their design around a long wooden dining table they found at Crate & Barrel.
Design: TLD Design
15. Remember Textures
Need decorating ideas for a narrow living room? Using an all-white base is a good place to start. But you’d want a cosy – not clinical – home, so remember to bring in soft textures such as suede, and calming materials like wood to fill the space with warmth.
Design: Box. ID Studio
17. Moody Chic
To create a chic, moody living room, use a variation of sensuous shades like purple, black, and greys. Curved, organic silhouettes also add softness to the area.
Design: Rezt & Relax Interior
18. Use Wallpaper
This weathered wood-look wallpaper gives concrete screed a run for its money. Plus, wallpapers can be a lot cheaper than painting your home.
Design: Space Sense
19. Keep It Clutter-Free
In order to put your mind completely at rest, it’s important to have as little visual clutter as possible. That’s why this clean cut, minimalist home appears absolutely inviting without having to try too hard.
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Design: ID Emboss Pte. Ltd.