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What furniture arrangement would work best for my open concept living and dining area?

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ANSWERED BY JOSHUA JONES • JAN 18, 2020

Hi Virginia,

Thank you for coming to Decorist's Design Bar for the design advice on the furniture layout for your open concept living space. I took a moment to review these pictures you shared with us - first of all, you got a gorgeous space with many possibilities to turn into a fabulous living space just for you and your family.

For the kitchen ar...

Hi Meg!

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. I am happy to share my recommendation for where to place your sofa and TV.

Without know dimensions of your space, I will do my best to recommend the best placement! Here are my thoughts based on the photos ...

Hi Sara,

Thank you so much for your photo of your floor plan. There are multiple uses for that second room. You could turn it into a library, crafting area if you h...

Hi Gail,

Thank you for reaching out to Design Bar for your interior design help! I love the image you have selected and think it will make a great touch in your room. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you are finishing your space.

You may be able to make a queen bed work in the room d...

Hi Katie,

Your home should be your own personal oasis, somewhere you can relax after a long day or enjoy time with friends and family. A living room is where people...

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How do I organize the furniture in my large living room?

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ANSWERED BY ELLEN FLECKENSTEIN • SEP 27, 2019

Hi, Jessere!

There is so much you can do to organize the space in your extra large living room. Trust me, its a good problem to have! To define a living are, I would select an ext...

Hello Yvonne!

Thank you for visiting the Design Bar for online interior design help! I have a few tips about choosing flooring for your family room:

  • When...

Hi Silvia,

Arranging furniture for good flow can be challenging in unique spaces, however I have a few ideas, and even a floorplan to help you with your space. First, if you are able, I would suggest to remove the doors into the dining and living room, making them into walkways will give a bet...

Hi Susan!

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. I am happy to share my recommendation for changing your bedroom layout.

Wi...

Hi Laurie!

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. I am happy to share my recommendation for how to lay out your living room.

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Choosing Art

Finding art is one of the most frequently submitted questions our interior designers get. Art can help transform a space and is one of the hardest things to find. Great art also doesn't have to be expensive and our interior designers are great at finding options at every decorating budget level. The most interesting and dynamic designs also mix art from different styles and our designers can help you put together different pieces of art in your room.

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