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Living rooms are great places where family and friends can gather, have a good laugh and enjoy each other's company at the same time. These areas of the home are generally high-traffic places that need a lot of space and seating for comfort. If you have a big family or you have a good number of friends that come over, sofas are definite investments to have.
Sectional sofas are great for living rooms because they provide more seating areas than standard sofas. Typically jointed in two or more sections to provide seating, sectionals work beautifully with many interior design styles. In this post, we've listed down a few inspirational living rooms with sectionals to recreate in your home.
21 Beautiful Living Rooms With Sectionals
Great living rooms need great seating options, and sectionals are one of the best choices out there. Sectional sofas have different types that fit in different interior styles, and we've compiled a few inspirational rooms for you.
1. Contemporary Beach
If your living room is partially closed off with a wall to divide the space, then you've got the perfect place to put a sectional sofa in. This living room with a contemporary beach theme makes use of a cool gray sectional sofa set against a palette of warm, but bright neutrals like beige and whites. Wood fixtures and furniture pieces tie the room together to the theme.
2. Casual Modern
For a more casual styled living room, give your furniture pieces a multi-purpose task by using them as your room dividers. In this open concept living room and kitchen, a cabinet serves as the divider as well as the storage for the area. The style of the sectional is also very casual, lending a comfortable vibe to the space.
3. Warm Gray
A lot of modern homes nowadays enjoy wide-open windows and doors to let the light in. A classic palette for these rooms is usually in neutral hues, and in this living room space, the homeowner played around with warm gray tones. A wide sectional sofa is placed in front of the television, with a couple of accent pillows to bring some color to the room.
4. Modern Gray
For those who are looking for a more masculine style for their living room, a palette of dark grays and some neutral-colored furniture should invoke a modern, yet crisp style to your home. A smaller sectional sofa or a sofa chaise is a great choice if the room isn't very spacious.
5. White and Beige
If you are looking to make your living rooms look wide and spacious, consider using a white color palette for the walls paired with a big window. The light that comes into the room definitely brightens up the space, making it look big. A beige-colored sectional is a great way to add a little color to the room, without being too bold and striking.
6. White and Wood
The use of wooden elements in interior design has slowly risen in popularity throughout the years. Give your room a casual, yet inviting vibe by utilizing the warmth of these wooden elements complemented by a crisp and clean neutral palette. An L-shaped sectional sofa is a great seating option for this space because it invokes intimacy with your guests.
7. Color in Neutrals
Make your sectional sofa the center of attention in your room by being the only brightly colored fixture in the space. In this living room, the sectional is a gorgeous shade of brick red accentuated by colorful pillows in an otherwise neutral, cream-colored room. It makes the sofa "pop" and your guests will surely be drawn into your living space.
8. Scandinavian style
Scandinavian-styled interiors are definitely making their mark in the design industry. With their clean lines and neutral palette, this style suits spaces that are going for either a modern or contemporary feel. If you have pets, a great color choice for your sectional sofa would be a warm gray, as it will most likely be able to mask all that hair from your furry friends.
9. Warm Cream
Bring the luxury to your space with a warm cream palette accentuated with some wood and stone elements. These tall floor-to-ceiling windows allow light to come into the space and make it look spacious and grand. A great sectional sofa choice would be a modular sectional because it will allow you to move around the seats around your living room area.
10. Rose Pink and Gray
If you prefer more color over the typical neutral palettes, this rose pink room is definitely right up your alley. With dark rose-colored walls and an accent of cool gray, this room takes the cake in being warm and inviting. A pretty purple sectional sofa adds a touch of complementary tones to the room and it ties beautifully to the pink hues.
11. Modern Open-type
Modern homes nowadays utilize a lot of open-type layouts to make the most out of their space. In this beautiful living room and kitchen space, the areas are divided with different flooring materials to mark their boundaries. A wide sectional also provides a sort of perimeter to the living room space, without having to use physical dividers.
12. Black and Gray
Bachelors and those who are looking for a masculine style in their space will definitely like this modern living room. Making use of predominantly dark palettes of blacks and grays, this living room exudes contemporary luxury. The L-shaped sectional sofa with a chaise looks beautiful in its gray leather material.
Even traditionally-styled spaces can make use of sectional sofas for their living rooms. A modular sectional made of woven wicker and a neutral cushion sits beautifully against a brick wall. It is classic and traditional, without looking old and dated.
14. Pastel Blue and Pink
If you're looking for a style that's more fresh and feminine, this candy-colored wonderland would be a beautiful inspiration for your living room. Making use of pastel shades of complementary blues and pinks, this living room exudes a soft, relaxing vibe. The blue sectional sofa is a great canvass to put accent pieces like pillows and throws to tie the room together.
15. Classic Black And White
Classic blacks and whites never go old for any style room. In this living room space, black and white are predominantly used all throughout the walls and fixtures. The sectional is a beautiful gray shade that acts as an in-between to the black and white palette, without breaking the neutral color scheme. The addition of houseplants definitely livens up the space.
16. Pale Pink and Gray
Another feminine take on a modern space, this living room makes use of complementary pinks and grays as its palette. Although it is quite devoid of striking accent colors, this room looks very relaxing and comfortable to be in. The U-shaped sectional sofa is also a great addition as it provides more seating space to the room.
17. Sunny Yellow
Don't be afraid of bold and bright colors! This living room space boasts of a bright, sunny yellow wall that screams warmth and happy vibes. To tone down the brightness, make use of neutral-colored furniture and fixtures as this room has done. A simple sofa chaise in white complements this living room space nicely.
18. White and Gray
A small space doesn't mean you have to compromise your design. An open-style living room and kitchenette like this space utilize their furniture close together to create boundaries between the areas. The long and wide L-shaped sectional sofa marks the entirety of the living room space in this modern-styled living room.
19. Gray and Wood
Homes with bigger spaces such as this one can also benefit from an open-type layout. If you are expecting a lot of guests all the time or your family is quite big, this room is quite grand and it will allow many people to gather all at once. An L-shaped sectional sofa with a chaise and an extra couch can definitely make the room a great place to stay in.
20. Luxurious Leather
Leather sectional sofas aren't really popular choices because they are known to be a wee bit uncomfortable in warm climates, but they do look beautiful in modern living rooms. This beautiful living room boasts a classically-styled leather sectional in white and paired with some modern winged armchairs, this space exudes modern elegance.
21. Modern Eclectic
Go eclectic and modern with neon lights and leather sectional sofas. This living room is a beautiful example of how you can take things modern and classy in the morning, and eclectic and funky at night.
Sectional sofas are truly one of the best things that you can get for your living rooms. Not only are they very functional and practical, but they're also very comfortable and do great as a place to crash and nap. Pick sectional sofas that are not too big for your space and make sure to put them in an area where foot traffic won't be impeded in your living rooms.
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