Redesigning your living room is a great way to give your home a fresh look. And is there a better time to do it than the beginning of the new year? If you decide to freshen up your living room in 2019, it's very important that you embrace what's new and good. In fact, that's the only way to make sure your living room looks magazine-worthy. And to help you, we came up with 5 living room design tips for 2019.
Make it sustainable
As you probably already know, the entire world is moving towards sustainability. This trend has find its way into the living room and making your space sustainable is something you just can't go wrong with. The thing with sustainable materials is that they're timeless and can give your home a more natural look. For example, a coffee table made of reclaimed wood or marble flooring can make your living room exactly what homeowners are looking for in 2019. When choosing the right material for your living room furniture you also need to take into account who made it and how much energy has been used for its production.
Get high-shine metallics
Homeowners once again want their living rooms to have a glamorous look. This is exactly why rose gold is no longer used that often and has been replaced with gold and chrome metallics. The reason why high-shine metallics are gaining so much popularity is that they have the power to lend any room an instant touch of glamour. Luckily, there are so many ways you can use these when designing your living room. However, your safest bet is to introduce them into your living room through furniture legs and decorative items such as lamps and wall art frames. Beautiful floor lamps are huge at the moment and getting a few of these can give your living room an entire new look.
Decorate with leather furniture
Leather furniture has been revitalized as a trendy living room addition and it’s something you’re bound to see in many homes in 2019. One of the main reasons why using leather furniture is a fool-proof way to decorate your living room is that this material can easily match with just any design. For instance, you can get leather lounge suites no matter if you want to use a neutral or warm paint colour for your walls. Leather furniture can also be combined with textiles, metallics and wooden materials. We should also mention that things such as ottomans and bar stools look amazing in leather as well.
Go for retro floral blooms
It's not only fashion trends that are now retro-inspired. Retro floral bloom designs have never been more popular when it comes to living room design and it seems we're about to see a lot kore of these in modern-day homes. The best thing about floral designs in surprising colours is that they can simultaneously give your living room a modern and cozy look. Pair them up with metallic touches and your living room will be guaranteed to pop. Wallpapers are another thing that has found its way into the 2019 living room and going floral wallpaper patterns is also a real no-brainer.
Choose greenery decor
We've already talked about natural elements and how they big they're going to be in 2019. However, it looks like homeowners nowadays want to add even more natural elements into the living room. While potted plants have always been popular, they're now being displayed with more pride than ever. Why let your beautiful plant stand in the corner when you can use it as a focal point of your living room? Most popular living room plants include peace lily and bromeliad. Another smart thing to do is install a large window that'll make your garden and living room work together to create a more natural vibe in your home.
2019 might indeed be the year you decide to redesign your living room. If you decide to do so, the 5 tips we talked about above should be enough to help you ensure your living room keeps up with all the recent interior design trends. Just make sure you keep an eye for some new trends that could change your living room even more.