This seems like a perfect shelf and cabinet layout based on our spacing. Could work nicely if face of fireplace were raw or white brick. Crown molding look? (not sure what to call fireplace surround) may be too formal but generally like.
Bamboo shades and a sisal rug bring an organic look to this living room and add texture to the crisp, white space. A white painted ceiling with exposed trusses give the room a cozy architectural style, as do built-ins surroun - Like the bamboo shades