While a large space is in many ways a blessing, it can also pose some design challenges as well. A huge great room, a 100-year-old farmhouse with high ceilings, or a loft apartment that is essentially one gigantic room, all present unique problems when it comes to design. Fortunately, there are things you can do to break up a large space and create a harmonious, unified look – even if you feel a bit overwhelmed by your blessings. Consider these design hacks when decorating a large room in your home.
If you’re struggling to fill one large, open space, such as a huge loft apartment, consider breaking the space up into smaller areas, or ‘rooms.’ You can achieve this with furniture groupings, with screens, with rows of tall, thick plants, or clearly defined seating spaces, such as a couch and chairs facing a fireplace. If you choose this method, be sure to leave several open pathways to ensure easy traffic flow between your ‘rooms.’