15 Red living room design ideas

Red is a powerful color so if you want to incorporate it into a room of the house it should be the living room. Red living room designs are always vibrant and full of life and they also make great entertainment areas. Red is also a warm color so a red living room would also be cozy and inviting.

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Red as an accent color can be used on the curtains for example

You don’t necessarily have to paint the whole room in red in order to get the effect you want. You can simply use the red for accent pieces such as the pendant, the rug, the drapes, the decorative pillows etc. You also have the liberty of using several different shades of red like red-orange hues for the pillows or burgundy for the drapes.

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You can also use the rug as an accent piece featuring the same color
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The pendant lamp is another easy and great way of adding color to a décor

Because red is such a powerful color it doesn’t have to be the dominant color in the room in order to get attention. A red living room design can also be mainly composed or white and neutral colors with only little accents of red here and there. The hard part is finding the balance between the colors.

This soothing shade of red goes perfectly with the furniture

Modern living rooms could benefit from large and vibrant accent pieces. A red sofa in the living room could be the perfect pop of color. If you want to create a more elaborated décor you can also combine red tones with blues and other pastel colors. It’s also indicated to use neutral colors for the rest of the décor when you decide to opt for a strong and vibrant accent color such as red.

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The red accent rug complements the neutral décor beautifully
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You can also use pattern to make a décor stand out
A very nice combination of simple red accents and patterned features
Red as an accent color goes well with earthy colors and brick features
All these different patterns are unified by color
Red curtains and a colorful rug: a very nice combo
Red can also be used on the walls as long as the rest of the décor is simple
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Another very nice combination of red and black with purple accents
The striped sofa was chosen as a focal point in this living room
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A more traditional living room décor with red accents
The texture of the sofa and the color combine beautifully

Red would also look very beautiful when combined with black and white. Also, you can use red in combination with brown and blues to obtain a more traditional look. Orange-red is perfect for modern decors and brick red is perfect if you want to create a fresh cottage feel. As a result, red living rooms can be both warm and dynamic, cozy and vibrant.{1,2,3,4,last 11 pics from bhg}