Best of 2021: Living Rooms

At the end of the year, it’s time to look back at the best interiors that were posted on The Nordroom. In this Best of 2021 series I will share the most beautiful rooms of this year.

And of course you will find a link to the full home tours, so you can see more of these beautiful homes.

This was another year of uncertainty, hardship, and struggles. But I hope that by sharing beautiful interiors, I can bring some light and beauty to your lives.

Make sure to check in with The Nordroom this week to take a look at all the best rooms of this year. But in this post I will share the best living rooms of 2021. Enjoy!

photo: Haris Kenjar

The living room of interior designer Heidi Caillier’s Washington home. The home is packed with sooting colors and eclectic decor.

photo: Virtually Here Studio

The living room of this Spanish-style 1920s villa in Los Feliz is decorated in natural color tones and materials.

photo: In Bed Store

You can never have enough books in your home. And this gorgeous reading room shows that. See more book-filled rooms in the home library blog post.

photo: Aaron Leitz

A moody sitting room filled with books in an Iowa City home designed by Jessica Helgerson.

photo: Mark Anthony Fox

Historic elements and a peaceful atmosphere in a 19th century London home designed by Parsnip Interior Design.

photo: Scarlett MacDonald

The living room in this 1920s English Tudor House in Los Angeles is packed with books and vintage design.

photo: Lauren Miller

Moody colors and floral patterns in an English-style home in Toronto.

photo: Johan Carlson

Timeless furnishings, art, and a color pop in an art-filled apartment in Stockholm.


A cozy living room in The Cabin designed by The Hunter Houses.


A purple living room with green armchairs in Heather’s colorful eclectic home in Scotland.

photo: Haris Kenjar

Earthy tones and a terracotta floor in a 1930s Spanish-style home designed by Lionel Pries.

See also: How to style terracotta floor tiles in a modern home

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photo: Virtually Here Studios

A pink living room in a midcentury home in Los Angeles.

photo: Pere Peris

Natural country style in a 19th century townhouse in Barcelona.

photo: The Modern House

A living room with bay window in a light-filled London apartment.


A living room with sage green bookshelves and a mustard yellow sofa. This living room can be found in: how to style with Benjamin Moore’s 2022 sage green color “October Mist”.

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Two living rooms with a black fireplace designed by Anthology Creative Studio.

photo: The Modern House

A serene living room in an open-plan Victorian townhouse in London.

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photo: Johan Sellén

A living room with bookshelves in the eclectic apartment of a bag designer.

I hope you’ve enjoyed these beautiful living rooms. Click here to see every post of the Best of 2021 serie. And if you’re curious about the most beautiful rooms from other years, you can take a look here.