According to Vastu Shastra living room or drawing room should be located in east or north direction. The ideal location of a living room depends on plot facing. The living room can be in northeast direction for east and north facing house. The living room can be in northwest for west facing house. In south facing house, living room can be in southeast.
The use of painting can create a pleasant environment in the room. Painting of waterfall, rising sun provides positive energy. Avoid paintings that symbolize death, violence and negative aspects of life.
T.V. should be placed in southeast direction. Living room vastu opposes to place T.V. in north-east or south-west corner.
Cooler or A.C should be placed in west or north direction. Avoid A.C or Cooler in southeast and northwest. Telephone should be placed in East, North or south-east. It should not be in south-west or the north-west corners.
Southern and western corners of the room are perfect for placing the furniture.
The furniture should be placed in west or south direction. The furniture such as showcase, almirah or heavy articles etc. should be in south or west or southwest direction. It should be rectangular or square, not in oval, circular or odd shape.
The color of wall in living room should be white, yellow, blue or green. Prefer light color over dark colors. Avoid black and red color in living room. Showcase and almirah can be kept in the southwest corner
Lighting of living room should be bright. If chandelier is in living room, it should be slightly towards west, not at the centre of the room.
The door of living room should be in east or north direction because doors are very auspicious in these directions. There should not be a photograph of any God in living room or at entrance door. Windows in east and north are beneficial.