18 Utterly Gorgeous White Living Room Design Ideas

Beach White Decor Simple Room

White is certainly the color of the season as far as interior design is concerned. Modern, contemporary interiors in warm white shades are certainly the rage in interior decorations these days. White interiors have an elegant and sophisticated look. Moreover, white living room design or bedroom decor is quite popular these days due to the serenity and simplicity it evokes. White is a soothing and serene color. It is also considered the most refreshing color in the color spectrum as it evokes purity, cleanliness, and confidence. It also works beautifully as a backdrop or foundation for the rest of the decor. A white foundation can work as a perfect blank space for creating a striking place which is timeless in its elegance. Alternatively, it can also become the perfect backdrop to showcase your art or display your treasure or collections.

Also popular among interior decorators is the all-white look with little to no color accents. And while an all-white interior sounds stark and cold, when decorated carefully, it can be warm, inviting and fabulously stylish. Also well-known for its flexibility, white goes well with all other colors. This quality can help you create a sophisticated and seamless decor. The trick is to layer the decor in various shades of white. This makes the decor look uniform as well as symmetrical. However, if you are looking to add accents to an all-white decor, warm and light colors are a perfect choice. Natural materials also help enliven a stark white decor.

{ 1 } Scandinavian White Living Room Design

Scandinavian White Living Room Design
Bright Whites and Warm Wood Tones In Oak Reno By Park and Oak Interiors
White interiors can often feel a little cold. However, when paired with warm colors and textures, it can also feel warm and inviting. Take this beautiful Scandinavian living room design for example. The white walls, windows, sofa, and chairs in this living room look even more striking paired with brown accents. The Moroccan pouf, leather cushion, and jute area rug bring warmth and color to the decor. And the fiddle leaf potted plant brings life to the stark interior.

{ 2 } Black Details Living Room Decor

Black Details Living Room Decor
Black Accents And Ceiling Trim In Caruth By Tatum Brown Custom Homes | Photo By Danny Piassick
The patterned area rug sets the tone for the rest of the decor in this stunning living room. The white walls, floors, and ceiling all make the room look very striking indeed. However, the warm beige and brown sofa and black accents from the area rug and window frames give the room some color and warmth. A fireplace adds to the coziness of the decor. Colorful art displayed above the fireplace draws the eye upwards to the ceiling and brings elegance to the decor. The beautiful stucco ceiling of this living room is made even more attractive with a modern chandelier.

{ 3 } White Details Midcentury Modern Room

White Details Midcentury Modern Room
Warm and Welcoming Living Room Design In Westlake Village By AE Design
White interiors can give any place an elegant and sophisticated look. This living room, for example, has white walls, ceiling, and white windows and doors. A modern style white sofa adds to the monotone theme of the decor. The beautiful coffee table, grey textured area rug, and beautiful modern chandelier bring some color and texture to this decor. However, they take nothing away from the warm white decor. Instead, they further add to the simple elegance of the design. The coffee table brings some glamour and a touch of sophistication to the decor.

{ 4 } Grand White Decor Living Room

Grand White Decor Living Room
Soothing and Comfortable White Living Room Decor By Barnes Vanze Architects Inc | Photo By Allen Russ
Rustic accents and sophisticated finishes tie together the look of this beautiful white living room design. The different shades of white in the walls, ceiling, sofa, and area rug give the room a cool and composed look. Light beige sofa and light wooden tones go well with the bright whites and add an elegant look to the design. Soft and calm colors give the room a soothing appeal. Rustic embellishments like the cocktail table by Century, the mirror by Restoration Hardware and chandeliers by Currey & Co. give the room an edgy feel and add some character to the decor.

{ 5 } Bay Windows Coastal Living Room

Bay Windows Coastal Room Decor
Bright Refreshing Color Palette In Elements 2017 By Page 2 Design
The high ceiling and open space of the room could have been intimidating. However, overlarge furnishings and bright white decor make the room look well put-together and balance the openness of the room. The custom-made sofa, chairs, and pillows also reflect the blue accents of the rug. In fact, the white fabric of the sofa is also used to upholster the front of the chairs with a refreshing blue backing and matching blue welt. The blue accents balance the whiteness in the decor and bring a refreshing coastal appeal to the room. The large bay windows draw the eye upwards to the coffered ceiling. Hand-painted with great details and finish, the ceiling further enhances the elegance of this room. All in all, this beautiful white living room design is bright and refreshing!

{ 6 } Vaulted Ceiling Farmhouse Living Room

Vaulted Ceiling Farmhouse Style Room
Soft, Warm White And Wood Tones In Red Ledges Project By Studio McGee
The wooden trusses bring all the wood tones in the room together. They bring some natural appeal to the stark white decor of the room. With white walls and ceilings, adding accents and finishes to the decor becomes really easy. The furnishings bring a softness to the design that goes well with all the white. The calming tones and the hand-knotted texture of the area rug keeps the space feeling vibrant. The soothing Tidal Marsh artwork complements the coffee table, the rich leather x-stools, textured lounge chairs, and the rustic accessories like the bells and vase. The beautiful landscape elongates the white walls and makes the place feel large and open.

{ 7 } Neutral Colors Scandinavian Living Room

Neutral Colors Scandinavian Room Decor
Neutral Palette With Rich Wood Tones In Lake Wisco By Deluxe Design Studio | Photo By Johnny Hoffner
Warm whites, when paired with rustic browns, give a warm and rich look to the decor. This beautiful living room is certainly a perfect example of that. The soaring space and pure white walls give the room a bright and cheerful look. In contrast, the dark tones of the natural wood planking applied to the wall behind the sofa balance the light and add character to the decor. The cocktail table, antlers, and the window treatment also pick up the warm natural look of the room. The neutral color palette of the furnishings emphasizes the rich wood tones. All in all, this well-lit and elegant living room combines the best of contemporary and rustic designs seamlessly.

{ 8 } Midcentury Modern White Living Room

Midcentury Modern Living Room Decor
Light And Spacious Living Room By Kimberly Demmy Designs | Photo By Daniel O’Connor
The simple layout and all-white decor make this small space living room look larger than it really is! White is the color of unity and peace. It makes every other color look brighter and sharper while it fades into the background. This living room demonstrates that in vivid detail. The sectional sofa pushed against the wall makes the place look bigger while staying in the background. However, the golden details on the wall art, the colorful accents of the table accessories and painting, and the golden side table come into sharp focus due to the stark white background. The area rug and star coffee table add an elegant and sophisticated look to the decor.

{ 9 } Brown Tones Modern Living Room

Brown Tones Modern Living Room
Neutral Color Palette Simple Living Room By Ora Studio Inc. | Photo By Richard Cadan
The black accents and brown finish of this white living room design is very attractive indeed! The modern design armchairs, sectional sofa, and coffee table give the decor a modern look. The wood tones and lacquered finish of the fireplace and TV surround bring a contemporary feel to the decor. However, what truly sets the room apart is the little details like the brown frames on the windows, the black shag rug, the Ligne Roset coffee table and the indirect lighting on the accent wall. These details bring color and warmth to the decor.

{ 10 } Spacious White Living Room

Spacious And White Room Design
Herringbone Flooring In Elegant Living Room By Stocker Hoesterey Montenegro
This large living room design is certainly very spacious and cozy. White is a cool and peaceful color. However, it can also evoke warmth when done right. This living room uses layers of white to bring warmth and coziness to the decor. The many shades of white in the sofa, armchairs, area rug and walls makes the room look bright and effortlessly elegant. The patterned area rug ties the look together. The all-white walls and ceilings make colorful accessories, and accessories even more attractive.

{ 11 } Farmhouse Style White Living Room

Farmhouse Style Room Decor
Elegant Design Soft Colors In Franklin TN By Noble Johnson Architects | Photo By Studio Buell
The soothing color palette of this living room is calming and at the same time refreshing. White walls and windows keep the room bright and lively. In contrast, the dark hardwood floors balance the light and the lacquered finish gives the room a modern look. The modern design sofas and armchairs bring comfort and warmth. The grey armchairs, tufted ottoman, and tufted stools add some pattern to the decor. A textured area rug ties the whole look together. The beautiful chandelier adds a finishing touch to the design.

{ 12 } Colorful Accents White Living Room

Colorful Accents In Living Room
Vibrant and Striking Living Room By Isolina Mallon Interiors | Photo By Konstrukt Photo
This vibrant and striking living room is certainly a work of art! The bright white walls and ceilings form the perfect backdrop for a colorful art and a stunning light fixture. The white sectional sofa fades to the background while colorful accents like the grey pillows, blue chair, and wood tones of the coffee table come to the forefront. Putting the focus on accessories and accents makes the room look elegant, colorful, and more spacious. The artistic coffee table brings a touch of style and artistic touch to the design. Moreover, the soft grey area rug defines the living area and brings the whole look together.

{ 13 } Warm Brown White Living Room

Warm Brown White Living Room
Wood Tones With Warm Whites In Szczupak Residence By Freestyle Interiors
White walls with brown trimming give the room a bright yet warm feel. The simple setting and cozy furnishings make the room look inviting. Brown curtains and hardwood floors further add to the warm interiors. The soft grey area rug and coffee table go well with the soft and warm color palette of the decor. To get this look in your living room, choose light shades in furniture and pair with warm colors for pillows and throws. Add a finishing touch with a stunning modern style chandelier that completes the look.

{ 14 } Unique Seating Living Room Decor

Unique Seating Living Room Decor
Minimalistic Design White Living Room By NB Design Group | Photo By Haris Kenjar
Simple and minimal, this living room is a perfect example of the effect of white interiors. The transitional room looks light and spacious with white walls and ceiling. The stucco ceiling design adds some old-world charm to the decor. However, the most noticeable feature of this room is certainly the unique design of the sectional sofa. This modern masterpiece is spacious and minimal at the same time. Its light colors and central position add to the spacious feel of the room. The patterned area rug defines the seating area while modern style armchairs add more seating options. The green frames on the windows and the abundant foliage in the room bring life to the stark decor and make it look fresh.

{ 15 } Interesting Ceiling Design Living Room

Interesting Ceiling Design Living Room
Minimal Contemporary Living Room Design By Jendretzki LLC
This all-white living room looks grand and luxurious with its rich furnishings and stucco ceiling. The modern sofa and Arne Jacobson Egg chair add a modern touch to the decor. The golden area rug centers the design and goes well with the stunning chandelier. However, the black tufted table, as well as the black frames of the wall gallery, bring some contrast and color to the decor. The stark contrast of black and white creates visual interest and balances the brightness of the decor.

{ 16 } Beach White Decor Simple Room

Beach Style Decor Simple Room
Bright and Breezy Beach Style Living Room By Blue Ocean Design
The white-on-white theme of this room works well for the beach style decor. The beach style design uses a lot of whites, coastal colors, and natural materials like wood. White is such a soft and serene color that it goes well with all natural materials, especially wood. The brown tones of wood give a warm touch to the stark and cold tones of white color. Take this living room for example. The white walls, windows, ceiling, and furniture, all give a bright and calm feel to the decor. However, the dark wood tones of the hardwood floor, wooden side table, and coffee table add warmth and a rustic edge to the stark design. They give the room a natural feel.

{ 17 } Victorian Living Room White Interiors

Victorian Living Room Interior Design
Cool Whites and Warm Accents In Victorian Living Room By Richard Massa Architects
Many design styles like the Scandinavian design use a lot of white for a greater impact. White color can be equally effective when used in Victorian designs. Victorian interiors are rich, luxurious, and formal. The cool tones of white color can go well with the grand and formal appeal of the Victorian style. This living room is a good example of the same. Beautiful rococo ceiling trim and fireplace surround certainly give the room a Victorian feel. The stark white walls, curtains, modern sofa, and modern style armchairs add a formal and grand look to the design. Colorful accents of the ottoman, and mirror soften the look while the potted plant and flowers give the room a fresh and lively look.

{ 18 } Coastal White Living Room Design

Coastal White Living Room Design
Beach Colors With White Background In Newport Cliff WalK By SLC Interiors
Coastal designs use a lot of white as it is the color of calm and peace. This coastal living room too is full of warm white color. However, little pops of color in the blue bench, grey chair, black furniture bases, and blue vase bring coastal accents to the decor. The white walls and sofa lighten the room and fade back to the background. This allows the coastal accents and accessories to add a subtle coastal touch to the decor. It also helps keep the focus on the great views of the land. Moreover, the white design brings a calm and serene feel to the decor.

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