Welcome to our site, where you will find incredibly layered and vibrant orange and gray living rooms. Color is profoundly important in the world of interior design, and adding color to your decor can enrich your life and improve your daily mood. Orange can be uplifting and optimistic, while gray is sometimes calming or moody. Together they spark the perfect balance when worked into a beautiful design.
Orange is a vibrant, warm, and fun color that reminds us of sunset, pumpkin, and joy. Gray, on the other hand, is a classic neutral color that may be considered dull and boring or sophisticated and classy.
These two contrasting colors, if combined, can create a contemporary look with a wow factor. We all know that it’s a bit tricky to decorate a room with orange. It’s a bold color that can make or break one’s living room — same thing for gray. The room will appear plain, boring, and empty with gray alone. Here, we’ll show you how these two colors perfectly jive with each other.
I invite you to scroll through our curated interior photos so you can read all about the details of each living room and color palette. We hope to inspire and ignite creativity on your design journey.
1. Mid-Century Influenced Ranch Style Living Room
Color Scheme: Warm brown tones and orange dominate this ranch-style living room, with touches of gray to create a warm, inviting space.
Furniture Selection: The tufted tuxedo-style sofa creates a structured, modern look, and it’s paired with crisp white leather chairs and a mid-century coffee table.
Flooring: Orange-toned hardwood floors are layered with a cowhide rug that adds texture to the design and makes the space feel a bit more relaxed.
Wall Decor: The beautiful multi-colored brick fireplace and large wall of picture windows on the opposite side take the place of any art that would be needed.
Lighting: A large white paper pendant light hangs from the center of the room to provide soft ambient lighting, alongside the natural light that streams in from the outside.
2. High-Glam Orange and Gray Living Room
Color Scheme: Bold orange tones and deep grays combine to create a sophisticated palette in this glamorous living room.
Furniture Selection: A luxurious velvet sofa is paired with Hermes-style armchairs and dark charcoal gray leather club chairs, to create the perfect seating arrangement for guests or entertaining.
Flooring: Rich hardwood floors with white trim detailing throughout elevates the design and make it feel more sophisticated.
Wall Decor: A small triptych set of art hangs vertically between the windows for interest; however, the decorative painted valances over the custom drapes seem like an art installation.
Lighting: The antique starburst chandelier not only provides light but brings glamour and a touch of pizazz to the design.
3. High-Rise Gray and Orange Living Room
Color Scheme: Monochromatic gray walls are paired with matching drapes and paint, which flow into the gray furniture and floors, and touches of orange in this high-rise living space.
Furniture Selection: The roll-arm sofa and settee are part of the main seating area along with the addition of the vintage orange-check chair and although the colors are coordinated and a bit monochromatic, the pieces seem somewhat eclectic too.
Flooring: The dark gray laminate flooring is layered by a plush orange print area rug that really grounds the space and adds a splash of color.
Wall Decor: There is no visual art that I can see; however, the gorgeous custom drapes with Greek trim frame the windows and create depth and texture.
Lighting: I absolutely love the flush-mount brass starlight in the center of the room; it’s incredibly unique and is probably the best conversation piece.
4. Modern Contemporary Gray and Orange Living Room
Color Scheme: Rich gray tones and a vibrant splash of orange create a calming yet elegant feeling in this modern living room.
Furniture Selection: The massive modular sofa is the perfect size for entertaining and lounging, while the round pie-style coffee table is unique and quite the conversation piece.
Flooring: The light wood floors really seem to contrast well against the dark custom gray drapes and sectional.
Wall Decor: A large framed abstract piece hangs rather low on the orange wall and creates great contrast.
Lighting: There isn’t much lighting in this room except for the small flush-mount track lighting you see throughout the space.
5. Transitional Style Orange and Gray Living Room
Color Scheme: A mix of pale & dark grays and bold orange accents combine to create a soothing transitional living room space.
Furniture Selection: The structured square-arm sofa pairs nicely with the square armchairs and compliments the narrow wood side table.
Flooring: The floors appear to be an orange wood color and are layered with a plush white area rug that really calms the palette.
Wall Decor: Pale gray painted walls are a nice backdrop for the five black-framed art pieces that hang above the sofa and the black carved art that hangs above the fireplace.
Lighting: A mix of floor lamps and small recessed lighting creates multiple light options in this design.
6. Traditional Comfort Gray and Orange Living Room
Color Scheme: The mostly gray room has touches of bright orange accents and neutral tones to create a cozy and inviting living room home decor.
Furniture Selection: The matching gray roll-arm sofa and loveseat are paired with a traditional round wood coffee table to create a cozy seating area in front of the fireplace.
Flooring: Hardwood flooring is layered with a rather small patterned area rug but could benefit from a larger-scale rug, in my opinion.
Wall Decor: A single-framed piece of art hangs on the open wall, and a white framed mirror hangs above the fireplace.
Lighting: Of course, the windows bring in tons of natural light, while the large black floor lamp adds ambient lighting to the room.
7. Spacious Minimal Orange and Gray Living Room
Color Scheme: Color block orange and white walls dominate this spacious and minimally decorated living room.
Furniture Selection: The matching pale gray armless sofas seem relaxed and complement the solid wood coffee table.
Flooring: The hardwood floors are layered by a neutral flat-weave rug that adds depth to the design.
Wall Decor: An oversized bamboo-type screen is hung on the white wall, which adds a natural element to the space as well as creates interest in place of traditional art.
Lighting: The overhead multi-light pendants hang over the seating area to create ambient lighting, while the windows allow tons of natural light to stream inside.
8. Modern Indoor-Outdoor Orange and Gray Living Room
Color Scheme: Gorgeous views of the water and greenery add natural elements and colors to this indoor-outdoor modern living room.
Furniture Selection: A cool collection of mid-century armchairs is paired with a white modular sectional sofa to create a unique and functional living room furniture design scheme.
Flooring: Gray concrete flooring is a cool element in the room, while the neutral rug adds warmth and texture.
Wall Decor: Italian plastered walls in a muted orange tone create a sense of art in the design, while the view from the windows is a natural form of art.
Lighting: A modern table lamp provides ambient lighting, while the natural light from outside brightens the entire space.
- Designed by: SAOTA
9. Charming and Cozy Orange Gray Living Room
Color Scheme: Orange and gray mixed together along with lots of bright white create a cozy and inviting living room design.
Furniture Selection: The sectional sofa provides ample seating while the orange comfy armchair adds flair, and the high-gloss credenza creates storage space to hide clutter.
Flooring: Gray wall-to-wall herringbone design carpet creates a cozy environment in this space, and they’ve layered an orange animal print cowhide rug over for a fun, whimsical approach.
Wall Decor: A cow-head mount on the wall adds whimsy to the design, and a wall of French windows allows nature to stream through.
Lighting: The oversized orange table lamp adds ambient task lighting, while the flush-mount pendant provides standard lighting.
- Designed by: Hughes Umbanhowar Architects
10. Bold and Cheerful Gray Orange Living Room
Color Scheme: The incredibly vibrant orange-painted stair wall dominates this minimal modern living room.
Furniture Selection: A modular gray sectional provides ample seating, and the wood-slat bookcase displays books and collectibles to be seen.
Flooring: Bamboo wood flooring is layered by a white plush area rug which makes the space feel more cozy and adds texture.
Wall Decor: The wall of books against a wood-slat wall looks like a cool art installation and adds warmth to the design.
Lighting: No apparent lighting is visible; however, the upper windows allow tons of natural light to stream inside.
- Designed by: la SHED architecture
11. Modern Mountain Resort Orange and Gray Living Room
Color Scheme: The scenery from outdoors adds beautiful colors to this orange and gray-styled mountain resort living room.
Furniture Selection: Chartreuse-colored mid-century chairs are paired with an orange leather sectional sofa for ample seating around the fireplace.
Flooring: Hardwood flooring throughout is layered with a patterned rug for an added layer to the design.
Wall Decor: A floor-to-ceiling gray brick fireplace creates depth , while the bright canvas art adds texture and boldness to the space.
Lighting: Wood lantern box-shaped pendant lights hang in a group from the ceiling to provide depth and overhead lighting.
- Source: Matt Sitra Custom Homes
12. Traditional Architecture Meets Modern Decor Living Room
Color Scheme: A bold orange accent color is paired with grays and white in this cozy living room design.
Furniture Selection: An unusual mix of a tuxedo sofa and mid-century style chairs are paired with tufted ottomans in this traditionally built home.
Flooring: Gorgeous hardwood floors are layered with an ill-fitting area rug which needs to be much larger in scale to really ground the room and make it feel more cohesive.
Wall Decor: Canvas art provides texture, while a wall of bookcases adds depth and character to the space.
Lighting: A single linen drum pendant hangs from the center of the ceiling to provide ambient lighting.
- Source: Board & Vellum
13. Unique Design in Sophisticated Gray and Orange Living Room
Color Scheme: Black marble mixed with charcoal gray and orange accents create a unique and stylish living room.
Furniture Selection: Matching dark-gray armless loveseats are paired with a large sofa for functional seating and entertaining guests.
Flooring: Hardwood flooring contrasts against the darker palette to complement the design.
Wall Decor: The stunning black marble fireplace takes the place of any art in the room, and it doesn’t feel lacking because there is so much texture and depth everywhere.
Lighting: Minimally designed light sconces flank the gorgeous fireplace and add depth to the room.
- Source: Kofler Design Build
14. Bold & Eccentric Orange and Greige Living Room
Color Scheme: Vibrant shades of orange and greige-colored walls mix well to create a fun and exciting modern interior.
Furniture Selection: Neon orange armchairs are paired with a white slipcovered sofa and tufted ottoman for functional seating.
Flooring: Dark hardwood flooring is layered with a pattern plush area rug for warmth.
Wall Decor: Bold abstract canvas art hangs on the walls to create inspiration and vibrance in the design.
Lighting: A brass table lamp adds task lighting, while the vertical windows allow tons of natural light to stream inside.
- Source: Wayfair
15. Contemporary High-Rise Orange and Gray Living Room
Color Scheme: Neon-orange and deep grays combine with white and red accents to create a fun and contemporary space.
Furniture Selection: Matching orange armchairs and a tufted ottoman are paired with a concrete coffee table to sit and relax as you stare at the gorgeous view of the city lights.
Flooring: Hardwood floors are layered with a plush gray area rug which grounds the room and adds a cozy vibe.
Wall Decor: Bright canvas art hangs above the fireplace and a deer head is mounted to the left for whimsy.
Lighting: Modern track lighting hangs from the ceiling for functional and bright lighting.
- Source: Wayfair