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Identify your focal point Is it the TV…If the idea is to watch Netflix and relax more than entertain visitors, place the TV in the centre of the seating area, as seen here. The area surrounding the TV should be minimal so as not to distract from the action on screen. In this image, the slats used as a back panel show off the TV to its best advantage and work as a design element too – and with seating strategically placed all around it, the TV is elevated to being the cynosure of all eyes.
Board-and-batten sidingWith origins rooted in vernacular building treatment, board-and-batten siding has always been a popular panelling technique for vintage outbuildings and European cottage-style homes. This Mumbai home is a modern twist on this traditional style. In this room, the alternating broad and narrow vertical panels are sheathed in wood and mirror respectively, and form a compelling feature wall.
4. Use it as a back panel Consider using slats as a back panel for the TV or bed. In this space, the wood slats make a fascinating combination with narrow mirror strips. This addition brings depth and texture to an all-white living room.