A real Art Deco concept – masculine, bold and artsy! It is characterized especially by bold outlines, geometric and zigzag forms – they even used plastic as a material for the designs. Art Deco style was influenced by Art Nouveau’s use of motif depicting nature, sunrises, flowers and shells but of course, as time passed, it was replaced with angles and curves.
Depending on your home layout, your contemporary living room can serve many different functions. If you have a family room, it is often a formal sitting area or parlor used for reading, relaxing and entertaining guests. If it's the only living space you have, it's also used for watching TV, playing games and spending time with family. Regardless of its purpose, any good space has a comfortable sofa or sectional, a coffee table and a focal point, such as a fireplace or entertainment center (maybe even both!)
• Delicate furniture pieces with feminine lines and tapered legs.
• A palette of neutrals and soft colors.
• Grand chandeliers.
• Luxurious fabrics, like silk and velvet.
• Rich dark woods with polished veneers.
• Luxe accent materials, including metal, marble and glass.
• Symmetrical floor plans.
A modern living room is characterized by simplicity and minimalism. The furniture has clean lines and there are no unnecessary details or decorations. The accent falls on practicality, functionality and the ability to save space and create an airy and spacious décor.
In general, all Scandinavian interiors feature clean lines throughout and this includes the architecture, the furniture and everything else. All such spaces are also always very functional. In terms of material, there’s always a lot of wood in the décor. It’s used on the walls, on the ceilings, on the floors and on the furniture. The wood adds warmth and texture to the room.