Check out these three first-round living room schemes we created for a local project. We’re going with lots of neutrals but aiming to go darker on the walls and/or fireplace to give it a moodier vibe, and sprinkling in a few jewel tones throughout! Which do you prefer?

Clockwise from top left: Piazza Sofa from CB2, Amina Coffee Table from Lulu & Georgia, Cypress Champagne Floor Lamp from CB2, Maravalla Valentina Jigsaw Mosaic Tile from Floor & Decor, Lane Mirror from Burke Decor, Opry Verdigris Table Lamp from Crate & Kids, Palecek Monarch Demilune Table from Stephanie Cohen Home, Connelly Bench from Ballard Designs, Tilden Rug from Rejuvenation, Gala Reverse Roll Arm Chair from Crate & Barrel, Four Hands Marlow Glass End Table from Perigold, & Keyla Display Bookshelf from Kathy Kuo Home.
Clockwise from top left: Costes Sofa from Crate & Barrel, Carve Travertine Cocktail Tables from CB2, Gigi Polished Stainless Steel Floor Lamp from CB2, inspo post from First Sense Interiors, Davita Accent Mirror from Joss & Main, Seta Wicker Table Lamp from Crate & Barrel, Miley Bench from Lulu & Georgia, Moroccan Gray Rug from Esalerugs, Ross Chair from West Elm, Jamie Young Company Ceramic Tile End Table from Perigold, & Leanne Ford Dolly Bookcase from Crate & Barrel.
Clockwise from top left: Nora Sofa from Crate & Barrel, Alain Coffee Table from Lulu & Georgia, Staccato Floor Lamp from CB2, Inspo pic from Rejuvenation, Moroccan terra cotta wall tile from Wayfair, Clooney Antiqued Mirror from CB2, Scrunch Table Lamp from CB2, Arches Console Table from Anthropologie, Xena Stool from Lulu & Georgia, Beni Ourain Rug from the Citizenry, Monrowe Chair from Rejuvenation, I-Beam Pink Marble Side Table from CB2, & Mota Closed Burlwood Bookcase from Crate & Barrel.

Though the concepting and specifying is the fun part, it all starts with a layout! Here’s what we have planned for this space: