This is a good way to make a bigger TV look intentional (and less like your husband won over you). Keep it alone on the wall above the console or shelf and hang another shelf above it. (design by Sarah Richardson)
Slanted ceilings can create perfect spaces for built-in showers. The eaves of this house are less visible because the shower camouflages the slope of the roof. The homeowners turned the low-angled ceiling into an advantage by placing a shower seat there -- roomy enough for both the user and of-the-moment supplies.