I received this ottoman yesterday and am quite pleased. It arrived quickly, was fully assembled (a big bonus!) and in great condition. I was skeptical buying sight-unseen because I tend to be very picky, but the good reviews convinced me to give it a try and I don't regret it. The quality is good, from the fabric to the styling. This is not high-end furniture, but I didn't expect it to be for such a reasonable price! The color is accurately pictured: I would truly call it neutral - a light sand color (not off white or cream, if that's what you're looking for). The linen fabric gives it a rich, heathered look and helps it blend with most decor, from traditional to modern. I love the large size, as I will use this as a coffee table in front of a sofa. My only wish is that the item were a bit taller, but I read the dimensions before purchasing and they are accurate, so it is my own fault for underestimating how the height would work with my sofa. Regardless, it will serve my purposes and appears to be sturdy enough for seating as well as light storage and use as a table top. I will be purchasing a second one for the foot of my bed to hold linens or shoes. A nice, versatile item and a good buy!