Small Living Room Ideas: How to Get the Design Right

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Looking for small living room ideas to make a compact space feel bigger than it is? Or maybe embracing the cosy, snug vibe is right for your spatially-challenged spot? 

Living rooms may have fallen out of favour in the last couple of decades with open plan living taking the home design zeitgeist by storm, but they are an important space to get right. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.