The 4 Secrets to a Perfect Setup

You can take some of the guesswork out of arranging your living room furniture using a few simple questions:

Measurements: Where can furniture fit, and will it fit?

Natural Pathways: Is there anything obstructing walkways? Can someone easily maneuver in, out, and around the living room without disrupting others?

Focal Point: What is your living room’s intended focal point? (fireplace, television, window etc.)

Purpose: What is your living room’s main purpose? Social space? Consider staggering seating around a central point, such as a coffee table. Prefer to catch up on your favorite shows? Try to make sure that the majority or all seats in the room have a good view of the television—a method that also works well for homes that want to direct focus to a picture window. Crave more relaxation? Embrace unused corner space by adding a chaise longue and small end table.

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