Allow more light to enter the living area by using light curtains. If possible semi transparent curtains that are only enough to reduce glare that may be caused because of sunshine, instead of using heavy looking "valances" use proven and. Use brighter color schemes commonly known as "hot" color schemes. These create a very good reflection and transmission of natural as well as artificial light inside the living room. You can find one more different method to defining the thought of the living room (or any interior space) and that's the empty volume left behind after all the furniture as well as other accessories have been fitted. Because anything in your living world is definitely "relative". The perceived volume is always relative to the empty volume that is certainly normally used for circulation. The more empty volume you get, the bigger the room will look.