Calling it now: Super-chunky knit blankets are going to be everywhere pretty soon. You could buy one of these beautiful, extra-snug throws for your home on Etsy for hundreds of dollars — or, even better, you could make one yourself.
This is a pretty great system. This might be an idea for the living area partition. Sliding door, room divider design could be adapted to look more Asian to suit individual styles rather than Oriental style in the photo.
just a Space divider and ghost chairs. Another one where they put the long table up against the wall. Instead of chairs, have wall-hugging storage benches in an L-shape, with chairs on the 'living room' side and on the end for a big party.