Not the execution I'm envisioning, but bookshelf behind sofa and hide items you rarely use on non-visible shelves. Think holiday decorations, pantry overstock, etc.
i like the low line of bookshelves that also gives you space for decor above 0 Living Room Layout Ideas: Place a Bookcase Behind Your Sofa
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If you float your living room furniture (and you should consider it) then you might have one of those pesky spots that's not quite big enough for traditional furniture, but it's too big to completely ignore
Large planes of solid color give you the freedom to use pattern in smaller splashes without going overboard./
Living room colors, shelves behind couch