Living Room Design

Formal living room design ideas

While a formal living room can be an attractive feature in a home, is often a wasted space as it is used only in a couple of parties and special occasions. If your home is small and you work at it, you could find that turn your living room into office is best for the use of space. However, creating a functional office may be required to make significant changes in the environment.

Think of the wiring
A functional home office requires many electrical outlets to power office equipment and records of telephone and data. Your living room will probably only have a couple of exits and probably do not have wiring for telephone connections, DSL or cable modem. Before planning any other detail of your home office, determines how many additional outputs you need and hire a qualified electrician to install them. If you need a wired telephone and data consulting services for companies to install the necessary connections.

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Make a door
Ideally, you should separate your home office from the activity of the rest of your home so you can concentrate on your work. If your room has a formal living open arch or doorless entrance, the noise from the surrounding environment can enter the space and be a distraction when you make that in an office environment. Add a door can give you the necessary tranquility and privacy for a home office. If you are worried about closing the space and reduce the amount of natural light that will receive the French doors are often the ideal choice. Make curtains of the inner side of the door to maintain the privacy of your office.


Change the lighting
A room formal living normally has soft lighting to create a pleasant atmosphere for dinner. However, when you use the space for an office, the brighter and direct light is usually required. If your living room has a chandelier with lights that do not produce much light, remove and place a directed lighting. This is an effective option for a home office, and you can move the heads to direct light where you need it. Combined with a desk lamp and a pair of floor lamps, you should have enough light when you’re working in your office.

Increases storage
Probably your room did not contain formal living plenty of storage beyond a cabinet vases. When you turn in an office environment, you will surely need additional storage for office supplies, equipment and books. If your wardrobe is built vessels for the environment, you can reuse it for office storage. however, if you have glass front doors, add fabric panels inside for a discreet storage. Make a large library cabinets in a free wall. You can also put shelves on the wall for objects that you do not mind storing in an open space.