Some important tips regarding the living room design discussed below. Such tips are available for complete home design.

Living room is one of the most important rooms of the house as it is there only where we seat the guests or which is denoted as the main hall or being the family room. Family members usually create a dining space too in this room with an arrangement of watching television while they ate their foods. This not right and it is suggested that you eat your food silently with calm mind at the right place which you had designated for the same.

What is vastu shastra?

Vastu shastra is the ancient Indian scientific practice of house design and its structural modifications such that the owner gets the positive energy support of the universal energy when he lives there. This happens when all the four elements of nature namely air, earth, water and sky are kept balanced in this house. Therefore the design of the house has to be in accordance with this balance to keep the inhibitor of the hose healthy, wealthy and happy.

Modern Living Room Vastu Tips

Modern Living Room Vastu Tips


Television should never be placed in north east or south west direction. Always have it in southeast direction. Coolers and AC should be placed in west or north but never in southeast or northwest direction. Telephone should be in east or in the north or south east. Aquariums can be placed in North, East and North east directions but it should never ever be placed in north west corner of the living room.


Vastu advocates the placement of furniture in the south or west direction. The area across southwest can have waist level landscaping with heavy indoor plants. Along
the southeast wall, you can place a floor level lamp with red or orange light to draw attention to the living space.

Lighting and Doors

Plenty of natural light should come into the room. The room should be well lit. The chandelier should never be in the center of the room. It should be towards the west. The doors and windows should be in the east or north direction. Do not keep pictures of God in the living room or at the entrance.


Yellow, blue, green, and beige are suitable colors for the living room walls as lighter and brighter colors are preferred in spaces where guests are entertained. These colors promote better relationships and an active environment.


The use of painting can create a pleasant environment in the room. Painting of waterfall, rising sunprovides positive energy. Avoid paintings that symbolize death, violence and negative aspects of life.