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Living room design ideas

Whether you want to create a practical, child-friendly room full of colour and light, or an elegant, relaxing space, our living room design ideas will guide you through layout and style options to suit every home.

Blues and whites in a sunny spot just inside French balcony-style windows. Wicker armchair beside a plant-wrapped tray table

    Indoor plant ideas for your living room

    Time to go green? Here's how to transform your living room into an indoor oasis by bringing it to life with plants.

    Julia sitting on a grey sofa in a living room with a pink wall and large monstera plant

      Home visit: minimalist living room ideas

      Create a minimalist space for two with these tips from a real couple who changed the way they live by starting small.

      A white traditional-style sofa in a living room with striped cushions, vintage wooden trunk and natural materials

        Home visit: country living room ideas

        Like the traditional look? Make it happen with ideas from a couple who turned a dilapidated farmhouse into a stunning living space.

        IKEA EKTORP sofa and footstool covered in a vintage flower pattern, furnished in a floral walled living room withdark green colours.

          Floral living room design ideas

          For a home that really reflects your personality, make the most of your living room – just like this family did with their floral-focussed space.

          IKEA LIDHULT three-seater red and brown sofabed with long chaise in a red-walled living room.

            Living room lighting ideas

            Settle in for nights on the sofa with lighting options for all occasions. As the living room is the heart of a house its only right to treat it well. Find out more about lamps, dimmers and ceiling lights that are fit for any space.

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            The living room is where it all happens. It’s where family joins you to catch up or to order a pizza and watch the game. Maybe it’s where you read a book, squeeze in some yoga or take a sneaky afternoon nap. A room that does so much deserves to be shown a little bit of love. From subtle modern minimalism to traditional country vibes, explore our ideas now to get started on a living room that truly reflects your personality.