12 Best Living Room and Dining Combo Layouts

An open floor plan is favored in many modern offices and homes these days. This improves the light to the house, increases traffic flow, reduces construction costs, and encourages communication among people. A convenience space that comprises of living and dining room can be used in both small and large houses.

Here we’ll look into some excellent living room and dining layouts. 

L-Shaped Kitchen, Diner, and Living Room Layout

L-Shaped Kitchen, Diner, and Living Room Layout

This living space features three areas a living room, a dining room, and a kitchen. The L-shaped room has been divided into three distinctive areas, with the kitchen working as the middle room that helps one space transition to the next.

The kitchen island is key in separating the living area from the kitchen, and the way the back of the sofa is facing the kitchen also serves to highlight the difference between the two spaces.

The dining area is tucked into the smallest part of the room and is defined by a low-hanging light. The continuity of style allows the room to work as one whole space despite the layout creating definition between the areas.

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L-Shaped Kitchen, Diner, and Living Room Layout Floor Plan

Open Plan Living Layout

Open Plan Living Layout

This is a great example of how one room can be easily split into two distinguishable spaces simply by the way furniture is laid out.

Here, a sofa is tucked into one corner of the room, and an area rug with a coffee table clearly designates this part of the space as being the living room. The dining table and chairs are away from the rug, which helps to keep this part of the room separate.

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Open Plan Living Layout Floor Plan

Slick White Studio Layout

Slick White Studio Layout

This contemporary space utilizes one large rectangular room as two different areas, a living room, and a dining room.

The significant distance between the dining table and the living room furniture helps to keep the spaces visually separate, and the addition of an area rug in the living room serves to further accentuate the different parts of the room.

The two sofas are positioned facing each other, which makes for an ideal social space, and also means anyone seated can enjoy the views from the large window.

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Slick White Studio Layout Floor Plan

Multifunctional Living Space

Multifunctional Living Space

This large room accommodates a kitchen, dining room, and living room. The kitchen is at one end of the space and is kept confined by the use of an island that acts as a barrier between the kitchen and dining areas, showing clearly when the kitchen ends, and the dinner area begins.

The living room is at the opposite end of the space to the kitchen and is based around an area rug that defines the part of the room that is used as a living room.

The dining space sits between the living room and kitchen, and this space is defined by the low ceiling pendant light that hangs over the middle of the dining table.

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Multifunctional Living Space Floor Plan

Large Living and Dining Room Layout

Large Living and Dining Room Layout

This is a generously proportioned room, which is divided into two areas with different functions. The architecture of the home itself helps to separate the living room from the dining room, with the use of an archway between the two areas.

The way the furniture has been laid out ensures the two spaces are clearly separate; however, they are also open to each other that can encourage communication between the two spaces.

The sofa in the living room is facing towards the dining table, which means someone sitting in the dining room could still talk to the person sitting on the sofa.

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Large Living and Dining Room Layout Floor Plan

Loft Living Layout

Loft Living Layout

The layout in this loft space has created a living room and dining area in one room. The living room is based around a rug that clearly defines the living space.

The dining table is positioned on the opposite side of the room, away from the rug, which keeps the functions of the areas separate.

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Loft Living Layout Floor Plan

Compact Living Room and Dining Combo

Compact Living Room and Dining Combo

This small room has made excellent use of the space by fitting both a living area and dining area into it. The sofa chosen has tall arms on either side, which act as a barrier between the living room and dining room.

The area rug in the living room also helps to further identify this area as separate from the dining area.

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Compact Living Room and Dining Combo Floor Plan

Stylish Open Plan Apartment Layout

Stylish Open Plan Apartment Layout

This apartment includes a kitchen, diner, and living room in one open space. A corner sofa has been used that backs onto the kitchen, helping to create the angles of a living room and separation between the two.

The kitchen island also helps to encourage this. The dining room and kitchen areas have different flooring surface, which is great for creating division between these areas and the living room.

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Stylish Open Plan Apartment Layout Floor Plan

Luxurious Living Space Layout

Luxurious Living Space Layout

This is a large room that has been utilized into three different areas a kitchen, dining area, and living room.

Both the living room and dining room spaces have been defined with area rugs, while the kitchen is separated from the position of the island that backs onto the dining space. Light fixtures have also been effectively used to highlight the layout.

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Luxurious Living Space Layout Floor Plan

Cottage Living Room and Diner Layout

Cottage Living Room and Diner Layout

This open-plan living room and dining room space is divided by a square archway in the walls. One sofa has its back facing the dining room that helps to further distinguish the two areas. The dining furniture is positioned on top of a rug that helps to define the space.

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Cottage Living Room and Diner Layout Floor Plan

Contemporary Living and Dining Room Layout

Contemporary Living and Dining Room Layout

The living room and dining room in this space are positioned next to each other, behind an open-plan kitchen. A coffee table is flanked by a sofa on one side and two armchairs on the other side.

The backs of the armchairs face the dining area, helping to separate the two spaces; however, the fact that two chairs have been used rather than a sofa means the living room isn’t completely blocked off.

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Contemporary Living and Dining Room Layout Floor Plan

Living and Dining Room Combo

Living and Dining Room Combo

The furniture in the living room part of this space is grouped in an informal horseshoe shape that makes it very sociable while also distinguishing it as separate from the dining area.

An entryway is also included as part of the room, as defined by an area rug in front of the double doors.

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Living and Dining Room Combo Floor Plan