Living room articles, tips & information

​How to correctly (and stylishly) wallpaper your living room

When it comes to design tools to style up your interiors, wallpaper has been packing a punch since 1785. That was the year when Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf invented the first machine for printing coloured tints on sheets of wallpaper.

26 October, 2018

7 tips for perfect living room arrangements

In the mood to change up your living room? Maybe you want to alter the furniture layout or make the space seem bigger? Regardless of what you are changing, the fact remains that the living room is the standard socialising space in any home, which mea…

02 October, 2018

Everything you need to know before choosing a floor rug

We’ll get straight to the point: floor rugs are prime pieces that impact all rooms, like the bedroom and living room, and even those ‘in-between’ areas like entryways and hallways.

30 September, 2018

​Get the look: homify’s best blue living room ideas

The single word “blue” provides no hint about the seemingly countless tints available from this primary colour. Deep, moody hues like cobalt and peacock; light and summery tones named arctic and sapphire; and then, of course, the myriad of options we…

05 September, 2018

​8 design ideas for traditional living rooms

A lover of vintage designs? Not keen on all-white, too-sleek schemes that show up in so many modern spaces? Sounds like a classic/traditional style is more up your alley. One thing we can say for traditional/classic designs: they sure weren’t shy abo…

02 September, 2018

Functional style: Our cleverest living room storage ideas

Having enough storage space will always be tricky, considering how we humans like to collect and gather throughout our lives. But decent storage areas are especially difficult in a home’s ‘public’ spaces, like the living room.

28 August, 2018

Weekend project: Update your living room

Where we host and entertain; socialise and relax; busy ourselves with various activities like reading, working, or just lounging and watching some TV – yes, we are obviously talking about the versatile living room, a space that is used so often, but…

27 August, 2018

​Interior inspiration: Choosing a coffee table

Happy with your sofas? Very impressed with your choice of window treatment and wall colours? So then, what’s left for your living room? How about a coffee table?A coffee table is one of the very last pieces picked for a living room, only after you’re…

26 August, 2018

​Get the look: our best summer living room ideas

We may be in the last stages of summer, but that certainly doesn’t mean our homes’ interior looks have to start layering up for winter now! On the contrary, what better way to celebrate the (still) enjoyable weather than giving your living room a de…

15 August, 2018

​The homify guide to an open-plan living room

Modern times have certainly influenced trends in the architectural- and interior design industries, and perhaps the best evidence is the fact that open-plan layouts have become the norm.

03 August, 2018