1,86,56,882 Family Room Design Photos

As the primary space for relaxation and everyday entertainment, the family room often serves multiple functions. Since it's more casual and informal than a traditional living room, it tends to see lots of use from every member of the family — TV, video games, homework, reading and game night are all acceptable here. Since they are the go-to spot for so many activities, family rooms need to include plenty of storage, ample seating and potentially a workspace. Because of this, planning and organizing your family room design prior to jumping into decorating mode is key. Read on for tips on how to layout and design your ideal space.

What kind of storage should I add to my family room?

Before you start your remodel, consider your overall storage needs. Think about what kinds of things you usually keep in your space, and choose family room furniture or built-ins that specifically accommodate those items. If you have young kids, toys might be an issue, so built-in cabinets or toy boxes and chests would be worthwhile investments. For high-tech families, add shelves for movies and video games and cabinets to hide small electronics like video game consoles and DVD players. Better yet, invest in a large entertainment center or media console for a cohesive look. To encourage good work habits pieces such as a bookshelf, desk, work table or built-in counter for homework and document organization can be a lifesaver. Once you've planned out your storage needs, it's time to start thinking about the fun stuff: decorating.

How do I decorate my family room?

Since this space generally has an informal feel, it lends itself well to a casual but fun decor style. Don't be afraid of a bright color scheme, but be careful of going overboard. You can either stick with neutral furniture and bright accents, or highlight the furniture and scale back the accessories. Regardless, your family room decor should include functional and kid (or pet) friendly items, such as easy-to-clean rugs, throw pillows and curtains. This is definitely one space in the home that should have plenty of character and personality, so be sure to bring in personal knickknacks, like colorful accessories and family photos to liven up the space. Top it all off with mirrors, lamps and proper ceiling lighting to help light flow throughout the space, then kick back and enjoy your new family room!
Indian Exterior

the view...and the openness of the place is wonderful. - muhammad_tauqeer41


cupboards in the dining hall - webuser_433294094

Garden Apartments

Design Forum Interantional
Wall display with pictures, table, and chairs. - cherylsnap


Photographix | Ira Gosalia
Simple nd neat! - webuser_604854008


diy centre table using stainless steel frame and ceramic tile - shivam_jain83

Beach House

balcony for hall - mallanpatil

Mr. Subramanyam

The laminated flooring flooring which can be dismantled and reassembled at a new place - priyanka_agarwal5686540

Blau Haus

Photography - Sameer Chawda Designed by - Studio Nishita Kamdar
the blue game is awesome - webuser_891875137

the eclectic home

the sliding door is great from the point of view of safety - rashpreet_alang

Mediterranean Living Room

tiles pattern & flasce celling - vinu_4141

The H Cube House

see u can also take a two seater like this when not towards the wall - kavitha_jain76

K Residence 2 Noida

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Apartment Therapy

Good combination of furniture and flooring plus lighting - aggarwalrhythm

The Organic House

The White Room designed this unconventional house for a young couple in Mumbai. Almost Gaudi-like, arches, vaults and curves are integral design elements of this distinctively made home. The dining bar, doorways, windows, niches, all are crowned by asymmetrical round arch segments, reinforcing the organic appeal of different spaces. - vinitakunnath

Awakening by the pool

Sebastian Zachariah & Ira Gosalia ( Photographix)
Layout - khyati152

219 Boat Club

Lighting and arrangements - simonblue47

Samikash - A 4 Bedroom Brigade Apartment

Satvik Shahapur - SOK Works Photography
Colourful bedroom - rajat_kohli26

J S Home

Prashant Bhat Photography
half colored wall opposite full colored wall - gssonal