Red is a powerful color that has the ability to bring a room together and create warmth. Here are a few design ideas to spice up your living room with the many shades of red.
Red doesn¿t need to be the dominant color in a room to get attention. The barn-red lacquered chest and framed quilt fragment above the sofa catch the eye without distracting from the pretty fabrics and soft neutrals in the rest of the space. The key is to find a balance between deep, saturated hues and lighter, more neutral colors.
An orange-red sofa is the perfect piece to give this living room an unexpected pop of color. Adding pillows with bold prints and colors enhances the sofa¿s presence as the focal point of the room. The orange-red color carries into an adjacent room, where it is used on the walls to create a visual connection between spaces.
A little pattern goes a long way in a brick red color. The red-and-cream geometric pattern uses a little red in a big way to create the feeling of warmth and togetherness throughout this large living room. The pattern repeats in the accent pillows on the sofa to connect the two furniture pieces and pull the overall room design together.
To achieve a fresh look in your living room, try pairing chartreuse and red to get the perfect color palette. The bright chartreuse ottoman and the red pattern in the chairs and draperies work together to create a formal yet feminine look. The red from the chairs repeats in the piping on the ottoman.