Open concept living rooms are popular in modern home design. It represents a response to pressures, which appear daily and the visual component emphasizes a sense of freedom. However, there are some things to transform the open concept living rooms from a chilly expanse into a warm sanctuary. Use intimate furniture placement, rich colors and warm lighting to make relatives and friends feel right at home. Also, use lighting to help define the different spaces. Your lighting will help separate the functions of each area.