1: Glorily and Jeremy's Evolving Wicker Park Victorian
2: Lance & Harry's Merged Mini Masterpiece
3:Cassandra's "Flea Market Edgy" Abode
4: Diana and Mark Create a Home for Creating
5: Ben's Mid-Century Mecca
6: Maxime Masters a Rental
7: Jay's Chelsea Renovation
8: Tara's Tiny San Francisco Hodge-Podge
Each of these restrains from putting full focus on the television while still allowing comfortable viewing when desired. It's a tough balance to strike, and the subject comes up a lot in discussions of arranging living rooms. Most of the solutions in these examples rely simply on placement to de-emphasize the TV.
Have you had success with this in your own home? Please share any advice in the comments below!