Also on these boards
this is well arrange, but just too quiet for me. If the inside backs were painted a Chinese red, all of the beigey objects would just pop! They would assume an importance they don't have now. Sherwin Williams Amazing Gray
Built ins define an entry via BHG. DIY Built-in IKEA Bookshelves: "Built-in bookcases not only add a ton of character and storage, but they really can make a small house feel so much bigger!"
This layout is easiest -- could be enough seating if the couch is long and there are 2 ottomans/poufs under TV. Or 2 chairs on each side? Or a loveseat on one or both sides? Plus, I like the built-ins to give our wall some balance.