A beautiful living room is something that can completely make a home. However, we’re sometimes stuck with boring spaces in which to create these beautiful living rooms. Just because the space may be a bit boring, though, that doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to add some excitement. One of the best things that you can do to reinvigorate a tired living room design (or to create an exceptional one from scratch) is to include a bold accent wall.
Accent walls have a way of transforming our sense of space. When used appropriately, they can help to guide the eye toward design elements that we want to be highlighted. In addition, you can also use an accent wall to add a sense of dimension to a room, something that’s particularly useful in larger living room spaces.
To show you how effective accent walls can be for living room designs, we’ve collected the following 24 examples. In each, you’ll see different ways of including an accent wall, and you’ll therefore get plenty of inspiration for including one in your own living room’s design. Let’s check these examples out!
1. One To Another
One reason an accent wall can work great in a living room is that it can tie to separate living spaces together, as this one does between the living room and the kitchen beyond.
2. Behind The Built-In
If you don’t want to go full accent wall, you could do something like this, with a different paint color behind your built-in shelves.
The darker brown wall encompassing the fireplace adds a sense of dimension to this living room design.
Instead of going with a solid color for your living room’s accent wall, you can do something like this, which has a pattern to it.