Trendy Living Room Seating Ideas For Your Home

by Devna Tiwari | September 9, 2020 | 5 mins read

Trendy living room seating ideas

Here’s a lowdown on trendy living room seating ideas to help you create a space where there’s always an extra seat!

Your living room is where you spend most of your day’s time and entertain your guests for a weekend catchup or formal meets. Picking the right type of seating is a crucial part of designing the interiors of this space, an element that can make or break it!

With a myriad of seating options to choose from it can be a daunting task to strike a perfect balance between making your living room feel as spacious and squeeze in extra seating. This especially so if your living room is tight on floor space. Today we bring you some of our favourite living room seating ideas to create a place that’s always ready for a gathering or just cosy enough to enjoy a lazy movie night with your family.

Let’s get started!

A Classic Sofa With Additional Seating Idea

If you live in a joint family in India you will need a living room seating arrangement that has room for everyone. A classic sectional sofa or what is popularly known as a family sofa is always the perfect choice! This huge sofa type is available in various colours and textures and can be customised to your family size and seating requirements. Here in this living room seating arrangement a sectional sofa is paired with an additional wingback chair in a popping yellow colour to squeeze in some extra seating space. A seating arrangement like this works great for a small family that likes to entertain often.

Living room seating ideas with a classic sofa makes additional seating

A Modern Sofa With Lounge Chairs

A seating arrangement like this is ideal if you have a small living room. Here we see a two-seater sofa with a couple of lounge chairs. This setup is elegant and efficient at the same time not to mention super comfortable! Both these seating options are available in various colours, sizes and textures that can easily blend in almost every style and aesthetics.

Living room seating with a modern sofa and lounge chairs
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A Living Room Seating Without A Sofa

How about breaking the stereotypical living room seating arrangement with something chic and trendy like a settee instead of a big fat couch? Here, this small living room features a comfortable two seater wooden settee topped with a cushioned seater and an additional armchair in a velvet texture. This combination of two different types of seating options works best in a small living room of a studio apartment or a 1BHK. You can play around with colours and textures and incorporate pendant lights as shown in the image to complete the look.

Seating for small living room without sofa

Living Room Seating With A Swing Chair

It’s safe to say that we all love swings! And there’s nothing more fun than having one in your living room!

Other than adding fun and style to your living room, a swing chair is also a great seating option, especially if you have kids at home or like to entertain. You can throw in some cushions, quilts and a couple of throw pillows to make it even cosier! These swing chairs are readily available both online and offline in different colours and designs to choose from. Pick a design and colour that blends well with the overall seating arrangement of your living room like the sofa colour, wall paint and lightings.

Living room seating ideas with a swing chair

A Living Room Seating With A Sofa And A Rocking Chair

If you don’t have a living room big enough to add a huge swing chair but you still like the idea of adding a fun seating option then this one’s for you. This living room seating arrangement features a simple two seater sofa with a chic rocking chair as an additional seater. These chairs are easily available in different colours, designs and sizes you can choose the one that works the best for you!

Seating furniture for living room with a sofa and a rocking chair

Living Room With Floor Seating Option

If you like things simple, stay alone or with your spouse and do not need too many seating options in your living room, this arrangement might work out for you perfectly! This living room features a cosy two-seater sofa chair, a futon cum seater and throw pillows as a floor seating option! You can choose these seating options from myriad colour and design options readily available in the market as per your taste and existing interiors or colour scheme of the living room!

Floor seating living room idea is a trendy living room seating idea
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And that’s it for today!

We hope these living room seating ideas help you create a perfect seating arrangement in your living room to enjoy and entertain your guests! We recommend you add a lot of lights, drapes and cushions in your living room to create a cohesive look!

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Devna Tiwari is a content writer at Design Cafe's home interiors blog.

Devna Tiwari

Devna Tiwari is a content writer at Design Cafe and comes with four years of experience. She walks undeterred, heads up against all odds and sits down to write about them. When she is not out there capturing every moment to permanence or trying out new restaurants, she is busy planning her next voyage. She is also the author of the book The Surrogate Girlfriend.

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