Not only after long working days, the living room is the ideal place to relax and unwind. But is this room really ideal for when the interior is displayed on the walls as if with a ruler? We will show you how to do more lively atmosphere if you arrange the sitting area in the living room correctly.
- 1 The sitting area in the living room and what goes with it
- 2 Bring your living room to new life
- 3 Heute-wohnen.de provides the right inspirations
The sitting area in the living room and what goes with it
Speaking of a sitting area in the living room, this is usually an individual Arrangement of comfortable upholstered furniture by couch, coffee or side table meant. These include, among others:
- Sofa in the form of one-, two- or three-seater
- Coffee table, Side table
In the broadest sense, so-called residential landscapes or Corner sofa for that. However, since these comfortable seating elements are usually larger, they hardly allow different arrangement options in the room.
Bring your living room to new life
In the living room, the sitting area creates exactly that cosiness that is so important in this central room of the apartment. But no matter which model you own: just put it on the wall, it quickly seems boring. Heute-wohnen.de has found the best options for you, your Sofa as well as to put the whole sitting area correctly, so that your living room does not look cloned.
Just put the sofa diagonally
A diagonally placed sofa gives the living room a pronounced casual and generous charm. However, this positioning is only suitable for a correspondingly large living room. The sofa is either placed at an angle in the middle of the room or points diagonally into the room starting from a corner.
With this variant, please note that there must be enough space between the sofa corner and the corner of the room. This creates an unused space, but it is ideal for a large plant, a Eckregal, a magical arc lamp or a Floor lamp suitable.
Furnish your living room with 2 sofas
The sitting area in the living room can also be arranged so that 2 Couches facing each other. This offers you the advantage that you can look your interlocutor in the eye at any time in a cozy round. There is still a classic in between Coffee table you can even easily serve a coffee or a glass of wine.
If you arrange the sitting area in the living room according to this variant, you will create a particularly harmonious room atmosphere. However, the living room needs a correspondingly large floor plan for this. On the other hand, this arrangement can quickly have a stifling effect or visually overload the room. By the way, this also works if you want to combine 2 different sofas.
Our tip “ Would you also like to occasionally Watching TV, you will always have to place the TV on the front side. Otherwise, either someone would always be sitting with their back to the TV, or the backrest of the sofa would unnecessarily impair the enjoyment of watching TV.
If you would like to integrate 2 sofas into your cozy sitting area in the living room, make sure that neither of the two couches is directly in front of the window. Firstly, too high backrests could negatively affect the incidence of light and at the same time hinder the opening of the window. Secondly, your guests will feel uncomfortable on this sofa, as they could always have the feeling of being surprised from behind.
Armchairs and sofa can be perfectly combined
This arrangement of the seating furniture in the living room is considered a particularly classic variant. It works in small rooms as well as in larger ones. With this combination you benefit from a right good flexibilitybecause the Armchair can be moved to a new place at any time. Many find this particularly practical.
In addition, you have several options if you Sofa and combine armchairs. You can place the sofa directly on the widest wall, so that, for example, the view to the TV remains undisturbed. Similarly, in a large living room, you can also place the couch in the middle of the room and arrange the two armchairs opposite or next to it as you like.
Either of Armchair-couch-station wagon in the middle of the room is particularly suitable where perhaps the dining area in the living room should be divided. In this case, the seating group acts as a room divider, without the room losing cosiness.
Our tip “ Experience has shown that the combination of sofa and armchairs can quickly seem boring despite all the flexibility. To lighten this impression, you can Stool, smaller coffee tables or colored blankets and pillows provide more variety.
Arrange the sitting area on an elevated position
For a particularly exceptional room atmosphere can provide a pedestal on which the sitting area will be placed. But don’t worry: you don’t need an enormously large living room for this, nor do you have to put in a lot of effort. A few Euro pallets can also be installed in smaller living rooms so that you can arrange your individually designed seating area on them.
This special form of seating arrangement gives you many advantages. On the one hand, the room looks much more cozy. On the other hand, the individual areas in the living room can be distinguished from each other much better and more clearly.
Our tip “ Underline the raised seating area by the matching Decoration and a Carpetwho at the same time hides the pedestal.
Speaking of carpet
Rugs and carpets in the living room, of course, are a particularly popular means of design, as they additionally emphasize the cozy character of this room. However, depending on how you want to arrange your seating area, the question often arises: “Where to put the carpet?“
- connects the individual seating elements with the coffee table and thus creates a visual unity
- should correspond to the size of the living room, which means: the larger the living room, the more lush the carpet may be
- should fit in its shape and size to the room size and to the sofa shape and its arrangement
For example, round carpets look rather inharmonious in a seating corner arrangement with two sofas facing each other, while any carpet shape fits in front of a corner sofa.
It looks a little more casual, but quite cozy, if only the front legs of the couch or armchair are on the carpet. The room looks classic and cozy when the entire sitting area in the living room is on the carpet.
Heute-wohnen.de provides the right inspirations
From the classic single sofa to sofa-armchair combinations to modular sofa systems with us you will find everything you need to properly arrange your sitting area in the living room and at the same time make it lively.