The living room in bright colors creates visually more space and airiness.
Darker shades can also be used as living room will look more cozier. However, you should very well select a particular hue for interior paint. SherwinWilliams has many solutions for paint.
Suitable colors for paint:
White (all types of shades, according to your preferences)
Grey-Beige, “clay”, cocoa brown
Unsuitable colors for paint:
In general, all sharp and distinctive colors, which can act distracting
Lighting for the living room depends on your preferences, you can use hot and cold white. More suitable is cool white color.