by Bartolucci Architetti

24 simple ideas for a living room people will envy

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Everyone has a different idea of what they want in their living room, and how they want it to look. Regardless of your personal taste, there are a few basic rules that you can stick too and some items that should not be overlooked, as they can be both beautiful and essential to the overall function of a comfortable space. 

That being said, it's definitely important to have a particular style in mind and to know the true potential of the room—sometimes certain items just won't work. For a cosy and quiet atmosphere, a lot can be achieved and for this reason we've created a guide of 24 items that we believe will make for an enviable living room. Try one out—we're sure it'll look like a real interior designer did it!

1. A beautiful wall decal

2. Think of plasterboard opportunities

3. Natural light is always necessary

4. A room divider and a wall mounted TV—a nice combination

5. Use the sofa itself to create division

modern Living room by LTAB/LAB STUDIO
LTAB/LAB STUDIO

SOGGIORNO—OPEN SPACE

LTAB/LAB STUDIO

6. Split the living room and kitchen with a sofa, another example

8. If you can, demolish a portion of the wall

9. A stunning, multi functional shelving system

minimalistic Living room by GRAZIANI & DICEMBRINO
GRAZIANI & DICEMBRINO

GRAZIANIDICEMBRINO CASA G+M

GRAZIANI & DICEMBRINO

10. Use a long, mobile shelf/cupboard for the TV unit

11. Small living rooms need light colours

12. Create a window between the living room and the kitchen to open the space up

13. Use a stone veneer to spice up a wall

industrial Living room by AMlab

14. Think of an XL sofa if you've got the space—super relaxing

15. Make the most of every corner

16. Go for only a few, well chosen pieces of decor

eclectic Living room by bilune studio
bilune studio

soggiorno

bilune studio

17. A beautiful rug and coffee table combination is always a nice idea

rustic Living room by Arlene Gibbs Décor
Arlene Gibbs Décor

Gaiole in Chianti, Toscana

Arlene Gibbs Décor

18. Choose one bold colour

19. Get a carpenter to make some smart, wooden space saving solutions

20. Make full use of verticality

21. Don't forget a beautiful rug

22. Suspended pieces of furniture, like this shelf, always look beautiful

23. Bring an old floor back to live with suitable decor

24. Don't forget to incorporate plants for a natural feeling!

Which of these ideas is your favourite? We'd love to hear from you!
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