25 Strikingly Modern Living Room Designs (Photo Gallery)

Updated on January 3, 2022

Your living room is the place you go to relax. It is also the place your guests will end up in when you have any get together. So, since you will be spending so much time there, make sure the living room is a space that matches your personality. A room you will love.

When choosing a living room style, you will be faced with many options. If a contemporary, modern style is what you want, then you are in luck. Below, we have gathered 25 living room styles that show you a wide range of possibilities. Take your time and see if there is anything you like.

Modern Style Living Room Design Ideas

1. Contemporary Decor

This calm space has wonderful decor to go with its open floor plan. You have plenty of room for everyone to relax and you can enjoy a great view out the windows.

2. Open Minimalism

With a wonderful, open space like this, you have a blank canvas with your decisions. The long white sofas bring a sophisticated style to this spacious living room.

3. Stated Elegance

With a beautiful dark hardwood ceiling overhead and a warm gas-lit fireplace for relaxation, sit back and enjoy the view with family and friends.

4. Hardwood Around

From the floor to the wall and ceiling, the hardwood blends in this living room work together to create a welcoming space. The furniture continues the beauty, giving this space a warm sense.

5. Bohemian Color

Without overdoing it, this living room takes a Bohemian style, scales it down, and brings this living room to life. The hardwood floor is matched by the light walls and brilliant artwork.

6. Sleek Style

With minimal interference from decor, this living room relies on sleek design ideas and a wonderful warm fireplace. Sit back and catch up on your favorite television shows here.

7. Modern Color Use

The modern design of this room is wonderfully complemented by the use of colors. The yellow chairs sit atop a fantastic rug, both giving this room great life.

8. Beautiful Fireplace

The large fireplace area brings great character to this living room. With a beautiful open floor made from hardwood, the simple and graceful furniture is a design win for this room.

9. Window Brilliance

The dark furniture used here is a wonderful contrast to the lighter floor and walls. The large windows let the natural light shine in on this contemporary design.

10. Wonderful Contrasts

The base of this room is a the hardwood floor, and a beautiful contrast of dark and light styles fill the space. The light furniture and the darker decor make a perfect contrast.

11. Unique Fireplace

This sleek fireplace, like a medieval design made modern, is the focal point of this living room. With easy, cultural decor filling the space, this room is a thing of true beauty.

12. Stacked Stone Warmth

Take this hardwood floor and combine it with a beautiful stacked stone design for a fireplace and you have the perfect setting. Sit back and enjoy the warmth of this living room.

13. Perfect Shelving

Whether you have a ton of books or wonderful decor you want to display, this whole wall filled with shelves could be just what you need. It is stylish and functional at the same time.

14. Cultural Decor

With a beautiful design surrounding this fireplace, the whole room comes to life. With minimal, but wonderful, decor to match the modern furniture, you have a calm space to relax.

15. Elegant and Contemporary

The handsome darker hardwood styles, from the floor to the table, are contrasted wonderfully by the lighter furniture and walls. The wonderful decor and artwork are a great finishing touch.

16. Surrounded by Light

This living room has an open sense of style thanks to the many windows that let the natural light shine in. With plenty of space for you and friends to relax, this living room is ready for you.

17. Wonderful Furniture

This living room will have you thinking of an Asian design style brought to the modern world. With low lying furniture and darker colors, this is a wonderful blend.

18. All Purpose Space

Everything in this space is connected perfectly. From the kitchen and dining space, to the living room with beautiful furniture, this whole space is functional.

19. Light and Comfortable

At the end of a long day, this living room is the place you want to come and relax. With the whole area filled with light designs, from the furniture to the floor and walls, the contemporary beauty is perfect.

20. Great Table Design

Sometimes a table can make or break a living room, and this one is perfect. With a brilliant hardwood design, this table matches the colors of the room.

21. A Perfect Library

Connected to this living room is any book lovers dream. This library is perfect, giving you a space to kick back and relax with your favorite book.

22. Enclosed Space

If you want a closed off living room but want it to still feel open, this is the way to go. With a contemporary style, this living room combines beauty and functionality.

23. Photo Decor

With an old-style, wonderful fireplace to keep you warm, you can enjoy a true beauty with this photography display. Never feel hemmed in by your designs. Get creative.

24. Warm and Minimal

The minimal beauty here cannot be overstated. This room rises to meet a luxurious standard with the dark hardwood floor and great fireplace.

25. New Age Decor

With a glossy hardwood floor to base from, this room uses contemporary furniture and decor to combine and make a light sense of style.