Another reason that accent walls can work well in a living room is that they can help to accentuate the verticality of the space.
16. Identifying Space
Notice how the dark accent wall with branch décor adds a sense of dimension to this open-concept living room space.
If you want an accent wall that’s more understated, you can continue the main color onto it by using it as stripes.
Accent walls will naturally draw the eye, which makes them an excellent spot to hang photographs and art. This beautiful image came from Savvy Interiors. Check them out here.
19. Larger Space
Note how the brown accent wall in this open-concept living room helps to define the space and orient the viewer.