A few years ago, the layout of the living room would ideally include the placement of sofa, chairs, cabinets, entertainment system and center table. However, in the post-COVID world, the living room now functions as a home office, school, meditation and workout zone- and everything in between. Given this shift in lifestyle, interior designers across the world are now looking to expand the function of the living room for their clients. If you have a living room design project in the works, these living room painting ideas and design tips will go a long way in designing a more ergonomic, functional space: