Likewise, if you’re looking to create a formal atmosphere in your living room, you’ll want to use ornate patterns and décor.
17. Opening Up
A simple dark wood and beige color scheme helps to open this casual living room up into the open-concept living space.
18. Seating Area
One mark of a more formal living room is a seating area, which you can see here beneath the enormous picture window.
Slight and thin-profile furniture helps to keep this living room open, further underscoring its casual vibe.
And upright piano or a grand piano can really increase the sense of formality in a living room design. It’s thoroughly classic.