No we know, there are parts in the actual house we can still optimize for the extra space, whether it is storage room or lounge. A typical Western living room may contain furnishings such as a sofa , chairs , occasional tables , coffee tables , bookshelves , electric lamps , rugs, or other furniture Traditionally, a sitting room in the United Kingdom and New Zealand has a fireplace , dating from when this was necessary for heating.
UK fashion designer Hussein Chalayan is contributing a series of wearable devices that will detect the emotions of museum visitors and project them into the surrounding space for a piece called Room Tone that will explore anxieties related to city living.
Along the history-conscious East Coast, the living room of an Oyster Bay, New York, home in which George Washington really did sleep (during a 1790 visit) had a lot to live up to. So when designer Sallie Giordano bought it as her family’s weekend retreat, one of her overarching impulses was to honor its age.
The abundance of possibilities makes it feel as though nothing is good enough—before you know it you’ve gone two months without purchasing so much as a lamp because you have to wonder if lamps are even necessary when you already have overhead lighting (yes) or if that 3×5 rug is big enough for your living room (no).
It is exactly light that can inspire comfort and warmth; or make the room feel cold even when the heating is on. The way how you position lights can also add/remove importance from your elements; or indicate the type of atmosphere you’re trying to create for your guests.