In the modern day home, the family room is the center; it is essential that chi flows freely and has easy access to the rest of your home. With its central location it is associated with the earth element and the color yellow, because of its lively function the family room is yang.
Do have plenty of natural light in your family room.
Do have a family room that opens to a garden or courtyard- this will increase the flow of chi and allow the family to easily flow outside in warm weather.
Do balance quiet activities, such as board games, card games, reading and puzzles, with active leisurely activities including table tennis, television and video games.
Do use muted but warm colors, such as yellow or green, the color of harmony, to foster creativity, team work and relationships.
Do use round tables to represent family harmony and equality.