"Avoid the urge to push all the furniture up against the walls. Floating items out into the room can help you make use of all the available square footage." —Libby Langdon: 1. Grouped Artwork 2. Back-to-Back Sofas 3. One Big Rug
love the idea of a low wrap-around storage unit in an open floor plan - it helps to create an additional element of seperation between spaces while adding valuable storage all while not adding clutter to the floor plan.