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Combining a dark blue sofa: tips and ideas for different living styles

A dark blue sofa only fits well in rooms that are furnished in the Hamptons or maritime style? Not really. The blue sofa is a practical, timelessly beautiful piece of furniture that will easily fit into any living room. It goes with both light and dark colors and gives the room character and depth. Navy blue is such a versatile and elegant color that it goes well with almost any interior style. Are you looking for an idea how to combine a blue sofa? Then let our furnishing ideas inspire you!

Dark blue sofa in a modern living room

dark blue sofa furnishing ideas for the modern living room

Dark blue has been all the rage for a number of years. After Pantone chose the color Classic Blue as the color of the year 2020, sofas and accessories in blue are currently enjoying even greater popularity.

In the modern living room, a dark blue sofa with comfortable, adjustable headrests and relaxation function fits perfectly. Such a model promotes relaxation and allows you to loosen up your neck and shoulder muscles that are tense every day. A blue corner sofa with lying surface and sleeping function also offers comfort and elegance in one!

dark blue sofa in front of a beige wall with wooden legs matching green cushions

A dark blue sofa in front of a white wall initially evokes maritime associations. But it doesn’t have to be like that – it is enough to skilfully balance these two colors and complement them with suitable accessories to create a completely new feeling in the room. To add variety to the white and navy blue composition, choose furniture and decorations made of wood or metal, such as B. a coffee table or a bookcase. A modern effect is also created by combining navy blue with dark colors such as black, gray or anthracite.

dark blue sofa in front of a gray wall

Decorate the walls with modern art, framed posters, and carefully selected photos. A navy blue sofa in the living room can be decorated with a few cushions in surprising colors. Fuchsia, gold or green provide the perfect contrast and skilfully round off the look. If the upholstery is smooth, pillows with an interesting texture or eye-catching pattern are a good idea. You can find out which colors go well with blue in this article.

Dark blue sofa in a Scandinavian living room

Dark blue sofa in the Scandinavian living room with parquet floor in a chevron pattern

Scandinavian living room with a dark blue sofa – that has to work! Dark blue furniture is a great accent that goes perfectly with light wood, white, and gray. A model on legs looks best in a Scandinavian living room. With such a simple shape, the sofa appears light and not overwhelming in the room. A Scandinavian ambience is quickly created with subtle decoration and cozy home textiles.

Dark blue velvet sofa for the elegant glamor living room

dark blue sofa with quilting and gold rivets and accessories

The navy blue velvet-look sofa is an excellent choice for a glamorous, retro or classic style interior. Elegant quilting combined with deep navy blue result in a wonderful, noble-looking interplay that makes the piece of furniture the focal point of every living room.

blue chesterfield sofa in xxl version in the glamor living room

Furniture with velor upholstery has been a real hit in recent years! Navy blue corner sofas look very elegant and feel so comfortable that they invite you to take a short nap. The classic Chesterfield sofa is now available as a corner version and in XXL size.

Blue sofa in front of a blue wall? It’s possible!

blue sofa blue wall glamor style living room

If you want to use blue as a wall color as well, go for a lighter shade of blue, such as pigeon blue, to contrast the blue couch. If you decide to put a navy blue sofa in front of a dark gray wall, make sure that the living room has a light floor. A medium-colored parquet floor in oak or chestnut or light gray wall panels would work well. The rest of the furniture can have elements made of natural wood or gold-colored metal. Luxurious, luminous metallic tones are particularly beautiful in interiors based on dark color combinations. So don’t be afraid to add a few golden details, such as: B. an openwork coffee table, a mirror in a radiant frame or an elegant lamp. Dark colors are brightened by green potted plants.

Navy blue sofa in an industrial-looking loft

modern living room with eat-in kitchen and dark blue sofa

If you are looking for furniture for a modern loft with an industrial character, a dark blue sofa will be a real eye-catcher. The navy blue color of the upholstery will look great against both a rust-red brick wall and a gray exposed concrete wall.

Blue Chesterfield sofa in a living room with an industrial flair

For an open living area, it is worth choosing a large modular sofa in which the arrangement of the individual elements can be changed. An industrial living room with a navy blue Chesterfield sofa, on the other hand, has a subtle retro touch.

Blue sofa in the eclectic living room

blue sofa in a classic old building

Are you looking for expressive furniture that looks great even in a small space? Choose a navy blue sofa and combine it with light colors that visually enlarge the interior, e.g. white, gray, beige or why not pink too! Romantic powder pink is a perfect companion for the serious navy blue. Their combination will help you create an interesting, eclectic arrangement – perfect for a small living room.

blue sofa combined with blue curtains and roller blinds

You have a lot of leeway when choosing a sofa for a living room that combines different design styles. You can resort to a classic 2-seater sofa with soft pillows, the rounded silhouette of which will look great against the pink wall. A navy blue Chesterfield creates a slight retro atmosphere, a shell sofa made of velvet becomes a glamorous style element, and the living room with a blue Scandi sofa on wooden legs has a cozy and casual character.

Dark blue sofa in the Japandi living room

decorate blue sofa with pillows

Japandi, one of the biggest living trends for 2021, combines the Japanese love of order with the relaxed casualness of Scandinavian design. Although the style’s color palette is mostly based on gray, white, black, and wood tones, a touch of navy blue sure doesn’t hurt. Warm wood, ceramics and natural materials create a feeling of arrangement in harmony with nature. The navy blue color of the sofa is here combined with the element of water. A blue sofa in the living room adds variety to the interior without disturbing its harmony. A simple sofa with slightly rounded shapes or a simple model with wooden legs, reminiscent of retro-style furniture, go well with a Japandi living room. Decorate the sofa discreetly with a couple of cushions in beige or with hand-dyed linen covers.

blue sofa scandinavian with white walls and white plank floor

Blue sofa – what carpet?

dark blue corner sofa, blue wall and yellow cushions

In order to give the sofa a colorful accent, we usually use matching cushions. That is why the carpet is often kept in subtle natural tones such as white, beige and gray. Used-look carpets are currently very popular and go just as well with the vintage look as they do with a modern ambience. Geometric and abstract patterns as well as interesting carpet structures are also very well presented.

The sofa and armchair in navy blue are real eye-catchers in every living room

blue sofa matching wall color is light gray

Quilting goes well with velvet – such a duet exudes style and class!

dark blue corner sofa with a wide lying surface and wooden legs

Yellow and gray go wonderfully with dark blue

blue sofa in the modern living room with cushions in gray and yellow combined

Industrial-style living room with a blue sofa as the focal point

living room with brick walls and black elements in industrial style

In combination with forest green and anthracite, an atmosphere of refined elegance is created

japandi living room in dark green wood and anthracite with sofa and armchair in denim blue

The accents in pink look interesting and unobtrusive at the same time

dark blue sofa combined with pink cushions

The combination of blue, gray and white looks airy and light

dark blue corner sofa with light gray walls and cushions in gray and white

The blue sofa comes into its own in front of a wall clad with wooden slats

blue sofa with upholstery in jeans look and matching cushions

The copper-colored accessories harmonize with the red brick wall

blue sofa combined with cushions and accessories in copper