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Large rectangular living room layouts and floor plan ideas.

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Large Rectangle Living Room Layout designed by Averyl Yaco
Large Rectangle Living Room LayoutDesigned by Averyl Yaco
Large Living Room Floor Plan designed by Averyl Yaco
Large Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Averyl Yaco
Living Room Floor Plan designed by Phil Knutson
Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Phil Knutson
Large Living Room Plan designed by Whitney Crutcher
Large Living Room PlanDesigned by Whitney Crutcher
Living Room Floor Plan designed by Whitney Crutcher
Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Whitney Crutcher
Living Room Plan designed by Whitney Crutcher
Living Room PlanDesigned by Whitney Crutcher
Living Room Plan designed by Whitney Crutcher
Living Room PlanDesigned by Whitney Crutcher
Large Rectangle Living Room Plan designed by Averyl Yaco
Large Rectangle Living Room PlanDesigned by Averyl Yaco
Living Room Plan designed by Mary Keeley
Living Room PlanDesigned by Mary Keeley
Rectangle Living Room Floor Plan designed by Mary Keeley
Rectangle Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Mary Keeley
Rectangle Living Room Layout designed by Mary Keeley
Rectangle Living Room LayoutDesigned by Mary Keeley
Living Room Floor Plan designed by Averyl Yaco
Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Averyl Yaco
Living Room Plan designed by Averyl Yaco
Living Room PlanDesigned by Averyl Yaco
Rectangle Living Room Plan designed by Hannah McInnis
Rectangle Living Room PlanDesigned by Hannah McInnis
Living Room Floor Plan designed by Mary Keeley
Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Mary Keeley
Living Room Plan designed by Alex Sand
Living Room PlanDesigned by Alex Sand
Large Living Room Plan designed by Hemali Hufton
Large Living Room PlanDesigned by Hemali Hufton
Large Living Room Plan designed by Brittney Enfinger
Large Living Room PlanDesigned by Brittney Enfinger
Large Rectangle Living Room Floor Plan designed by Haley Clack
Large Rectangle Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Haley Clack
Rectangle Living Room Floor Plan designed by Tess Gauthier
Rectangle Living Room Floor PlanDesigned by Tess Gauthier
Rectangle Living Room Plan designed by Megan Wiley
Rectangle Living Room PlanDesigned by Megan Wiley
Rectangle Living Room Layout designed by Laura Rainey
Rectangle Living Room LayoutDesigned by Laura Rainey
Rectangle Living Room Layout designed by Julian Burns King
Rectangle Living Room LayoutDesigned by Julian Burns King
Living Room Plan designed by Jeannie Person
Living Room PlanDesigned by Jeannie Person

Layout tips for a functional and designer approved living room.

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. But if you ask us, the living room gives it a run for its money since it’s likely the most used room in your house. From entertaining guests to lounging around reading a book to watching way too much TV (no judgment here), your main living space has to be both comfortable and functional.

These are some of the most common living room furniture pieces that you’ll need to account for on your floor plan with tips on the best ways to arrange them in your space:

  1. Sofa, Couch, or Sectional: A staple of any living room, the sofa or couch provides a comfortable seating option for relaxation and socializing. The sofa should be the functional focal point of the room. When creating the furniture plan for your living room, start with the sofa as the largest piece of furniture and plan the rest of the room around it. If you have a small living room, you may want to select a sofa with a shallower depth or a L-shaped sectional to maximize your seating space. If you have a large living room, you may want to consider multiple couches to take advantage of your space.
  2. Armchairs: These individual accent chairs offer additional seating and can be placed strategically around the living room to create cozy conversation areas. In addition to leaving space around furniture groupings, make sure to also leave space around each piece of furniture. This allows people to move freely using various routes within the living room. It's important to strike a balance between creating a cozy seating area and providing enough room for easy navigation.
  3. Coffee Table: A central piece, the coffee table sits in front of the sofa and provides a surface for placing drinks, books, and other items. Pro tip: The recommended distance between a coffee table and the sofa in a living room is roughly 15-18”. This allows for enough space to move around comfortably and ensures that the coffee table is within easy reach from the seating area.
  4. Side Tables and/or Ottomans: Placed next to sofas or armchairs, side tables offer a convenient surface for placing lamps, drinks, or other small items. Ottomans are even more versatile and can serve as a footrest, extra seating, or even a side table or coffee table when paired with a tray. Choose side tables or ottomans that are proportionate to the furniture they accompany. The height of the side table should be similar to or slightly lower than the armrest or seat height of the sofa or chair.
  5. Console, Entertainment Center or TV Stand: This furniture piece typically houses the television and often includes additional storage for media devices, gaming consoles, or to display decorative items. Ensure that the size of the media console is proportionate to the size of the screen it will be supporting. Pro tip: the distance between the TV screen and the edge of your sofa should be 1.5x the diagonal measurement of the TV screen (no squinting allowed!). Even if you don’t plan to include a TV in your living room (we support your decision for less screen time!), a freestanding console or built-in shelving unit is great for storage and organization. You can hide (or replace) your TV with a large piece of wall art.

Remember, these are just the basics and recommendations. The specific furniture arrangement will vary based on personal preferences and the size or shape of the living room. Get creative and have fun with your layouts! If you need an extra hand, check out our step-by-step guide on How To Design a Living Room.

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