12 apartment living room ideas to copy whether you own or rent

On the hunt for some inspiring apartment living room ideas? Well, we have you covered, no matter what size you are dealing with, or awkward layout, or what your budget might be, hey, even if you rent, you are sure to find a ton of looks you can copy right here. 

Apartment living rooms tend not to be stand-alone spaces and often they have to double up as other rooms too – a dining room, a home office, a second bedroom when needs must. We work those spaces hard. So before all else they need to be functional, but that doesn’t mean they can’t look stylish too! We’ve rounded up all our favorite on-trend looks to prove just what can be done with an apartment living space so you can be inspired to give yours a refresh…

1. Think about your apartment living room layout

Loft boho style apartment living room

(Image credit: Ikea)

When it comes to configuring the layout of an apartment living room it can be a bit of a tricky task, especially if you are working with an open-plan space or a room that has to double up as something else. But there are plenty of ways to make the most of your space that are way more interesting than just pushing everything up against walls.