No one will argue the fact that the furniture is the face of any living room. From the appearance of the sofas and chairs, their design and colors depends whole way living. But not only the aesthetics of upholstered furniture should be on top. To create modern, practical and comfortable rooms you need to select the functional and ergonomic models. Comfortable sofas and armchairs which are able to accommodate comfortably not only households but also guests of the house, should be also easy to clean.
Large corner sofa is the undisputed leader among the arrangement options of soft recreation area in modern living room. There are plenty of models of this furniture construction:
- consisting of modules;
- sliding or folding to provide the hosts or their guests with extra beds;
- with drawers for storage at the bottom of the frame;
- with adjustable incline backrest and removable armrests.
Using puffs with rigid frame and soft furnishings which let you to enhance soft lounge seating area. You can also use ottomans as coasters and even coffee tables for family gatherings. And for guest receptions it lets increasing the number of seats.
As a rule, in design projects of living rooms the last years we have seen upholstered furniture in plain colors. But furnishing the area with colorful upholstery is quite applicable for space with total light finish. The original ornament or bright picture of textiles is able to radically transform the tedious and even sterile atmosphere of a snow-white living room.
Modern living room is a multifunctional room, which is a frequently appears also as a library. Most organic storage option in this case would be an open bookcase. Combined systems that are located on top of the open shelves for storing items that the owners are willing to show off, and in the lower tier there are closed lockers for items that you want to hide have original look.
For the small sized living room there is a wonderful way to organize the storage systems without the expense of precious square meters. You can position the built-in closed cabinets to the ceiling of the room. If facades of storage systems will be executed in bright colors, their abundance and solidity will not be evident. Of course, this method is suitable for spaces with ceilings higher than the average parameters.
In the majority of living room’s design projects low chests of drawers or closed cabinets modules are used as storage systems. Typically, these items of furniture are placed under the TV-set.
Fireplace in modern living room. Fashionable tribute to tradition
The coziness and comfort of the living room is always associated with warmth and hominess of the family hearth. This atmosphere is brought with the presence of the fireplace in any area of the house. The real fireplace is able to not only warm the household, but also to bring the traditional aesthetics of the interior of the living room. But, like any element of the design, appearance and functionality of the fireplaces are modified over time. Electric fireplace becomes an inherent part of living in apartments where the current focus of the organization is the complexity of the chimney.
The presence of a fireplace and furniture situated symmetrically to it brings echoes of the Classic style into the modern interior living room. The coffee table located in the center, similar sofas on both its sides, floor or table lamps arranged symmetrically – this traditional recreation area plan gives fashion design rigor and structure.
Effect of high-tech style imposes its imprint even on such a traditional element of the interior living room as a fireplace. Modern materials, coupled with the adaptability of execution of interior elements, create modern models of hearths for any living room design.