"Have a window that lets in too much light/heat? Display a collection of coloured glass on shelves added into the window opening. You still get light, but filtered, & the added bonus of a displaying your favourite bottle collection.
Teak and Enameled Metal 'String' Style Shelving, [my dad must have had plans b/c he built this all over our living room. we had one of those cup type chairs also. it was all very mid-century modern up in our house.