I mentioned that I was helping Korin decorate her open living room in her new SF apartment, and I thought I’d share what I put together for her living room. Remember what her living room looks like now?
Ideas for her bedroom and den still to come. Here’s the scheme for the living area:
Korin’s Bold, Modern, and Geometric Living Room Ideas
Colors: Gray, mustard yellow, tomato red, and silver finishes
With the use of shades of gray as a neutral base, the living room will be comfortable and cozy, without the stark white of a new apartment. Accessorized with shades of tomato red and mustard yellow (which already exist in pillows on the current couch!), and geometric shapes as accents (a well placed cb2 cubist sculpture on the TV console to mimic the current geometric side tables) the room will have a fun, playful atmosphere, while still feeling grown up. The window wall can be covered with gray wall-to-wall floor-to-ceiling curtains on a track to soften the room’s geometrical shapes. New art (from 20×200) framed in silver above the couch match the colors of the room and the geometrical theme, and a red comfy chair can replace the ikea lounger.
Two bookshelves (like this or this or this) flank the TV to add depth and interest to that wall. Accessorize with silver vases, red and yellow flowers, and books (free up space in the den!). Storage baskets on the bottom of the shelves can hide TV accessories and other living room staples (games, blankets, etc).
Modern Geometrical Mood Board:
Sources for Mood Board:
CB2 Parlour Chair $699
West Elm Geo side tables (already owns)
Art from 20×200 $50
West Elm gray sofa (already owns)
West Elm Bello Shag Rug $849 for a 9×12
Yellow chevron pillow from etsy $26
What do you think? Would you decorate using a plan like this?