Whether you’re looking for inspiration to completely redecorate or you just want to give your space a quick refresh, we’ve got living room design ideas, and shopping advice to help you choose a good-quality sofa or find the ideal wallpaper for your walls.
Panelled walls painted soft grey provide a sophisticated backdrop for this scheme, which artfully balances black and white upholstered furniture. Blocks of pattern, in the form of tailored cushions and artwork, add interest and personality to the modern look.
Intriguing and subtle, this architectural mural adds a lighter decorative touch to this scheme in which neutral, muted furnishings allow it to take centre stage. A ledge of rustic wood echoes the horizontal lines of the print and creates display space for elegant accessories.
Get the look Nordiska Must wallpaper 606-08, H20xW360cms, £386 panel, Sandberg; Issac sofa in Chalk washed linen, H92xW211xD95cm, £2,040, Sofa.com.
This trellis wallpaper speaks of blissful summer days in the garden. Working geometric motifs into the scheme gives the finished look a modern edge.
A timeless scheme offers a respite from the whirlwind of modern life – and with the neutral elements in place, it is easy to play with the balance of your palette as seasons change.
A black cane sofa arranged with palm leaf-motif cushions against plain ochre linen lends an elegant exotic feel to a classic scheme. Dark-wood flooring and a table of leafy plants complete the look.
Using fabrics with patterns in different scales gives curtains a beautifully tailored finish, while contemporary furniture in the palest leather keeps the look fresh.