House Pautz: modern Living room by Blunt Architects

13 South African living room designs to inspire you

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
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Have you given any thought to an ideal South African living room? A place to relax and unwind after a long day at work? Well, in this homify feature, we visit 13 awesome and amazing living rooms that are colourful, exotic and attractive, with textured details, creative lighting and chic style. Let's take a look at some the simple yet inspirational designs to suit your home.

1. Light loving

Waterfall Estate New Home: rustic Living room by Blaque Pearl Lifestyle
Blaque Pearl Lifestyle

Waterfall Estate New Home

Blaque Pearl Lifestyle

The first living room we visit is filled with light from all angles, it's comfortable, pleasant and refreshing with clean lines and minimal colours adding to the decor.

2. Spacious

Salida del Sol Morningside: modern Living room by Flaneur Architects
Flaneur Architects

Salida del Sol Morningside

Flaneur Architects

If you have an open plan home and you'd like the living room to be a bit more spacious, then include less furniture. Lighter neutral shades and illumination can instantly enhance the decor too.

3. Fireplace

A fireplace is an essential for warmth, cosiness and comfort. This living room is perfectly suited for a house at the seaside with its shabby chic furniture and Mediterranean inspired colour scheme.

4. Darker hues

Darker hued walls and patterned scatter cushions are perfect and elegant.

5. Throws

Modern Farmhouse - Silverlakes Nature Reserve: modern Living room by Karel Keuler Architects
Karel Keuler Architects

Modern Farmhouse—Silverlakes Nature Reserve

Karel Keuler Architects

Throws over the sofa are comfy and cosy, while providing extra warmth on a cold winter night.

6. Simple

Living Room: modern Living room by Tru Interiors
Tru Interiors

Living Room

Tru Interiors

Create a simple living room with very few extra colours and details. This one is cute and quaint with fresh smelling flowers for an extra welcoming effect.

7. Pastels

Pastel shades are great for a comfortable, trendy and cosy atmosphere in the living room.

8. Fun and quirky

Include a quirky rug for a fun-loving ambiance in your home.

9. Eclectic

House Pautz: modern Living room by Blunt Architects
Blunt Architects

House Pautz

Blunt Architects

Opt for a living room with an eclectic environment for a charming yet contemporary home.

10. View of the ocean

How about taking into consideration a sensational view of the ocean from your breathtaking balcony.

11. Let the light shine in

Sliding doors are great to create a seamless flow between the interior and garden.

12. Luxurious

Romantic textures and brilliant, attractive colours are great for a sophisticated home.

13. Sunshine

Enhance your living room with a bit of sunshine throughout the day. How about these 17 TV placement ideas for living rooms?

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