Need help with living room layout

sorumchankaJanuary 29, 2014
I need hep with living room layout. Any ideas on how to arrange furniture wisely? As you can see living room is connected with entrance. Thank you in advance.
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Firstly, what are all the things you want to do in this room?
Entertain, family living space, TV , playroom, toy storage, study, home office, quiet reading, hobbies an drafts, play board game etc?
Are there any outlets, cable connections or data points that are fixed and would be too expensive to move?

Have you got existing furniture that you want to use here and what does it look like.?
Storage needs? Books? Music? Collections?
Any art you want to fit in and feature?
In your climate, do you need to separate the entrance to give draft protection?
Do you need coat and boot storage near the front door?
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Hi, Anniau. Actually you listed all things that i definetly need: family living space( preferably sectional sofa, rug, side table, coffee table, TV, dvd home theather, book case), small home office and small area for kids ( toy storage, small table with chairs). Entrance - i need a mirror and may be console table, coat rack, shoes storage. I know it `s a lot of things in one place. I have some paintings at my current house i would like to use in our new home.
I don`t have any outlets yet, as well as cable connections and data points.

All furniture will be new that `s why it very hard to say about budget. We need to furnish the whole house . Nothing extraordinary and exlusive. I wish it can be done in the frames of affordability.
We are not gonna separate the entrance from living room.
Thank you for your response .
    Bookmark   January 30, 2014 at 5:05AM
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Ok so lets tackle this by thinking about zones within this room and how you will use it .
I am assuming it is or will be a family house and that this is the main entrance that you and the family will be using.
I suggest you set up to the left of the entrance and along the wall to the stairs - hooks or cupboards for coats and shoes, open or closed shelving for bags and shoes, cold weather gear and hats for summer.
You will also need a console table or other hall table or drawers with dishes or baskets on top for keys, glasses phones or whatever. Mirror over this .

Location of the TV is the next issue. I expect you would want the TV to be near the fire place.
Looking at this - either over the fireplace with a sectional or sofa facing the fireplace. Check to see its not too high for comfortable viewing.

or in the wall at the end of the left side of the fireplace.
Then either a sectional or sofa and two chairs making an L shape.

So that then leaves two smaller areas
the area to the right of the front door and
the one right at the back of the room.
I suggest a computer study nook near the back wall with
and a small table and two chairs or a comfortable arm chair to the right of the front door . Perfect for quiet reading or even crafts.

Draw up a scale plan of your room and measure up and cut out little model shapes of furniture you already have and want to use.
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