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Breathtaking Living Room Design Ideas For An Elderly Relative
22 Oct 2014

Breathtaking Living Room Design Ideas For An Elderly Relative

There are only one or two sensible precautions you must take if you are designing and decorating a room for an elderly relative. The style may not be to your liking but remember that they grew up in a different time to you. Many of the materials and products we enjoy today were not available back then. Some old people do not have the desire to gather the latest gadgets and trinkets that young people treasure.

Here are a few design ideas to help you develop the perfect living room that is both attractive and functional. It is a room in which most people would be happy to sit back and relax. I hope you like it.

Dated Decoration

To someone who may be used to having things their way, the stark and empty lines of contemporary design are cold and unwelcoming. It is one setting where you can use pleasant wallpaper to adorn the walls and make the room look cosy. Our constant quest for spaciousness doesn’t apply here. If it makes the room seem a little smaller, it isn’t the end of the world. If you decide upon paint instead of paper, use something from the warm side of the colour wheel.

Underfoot

While a modern room might feature vinyl or laminate flooring, it is vital that your use carpet here to give the warmth that no other product can equal. It isn’t all about the feel of the carpet. There are the visual and acoustic aspects to consider. It has a calming effect on the ambiance in that space and offers comfort to the inhabitant.

Readers Corner

Not everybody likes to sit in front of the television all day and soak up the constant stream of drivel or bad news. Set aside a corner of the room where they can enjoy a good book. It needs a floor standing light and somewhere to sit. Multiyork armchairs and others with wings are perfect for this situation.

Other Furnishings

If you must use a coffee table in the middle of the room, it is best to avoid those that are extremely low to the floor or feature glass tops. Maybe the person that lives there isn’t too steady on their feet; it is just a precaution.

When they grew up, every living room would feature a sideboard. They are fantastic items that are coming back into fashion thanks to the desire for anything retro. Sideboards are ideal for storing clutter out of sight too, so find a unit to suit this space.

When guests come round, they need somewhere to sit. Try to find a style of sofa that matches the armchair in readers corner. Maybe they will come as a suite, which is how they did it years ago.

Excellent Lighting

As we get on in years, our eyesight tends to fade. It is a design where you can install a central chandelier to make the room bright in the evenings. You can still make use of LED bulbs; there is a huge range from which to choose.

The recipient of your efforts will enjoy the space you create. It will probably improve their lives; we all enjoy comfortable and pleasant surroundings. Rest assured, they will appreciate your efforts.

Le Trung Thanh

With the passion to write and the mission to build as a Civil Engineer, he gloriously combines both fields to open more windows for learning and doors for development. It has been her big dream to own a home with the touch of Green Architecture and the simple elegance of Modern Minimalist Interiors.

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