As we know, for the decoration of our room to look magnificent, it is necessary to create a focal point, an area of the space that stands out from the rest and becomes a great display point. This time we have compiled different alternatives to create the focal point in the area of the main wall.
The decoration of the rest of the objects in the living room area can be unified through the colors, patterns or materials that we have included in this predominant center. Therefore, the focal point can become the central axis to decorate our room.
The main wall is the perfect alternative to create a visual effect that draws attention and breaks the classic monotony we usually use by limiting the decoration of our walls where everything looks uniform and often they look monotonous and boring.
The central wall of the room is usually defined by some architectural structure such as a fireplace, columns, among others. And other times we can define it ourselves, which usually depends on the location of the front door and windows.
Today there are different options to create an accent wall, from a simple paint color change, various types of furniture, stone or wood paneling, wall murals and other options that we show you below.
To achieve an imposing effect, we can use materials such as wood or stone in the area that we want to make it stand out. You will find different materials, the natural ones are more expensive, such as asymmetric wood stones, as well as imitations of these materials and even paint.
The brick wall is an alternative that will give great visual impact in the decoration of the room. It gives it a warm and cozy effect. Widely used for Scandinavian, industrial and rustic style environments.
There are different varieties of wallpaper, depending on the effect we are looking for we can introduce it on the main wall and they can include different textures and patterns. A unique effect at low cost and easier to remove than the previous two alternatives.
Another way to wallpaper our central wall to define the focal point is with a mural, which can look great with the different concepts or models that they bring. From urban with buildings or roads, to beautiful country landscapes, for example. It is a more personalized option that will fill your home with life through the different colors and shapes, so we must take care of the complementary elements that we use so as not to overwhelm our social space.
Decorative stickers are often used as an accent and also to reinforce the focal point of the room. It is the cheapest way to beautify the central wall of our room since it allows us to remove it more easily than the other options.
So we can also highlight the wall through different shades of paint. Depending on the colors chosen to decorate the room, we can include a complementary or a contrasting tone and achieve a bolder finish or, otherwise, ranges of darker or lighter colors than the rest of the walls for a more subtle effect, for example . To enhance the area we can introduce other decorative elements that will help to reinforce this area, such as those shown below.
Decorative accessories such as paintings and mirrors can also define the focal point of the room. In this case, the wall where the sofa is located is the center of attention. The predominant neutral color scheme makes a great backdrop to highlight the steel blue wall.
Eclectic decorations always provide a greater visual impact because they break the monotony of the design.
Taking advantage of the decorative elements that we have at hand allows us to convert, for example, the fireplace area into an accent wall in its entirety so that it goes from being a simple wall to being the backbone of the room.
Placing three rows of shelves on the main sofa helps to highlight this area through the objects that are placed on them. As we see this design, it marks as decorative acanthus the green and other neutral tones that are scattered throughout the room.
Another way to incorporate the focal point in the wall area in a practical way is with the TV area with an entertainment center or cabinet. This modern living room design includes a small floating cabinet and this area is reinforced with two vertical squares to one side.
Installed as an accent wall, they fulfill a functional and decorative role. They allow us to create objects and phrases. With a slate wall we personalize our space and we can turn it into a unique space.
These were some ideas to define the focal point of the room in the wall area. These designs inspire us to create an enchanting space through a variety of gorgeous styles and finishes that you can consider to suit your living room.