Day: April 8, 2020

27 Family Room Design Ideas

Family Room Design Ideas

Hello and welcome to the Décor Outline photo gallery of family room design ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options, and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of having a family room?

  • Brings family together – family room can be large enough to hold what every family member needs, encouraging the family to be in one area
  • Multi-purpose area – can serve as the living room, entertainment area, home office, and library
  • Fits your style and budget – many available design options can be used to style the family room without going over your budget

What are the main options for family rooms?

  • Seating: sofa (Chesterfield, lounge, sectional), armchairs (wingback, Barcelona), bench, ottomans, upholstered stools, folding rope chair
  • Table: coffee table (wood, glass), ceramic garden stools, tree stump, water trough
  • Features/Accents: fireplace, library, artwork, accent
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Agile Design

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How to Arrange Family Room Furniture

How to Arrange Family Room Furniture |

Family rooms are the social center of the home. Here’s how to arrange the furniture in your living room to accommodate your family’s favorite activities.

How to Arrange Family Room Furniture

family room arrangement

Family rooms are usually the social center of the home. Whether you gather for watching movies or playing board games, the way you arrange your family room furniture can determine how you enjoy the space. Here are three different ways to arrange the furniture in your family room to accommodate your family’s favorite activities.


Create a Central Point for Conversations

Family room arrangement coffee table

To create a conversation area in your family room, focus the action around your coffee table. Arranging your seating in a friendly “U” shape around the coffee table allows everyone to comfortably face each other and rest their drinks. A storage coffee table can keep blankets and board games within

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Family Room VS Living Room

Below we share the differences of a family room vs a living room.Family room with built in entertainment center, wood floors, tray ceiling, fireplace and tufted couches

A family room and a living room traditionally serve two different purposes. In large homes with both, a family room is decorated as a more casual space for the family, while a living room is considered a more formal space.

What is a family room? A family room is equivalent to a big space for social and recreational needs. It is an informal space that is used for numerous purposes. It can be used as the children’s playroom, TV room or home theater, game room, or simply a room for gathering the entire family.

The family room is often placed adjacent to the kitchen which works perfectly for moms so that they can monitor their kids while preparing food. Aside from that, it is great to have the kitchen nearby as the family room is often equipped

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I Adore the Firefly Art Print by The Design Confidential via @thdesconf

At long last I am super excited to annouce Confidential Print Shop is open for business and printable art is first on the menu. I have actually had the shop set up for months, but I was feeling extremely anxious about hitting the publish button on this post. I’m not entirely sure why, but it most likely stems from a fear of failure. Truth be told, setting up a storefront and selling something that is uniquely yours and not made by someone else, is terrifying. Because what if no one cares? What if everyone hates it and never buys a single thing? Does that mean they don’t like you or your work? Is it a reflection of how the public perceives your taste level? As a design professional, this is a monumentally difficult hurdle to jump because the answer is probably yes. Read

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100 Best Bathroom Decorating Ideas

Who says your bathroom can’t be the most beautiful room in your home? Yes, it might be short on size, but what bathrooms lack in space, they more than make up for in their ability to be dressed up and reimagined. Here, we’re sharing our very best bathroom décor ideas with you in the hopes that they’ll motivate you to renovate, redecorate, and reinvigorate your bathrooms and washrooms. These fresh ideas, fit for every style and budget, will have you excited to add new finishes, trims, chandeliers, runners, exposed bulbs, and more to your space.

But with so many creative ideas to choose from, where should you even begin? We suggest starting from the ground up. After taking a look at our best bathroom tile ideas, give your space a re-haul with spa-inspired detailing, repurposed vanities made from antique cabinets, new linen draperies, color-coordinated artwork and more. And don’t forget

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Sustainable Design | GSA

Sustainable design seeks to reduce negative impacts on the environment, and the health and comfort of building occupants, thereby improving building performance. The basic objectives of sustainability are to reduce consumption of non-renewable resources, minimize waste, and create healthy, productive environments.

Sustainable design principles include the ability to:

  • optimize site potential;
  • minimize non-renewable energy consumption;
  • use environmentally preferable products;
  • protect and conserve water;
  • enhance indoor environmental quality; and
  • optimize operational and maintenance practices.

Utilizing a sustainable design philosophy encourages decisions at each phase of the design process that will reduce negative impacts on the environment and the health of the occupants, without compromising the bottom line. It is an integrated, holistic approach that encourages compromise and tradeoffs. Such an integrated approach positively impacts all phases of a building’s life-cycle, including design, construction, operation and decommissioning. For more information, contact Lance Davis (

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50 Best Small Living Room Design Ideas for 2020

In many homes, the living room is where families and their guests go to kick back and relax after a long day. In many homes, this room is also where the television, computer and other knickknacks come together and choke the space. This is even truer in a small living room, which fills up after putting just a few pieces of furniture inside. Because of this, many people think that having a larger space is better but that isn’t always true. The secret to making a small living room look good is to take advantage of the living space you already have.

Tiny furniture isn’t a must, but there’s also no need to fill the space with a giant couch or table. Try to resist the temptation to fill up the space when you don’t need to. This will just make you and your guests feel like you’re being crowded

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10 Interior Design Trends to Watch for 2020

Each and every year brings new trends, new ideas and new techniques for the home, and while many elements of décor will never go out of style, interior design trends come and go.

Whether you’re a trendsetter or follower, you can’t deny the impact trends have on our decorating decisions at home.

As we move closer towards 2020, we can’t help but wonder about the next interior trends to dominate in the year ahead. Here, Australia’s top interior experts tell us their predictions.

Peek inside an interior designer’s home:

1. Wall panelling

Kate Lawrence, interior designer and founder of Kate Lawrence Interiors, predicts the current popularity of wall panelling will soar to new heights in 2020.

“Whilst already present in 2019, wall panelling is a trend that will remain strong right through 2020 and beyond,” she says. “It is an affordable design solution that gives a space ‘wow-factor’, but doesn’t

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