Adding to them, rich hued and heavily embroidered drapes would usher in the traditional charm by all means. If you remember, we all used to - and still do - love our furniture and curtain clothes made out of velvet, silk or brocade. The enticing presence the traditional stuff brings into your living rooms is beyond compare.
Since Jai structures them in gloss chromed metal, you have the option of going with either a black or a white mat lacquered wooden top.
Step-down or sunken living spaces have a long history that goes back to the late ‘50s. The style is making its way back to the modern interiors because of more practical purposes. This style of dropping the floor is necessary where raising the roof is not possible. The use of partitions, walls, or thresholds also facilitates smooth transition from one material to another, which is rather difficult with open floor plans characteristic of mainstream design.