Footwork - As arms are not designed to carry the human weight, the usage of crutches is often strenous and painful. As such, the design adopts a hands-free interface, which allows the user to walk wit.
This chair really caught my eye. Aircraft sheet metal with distressed leather. Looks a bit found a Restoration Hardware. If I'm not mistaken, these are copies of chairs that were on the zeppelins from the and CC
beautiful cabinet color and mudroom design. You could consider adding a little bench that connects from mudroom side around wall leading to den. Would give some added storage under and another place for them to sit and get ready.