What can I do with an empty corner in the living room?


Reader's question:

In the living room of my apartment, there is an empty corner with a window of about 70cm width. I want to do something with this corner, something practical but also taking advantage of the window.

Our suggestion:

Most apartments in contemporary cities are small.  Moreover, most users need extra storage and working spaces. So, before deciding about the decoration of this corner you have to think about your needs. Do you need extra storage and if yes, would you prefer to have shelves or drawers? Do you have tons of books? Then a practical choice is to organize a corner bookcase. How about creating a relaxing area where you could enjoy your tea with a friend? Then you could place a round table with two comfortable armchairs. Note however, that any furniture should be lower that the sill of the window.


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Of course the options are endless. Another interesting idea is to create a compact working space with a triangular desk. The shape of the desk will allow you on the one hand to enjoy the view outside the window and on the other hand to feel connected with the living room. Moreover, the natural light is ideal for reading and inspiration.

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