Living room design

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They Let One Wall Do the Talking
Accent walls are making a comeback—particularly in modern rooms, which tend to feature minimalist furniture in neutral tones. The lack of color can go office-cubicle bland fast, and an accent wall is a fuss-free way to warm things up. Red, deep burgundy and wood-paneled walls tend to be the most popular, according to Zillow Digs data.