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Timeless Living Rooms That Scream Modern

Putting the words timeless and modern in one sentence might seem like the perfect paradox, how can something be modern yet timeless at the same time? The answer is simple, in order for a room to be timeless there has to be key elements that create a seamless appeal while still being up to date and modern with the trends that are currently taking over the home interior design space. With that being said, meshing the two together might seem more of a task, then what it actually is, here are timeless living rooms that scream modern in their very own unique kind of way.

Lacquered Walls

Do not be afraid of having darker lacquered walls. The darkness will bring the room back to life while the shiny element of the lacquer will help create that modern aspect while still being traditional.

One look that is currently very much on trend as it has been thus far is lacquered walls; however, this look has mainly remained as part of the kitchen area. But with that being said, the trend is slowly migrating to the living room and we are loving it. The living room can always make great use of shiny walls that bring everything together in one simple space.

Keep it Laidback

When going for a laidback look consider your level of comfort as the number one must have. Your space should feel extremely comfortable and cozy.

When it comes to the living room many of us want to keep it chic and elegant but sometimes you really want a laidback look where you can relax while being timeless. That is exactly what this look will give you, consider having a comfy couch and adding chairs that are less structured and have a sleeker appeal to them.

Floating Shelves

Floating shelves are an exceptional way of adding hints of rust to a room. Their wooden element paired with how easy they are to incorporate brings that seamless appeal.

Large entertainment centers are no longer the go-to look, instead, sleeker spaces are. Therefore, floating shelves are an excellent element to have. They can be hung from different areas of the living room and allow you to display the décor you would like displayed instead of having it hidden.

High Contrasts

When in doubt add a chic colorful rug and allow those bold colors to make the space come back to life even when there is already a large use of color. 

Bringing in bold colors, textures, and patterns is excellent to bring a twist of modern as its core element. The bold contrasts will bring that unique element that brightens up the room, in order to bring that timeless appeal, you want to ensure you add contrasting bits in neutral.

Colorful Chairs

When deciding on which color to use in your living room consider a color that will bring beauty and contrast to the room without taking away from it.

Time and time again we will always reiterate the benefits of having colorful chairs as part of the main décor. The colorful chairs add contrast in the space while making a statement in their very own right. Choose a bold color that is still subtle enough that it blends with the room’s natural aesthetics.

Rounded Layout

If you can’t figure out how to round off your living room decor consider adding a chic swing. The swing will brighten and round off the living room without many decorative bits needed.

When considering how to create a layout for your living room choose a rounded look. The rounded look feels charming and appealing in its own right while giving you the familiar aesthetics we all know and love. Additionally, a rounded layout allows you to work with tables and accent chairs that need a bit of a spotlight.

Black and White

When it comes to black and white living room decor you want to take the two colors and blend them simultaneously without creating any breaks between them.

When it comes to color, black and white will forever remain a classic. Add them in together for a twist on a classic or even in patterns for a beautiful contrasting element. The key is having them be focused as part of the core of your décor without taking away from what you have to offer.

Natural Element

One simple display of natural plants can bring vitality and color to the living room while feeling new and fresh.

Having natural elements not only allows you to bring a hint of uniqueness, but it further emphasizes what you already have. Add a plant or two to the room to bring forth that crisp, natural appeal that completely makes sense. You could even add a daring plant-based wallpaper as well.

Wallpaper Brilliance

When selecting the wallpaper opt for a bold color, or pattern to truly make the room feel fresh and new yet timeless in its own uncommon way.

Wallpaper is always an excellent idea, there is something about it that makes the room have a unique twist. Additionally, a wallpaper allows you to make a statement in a big way, without having to add different bits of furniture that are not much needed in the space but are added to create a “filled” effect.

Linen Sofa and Leather Chairs

Linen sofa’s come in multiple different colors which is quite beneficial when you want to add color yet have a simple aesthetics. Additionally, leather comes in multiple colors as well. 

A linen sofa works well in any room because of how versatile it is, regardless of what your décor looks like a linen sofa helps bring the space together. Whereas,  the leather chairs add a modern twist. Leather has an edgy element, it that is felt in the entire room, without taking away from what you already have.

Create your timeless living room with one of these ideas. Share with us which of these is your personal favorite below,


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