l-shaped living room

8 tips for laying out an L-shaped living room

The L-shaped living room is one of the most common shapes especially in flats and newer properties. Our guide helps you make the most of this versatile space. The L-shaped living room is a common layout but it is so easy to get it wrong with poor arrangements of furniture in the space and mismatched colour schemes and styles. Our online interior design tool is the perfect place to create a beautiful L-shaped living room layout before getting the paint, …

narrow living room

7 tips for laying out a narrow living room

In our latest layout guide we look at the narrow living room and run through our 7 top tips to make the most of this awkward space.   A narrow living room is very common in Victorian terraced houses, town houses and in some modern flats. Choosing a layout for a long narrow room can be tricky. It’s not easy to create an inviting, stylish space rather than something that resembles a claustrophobic hallway. But don’t worry, we’ve got you …

Choose the right rug

Cheat Sheet: How to choose the right rug for your living room

It can be tricky so here’s our cheat sheet on how to choose the right rug for your living room. Rugs are the perfect floor-covering. When you choose the right rug they add texture, colour and warmth underfoot; help create zones and define spaces and can be easily changed and updated. However, there are dos and don’ts that ensure you choose the right rug for your space. The right one will make a room look fabulously finished; the wrong one will …