Wall panels were introduced to act as an insulation barrier between a stone wall and the room in the room. Nowadays it’s being used for aesthetic purposes. The main purpose of wall paneling for the living room is to dress up flat and boring walls. Along with that it also protects the walls and is easy to repair as compared to drywalls. Here are 20 different wall paneling ideas for the living room to add that extra oomph to the space.
WOODEN WALL PANELS
When talking about wooden wall panels we not only mean using it as a material but also giving it the finished look of wood which honestly is the most pleasing way to decorate the wall panels of your living room. Wooden panels gives the living room very cool, dusky, modern look.
VERTICAL DESIGN WALL PANELS
Getting vertically designed wall panels will help you elongate the feel of your living room. There are many vertically designed wall panels that you can choose from, so if you feel you need the of more headspace, choosing a vertically designed wall panels can help a lot.
HORIZONTAL DESIGN WALL PANELS
Horizontal design on the walls gives a wider sense of space to the room. So in the case of compact rooms, having horizontal designed wall panels can help to give a more open feeling.
DIAGONAL DESIGN WALL PANELS
These days the apartments we get are getting smaller and smaller in size. We try to keep finding a design that will at least make us feel that our rooms, especially a living room where everyone hangs together are spacious. To give that effect use wall panels that are designed with diagonal lines that help create a sense of the taller and wider room.
ABSTRACT DESIGN WALL PANELS
If you are lucky enough to have all the space you need, you can shift your focus from the size to completely decorate the aesthetics of your living room. Wall panels can have any abstract design you desire and there are no limits to how you can style it. Let loose your imagination.
TEXTURED WALL PANELS
With innovations, now it’s possible to get wall panels that are textured. Textured walls give a more realistic look and are more eye-catching than plain flat walls. It’s really important to choose the right design when it comes to textured walls so that you get the feel of the room right.
FUNCTIONAL WALL PANELS
To all the compact space problems that we discussed earlier one more trick with wall panels to help you with this is to create functional wall panels with storage space. It not only helps you get more space but also gives a very well-designed space.
STONE WALL PANELS
Wanting to give that rough dark look to your living space that dictates power and strength can be done by designing such walls as seen in the image. This wall panel design dictates luxury and power but also roughness and orthodoxness.
REFLECTIVE WALL PANELS
Adding some reflection panels to your wall panel design can add a little extra attention to your walls. Reflective walls look really modern and bougie and are one of the best options when it comes to decorating your living space where you have people over a lot.
LIGHT WALL PANELS
This type of wall panel is so much in end right now. Having lights connected in your wall panels can really create a dramatic look without much fuss. And also it lightens ups your living room.
BRICK WALL PANELS
For all the industrial design lovers, we know sometimes it can be hard to give authentic industrial looks to your house. Nevertheless, you can try brick wall-like wall panels to design your living space the industrial way.
MIRROR WALL PANELS
Though trick, mirror wall panels are one of the best choices to go with. It creates a sense of more space and openness, it looks very modern and luxurious and let’s agree is much better than drywalls.
3D WALL PANELS
We discussed textured wall panels but these 3D wall panels are a little different. This gives a lot more realistic look to the design. It might take up more space but it would be worth it because of the 3D effect it gives to the living room. It would draw people to the room.
WALL PANELS WITH PLANT HOLDERS
We all love to have plants in our living room but we are s are of maintenance and the damage it would do to our walls. Now we can get wall panels designed with plant holders in them which will light up the room with greenery and will also present our drywalls from any damage.
ILLUSIONAL WALL PANELS
Illusional wall panels are a little unorthodox and we get they are not for everybody, especially when it comes to decorating your living room. We would still nudge you to give it a try. Maybe not cover the whole wall or it doesn’t need to be a very big illusion, maybe just something that can act as a focal point.
CURVY WALL PANELS
Tired of all the boxy design around you? If all your furniture design is in squares and rectangles your living room might feel a little bland. So in order to compliment it add curve designs to your wall panels to blend everything well together.
CHEQUERED WALL PANELS
Chequered wall panels are a little on the muted side. Just like we talked about the previous design in which you had to compliment boxy furniture with curvy walls, we suggest having chequered designed wall panels to compliment curvy furniture pieces so that the walls do not take the attention from your beautifully designed furniture.
DEPTH WALL PANELS
Having more than one layer in your wall panelings can really add some depth to your living room. It creates a focal point because it’s honestly so interesting. It can also be a good substitute for 3D wall panels. If you do not want to go full out with 3D wall panels, having some layers can be a good option.
ARTISTIC WALL PANEL DESIGNS
Just like stated before while discussing abstract wall panels, when it comes to wall panels you can put your imagination to good use. Get your artistic side out and design a wall panel that looks artistic and matches your aesthetics.
SIMPLE CLASSIC WALL PANELS
If everything else is too risky, too much fuss, or just not your style you always have the option of classics. Without creating much commotion just go with the good old-fashioned wall panels that are still classic and look so well designed and clean style. wall paneling for the living room
These were our 20 different wall panelings for the living room that is in trend or just never go out of it. But don’t be afraid to be experimental because when it comes to design, the sky is the limit.