Family room vs. living room
There have been so many questions as to when can you call a place in your house a living room or a family room. Sometimes people tend to use these rooms in the wrong manner or interchangeably. They may sound the same but they have so many differences. You can tell the differences between the two through how people use them; how the rooms are decorated and where they are located in the house. The function of the room is the most important determinant on which or what room it is for. Naming it has less significance as to whether it is a family room or a living room.
The main differences in how it is used is that the family room is where the people who live in the house get together, have fun and relax, while the living room is where more formal