Comfort and modernity get a move on, when Jai Jalan waves his magical wand and conjures up some fabulous furniture designs.
So, you can use the same trick to separate your living area from the kitchen. With a mix of brownish, grayish color on the wall, porcelain travertine tiles on the floor, a soft area rug, wood slat chairs, a stylish table lamp, and a couple of coffee tables at the middle can help you catching the vibe of this room. A fireplace with shifting planes is present in this room. Even if you do not have any such fireplace in your living room, you can decorate the walls with a few portraits complementing the brownish taupe color of the walls.
Try bringing back the traditional sofas made out of teak, walnut or mahogany, and you will know what it means to recline in those royal seats.