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How should I arrange my living room to avoid the view of the half bath?

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Hi Mae! 

Thanks so much for submitting your question to our Design Bar. I would to offer some advice in regards to your living room layout. 

After looking the photos ...

Hi Catherine!

I love this space in your home! It feels so open and bright! There are a few aspects that can play into the layout of the space. Do you plan to watch TV in this space? If so, we need to factor in a location for the TV. Do you like to read or play board games/puzzles? If so, we ca...

Hey Pauline!

Thanks so much for reaching out to our Design Bar with your question. I would love to offer some advice in regards to the layout of your apartment...

Hey Mulligan!

Thanks for reaching out to our Design Bar however, Im not sure I quite understand your question. Would you mind requesting a follow up question and providing a bit more detail? 

Looking forward to hearing back from you! 

Hi Jane! 

Thanks so much for reaching out to our Design Bar with your question. I would love to offer some insight in regards to rug size. 

So typicall...

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How large should my rug be?

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Hi Autumn!

I agree with you, I think your rug is a bit small for the space and your furniture. Furniture should sit on top of rugs. For living spaces I like to use 8'x10' rugs to start and go up from there accordingly if that feels too small for the space. I'm not sure what rug size you are using right now but I think where it lands, lined up with the ...

Hi Ashley!

I would put your sofa along the longer 16' wall with end tables on each side of it. I would place 2 accent chair next to each other centered in front of your windows, so that they are not blocking the floor vents. I would use another end table next to the accent chair on the end. I ...

Hi Trinity!

I'd be happy to help you design a nursery for your twins! It looks like you are starting from scratch so I think it would be best if we started a projec...

Hey Aaron! Gorgeous apartment and I would love to help you figure out the best layout given the space!

I like that you are adding the wall to help differentiate the...

Hey Seph! 

Thanks so much for submitting a questionto our Design Bar! I would love to help you with the design of this small space! 

So after looking o...

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Choosing Art

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