Ottoman is one of the versatile pieces of furniture that when being selected and incorporated sophisticatedly, can smarten up your living room. Designing your home with ottoman in your living room depends on factors such as your decorating taste, your living room theme, the size and style of your room, the existing furniture in your space and the personality you want the room to reflect. In choosing an ottoman, be sure to pick one that satisfies your taste and that matter to you the most.
Color & Style – Pick the best color that can bring harmony with the rest of your furniture. If you have leather sofa, pick a leather ottoman, there are also chesterfield inspired ottoman that you can pair to your lovely chesterfield. This is one way to experiment with color in your living room if you generally prefer traditional or monotone themes. But for a more traditional look, find a color and texture that matches your sofa.
Size – Most common styles are round and rectangle. You could choose an ottoman that matches the scale of the rest of your furniture and your space so everything works in concord. Ottomans comes in variety of shapes, their dimensions are available in sizes as wide as your couch, square, round and petite sizes.
Function—Some have storage underneath a flip-top cushion. They are great for concealing magazines, books or toys; some have a tufted leather top and can be used as foot rest. Many ottomans can double the size of a coffee or end table, which is a great option if you have a large space, they also serves as extra seating while entertaining guests.