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Blue couches provide a hit of pzazz that can uplift even the dullest of living room design schemes. But why settle for just one great component? We’ve put together a collection of living room designs that will boldly complement a blue hero piece, from modern minimalist designs and industrial style spaces to cosy living rooms and classic interiors. These 40 inspirational blue couch living rooms come with tips and ideas to help you design around the colour effectively by using contrasting hues and complementary shades. We’ll explore a bunch of stylish living room decor elements, including modern lighting ideas, side tables, and living room wall art.
Bold blocking. Use a blue couch to blend into a band of horizontal color blocking. The combined saturation of color will achieve solid cohesivity.
Blue on red contrast. An electric blue sofa makes a wonderful contradiction to the exposed red brickwork in an industrial-style loft setting.
Blue and wood tone. This blue sectional sofa arrangement creates a band of bright contrasting color beneath the visual warmth of a wood-clad ceiling.
The Mondrian method. Team a primary blue sofa with red, yellow, and strong black borders to create a striking cubist design.
Tribal vibes. A blue couch makes an ideal jumping-off point for a colorful tribal interior aesthetic. Throw in bright scatter cushions and wall decor like this Chili-Tribe Mask set by Umasqu.
Another tribal-inspired living room decor scheme, this time with teal blue couch upholstery and a natural jute rug.
This teal blue couch is introduced to energize a tropical living room scheme that has a matching blue hammock.
Blue and gold. Whether you team your blue sofa with golden yellow accent cushions or a gold living room chandelier, this is a luxe color combo that exudes style.
Space to breathe. When you fall in love with bold-colored furniture, use pale walls, floors, and ceilings to create breathing space in between.
Modern and abstract. Employ blue sofa sections and back pillows to break up a large seating arrangement. This approach works particularly well in abstract decor schemes with sculptural elements.
Industrial bolt of blue. Raw concrete, natural wood tone, and matt black powder coated metal makes a moody industrial background. Fix in a bolt of blue to shake up the shadowy aesthetic.
Connect with nature. Blue is the color of the ocean and the sky, so goes hand-in-hand with lush greenery and floral prints.
Elegant eclectic. Make a mashup of styles, time periods, and color with an eclectic concoction. A soft blue tufted sofa will have a calming effect on the busy blend.
Geometric impact. When matching a blue sofa and blue walls, ensure smaller elements bring bright contrast. Or, utilize sharp patterns, like this eye-catching geometric rug.
Coastal calm. Blue upholstery and light woods raise cool coastal charm. Add nautical stripes and painted wall panels to complete the look.
The wrap around. Create a loop of color around your living room with an L-shaped blue sofa and a blue focal wall.
Color isolation. In an open plan living room, a blue sofa and matching walls can be used to create zoning. By sticking to just one color in the lounge, it is clearly distinguished from an adjacent dining spot or kitchen.
Aqua infusions. Blue and turquoise melds make a magical watery aesthetic.
A pop of purple. Shake up your blue furniture arrangement with a punchy purple area rug.
Rustic rebel. Cream and brown decor elements make a fitting rustic palette but a navy blue leather couch adds a unique touch.
Muted meld. Gray walls and fitted cabinets make a muted accompaniment for a rich blue couch. The result is a sophisticated palette with dark drama.
Tie in with a feature wall. Complement the specific shade of your couch with a color-matched wall. You’ll find a fabric swatch under the seat cushions of your sofa; take it to the paint store for a custom mix.
The center of attention. Use a standout sofa color and a double sided sectional arrangement to create a central focal point in a large living space.
Petrol blue and orange collision. Enliven a deep petrol blue couch with flame orange accents.
Just a touch of color completely changes the vibe of a predominantly white minimalist interior.
Create a sky blue mood with a light blue sofa and yellow drops of sunshine.
Jewel tones fashion an upmarket appeal.
Link a blue sofa with color-matched built-ins.
Place pretty blue accent pieces in a row to increase their color presence.
Complement a crisp light blue sofa with chic black and white art prints and an industrial-style metal coffee table.
Pastel perfection. These blush pink accents make sweet additions around a baby blue couch.
Pack a punch with pop art. The colors blue, red, and yellow are prominent in many famous works, particularly in Roy Lichtenstein pieces. A bright blue couch will draw out the blue elements.
Gray-blue sofas make cool companions with industrial-style concrete decor. Inject a blast of red to turn up the heat.
In this industrial boho interior, round rugs are used to place contrasting color and texture around a contemporary blue sofa design.
Use a blue sofa and a succinct group of complementary items to fashion colorful minimalism. This curved sofa design also sets a simple shape theme that translates into a spherical chandelier and a globe vase.
Expand blue hues with color-matched wall paneling.
Alternatively, treat wall paneling with a high contrast finish. This sunny yellow hue has an uplifting effect on a dark blue sofa design.
Electrify dark spaces with an unexpected jolt of blue. See more pictures of this stunning home design more pictures here.
For more inspirational color palette ideas, check out our book of 100 Beautiful Palettes that comes inside our comprehensive Dream Home Kit.