The living room is a gathering place for family and friends. The room has to accommodate several pieces and can be used for various purposes, such as watching television, entertaining guests and play. Factors such as the patterns of traffic and the size of the room also play an important role in determining an accommodation of both practical and aesthetically pleasing furniture. Take time to plan your accommodation before moving furniture, to reduce the amount of lifting heavy items required to place the pieces in your room .
Measure the length and width of the room . Add these numbers and make a scale drawing of the room , marking the locations of windows and entrances. Scores in the sketch the length and width of the space.
Measure the length and width of the sofa , chairs, tables and other furniture such as shelves, which will be placed in the room .
Evaluates the architecture room . Determine the focal point of the space, this can be a large window with a view, a fireplace or built cabinet that houses the television. If no significant focal points in your drawing scores what is the longest wall with a window or a doorway.
Arrange clipping, positioning the couch and chairs to look at the focal point of the room. If there is no focal point, position the sofa on the longest wall. Place chairs on both sides, for the U-shape The chairs should be encountered.
Place a coffee table in front of the sofa and tables on both sides of this. This is the conversation area and anchor for the room .
Place cutouts conversation area slightly forward, leaving a space of two feet between the wall and the sofa . Determines if this breaks any possible traffic pattern that is directed to the room from the entrance. If so, put things back as they were. If not, leave them where they are.
Work outward from your conversation area. If television is the main attraction in the room , front of sofa . Put the chairs angled on both sides, to look at television. This allows you to rotate towards you if you have company, or if you get together for a family conversation.
Create small areas in the room . Using your cuts, arrange the remaining furniture to make room for a game table and chairs, a shelf and a reading chair, or other custom spaces. Begins with space between the conversation area and the focal point, and places these areas near the walls. Consider the patterns of traffic, do not place furniture in front of the entrances or corridors that are blocking the conversation area.
Use your scale drawing with cuts and physically accommodate your furnishings following the plan. Add your accessories, such as personal photos, vases and beads. Live with that accommodation for a few days and make the necessary adjustments to your personal needs.