Great for larger spaces, a floating sofa in your living room can help define a focal point and create better flow through the space. Some people do this because they lack wall space to create seating areas if furniture is up against the wall. Others prefer this method because it creates an intimate seating area geared toward conversation.
A formal conversational living room layout is given a subtle update with some transitional accents. Notice how the coffee and end table have a slightly more contemporary silhouette that helps showcase the more classic silhouettes of the other items in the room such as the wing-back chairs.
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