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When remodelling a home, the main things that owners consider include budget and functionality. We created this post to help homeowners make the most of their remodelling investment. You don’t just spend to replace stuff but to actually suit the way you live. Choosing and arranging furniture should help you live your life more comfortably, efficiently, and practically. For this article, we’ll focus on one area of the house and that is your living room. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

1. Choose the Right Furniture Per Area. Better Homes and Gardens offers a piece of advice whenever pulling together a look that you love for a room in your home. That is to divide the room by placing proper furniture or equipment in the right spaces. For instance, face your sofa away from the dining area to give an impression of a separate conversation space from the rest of the room. If your home layout doesn’t include a wall divider for your dining and living rooms, then this setup will be perfect.

2. Try Some Perpendicular Arrangements. There are certain people who don’t like their televisions and fireplaces in a single array. It could be that they’re not cool with the idea of their TV placed above the fireplace. Perhaps, they dislike the look. Either way, there’s an excellent solution for that. Place your TV and fireplace perpendicular to each other. And just casually place your chairs or sofa on opposite ends. This way, both of these furniture pieces are placed at the centre and the people who stay in your living room will get good full view of both the TV and the fireplace.

3. Widen Spaces with Diagonals. Did you know that the diagonal shape does wonders for a room? By properly arranging your furniture, you create the illusion of more space in a square or boxed room. Moreover, arranging your equipment diagonally offers more legroom for your seating or couch furniture pieces. You can do this by placing the coffee table and the sofa diagonally. Then you can arrange other furniture pieces on the same axis. This set up anchors the other furniture pieces to the room’s design.

4. Place Some Comfy Chairs Instead of a Sofa. Some living areas are not gifted with ample space. That’s why a sofa is sometimes not a good option. Still, there’s a way to make your living room comfortable, functional, and beautiful. You can select from comfy, stainless steel, and teak chairs. Placing a collection of chairs instead of a sofa bed or a loveseat can create an impression of openness and space. Rather than trying to fit in pieces that won’t work, use furniture that will highlight the best assets of your living area.

Cosh Living offers top quality chairs, benches, tables, sofas, and even outdoor lounges. We are one of Australia’s independent furniture suppliers. We provide furniture solutions to any home. You can visit our showroom in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. We’d love to help you make your home more liveable, organised, and beautiful – just within your budget. Give us a call today to get started.

Cosh Living Melbourne

7-13 Rupert St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia

+61 3 9281 1999

Cosh Living Sydney

1/69 O’Riordan St, Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia

+61 2 9317 3011

Cosh Living Brisbane

130 Arthur Street Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

+61 7 3666 0377

Cosh Living Perth (opening July 2017)

21 King Edward Road Osborne Park 6017