The living room is the most popular place in a house to entertain guests, and where families come together to end their day, relax after a long workweek or enjoy a TV show together. In most cases, this room is on the main level of a home and sees a lot of activity.

It is imperative that your living room have a friendly atmosphere to ensure the comfort of visitors. When planning a living room design, the first and most important consideration is the purpose of the room. You have to be comfortable and like the style, since you will most likely be spending a lot of time in the room.

Here are 26 living room design ideas to help you determine the style that you want. Also be sure to check out 30 Thrilling Open Plan Living Rooms with a View and 30 Scandinavian Living Room Designs With a Mesmerizing Effect  for more inspiration.