Even with a solid color, you can do interesting things with the architecture of the room to create an interesting look.
If you want to keep a more intimate vibe in your modern living room, consider going with a dark color like the maroon here.
Symmetrical layouts are the name of the game with modern living rooms; look at how the couch and shelves mirror one another.
39. Not Square
Modern living rooms don’t need to be consistently square; you can go for an eclectic look as well.
Likewise, you may also wish to incorporate unique décor items – that may not necessarily be “modern” – into your design.