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37 incredible modern living rooms to inspire you

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Modern design has taken the world by storm and here at homify we are always finding the most beautiful spaces to share with you all. Modern living rooms tend to be designed with minimal furniture and decoration to keep the space as sleek as possible. There are so many different ways to create a stunning modern room and we are here to show you some inspiration! Below are thirty seven magnificent living rooms that will help to get you in the feel of what a modern space can look like. Everything from exposed brick, to funky coffee tables, and creative shelving to maximize your storage, there is definitely something on this list that will inspire you to create the most beautiful modern space. 

1. Exposed brick painted white with sleek furniture add a contemporary touch to any room.

2. Built-in bookshelves and a white color scheme keep things looking fresh.

3. Add character to your space with furniture that is cut at different straight angles.

4. Lower angular furniture make any space feel modern.

5. Keep things light and fresh with all white furniture with just a few pops of color.

6. Choose an angular bookshelf with unfinished ends for a block feel and modern touch.

7. Planks of wood placed in various spaces along the wall add a funky element to a space.

8. A thin staircase allows for extra space underneath to create a TV area.

9. Lighting is key for setting the mood of the room as well as highlighting certain features.

10. Black and white are the perfect colors to use in a modern space.

11. A stone wall adds a bold element to the space.

12. Keep decoration and accessories to a minimum for a sleek and contemporary look.

13. Metal beams mixed with wood make for a more industrial look.

14. Choose a coffee table with a funky shape to get a modern feel.

15. Wood and white are a classic color combination but with rigid edges they create a modern feel.

16. Replace the coffee table with a funky ottoman for extra seating.

17. Small spaces need a bit of color to make the space feel more cheerful.

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18. Create a fun photo collage with square frames and shadow boxes.

19. Black furniture makes a bold statement and feels very modern.

20. Slate tile is an extremely modern material to work with.

21. Add creative artwork in the form of paintings or rugs to get a vibrant feel.

22. A sleek cabinet behind the sofa creates more storage in a small space.

23. Create a one of a kind bookshelf that looks like a piece of art and is functional as well.

24. For an urban vibe, keep framed photos and paintings leaning up against the wall rather than hanging them.

25. A large sofa with no surrounding seating keeps things sleek and minimal.

 Living room by Luigi Brenna Architetto
Luigi Brenna Architetto

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26. Modern color schemes tend to be white plus another bold color, such as this grayish blue.

27. Wood-paneled walls with a slightly gray undertone are all the rage in modern homes.

28. Get a modern feel with a super shiny varnish on top of your hardwood flooring.

29. Small accessories such as books and pillows add color to a modern room.

30. If you don't want a fully exposed bookshelf, opt for one with a few doors to hide some items.

31. L-shaped sofas provide a ton of seating with a modern look.

32. Smaller side tables that can be moved around are a creative solution than a large coffee table.

33. Create a unique shelving system with boxes at different points on the wall.

34. Divide two spaces with a see through bookshelf to create zones without clunky barriers.

35. A collection of funky mirrors works as both a modern art piece and a reflective surface to make a room feel bigger.

36. A unique lamp or lighting system brings light to the room in a beautiful way.

37. A modern fireplace makes a living room feel cozy without detracting from the design scheme.

Do you love modern design? Check out this list to inspire you!
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