Today’s living room has become smaller and more formal, while the family room has become the place for family and friends to gather for entertainment and fun. A medley of smaller pieces makes this living room feel useful, but not cluttered. Choose from any of these styles to add a dash of personality to your living room design. It really is a skill to be able to marry the old and new and still make the overall design up to date.living room design

Some contemporary designs use floating” living room furniture in the middle of the room to help divide up the space (this is especially important if the room is taking on two different functions, such as an office and a den). This is why the accent wall in this room uses vertical stripes: to make it look taller. This living room embraces a charming combination of cottage, boating, and travel, …