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How to Arrange Furniture: No-Fail Tricks

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No matter if your rooms are big or small, having the right furniture arrangement will make them more enjoyable. Check out these tricks for arranging furniture to meet everyone’s needs.

Face the view

Face the view.

If you’re not sure how to arrange furniture in a living room, orient seating so it takes advantage of whatever view your room has to offer, whether it’s a TV or a bank of windows. Create your own focal point by hanging a large piece of art on a wall, or create a vignette of favorite objects on a console or bookshelf.

Arrange seating for fireside chats

Arrange seating for fireside chats.

For face-to-face chats, place seating no more than 8 feet apart. In a large living room, use furniture to create comfortable islands. Face two sofas in the center of a room, and place a group of chairs and side tables at one end to create a separate conversation area.

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