20 Must Have Living Room Architectural Details

Living Room Architectural Design

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Living room architectural design details turn ordinary spaces into marvelous, unforgettable rooms that leave a lasting impression on guests. If you’re looking for a way to wow your visitors with your classic style and keen eye for design, one of the best ways you can do so is by introducing architectural details into your living room decor. Even if you have a plain, boxy living room, you can spruce it up with texture and stunning details without demolishing your space and starting from scratch. Sometimes adding detail is as easy as hanging corrugated tin on your ceiling. So, if you’re looking for ways to add fantastic features to your living room, take a gander at these gorgeous photos.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Rustic cross beams don’t have to be part of your original architecture. You can create this look easily with reclaimed wood or another lighter material that looks like wood.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Add an industrial flair to your space by exposing your ceiling and adding columns to your living room.

Living Room Architectural Design

Image: Kathleen Bost

Beautiful crown molding can be easily added to any room to create a classic, sophisticated look. Adding trim is pretty inexpensive, too.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Even if you don’t have a fancy round room like this one in your house, you can add interest and flair to your space by selecting unique finishes like the chandelier shown here.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Make any room feel grand with the addition of wainscoting and wood trim. Adding wood trim is an easy way to make a room appear like it’s been built with built-in beams.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Exposed ceiling beams add a great deal of architectural interest to living spaces. You can get this look by raising your ceiling to expose your existing beams or with the addition of faux beams.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Tongue-and-groove wood paneling can be used anywhere in your living room. Here, it is used to draw attention to the majestic vaulted ceiling.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Even if you don’t have clearance for a vaulted ceiling, you can raise your ceiling as much as your pitched roof will allow. This look is also great for finished attic spaces.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Domed ceilings are majestic. While it might take an extensive remodel to get this look, you won’t regret it.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Covering a ceiling with reclaimed wood adds a rustic touch to your living room and makes it feel oh-so warm and inviting.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Tray ceilings are a great architectural detail that can be added to any home, provided the ceilings are tall enough.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Putting a unique twist on arched doorways, the designer of this space cleverly uses lines to create interest in this modern living room.

Living Room Architectural Design

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The unusual and imposing light fixture in this living room adds a stunning touch to its gorgeous decor.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Not only are skylights beautiful, they allow lots of natural light to spill into a space, which makes the room feel bright and airy.

Living Room Architectural Design

Image: Beard + Riser Architects

Adding a unique feature, such as the aluminum ceiling in this room, puts a personal touch on your living room.

Living Room Architectural Design

Image: CRISP Architects

Bead-board, used on the ceiling and as wainscoting in this room, adds a lot of texture and visual interest to your decor.

Living Room Architectural Design

Image:Richard Bubnowski Design

Built-in shelves and cabinets make any room feel more substantial and enduring. In this formal living room, the built-ins are simply gorgeous.

Living Room Architectural Design

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Beautiful and alluring, tray ceilings add architectural detail and a sophisticated touch to any living room.

Living Room Architectural Design

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By adding wooden paneling to your living room, you can create an aesthetically pleasing, custom look.

Living Room Architectural Design

Simply stunning, exposed brick adds a certain charm to any living space. You can recreate this look even if you don’t have brick walls.

Adding architectural detail to your living room doesn’t have to be difficult. By choosing unique materials or by using old materials in a unique way, you can add visual interest to your space and create a look that your guests will be talking about for years.

Make sure you also check out our latest Vibrant Living Room Design post for a different but also inspiring design.