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3 Ideal Furniture Arrangement Ideas for Your Living Room

Can't seem to find the perfect layout for your living space? Be inspired by these suggestions

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Photography: Paolo Feliciano (Main Photo)

Given that the living area welcomes guests into the home, it should be a functional and comfortable space. After all, this is where you entertain guests and hold family bonding activities. Since it can be a busy area, you need just the perfect layout to ensure a better traffic flow in the space. Here are three furniture arrangements that you may want to consider.

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L-shaped

The L-shaped layout is best for compact spaces and corners as it utilizes the space in the middle. Sectional or L-shaped sofas are best choices for this layout. 

Click here to learn more about the different types of sofas.

Photo from Aalco Design Group. Click here to see more photos and view the complete home tour.

U-shaped

This arrangement has three sets of furniture, mostly a sofa and two sets of armchairs. It is a flexible arrangement that's great if your TV is in the living room as it gives everyone a good view. This layout also works when you host parties as it allows guests on opposite corners to converse properly. 

Photo by Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions.

Parallel

This layout is great for parties as guests can face each other. Place two sofas across each other then add a coffee table in the middle to balance the look of the space.

RL Tip: You may opt to add a comfy rug and a couple of floor pillows to accommodate more guests. 

Photo by Vincent Coscolluela.

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