Throughout the years, the living room has transformed from a formal parlor-esque space designed for entertaining guests to a cozy and relaxing everyday place for friends and family to kick back in front of the television or share stories about their day. Today, the purpose of your living room depends greatly on the size of your home. In larger houses, a living room may still be dedicated only to hosting company, but in most cases a living room may fulfill multiple functions from a home theater or makeshift office to a party space for your children’s sleepovers.
Our last image serves as an important reminder to keep your layout interesting! Curved sofas and chairs are arranged at an angle, and because of the linear arrangement of the couches, two different seating areas result.
When you have a room in your home that has many purposes, choosing décor can seem a complex task to tackle. If you’re in this situation, you will need to create a design that is as flexible and versatile as the room itself. For example, select furniture that doubles as storage and a media center that can easily be closed to hide bulky or unsightly electronics such as game consoles.
The eccentric German lamp designer is known for his bold and delicate designs and artistic improvisations.
Speaking of unsightly items, nothing conceals them quite like a screen. The decorative screens in the room below add an artistic element to the space.
Don’t forget that clear furnishings create the illusion of space. The living room below is obviously not a small interior, but a glass coffee table enhances the open feel created by floor-to-ceiling windows.