Play up the drama! If there is room for a back to the banquette, make it a little higher than standard or introduce an interesting shape. The banquette is sure to be a focal point in the room, so make it really special.
In Frédéric Fekkai and Shirin Von Wullfen’s New York City home designed by Robert Couturier, a Jean Dubuffet painting is displayed above the living room sofa; the 18th-century chair is by Georges Jacob, and the cloisonné lamp is from the 1950s. - ELLEDecor.com