10 Stylish Living Rooms That Use Concrete To Stand Out

In this bright living room, indoor house plants stand in stark contrast to the concrete accent wall for a beautiful marriage of the natural and manmade.

You will see in many of these living rooms that wood and concrete work well together, here as a frame for a simple, modern sofa.

The use of concrete certainly does not have to preclude art, color, or playfulness as demonstrated in this ode to the King of Pop.

Bright pops of color have even more impact against a concrete wall, like these stunning orange pieces of art.

The decorative carvings in this wall give the concrete a softer effect.

Lighting is another critical element when dealing with concrete — not enough and a room can quickly devolve into a cave.

The rivets in this concrete design take the place of the pattern a wallpaper or art might add.

The concrete in this particular living room is a bit more subtle, but acts as an ideal frame for the fireplace.

In this living room, unique floor lamps flank simple furniture for a modern but comfortable effect.

Lighting and shelving make this concrete wall a focal point in a pitched ceiling living room.