We all want our homes to be as luxurious and classy as they can be, but this can be quite a project! It takes time, money, and a whole lot of effort to give your home the high-class facelift. As such, you’re most likely to start your high-class makeover in the living room, and this makes complete sense. It’s the room where you and your family will be spending the most time, and it’s also the room in which you’ll be entertaining (and trying to impress) guests to your home.
But, what goes into making a living room “high class”. To be sure, there are a number of different hallmarks to this kind of design. Generally, the ceilings are going to be high, the walls are going to be detailed, and the furniture is going to be ultra lux. However, there are other smaller things that really exude the high-class feel, perhaps even more so than the big marquee features that first attract your eye and interest.
With that in mind, come take a tour of these amazing high-class living room designs. You’ll see what makes them tick, and you just might find some much-needed inspiration for giving your living room the luxurious makeover you’ve been wanting to give it.
1. Hang ‘Em High
The generously sized wooden bookshelf helps to fill the vertical space of this high class living, while also complementing the rich leather of the furniture.
2. Squared Circle
With a contemporary design aesthetic, this high class living room squares the circle, completing the look with a beautiful area rug.
3. Keeping It Clean
Sometimes the living space itself is classy, in which case you’ll want to make understated choices with décor and furnishings.
The accent stripes on the back wall of this high class living room help to accentuate its geometric appeal.
The plush furniture combined with the white, gold and pink color scheme creates an environment for this living room that oozes class.
6. Stone Cold
Using contemporary, understated furniture and décor, this living room gets its high class from the beautiful stone accent wall at the back.
7. Different Flow
You can lend an element of class to a living room space by using interesting furniture arrangements. We love the angled flow of this example.
8. Sleek Black
When you want to dress classily, you often will wear black. The same principle can apply to picking the colors for a high-class living room design.
While rustic designs tend to be somewhat eclectic, you can add uniformity and symmetry to them, which often results in a really classy vibe.
The combination of different materials, which lends vibrancy in terms of color and texture, can really up the class level of your living room space.
11. A Grand Statement
Nothing can class up a living room better than a grand chandelier hung from a high, detailed ceiling.
High-class living rooms are all about conversation and entertaining. Therefore, you’ll generally want to go with a centered arrangement like this.
13. Open Up
If your living room has an exceptional view, or if there’s a wonderful outdoor area just beyond, arrange to call attention to that element.
14. That Vibe
Another surefire way to create that high class vibe in your living room is to combine ample stone and deeply stained wood notes.
15. Space Odyssey
Generally speaking, a high class living room design will be one in which ample floor space has been left untouched.
16. Contemporary Minimalism
When designing a contemporary living room that’s trying to be high class, always approach color schemes and styling from a minimalist’s perspective.
17. In The Thick Of It
Every element of this stunning living room’s design contributes to its high-class vibe, from the gorgeous golden drapes to the central arrangement of the furniture.
18. Patterns and Color
The natural earth tones and simple geometric patterns of this living room’s design give it a decidedly “Hamptons” vibe.
19. Simple Color
By making some simple and vibrant color choices, this high class living room design really lets its windows shine.
20. A Deft Touch
The glossy black and wood built-ins at the back of this living room design really impart a stunning level of luxury.
21. Seating Areas
A high-class living room design can be multi-functional if you arrange the space to create multiple seating areas.
22. Perfect Colors
If you want a high-class feel with a sense of coziness, you can’t go wrong with a white and greyish blue color scheme.
The monochromatic color scheme of this classy living room with built-in shelves is rendered vibrant thanks to artwork on the walls.
24. Unique Pieces
If you don’t want to be conservative, but you still want that high-class feel, then select unique furniture pieces to populate the space.