Interior designer Charles Aronson provides tips on how to give definition to a room with an open floor plan.
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The best way to decide furniture placement, no matter what size room you're working with, is to sketch it out on paper first or buy a floor plan kit. These allow you to try out all of the possibilities before moving a thing.
Rearranging the sofa to face the fireplace, placing two small chairs next to each other and bringing in the settee creates an inviting living room area. Lowering the pendant lights over the dining table and an intimate chair arrangement makes that area more comfortable as well.
Take a look as this mismatched room is transformed into a cosmopolitan bedroom for a fraction of the cost of the inspiration room.