Our most coveted living room designs are usually the ones that exude a natural, casual assuredness. They appear simultaneously well-worn, welcoming, and perfectly composed – but never staged. You can look at a photo of these spaces and practically feel the room beckoning. These living rooms are effortlessly cool, and there’s something to learn from each of them.

Rustic And Refined

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It’s a balancing act. The naturally worn leather couch balances with the sleek, metal framed coffee table.

Layered Looks

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Best Of: Effortlessly Cool Living RoomsDilBest Of: Effortlessly Cool Living RoomsLR11This long floor plan is perfectly set for flowing layers of style. Plus, there’s plenty of room to relax.

Pleasing Perspectives

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Best Of: Effortlessly Cool Living Rooms

Best Of: Effortlessly Cool Living Rooms

Casual and cool is a tough look to pull off in small spaces. This living room takes advantage of various types of perspectives – from perfectly positioned mirrors to outdoor photography – to achieve a dynamic and alluring quality.

Hints Of Green
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Perfectly positioned plants do wonders for bringing life and personality to this large space. Although the plants are sparsely placed, this room wouldn’t be the same without their organic shapes and shades.


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