There are some things to consider before you arrange the furniture in a particular space at home, such as the function of the room, the activities you are going to do there, and most importantly the size of the room per se. In the case of the family room, obviously, you are going to use it for a family gathering and other family-related activities that are possible to do together inside the home like watching television or playing games. But how can you arrange your furniture and other stuff to accommodate all that indoor family activities you may plan on having every weekend? Take a look at these 15 family room layout ideas to help you out!
Facing the Fireplace
This layout facing the fireplace as the focal point of the room. If you have any focal point in your family room, try arranging the furniture to face the said focal point.
Pair Them Up
Grouping the furniture will create a beautiful and intimate space like this.
Everyone Will Fit
A large seating area like this will allow everyone to have a sitting place when gathering around with all family members.
Arrange the furniture to face the entertainment section in the space. With this arrangement, you will have more fun watching the television or playing games together.
A Space to Lounge
An L-shaped sofa will turn your family room into a comfortable lounging space while conversing with other family members.
Layout for Loft
You need to consider the space for your family room. This loft scales down the furniture to fit the smaller space.
Enjoy the View
When you have a large window, set up the seating area in front of it to allow you enjoy the beautiful view and greenery outside.
Create a family room to appear as if it plays as an extension of your library space. It will make the room look larger than it actually is.
Open plan is a layout method to make your living space appears larger. You can arrange your family room to look similar to the open plan layout above.
Maintain the Balance
Keep in mind that you should balance everything in your family room. If you have a narrow space with low ceiling, it is not wise to go with oversized furniture. Just make sure you make the right choice for the layout based on the room size and ceiling.
Scandinavian Set Up
When it comes to Scandinavian set up, the natural source of light plays one major key. Hence, you should arrange your family room furniture near the window to receive proper lighting outside.
Minimalist design usually works best for small space owners. In case you live in one, you should consider designing your family room like the example above.
The high ceiling will make your room look grand. Combine the set up with elegant furniture and decorations to add luxurious feels.
Easy to Maneuver
If you want to move in and out easily around the family room, make sure you make some space from one furniture to another.
Away from The Wall
Try doing something different by arranging the furniture away from the wall like this.