Help, living room has two focal points on opposite walls.
January 30, 2013 in Design Dilemma
When entering my step-down living room, there is a fireplace on the right and large bay window on the left. The window has a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge Mts. (See photo snapped from window last Oct.) I'm considering 4 chairs so that the fireplace and window can both be enjoyed. Or 2 chairs and a loveseat... or 2 loveseats facing each other, flanking the fireplace. Also, considering a seat pillow on the window as it's a good height for extra seating. I've been told that 2 loveseats would set up barriers in the room, but the living room is lower as a step-down. If I use 4 chairs, should they be the same, 2 pairs of chairs, or 4 different chairs? All I know is that I don't want to put a sofa in front of the window. The loveseat in the room is 62" wide and will go back to my bedroom. Thank you in advance for any input.