Your living room is one of the most important rooms in your house—it’s where you relax, entertain, and spend time with your family. So it’s important to make sure it has a strong focal point.
A focal point is the highlight of the room, where people’s eyes land first once they enter. It can be anything from a piece of wall art to a fireplace to a sofa. And it can really make or break the look of your living room.
If you want to make a big impact in your living room, then you need to choose a focal point that will really stand out. Wall art is always a good choice, as it can be eye-catching and unique. A fireplace is another great option, as it provides both warmth and visual interest. And if you have a large mirror, that can also make an excellent focal point.
Whatever you choose, just make sure it’s something that you love and that will really make your living room pop. With the right focal point, your living room will be truly inviting and welcoming.
We have gathered 10 living room ideas with an impactful focal point to inspire your next remodel project to create a stunning living room interior.
1. House in the Mountains by Kropka Studio
The living room idea with an impactful focal point in House in the Mountains by Kropka Studio is about using the big sofa as the main focal point of the room. The size and the color make this sofa stands out in the middle of the living room. Together with the wooden floor, this sofa offers a warm atmosphere.
Photographer: Maciej Lulko
2. Vorobiev House by Kerimov Architects
Vorobiev House by Kerimov Architects has a living room idea with an impactful focal point perfect for your modern house. There are three focal points in this living room: sofa, TV, and marble fireplace. Thanks to the wooden floor, the whole look of this room is balanced.
Photographer: Dmitry Chebanenko
3. North Whale House by Berg Design Architecture
North Whale House by Berg Design Architecture uses a big wall art and a big fireplace as focal points of its living room. It is a living room idea with an impactful focal point perfect for a living room with a high ceiling. The glazed doors allow the outside view can be seen easily from inside the room.
Photography: Berg Design Architecture
4. Morris Cove by Blaze Makoid Architecture
If you need a simple look but still have a stunning focal point, try this living room idea with an impactful focal point. Morris Cove by Blaze Makoid Architecture uses wall art as a focal point of the room. This wall art is placed on the wall above the fireplace to make it stands out.
Photography: Blaze Makoid Architecture
5. Old Orchard by BMA Architects
With an eye-catching look, this living room idea with an impactful focal point invites everyone to come, sit, and relax. Old Orchard by BMA Architects has some awesome focal points in its living room: a fireplace, two gold small tables, a grey chair, and wall art.
Photographer: JOSHUA MCHUGH
6. Residence the Grands Jardins by Bourgeois Lechasseur Architectes
The living room idea with an impactful focal point in this contemporary home is about using the room furniture as the focal point. Residence the Grands Jardins by Bourgeois Lechasseur adds big red sofas to make its living room stunning.
Photographer: Alexandre Guilbeault
7. Pearl Valley 334 South Africa by ARRCC
Pearl Valley 334 South Africa by ARRCC has a living room idea with an impactful focal point perfect for a big living room with a high ceiling. There are three awesome focal points in this room: a big black sofa, a big fireplace, and a big symmetrical fireplace.
8. Shooting Star by Blaze Makoid Architecture
The focal point in this living is the big brick fireplace. Shooting Star by Blaze Makoid Architecture uses the fireplace as the main attention of the living room where everyone can sit and gather to enjoy a warm atmosphere.
Photographer: PAUL DYER
9. Courtyard House by Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative
The wooden wall unit in the living room in Courtyard House by Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative has a double function. The living room idea with an impactful focal point in this room is about using the wall unit as a focal point as well as a space saver to store things to create a tidy look.
Photography: Bruce Edward / Tim Smith
10. 77 Bal Harbour by SDH Studio Architecture + Design
In this awesome living room, the four big wall arts are the main focal point of the room. 77 Bal Harbour by SDH Studio Architecture + Design uses big wall arts to decorate its living room interior, removing a plain look of the white wall as well.
Photography: SDH Studio Architecture + Design