Ask any interior designer and they'll tell you that where you place your sofa is critical in terms of creating a beautiful and easy to use living room and while this might seem like a simple task, don't be fooled! So many of us just take the easy option of selecting a large wall and butting the sofa up to it, but what if there is a more fabulous alternative that would set your home apart form everyone else's? We're going to show you some super placement suggestions right now, so have a think about if any of these would work well in your home!
for a sociable and relaxed aesthetic. Have one nearer the television, so the other can be reserved for chatting or reading!
to really amplify the size of your space. You could break it up with some shelving as well!
by popping a super squishy and comfortable sofa in it! A little wall lighting would make for a very cozy spot.
You could even add cushioned wall panels to your corner sofa, to create a really snug little nook that makes reading and cuddling even more of a treat!
A corner sofa is the perfect choice when you are actually installing a sofa bed as well! Just look how this space instantly transforms from living room into guest bedroom perfection!
of a room, in a bid to make the furniture divide the space, without being as oppressive or heavy as a solid wall? What a clever idea that allows the space to remain feeling open!
by placing your sofa directly in front of something that you know you won't get bored of looking at. A media center or a shelving system is the obvious choice. We wouldn't get bored of these shelves, that's for sure!
so if you do have a large blank wall, perhaps you SHOULD place your sofa in front of it! The one thing we will say, however, is to be sure that you choose a proportional piece of furniture, otherwise it could be drowned out!
with a large sofa and nobody will know it's there! An empty fireplace, as seen here, is easy to conceal behind a striking piece of furniture!
which literally looks to totally encompass the whole room! Wow! Talk about comfort and style on a huge level! The only issue you'd have is trying to choose which section to actually sit on!
wherever you place your sofa, how about using it to anchor an area rug in your living room? It will create such a brilliant border and give a little extra authority to your seating area!
For more living room ideas, take a look at this article: 19 ideas to maximize your living room.