First of all, we have to outline that classic furniture is the best solution for traditional living rooms. Or maybe if you are a professional you will be able to achieve the eclectic effect, but you are not, you’d better stick to the rules in the game. The typical attributes of the classic home furniture are the simple palettes and comfortable upholstery. The magical combination of these elements contribute to the timeless silhouette that this type of furniture has.
Bunny Williams is one of the leading furnishing consultants in the world of interior design. She advices that when you want to have a classical appearance at your home you definitely need to have the following items – a comfortable sofa, small coffee table, a pair of upholstered chairs, one or two massive armchairs and you get the desired touch.
If you have at your place a nice view towards the outdoor areas and especially when the architects have projected the house in such a way that there needs to be an open space left, be careful when selecting your furniture. Low-in-height piece of furniture is the solution for cases like these. For example, you can place a low bench or a daybed that will harmoniously fit your interior design style, while it wont block the view.
When you want to keep the open plan in your house or apartment you’d better place furniture like this gorgeous console table that is placed behind the sofa. Just have in mind to pick a little bit lower table that the sofa. You can use it for placing a lamp or other decorative items.
Mirror can be very useful if you own a place with not so spacious interior. They can make a visual illusion of a wider and higher living room and thus allow you to place the classical furniture it. This is because usually classic furniture has bigger volume than the ordinary minimalist or contemporary items. And if your place is very narrow the result will be a suffocated environment. Placing mirrors in similar cases is a great solution to this problem.
If you want to achieve a warm and welcoming living room interior design, you need to place a pair of sofas. And in case you follow the visual idea above and place a coffee table, make sure that the distance from each sofa is at least 14 inches. This space is required for the easy movement of the occupants that are going to sit on the sofas and use the table.
Of course, not all of use have small apartments or house. Some of us are owners of spacious living rooms and their mansions are ready to accommodate a lot of furniture. A great idea by one of the most famous interior designers suppose that in case you have a huge living room, you’d better separate two sitting areas. Different patterns of textile or upholstery are obligatory in order to distinguish the areas.
In luxury home there is usually a separate room for conversations. In this type of functional areas it is very common to find a pair of club chair and and old piano in the background. In order to follow the standards buy your club chairs with at least 28 inches in width and depth.
End tables are especially useful when you want to place some drinks or food when you have guest or you just love to enjoy the evening TV show. For you convenience choose a table that can easily be polished in case scratches appear. It is obligatory that the height should be lower than the arm of the chair or the sofa nearby.