OK, first of all, I want those chairs. Second of all, the upholstered ottoman is the perfect piece of furniture to center them around. Third, check out that painted ceiling - Wowza!
Again, four matching chairs radiate from the oversized ottoman. This designer clearly knows that this is an arrangement that works, and I love the way it provides them with a base that gives them freedom to play with eclectic fabrics and colors.
You may also want to break up an oversized ottoman with a throw.
I love the glamor this silver ottoman adds to this closet. It's the perfect spot for perching while you try to put on complicated stilettos or pull on those impossible stretch boots.
An X-shaped ottoman is a very chic Regency piece that I don't see going out of style for a long time. They can stay out in a coffee table capacity, they can be tucked under consoles or side tables, and they can be pulled out for extra seating at a party.
This room shows you how well this piece can work in a more casual, comfortable, put-you-feet-up kind of room.
Ottomans don't have to be plain - here it is a big contributor to the mix of prints in the room.
I'm always drawn to this chocolate and pale yellow room. The big round ottoman in the middle pulls the whole thing together and balances the furniture.
Here is the same room from a different angle.