Large Furniture: the Best Ways to Decorate the Living Room
Do you love large furniture but aren't sure how to integrate it into your living room? Here are some tips to do it successfully.
Decorating with large furniture has become a trend. Not only in living rooms, but also in kitchens and bedrooms.
Large furniture brings a lot of warmth and makes spaces much more welcoming. Of course, we must be very careful because everything needs to be proportional.
It’s important that a room with large furniture is balanced and harmonious.
Obviously, if your living room is small or standard size, it’s much more complicated to incorporate large furniture.
It’s ideal to decorate with large furniture in spaces that are big and have high ceilings. Otherwise, you risk making the room look smaller visually.
Next, we’ll tell you the best ways to decorate with large furniture.
Large furniture refers to sofas, dressers, shelves, and any other decorative element.
Decorating with large furniture has become a trend in recent years. However, few people have the space to take full advantage of this type of furniture.
Large furniture draws the eye and becomes a unique and key piece of decoration in the room. However, this doesn’t mean you can forget the rest of the decor.
On the contrary, you’ll need to be even more careful with the rest of the elements.
So that you don’t have problems with decorating with large furniture, consider the following tips:
Having the dimensions of the space clearly defined is fundamental. If you don’t know the space, you won’t have a good end result.
However, if you have the ideal space (large with high ceilings), you have nothing to worry about. You can choose a large chaise lounge sofa. This can be paired with a large lamp or pendant lighting with impressive dimensions. Shelving with books from floor to ceiling is also a perfect element for this type of room.
On the other hand, if your room is standard size but you still want a large piece, consider one that works in your space. You don’t want to be constantly tripping over your furniture.
For example, a large mirror or a giant vase could be an option. Make that element the center of attention.
This way you will not have empty spaces, but the whole room will focus on the large piece.
Decorating with large furniture can help add depth to your living room.
To do this, you’ll want to put the large piece as far in the background as possible. This would be if your room is very large.
On the other hand, if your room is standard size, you really need to consider the spacing. You don’t the furniture to interfere with walking around, but it can’t be isolated either.
In addition, remember what we said before. This piece of furniture will become the center of attention. Therefore, it needs to play off the dimensions of the other elements.
Combine them to create intelligent compositions that draw the eye.
Not too much, not too little
To achieve this trend, it’s important to understand two design principles: proportionality and balance.
Proportionality refers to adapting the size of the elements to the room.
If you have a room that is too big and you only put small elements, the elements will feel scattered and give the feeling of emptiness.
However, if we do the opposite and put large elements into a small room, you’ll make the room feel smaller. In addition, it will create the feeling of being overwhelmed and disordered.
On the other hand, the principle of balance shows us that we can’t go to extremes.
This means that if your room is wider than normal, it doesn’t mean that all elements need to be large.
The most beautiful thing about this trend is the game of dimensions you can play with it.
Therefore, if you have a lot of space, a large sofa with other large elements, like a giant mirror or a large lamp should be enough to decorate the space.
As you can see, decorating with large furniture doesn’t need to be too complicated. You need to consider:
- Available space
- What large elements you want to incorporate
- Do you want more than one large piece?
- The room must convey balance and harmony.