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…or an alternative focus…If you’d rather take in the view outside (or have an alternative focus), place it on the wall adjacent to the focal point so that it can still be viewed comfortably.Tip: A couple of swivel chairs in such a set-up would be a handy addition.
The dominance of materials over hues becomes evident as soon as one enters the home. The living room boasts a commanding wooden ceiling that immediately draws attention. To ensure that the wood looming overhead does not darken the interiors, the walls are kept white, paired with neutral marble flooring. The low wooden TV cabinet is a counterpoint to the visual weight of the wood above.