Modern living room with blue velvet sofa and task lighting

Setting lights at different heights beside the sofa makes the space more versatile – suitable for reading or sewing. White walls and flooring keep the space from looking too boxy.

Take lamp
Content by Conran

Floor lamp
Vaughan

Sofa
Stuart Scott Associates

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