Published by Roxane Wesley, Oct 24, 2016
Decorating and designing your living room interior to make it looks nice is a very good thing, but without any basic interior design knowledge, you may end up spending money in unnecessary stuff. Therefore, the best advice is get your hands full with some ideas and tips on how to make a nice living room interior design before decorating the room. Here are a few things you need to know before taking a plunge to design and layout your living room.
1) Make A Good Plan
It’s highly advisable to make plans in your mind and on the paper about a general ideas of what your living room interior should be like. That doesn’t mean that you should know all end-to-end processes, but at least you know the direction or where you want to take the design to, and you might found ideas to add the icing on the cake. These kind of ideas will help you during design execution and decorating process, as behind every successful project there’s a good plan and strategy.
2) Design The Lighting
Lighting and illumination play a significant role in creating a nice living room interior design. The light sources aren’t necessarily come from lamps whatsoever, but also from the natural lights. But a good lighting system will create a good and comfortable ambiance you need in the living room. Lighting also plays role in creating good and bad mood, and responsible for your emotional joy. If you want to bring the lighting system to the next level, consider to place some scented candles to bring additional spark to the living room.
3) Choose The Right Furniture
When it comes to living room interior design, just as in any other room, it’s important to choose the right furniture, economically, ergonomically and aesthetically. Determine the style of your living room interior, whether you want to make it shabby chic, Scandinavian, Bohemian, modern minimalist, French country, Tuscan style, Mediterranean or maybe Moroccan. If you’ve made up your mind to use one style, you can carry on to choose the furniture. One thing to keep in mind, don’t ever place the furniture lined up against the wall, or the room will look smaller than it really is.
4) Install The Right Flooring
Flooring is another most important thing in designing a living room interior. Before doing any furnishing, think about the material you want to cover your floor with. It could be ceramic tiles, patterned tiles, marble or granite, hardwood, wood laminate, or carpet. Think about the habits and activities your family used to do every day.
5) Think About Decorations
When things were set up, it’s time to think about decoration and accessories. If you have a smaller living room, try to hang curtains high from the ceiling to the floor to create optical illusion that makes your living room looks higher and wider. You can also add some artworks, pops of colors, framed photos and potted plants to make your living room interior looks nice and cozy.