Mascheroni ConstructionContemporary Living Room, San Francisco
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3. Use furniture with hidden storage. Another option is to choose a storage ottoman or bench, either as your coffee table or as an extra seat tucked away beneath a console. You can store media, games, magazines and even shoes inside. The key is to use it to hide the things that usually look messy when strewn all over your living room. If that means you use drawer organizers inside your ottoman and keep junk-drawer stuff in there, so be it!
So subtle that it reads as a neutral, citron accents lighten up the indigo draperies and sofa in this living space. The leather storage ottoman in place of a traditional coffee table is the room's secret weapon, adding a shot of energy and edge.
This cane-backed version of a Bergere chair is a lighter pick both visually and physically, and can transition into a host or hostess chair in the dining room when needed. Tip: When shopping for an occasional chair that you know may not have a spot in your living room all the time, imagine how it will work in your dining room, entryway, bedroom or office. Finding a chair that is versatile enough to work in a handful of spaces in your home has a lot of value.