By Shobukobar. Living Room Furniture. At Wednesday, November 06th 2019, 08:50:31 AM.
There are plenty of shelving options available in all kinds of materials, including metal, plastic, and wood. There are shelves that hang, shelves that are built into your walls, or shelves that stand free so that they can be placed anywhere. With the right shelves, you not only clear up storage issues, but you can compose a great design. You can expect to spend $20-$25 per linear foot on shelves made from basic wood materials. If you do the labor yourself, you can save some money. Professional labor could you be between $30 to $60 per hour of their work.
While some people enjoy the perpetual flicker of a flat screen television, others would rather spend their leisure time in conversation with friends and family. For a more social space, it is a good idea to place your furniture with people as your focal point, i.e. in a circle or parallel setup where everyone can see each other. Shea Homes, an online furnishing resource adds, “Make your guests as comfortable as possible by allowing them to sit in a seat where their backs are not facing an open space or door. Research has shown that this position can help lower blood pressure and make people feel more at ease.”
For small spaces, consider nesting tables that can expand when in use and fold up when they are not needed. Storage cabinets and case goods are placed against the wall, wherever the space allows. Media consoles and TV stands go under the television, and credenzas are usually placed on the longest wall. Etageres are high, open cabinets that display souvenirs, books, accessories and family photographs, and look best on a larger, empty wall so it doesn’t get crowded. Bar cabinets and bar carts are pieces that add an aura of glamour to the living room.