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Furniture Placement Ideas

Furniture Placement Ideas

Whether you are bored with the way your furniture is placed, or you are decorating for the first time, here are various furniture placement ideas that you can use...
DecorDezine Staff
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2018
If you are moving into a new apartment, then one of the issues you will face will be how to place everything in a room to make the room interior look good, but also make it practical for living. Also, trying out a new furniture placement in a room helps to give an instant new look to your interiors.
This project doesn't cost anything, as you will be just rearranging your old furniture in a fresh new way. Here are various kitchen, dining, bed, and living room furniture arrangement ideas that you can use when rearranging furniture in a room.
Feng Shui helps to channel the flow of good energy in the house. If you wish to do this, then study a little bit of Feng Shui before you start with any placement of furniture.
Sketch the Layout
drawing
Now, start to make a room furniture layout. Make a rough sketch of the old arrangement, and a list of all the furniture items and small items like lamps, wall hangings, electronics in the room, etc.
Then experiment with various layouts of the furniture, and see if they look together or not, and if they are practically a good idea. Here are more tips that will help you to create better home furniture setting.
Consider Focal Point
This is one of the most important thing to consider when trying out any furniture placement in a living room, bedroom, or kitchen.
Modern Living Room From Above
So, decide which is the focal point in a room, for example, when considering a living room furniture layout the focal point will be TV, or a fireplace, a painting, or even large windows.
Modern Bedroom
In a dining room the focal point will be the dining table, and in a bedroom it will be the bed. So, everything should be arranged considering the focal point.
If you are not sure what is the focal point in a room, then do this. Walk into a room and note down the thing which your eyes first go towards - is it the window, is it the entertainment center, or is it the couch? Once you have found out the focal point arrange all the furniture items around it, but not necessarily facing it.
Place the Large Furniture First
Spacious Living Room With Fireplace
Place the largest furniture first. When following living room furniture it will usually be the entertainment center. Then arrange the couch facing it, then arrange the chairs around the couch and other items like the coffee table.
Bright Yellow Dining Room
Sometimes, the room will be big enough to have two focal points or sometimes will be combined with areas like a living and dining or dining with kitchen room. In such a case you will need to balance both the areas with appropriate furniture placement.
Consider Details
After you are done with the given steps, there are still many things you need to consider. First of all see if the rooms look good with that arrangement, or is there a better way to arrange the furniture to allow more light to come into the room or to give better access to objects placed in the room.
Empty Living Room
For example, keep the living room furniture arrangement such that you don't have to walk from one corner of the room to other just to access a bookshelf. Also, see that there is enough space and the floor area is enough to move around easily.
Interior Of Kitchen
Especially in the kitchen, see that two to three people can use it comfortably at the same time.
So, use the given ideas and create a room space with the furniture in such a way that it looks appealing, but at the same time is very practical and comfortable. Good luck!