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Are you designing a glam living room and looking for inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Spoak has all the interior design inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Browse room designs, inspiration images and decor ideas or take our free room design tool for a spin below!

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Oh La La Living Room designed by ashley martin
Oh La La Living RoomDesigned by ashley martin
Glam Living Room designed by Ashley Urban
Glam Living RoomDesigned by Ashley Urban
The Tea Room designed by Niko Ruiz
The Tea RoomDesigned by Niko Ruiz
March Me designed by Selena Wyant
March MeDesigned by Selena Wyant
B (copy) designed by Whitney Crutcher
B (copy)Designed by Whitney Crutcher
Primary Bedroom Mood Board designed by Jillian Perih
Primary Bedroom Mood BoardDesigned by Jillian Perih
Kitchen Mood Board designed by Jess Renzelman
Kitchen Mood BoardDesigned by Jess Renzelman
Living Room Mood Board designed by Dria Sweet
Living Room Mood BoardDesigned by Dria Sweet
Mob Wife Cocktail Party designed by Kathryn Dean
Mob Wife Cocktail PartyDesigned by Kathryn Dean
Living Room Mood Board designed by Elizabeth Logan
Living Room Mood BoardDesigned by Elizabeth Logan
Sandra Moodboard 2 designed by Faith Nickens
Sandra Moodboard 2Designed by Faith Nickens
Reception day designed by Showplace Design
Reception dayDesigned by Showplace Design
Untitled designed by Emily Aubin
UntitledDesigned by Emily Aubin
Backdrop Design Challenge designed by Doctor Designs
Backdrop Design ChallengeDesigned by Doctor Designs
Luxe Living Room designed by Bastet Design and Decor
Luxe Living RoomDesigned by Bastet Design and Decor
February Me designed by Amber Wilcox
February MeDesigned by Amber Wilcox
Sam's Dressing Room designed by Kate Hanson
Sam's Dressing RoomDesigned by Kate Hanson
Vibe Board designed by Elevated by Elise LLC
Vibe BoardDesigned by Elevated by Elise LLC
Great Room Bench designed by Cate Lenz
Great Room BenchDesigned by Cate Lenz
Newsletter Vibe Board designed by Holly Wampler
Newsletter Vibe BoardDesigned by Holly Wampler
Design Challenge - Bold Salon designed by Jessica Sergent
Design Challenge - Bold SalonDesigned by Jessica Sergent
Untitled designed by Stephanie Boyer
UntitledDesigned by Stephanie Boyer
Untitled designed by Nikoletta Moutsopoulos
UntitledDesigned by Nikoletta Moutsopoulos
Living Room Mood Board designed by Jennifer Castro
Living Room Mood BoardDesigned by Jennifer Castro

Design tips for decorating a glam style living room

Here’s how to achieve the glam aesthetic room of your dreams.

What’s the best way to design and decorate a glam living room?

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. But if you ask us, the living room gives it a run for its money since it’s likely the most used room in your house. From entertaining guests to lounging around reading a book to watching way too much TV (no judgment here), your main living space has to be both comfortable and functional. Open-concept living spaces may also include an eating area or a full dining room for easy living.

Whether you're in the process of a living room remodel or looking to makeover your existing one, these are the key elements to include in your design:

  • Paint or Wallpaper: Select a color or pattern that sets the desired mood for the living room and complements the glam style you want to achieve. We are partial to covering walls, ceilings, and trim in a uniform paint color to create a cohesive look. Or consider an accent wall to serve as a focal point.
  • Sofa, Couch, or Sectional: A staple of any living room, the sofa or couch provides a comfortable seating option for relaxation and socializing. The sofa should be the functional focal point of the room. When creating the furniture plan for your living room, start with the sofa as the largest piece of furniture and plan the rest of the room around it. If you have a small living room, you may want to select a sofa with a shallower depth or a L-shaped sectional to maximize your seating space. If you have a large living room, you may want to consider multiple couches to take advantage of your space.
  • Armchairs: These individual accent chairs offer additional seating and can be placed strategically around the living room to create cozy conversation areas. In addition to leaving space around furniture groupings, make sure to also leave space around each piece of furniture. This allows people to move freely using various routes within the living room. It's important to strike a balance between creating a cozy seating area and providing enough room for easy navigation.
  • Coffee Table: A central piece, the coffee table sits in front of the sofa and provides a surface for placing drinks, books, and other items. Pro tip: The recommended distance between a coffee table and the sofa in a living room is roughly 15-18”. This allows for enough space to move around comfortably and ensures that the coffee table is within easy reach from the seating area.
  • Side Tables and/or Ottomans: Placed next to sofas or armchairs, side tables offer a convenient surface for placing lamps, drinks, or other small items. Ottomans are even more versatile and can serve as a footrest, extra seating, or even a side table or coffee table when paired with a tray. Choose side tables or ottomans that are proportionate to the furniture they accompany. The height of the side table should be similar to or slightly lower than the armrest or seat height of the sofa or chair.
  • Console, Entertainment Center or TV Stand: This furniture piece typically houses the television and often includes additional storage for media devices, gaming consoles, or to display decorative items. Ensure that the size of the media console is proportionate to the size of the screen it will be supporting. Even if you don’t plan to include a TV in your living room (we support your decision for less screen time!), a freestanding console or built-in shelving unit is great for storage and organization. You can hide (or replace) your TV with a large piece of wall art.
  • Area Rug: It’s common to include an area rug in a living room for extra warmth and coziness. If possible, all furniture pieces should “live” on the rug in your living room. If your rug doesn’t really allow for that, then at least the front legs should be atop the rug. This ensures the furniture doesn’t look like it’s floating in the room.
  • Decorative Lighting: Combine task, ambient, and accent lighting for a layered lighting scheme. Typically in a living room, you’d want a flush surface mount light or chandelier on the ceiling and wall-mounted sconces or table lamps placed around the room for mood lighting.
  • Glam Decor Accessories: Decor in a living room can transform a living area into a vibrant tapestry of textures, colors, and forms, creating a welcoming and personalized environment that reflects your glam style. The strategic placement of books, vases, and candles on coffee tables or shelves infuses the room with character and warmth. Throw pillows and blankets introduce texture and color helping to make the space feel cozier. Wall art helps to ground the space and showcase your personal taste and interests. Mirrors can amplify light, making the room feel more expansive.
  • Curtains or Blinds: Window treatments not only help control the light and provide privacy but also serve to tie the room's design together. They offer an opportunity to inject color, texture, and pattern into the living space, making it more inviting and personalized. Whether flowing and sheer for a light, airy feel or rich and textured for a more luxurious look, curtains play a pivotal role in setting the tone and atmosphere of the living room.

Get creative and have fun with your glam living room makeover! If you need an extra hand, check out our step-by-step guide on How To Design a Living Room.

What materials and home decor should I use to achieve a glam living room design?

Glam interior design, also known as Hollywood Glam, is all about luxury, sophistication, and opulence. Glam style is perfect for those who love to make a statement and enjoy a touch of luxury in their living spaces. Here’s how to achieve a tasteful glam living room aesthetic.

Glam color palettes leans towards bold and dramatic hues. Reds and pinks are often paired with black and white for a striking contrast. Choose plush fabrics, metallic finishes, and add lots of mirrors and crystal accents to create a space that sparkles and dazzles. Select furniture pieces that are elegant and oversized, upholstered in luxurious velvet or silk, and adorned with tufting or nailhead details. Lighting is a key element, with chandeliers and sconces adding a touch of drama.

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