Fireplace design - details of design to be modified to be compatible w foyer panelling. Ignore built-ins on either side (though builtins could be a possibility for alcoves flanking FP. Spectacular mirrors on either side of fireplace a great option.
just when I think transitional is all that, I fall in love with traditional . what a lovely, lovely room. that ceiling! that window! that staircase! could be a back staircase off the family room/kids room
A window seat beside the fireplace - yes! Like the warm tones and splashes of color plus ivory cream wall paint, coffered ceiling, silver grey mushroom linen ottoman with nailhead trim, change the rug to blue. Credit to Meredith Heron Design.