Utilize your home's living room

Utilize your home’s living room

Utilize your home’s living room by finding out how to arrange living room furniture smartly.


There are 3 things to keep in mind when arranging a living room; flow, function and focal points.

Traffic patterns

Before you start moving furniture, have a good understanding of the traffic patterns getting in, out and through the room with just a single opening into the room. Keep traffic pattern sensible and accessible for the best use of space.

The room function

Utilize your home's living roomNext, think about the function of the room. If it’s used for both relaxing and socializing, create cozy seating groups. If you are using your living room for TV watching and family game nights, orient seating towards the television and include a coffee table for spreading out games.


Focal points

Utilize your home's living room

Fixed elements or focal points in the room such as a fireplace or a bay window also affect furniture placement. Arrange furniture to take advantage of a beautiful view or a cozy fireplace. Arrange a living room perfectly by reflecting on the room’s features and your lifestyle. Take measurements and sketch out an arrangement using these tips and then start moving furniture.

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Lindsay Johnson

I have more than 10 years of experience as a home designer and corporate communications. I'm a creative narrator with a passion for observing the good in everything and making others notice it, too. I'm prompted by my excitement to inspire and create pleasant, fun, sonorous content that people want to read and share.

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