Best family room design ideas, decoration inspirations and photos in Westchester NY, Greenwich, CT, lower Fairfield CT, New York City, the Hamptons and Miami FL. Just like the kitchen, the family room is the workhorse of the home. This is a room that multi-tasks at all levels throughout the day and evening so its design must accommodate every need. Even though the family room is a high traffic area,it should be grounded in high-quality finishes that can take the rough and tumble of everyday life. It should maintain a level of luxury, but still be livable.