Styling and zoning a large room

Got a large room that needs some order and personality? Lisa Dawson explains her approach to styling and zoning her dining room

Lisa and Joe Dawson sitting in their dining room
(Image credit: Katie Lee)

The luxury of a large room can almost make furnishing and styling as hard as when you have the opposite issue of a small living space. Without clever placement and furniture selection, items can end up looking a bit lost, leaving the room feeling uninviting or impersonal.

Here, Sian Astley talks to Lisa Dawson about her bold dining room and bar, looking at how the areas have been defined, shelves have been styled and character has been maximised. 

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