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How to Make a Small Room Look Bigger: 25 Tips That Work
Create a second seating area or reading nook. In a large living room, even after filling out a main seating arrangement, there will likely be an odd corner that remains unfilled. If you put as much effort into this corner as into the "main" seating area, it may well become your favorite hangout spot.
11. Use occasional chairs. Another great use of surplus wall space is for housing a few extra chairs. A console table between a pair of chairs with a large mirror or artwork above always looks smart, and you can pull the chairs in closer when hosting a large group.
Use a daybed as a room divider. In a really large living room, you may wish to create two full seating areas. Mark the separation while keeping the flow between the two zones with furniture you can easily see over: a daybed, bench, or chaise is a good option.
This floor is plywood with paint and polyurethane. The designer says it won't last forever, but is a good solution for a 3 to 5 year floor on a budget.
Painting the floor creates separate 'rooms' without walls
Mattias' Modern Family Home in Stockholm