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Living room furniture ideas

The key to a perfect night in is finding the right living room furniture for you – an armchair you can sink into, a chaise longue you never want to get up from and a coffee table that keeps everything close to hand. So whether you’re spending a quiet evening by yourself or inviting loved ones round to yours, discover living room furniture ideas that will give you all the excuses you need to stay indoors.

A gallery style wall displaying artworks and books in display cabinets and on picture ledges

    Book storage ideas to give your living room character

    Whether you want to show off your favourite reads or hide them away, turn your living room into the perfect reading nook with these book storage ideas.

    A living room with sofa and chaise longue upholstered in red fabric

      Cosy sofa inspiration for your living room

      Above all else, your living room should be comfortable. For a sofa you won't be able to get up from, be inspired by our super-comfy seating options.

      IKEA GRÖNLID red 2-seater sofa bed and armchair with long chaise in a dark green wallpaper living room

        Bold living room ideas to make a statement

        Discover a living room that dares to be bold, full of deep colours and textures that invite you to make yourself at home.

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          Design tips from the Tom Dixon DELAKTIG collection

          DELAKTIG is the result of designer Tom Dixon's collaboration with IKEA, and it's a customisable range that could just be the starting point for your dream living room.

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          Maybe you have a perfectly colour-coordinated look in mind for your living area, or perhaps mixing and matching is more your style. Either way, our ideas will help you choose what furniture will work best at yours. From glass-fronted bookcases to display all your favourite reads to a sofa that folds out into a comfy bed for guests, our tips can help you create a space that’s both practical and stylish.