Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor
Playing with furniture arrangement can be a decorating fan’s dream. But that’s only if you’ve got the space to play in. If you’ve got a tight living room (say 200 square feet or under), you might find yourself stumped on how to fit in enough furniture to do much living in the room. To help with that design dilemma, here are the top furniture arrangements for compact sitting areas, as well as some general tips you can use to get the most out of any room shape.
1. Large sectional + compact chairs. In a compact space, the No. 1 way to provide maximum flexibility of seating is to use a large sectional sofa and compact, European-sized chairs (such as light and tight midcentury modern seats). The large sofa gives you space to spread out when alone or pack in numerous guests during a gathering. The