Tips to Design a Formal Living Room

Formal living room furniture is designed to complete and entertain the home owner and the guests. There are several things to design the formal living room, including identifying the point of view of the living room, setting the furniture to optimize the lights and the views, and decorate the wall. Before buying the furniture for formal living room, the home owner must plan the design. The design planning helps the home owner to find the best size for the furniture. As the result, the layouts and the setting for the furniture will be properly in order to create the formal living room. To create a formal living room, the home owner can apply glass window and chandelier. Those accents create an elegant look for formal living room.

Focal point:

Before designing formal living room, the home owner must determine the focal point in the living room. Generally, a formal living room is using a large glass windows or fireplace as the focal point. Besides, the home owner can build a shelf or bar area on the side wall. Check the measurement of the wall and the space around the focal point because the home owner can design the layout. Check the measurements carefully including the windows, the doors, and the focal point. Adding a piano in the living room can be good furniture in formal living room.

Wall painting

The formal living room will be great with the touch of wall painting. The home owner can hang the family photos or hang the picture above the fireplace mantle or on the wall behind the sofa. More than that, the power of mirror is very impressive. When the home owner put a mirror as formal living room furniture, the home owner also should place a large mirror to the opposite of the window because it brings more light to the living room.

Elegant Living Rooms in Neutral Colors. Photograph by : Werner Straube, Design: Gail Plechaty
Elegant Living Rooms in Neutral Colors. Photograph by : Werner Straube, Design: Gail Plechaty. Source : traditionalhome.com
Formal Living Room - Airy Neutrals with Deep Green and Warm Brown. Photograph by: Reid Rolls, Design: Roger Higgins and Ann Shipp
Formal Living Room – Airy Neutrals with Deep Green and Warm Brown. Photograph by: Reid Rolls, Design: Roger Higgins and Ann Shipp. Source : traditionalhome.com
Formal living room wing with windows on three sides
Formal living room wing with windows on three sides. Source : homestratosphere.com
Formal white living room design with modern gas fireplace framed with windows
Formal white living room design with modern gas fireplace framed with windows. Source : homestratosphere.com
Formal living room in light color scheme with white custom fireplace and chandelier
Formal living room in light color scheme with white custom fireplace and chandelier. Source : homestratosphere.com
Living room with armless white sofa, white patterned rug, and wood floors. Photo by Emily Gilbert
Living room with armless white sofa, white patterned rug, and wood floors. Photo by Emily Gilbert, via : homestratosphere.com

 

Formal living room furniture - Nashville House
Formal living room furniture – Nashville House. Source : thistlewoodfarms.com
Formal French Living Room Design
Formal French Living Room Design. Source : coolchicstylepensiero
Beautiful formal living room furniture
Beautiful formal living room furniture. Source : Ciao Newport Beach
Formal living room with fireplace, settee and bench
Formal living room with fireplace, settee and bench. Source : akstudioblog.com
Formal living room with built-in bookshelves and fireplace - Lauren McGrath's New York apartment
Formal living room with built-in bookshelves and fireplace – Lauren McGrath’s New York apartment. Source : thepursuitofstyle.com