The living room is the home’s center of gravity. It’s where family gathers to spend quality time and it’s where you could host your guests and make them feel right at home. For most condominium residents, space might be limited but it doesn’t mean your creativity should be.
Try out these ideas for your small living room to enhance its appearance while also creating a welcoming environment for your family and guests. The best part: it does not require any major home renovation.
How to maximise your corner space?
There are quite a few things you can do to leverage that little space in the corner to enhance its look as well as function. Sectional fill corners allow your guest to sit face to face. It is also a great idea for those who are seeking a quick afternoon nap when no one is around! It’s a real cozy set up and a great space saving idea.
You could add a few built-in shelves to provide more storage space. Beside that you can also use them as display shelves for photographs or trinkets from your travels around the world. If you’re feeling handy, try building these yourselves. Otherwise, you could get one of our carpenters from Gawin to get the job done!
Try Small Scale Furniture!
Go for a love seat instead of a full-sized sofa or even better, go for chairs! Armless chair feels and looks smaller. Big, clunky furniture is becoming less trendy and also difficult to manage, whereas small pieces give you that versatility. It also allows for more space, making your room seem a lot bigger than it is. Leggy chairs give an illusion that the space is more open. Instead of a full-sized coffee table, you could consider a narrow bench.
Why hang a Mirror?
Mirrors help to provide a focal point. It brightens a room and adds depth to the room space. For the best light reflection, hang the mirror across from a window. It also serves as a great feature to make the room seem twice as large, depending on how large your mirror is.
Benefit of Multi-function Furniture
Instead of a coffee table in the center of your room, use an ottoman which also function as a storage. Beside that, you can put your feet on top of it! Instead putting an accent tables in the corner, you could use a small chest of drawers instead. This would come in handy as you could store more things.
Make Your Walls Useful
Bust out all that creative art that you have been collecting. They’ll make for wonderful conversations when guests are over. Besides that it adds colour to the whole room. Your room will naturally brighten up instantly! Paintings and art work are an important element for tasteful interior design in Malaysia.
A professional interior designer will be able to provide a great design for your small living room and help to locate the type of furniture to match the look that you are trying to achieve. Consult one of our Gawin experts today! Of course many of these ideas can be carried out yourself without a renovation contractor. Get up to 5 free quotations and choose one out of the 5 best quotations.