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Open floor plan in Austin, Texas. Rustic beams help separate this open living room from the adjoining kitchen and dining room.
transition area from one room to the other
Defining wall area between the 2 rooms
While the living, dining and kitchen areas remain open to one another, Wasserman divided the main living space from a slightly more private family room with this custom end-grain screen
Another view of the living room that has the screen between the living areas.
Coffee tables should be located 14 to 18 inches from a sofa to provide sufficient legroom.
use a free online room planner (I like the one from Jordan’s Furniture in Boston) to draw the space and test various furniture configurations. It’s less work and a lot more fun.
Bringing the attention down. High windows can make a space feel cavernous. Adding detailing in a contrasting fabric that relates to the lower part of the room can help bring the focus down and make things cozier.