Living Rooms

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It's all very well creating a room that looks pretty, but do you feel inclined to put your feet up in it when it's done? Fiona McKenzie Johnston investigates the key principles behind that essential quality every interior should have, comfort.
Since finishing the renovation of her husband's farmhouse in County Durham, our columnist Rita Konig has seen the colourful interiors come to life in ways she could not have imagine at the project's start
Country living room ideas that you needn't live in a house in the country to copy

Cosy living room ideas

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A textile designer’s bright, airy Swedish summer bolt-hole | House & Garden
A neglected London penthouse transformed into a riot of colour and pattern | House & Garden
Five simple flower arrangements for high summer | House & Garden

Small Living Rooms

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A modern take on Georgian elegance and symmetry in a storied Hampstead house | House & Garden
A modern take on Georgian elegance and symmetry in a storied Hampstead house
A modern take on Georgian elegance and symmetry in a storied Hampstead house | House & Garden
a dog laying on top of a rug in a living room next to a window
An atmospheric 18th-century workers' cottage in historic Greenwich
An atmospheric 18th-century workers' cottage in historic Greenwich | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and a fire place in front of a brick wall
Veere Grenney's enchanting Tangier house, in his own words
Veere Grenney's enchanting Tangier house, in his own words | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and lots of windows
A storied mid-century house on Maine's Down East peninsula
A storied mid-century house on Maine's Down East peninsula | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and green walls
An adaptable Herne Hill house with a country cottage feel
An adaptable Herne Hill house with a country cottage feel | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and bookshelves
An adaptable Herne Hill house with a country cottage feel
An adaptable Herne Hill house with a country cottage feel | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and a fire place under a painting on the wall
An adaptable Herne Hill house with a country cottage feel
An adaptable Herne Hill house with a country cottage feel | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and pictures on the wall next to a blue couch
Restaurateur Keith McNally tells the story of his New York apartment
Restaurateur Keith McNally tells the story of his New York apartment | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and a chandelier hanging from the ceiling next to two windows
Author Vanessa Beaumont on how an inherited house became a character she has fallen in love with
Author Vanessa Beaumont on how an inherited house became a character she has fallen in love with | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture and a fire place in the middle of it's walls
The duo behind Pinch turn an ice-cream factory into a glorious house in the Devon countryside
The duo behind Pinch turn an ice-cream factory into a glorious house in the Devon countryside | House & Garden
two people standing in a living room with bookshelves on the wall and a dog laying on the floor
The duo behind Pinch turn an ice-cream factory into a glorious house in the Devon countryside
The duo behind Pinch turn an ice-cream factory into a glorious house in the Devon countryside | House & Garden
a living room filled with furniture next to a window covered in colorful pillows and curtains
Rita Konig brings ease and warmth to a sprawling 19th-century country house
Rita Konig brings ease and warmth to a sprawling 19th-century country house | House & Garden
a woman in a red suit sitting on a couch next to pillows and a lamp
A gloriously colourful Highbury abode decorated on a budget
The glorious Highbury abode of De Gournay's Design Director | House & Garden
a living room filled with white furniture and lots of window coverings on the windowsill
A Spanish-style 1920s villa sensitively restored to its restful roots
A Spanish-style 1920s villa sensitively restored to its restful roots | House & Garden
A colourful Notting Hill townhouse that is a blend of English maximalism and Eastern influences
“Before I lived in Notting Hill, I had always loved these streets; this little pocket of London,” says interior designer Stella. “I was hunting for a house around here - hoping to find something that hadn’t recently been done up - when I heard this one had come up for sale. I got excited before I even saw it.” Drawing from a colour palette inspired by her childhood in Hong Kong, Stella has created a comfortable London house.