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Here are some ideas for modern living room decor in a college apartment:

  1. Opt for minimalistic furniture with clean lines and a neutral color palette.
  2. Incorporate plants to add life and a touch of nature to the space.
  3. Hang wall art or use an area rug to add pops of color and interest.
  4. Use a small bar cart as a makeshift coffee table and storage solution.
  5. Incorporate technology by setting up a streaming device and adding a sound system.
  6. Use a fold-out sofa or futon to maximize seating and save space.
  7. Utilize vertical storage options, such as wall shelves or hanging baskets.
  8. Make the most of natural light by using sheer window treatments or leaving windows bare.
  9. Use throw pillows and blankets to add texture and comfort to the space.
  10. Incorporate a mix of patterns and textures through decorative accents and accessories.
  11. Use multi-purpose furniture, such as a storage ottoman or a trunk that can be used as a coffee table.
  12. Add a statement piece, such as a large, bold piece of art or a unique lighting fixture.
  13. Use mirrors to create the illusion of a larger space and to reflect light.
  14. Invest in comfortable, yet stylish seating options.
  15. Add a rug to define the seating area and create a sense of separation in an open-concept space.
  16. Use a bookshelf or room divider to create a sense of separation between the living room and other areas of the apartment.
  17. Incorporate pops of color through accessories such as throw pillows, blankets, and wall art.
  18. Use baskets or bins to store and organize items, while also adding a decorative touch.
  19. Incorporate a mix of different seating options, such as chairs, a loveseat, and a sofa.
  20. Hang string lights or use table lamps to create a warm and inviting ambiance.
  21. Use a console table or desk as a makeshift media center.
  22. Mix and match patterns and textures through decorative accents and accessories to add interest and depth to the space.