Its roots going back to the nature itself, brown is an underrated color that has so much potential to add an elegant and inviting touch to a living room when used correctly. Hopefully these 15 brown living room ideas and designs will restore the color brown to its rightful place.
Painting the walls warm brown against the white furniture and window frames make a contrast in the room and make it appear natural yet sophisticated.
In a brown living room decor, rescue a pale living room with white walls by painting one wall light brown, making the room cozy and warm through the neutral and earthy tones without needing bold colors if that is not your cup of tea.
3Using Brown Furniture
Polished and painted furniture in dark brown, especially in a living room that is dominated by light and neutral colors, give it a luxurious and classy look.
A living room with neutral base, made up of white walls and furniture in earthy tones, is a great canvas to add color through accents like paintings on the wall or patterns on a rug. Try any color you like and see what happens!
5Natural Rustic Browns
Furniture with distressed wooden details accompanied by natural leather is the perfect fit for the rough and laid-back look of the rustic style whose primary color is essentially brown.
6Brown Walls, Hardwood Floors
Warm brown walls complemented by lighter shade of hardwood floors is a great beginning to design an elegant living room. Accompanied by white accents and classic furniture, the brown walls do not darken the room but make it look sleek without much effort.
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7Friendly to Monochrome
Brown is a color that is not so bright and bold, yet it can change the atmosphere of a minimalist monochrome living room without spoiling its aesthetic by the use of vibrant colors.
8Blue and Brown
Even though not used much together, blue and brown are colors that complement each other well. Light blue painted walls lighten up a room while a brown leather sofa adds character.
9Shades of Brown
Many different shades of brown can be used along with many different textures. The natural brown wood along with the natural brown stones would harmoniously blend together while contrasting colors help bring out the details of the textures.
There would not be a color more perfect than brown to be used in the traditional style. Brown leather sofas against light brown walls contrasted by white accents are enough to make a room inviting and cozy.
In a modern living room, a brown leather sofa on its own in a black and white setting would be an amazing statement piece, erasing the coldness of the colorless look with a neutral touch.
12Classical Embedded in Industrial
In an industrial living room with bare brick walls and metal staircases, a contrasting yet at the same time complementing, classical looking brown sofa would be an interesting twist to make the room feel homely and elegant.
13All Brown Living Room
Warm brown walls, brown hardwood floors, a soft brown sofa can be put together in a living room. A white media center and a white rug disrupts the all brown look, while becoming the focal point of the room and balancing everything out.
14Neutrals vs Color
In a living room mostly decorated with earthy, neutral tones such as brown, a completely colorful rug that complements the overall style can be a great statement object and bring life to the room.
In a home that is decorated with unpainted wooden furniture, choosing a soft brown sectional complements the natural wood while contrasting the white walls, designing an elegant and calming space.