Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of Living Room Layout Ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of spending time thinking about your living room layout?
- Helps to combine function and style – you can plan how to make the room suit your lifestyle and how to lay out your furniture or accent pieces to optimize the use of your space
- Create your own atmosphere – your living room can be warm and inviting to encourage conversation, or open and accessible to convey a relaxed and casual space for hanging out
- Gives you options – you can play around with different styles, figure out what works best for your space, discover solutions to problem areas, or even use a layout that will make your living room feel larger
What are the main options for living room layouts?
- Sofas: L-shaped sectional sofa, leather U-shaped sofa, ‘Barcelona’ daybed, square arm sofa with wooden armrest, facing tufted sofas with rolled arms, facing loveseats
- Additional Seating: lounge chairs facing sofa, bench (zebra print, tufted leather), thin frame lounge chairs, upholstered armchairs, nested ottomans
- Coffee Tables: ottoman coffee table, nesting coffee tables, square glass top coffee table, twin hollow coffee tables, reclaimed wood coffee table, trapezoid coffee table
- Accent Tables: cylindrical wood accent table, 3-tier console table, accent table lamps
- Storage: floating shelves, apothecary cabinet, built-in storage cabinets
- Other things to consider: framed wall mirror (to make living room feel larger), half wall room divider, built-in ceiling speakers, recessed lighting, TV (TV niche on overmantel, mounted flat screen TV), doors to outdoor living space (French doors, sliding doors, stacking glass doors)
What follows are beautiful photos of Living Room Layout Ideas along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy indoor decorating!
1. Brown L-Shaped Sectional Sofa
Points of Interest ● L-shaped brown sofa with mixed throw pillows playing off the brown and orange hues of the window cornice and framed artworks ● matching vintage black faux bamboo table and floor lamps ● nested ottomans with hollow geometric sides under square glass coffee table ● 3 traditional aluminum segmented black candle holders of varying heights on coffee table ● Areca palm plant in wicker basket planter on tiled floor
2. Blue on White
Points of Interest ● striped blue and white slipcovered L-shaped sectional sofa calling back similar hue of under stair alcove accented with starfish decors ● framed seascapes complementing nautical themed throw pillows ● 2 rattan vase lamps on mismatched white end tables ● wooden stairs with white painted skirtboard and balusters ● Murex seashell on white wooden slat top round end table
3. Black and White
Points of Interest ● 2 white leather sofas accented with neutral colored throw pillows ● awning windows framed by cool gray grommet curtains hung on adjustable width curtain rods ● glass-fronted linear fireplace with tiled surround and wooden extended beam mantel shelf calling back hardwood floors ● floating shelves in dark wood finish ● white tray ceiling with recessed lighting
4. The Hearth of the Matter
Points of Interest ● marble surround gas fireplace with crown moldings and TV niche on overmantel ● 2 table lamps with black rectangular base and light colored shades on top of black accent cabinets with decorative silver trim ● awning windows with roller shades flanking the fireplace mantel ● engineered wire brushed French oak hardwood flooring ● white coffered ceiling with recessed lighting
5. Geometric Prints
Points of Interest ● 2 black suede modern lounge chairs with faux leather brown throw pillows against beige half wall ● earth tone area rug with geometric pattern ● succulent in dark brown mini geometric planter and gold wire geometric ball decor on coffee table ● 2 round nesting coffee tables with natural travertine top and oil rubbed bronze finished metal frame ● 5-blade oil brushed bronze ceiling fan with cherry walnut blades ● pass-through window with white window sill molding behind sofa
6. White Clerestory Window
Points of Interest ● white framed arched clerestory window and picture windows with muntins ● wagon wheel chandelier in raw iron finish hanging from cathedral ceiling ● stone veneer fireplace surround with TV niche above reclaimed wood mantel shelf ● sheer pink ottoman coffee table with 2 ceramic candle holders on wooden tray ● 2 tobacco baskets as wall decors
7. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Points of Interest ● rectangular framed wall mirror accented on both sides with decorative fretwork patterned panels ● blue glass hued octagon-shaped ottoman coffee table with nailhead trims ● lilac hint L-shaped faux leather sofa with mixed throw pillows ● 2 gold quatrefoil candle holders on silver faux crocodile leather rectangular tray trimmed with studs ● 2 large framed abstract art on orchid tint wall