An ottoman is a bank or fabric covered stool standing near a sofa or chair. One inserted strand of oversized ottoman placed in the central area next to a large sectional sofa or couch makes a coffee table or ideal viewing. Place the ottoman so you can reach by anyone who sits around and put a decorative tray on top. Add books and magazines, a vase with silk flowers, and you have a stylish and fashionable addition to your room.
A large ottoman and fluffy is a comfortable footrest for anyone who sits nearby.
The fabric invites relaxation and when pushed against the front of a sofa, creates a subbed. A large ottoman placed in front of a sectional sofa can be used by many people simultaneously. If your sofa has an end without arms, as do many sectional sofas, oversized ottoman can extend the living area the sofa head against the side of the end piece. This configuration puts all the parties together on a couch and makes it useful as a bed when an additional sleeping area is needed.
Intelligent designers have created storage areas within the oversized ottoman. A large ottoman can hide toys, pillows and blankets for children, or any items that are not used every day. In a loggia or terrace, storage ottoman is upholstered cushions ideal for protecting and storing towels and swim toys.