Deviating from the idea of having a separate dining room, French designers insist on placing a dining table in the living room. This table should be massive and attractive, always with a low-sheen or a dull waxed finish.
The purple color is associated with meditation and honesty. It is the color of royalty, and according to Feng Shui it creates the perfect atmosphere for quiet introspection.
This will allow you to create a functional space and build up storage if you need it, even though this is a tiny living room.
Lighting is one of the most important and most complex aspects of any room. For living rooms, it is less utilitarian than it is in many other spaces, like the kitchen and bathroom.
To have an idea of how this works, think of a rough stained/painted plaster wall with a hefty beam ceiling, both in a room where most of the furniture is amazingly and carved in detail. The floors are most of the time made of stone, and neatly covered with cotton
If you don’t want the sofa to be in the center of attention, then we suggest to choose some eccentric color for the walls. All the attention will be pointed to them.
You can have a completely white living room with white sofas, coffee table and rug with black shelves containing books or knick-knacks.
Th furniture with purple color is very modern, with sleek shapes and materials it can reflect light and modern atmosphere.
In fact, any rustic and homely setting can remind of the French countryside, as long as we know which elements can invoke it.
In order to make this work, keep the color palette consistent and similar. This should carry through with the decorative touches, like your entry rug and your living area rug, or your seat cushions and your sofa.
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