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Open plan living

In the zone

Why limit your self to a one-function room? With some clever jigging of furniture and a flourish of furnishings you can master the art of zoning - shaping your space into perfect little pockets to dine, relax, work and play in.

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Room for all

With a little imagination the lounge can be so much more than 'the tv room'. A flexible sofa - like this chaise-end style or even a sofa bed - is still the centre of attention but you can craft other zones from here. A kids corner or desk-come-dining table perhaps?

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If you're struggling for storage space, turn your attention to the walls. Well-placed shelving is our secret storage weapon.

Bright Ideas

Creating rooms-within-a-room is easier than you might think. A stylish screen or divider will do it, or a larger piece of furniture like a sideboard or storage unit can also be used to define a living room and dining space. Savvy smart lighting helps set the mood in each zone.

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Switch it up. Try our smart lighting options for complete customisation.

Tips for seating and eating spaces

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Keep it covered

Distract guests from dinner smells with a fancy fragrance or two.

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Space to place

Show off shelves by packing dining and lounge essentials in easy-to-find places.

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Home comforts

Functional doesn't need to be frumpy. Add personality to your home with accessories.

Greet. Seat. Eat. Repeat.

Ah, the kitchen-diner. Perfect for family feasting, but how do you separate the dining space from the commotion of the kitchen? Cue an under-the-table rug and statement light for the ultimate define-dining.

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Shhhh! Gone are the days of screaming kettles. Our quiet kitchen companions will make sure your dinner parties are undisturbed.

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Clever Corners

Often forgotten, a neat cheat to flexible family living is in the very corner of your room. Smart shelving-come-desks are ideal for compact corners, giving you a space to work in any room of your home.

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