Designer Jana Robertson suggests one large seating area anchored by a comfortable sectional to improve the flow of the room and make use of the entire space. She recommends neutral upholstery, then uses a tapestry that Wendy Siamon loves as an inspiration for the warm autumnal color palette.
Less is more. Instead of squeezing two seating areas into the design, focus on one substantial furniture grouping, and leave room for negative space. A cozy sectional is the perfect choice for providing lots of seating while best using the space in a large family room. Choose pieces with multiple functions. Ottomans and poufs are great places to rest your feet, or they can add seating when necessary for entertaining. Versatile nesting tables can be moved around as needed. Keep the core pieces neutral, and bring in color and texture with rugs, pillows and wood tones. That way, if the homeowners want