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Idea Board: Today's Homes

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Nowadays, living spaces are meant to be such, not looked at and used only for special occasions. Today, products that are multifunctional and durable, and more casual than stuffy, have made themselves comfortable.



This Fur Throw from Peking Handicraft brings a sense of “hygge” to a room in need of comfort. Measures 50 inches by 60 inches. www.pkhc.com



Adesso's Stanton arc lamp updates a classic design with modern touches. It covers a lot of ground, too, at 81 inches high, plus it's smart outlet-compatible. www.adessohome.com



The Nathaniel sectional from Moe’s Home comes in many colors that can be pieced together to create a look to suit your taste. www.moeshome.ca



Crisply upholstered in a Crypton protection linen, the Chip cocktail table from Norwalk garners pride of place in both traditional as well as contemporary spaces. It features a shapely base and is available in both a square or a rectangular silhouette. www.norwalkfurniture.com



Kichler’s Elata features a trending two-tone finish in an equally in-demand orb silhouette. www.kichler.com



Patina by Loloi is power-loomed in Turkey of polypropylene and polyester. This collection gives a nod to formal luxury while embracing today’s relaxed design aesthetic, combining a luxurious sheen with a textural landscape. www.loloirugs.com



Guy Chaddock’s Giddyup cocktail table has a hand-forged iron base that pairs perfectly with its rough-hewn rustic oak tray tops. They’re removable, of course, for added function and variety. www.chaddockhome.com



The petite Hampton drink table from Charleston Forge stands 23 inches high, easy to move at the drop of a hat. The piece, part of Katy Skelton’s Collection, is made in the company’s factory in Boone, NC. www.charlestonforge.com 


Modway’s Empress Mid-Century Modern right bumper chaise allows for customizability in a bold shade of teal. Button tufts and solid wood legs are hallmarks of the look. www.modway.com



Gone are the days of formal mealtime daily, and welcome are laidback pieces that make dining rooms versatile and inviting. 



Greer glass cabinet from Forty West provides the modern farmhouse touch that’s so trendy right now. Its versatility makes it a shoo-in as an easy solution. www.fortywestdesigns.com



Barbara Cosgrove’s ceramic Fluted pendants, available in grey and white, come with a matching canopy. The understated design is complemented by gold chain. www.barbaracosgrovelamps.com



The Adali slatted buffet is now available finished in faux raffia. Adjustable shelves and cut outs for cords make it a great media solution, and its Mid-Century Modern design gives it flair. www.madegoods.com



Zuo Modern’s Orebro dining chair in Pea blends style and simplicity, perfect for today’s dining room. It’s also available in Tobacco and Graphite fabric. www.zuomod.com



The Tuscany charcoal dining table from Phillips Collection is crafted from Indonesian Suar wood with brass inlays and matching brass legs. www.phillipscollection.com



From Jaipur, this Rize Collection rug is globally inspired, hand-knotted in neutral. www.jaipurliving.com



The hand-edging and fine print on John Robshaw’s Vinoda decorative pillow make classic blue and white stand out. www.johnrobshaw.com



Noir’s Pascoe chair in Antique Brass brings a hot material, acrylic, home in an approachebly modern way. The chair is 33.5 inches tall. www.noirfurniturela.com



Bassett Mirror’s Fortnum bench brings comfort and a Belgian luxe look into a dining room. The natural linen fabric is low-key but sophisticated. www.bassettmirror.com



Since 2005, the number of telecommuting workers has increased by 115 percent*. Now, “home office” takes on a whole new meaning and stylish products that enable productivity are in demand.



Abstract interest: From Renwil, Elizabeth is a hand-painted work by artist Lola. Measures 45 inches square. www.renwil.com



From the Bobby Berk Collection for Tempaper, Lines in Rose and White brings a simple pattern to life with slight texture. www.tempaperdesigns.com



Donizetti is a casual, sophisticated, trestle-style desk with a few twists. The A-frame legs are each outfitted with two shelves and the whole desk is wrapped in faux shagreen, a signature Mr. Brown material. www.mrbrownhome.com



Fredrick Ramond’s Solstice pendant in smoked glass and a brass finish brings a modern color combo and a contemporary look to any home office space. www.fredrickramond.com



Capel Rugs’ new Makrana Collection features a distressed, traditional pattern in four updated colorways including grey, charcoal, slate and natural. Hand-knotted in India of a wool and viscose blend. www.capelrugs.com



Moss Studio’s Madonna chair in white Mongolian sheepskin and gold-leafed legs brings a chic touch to a desk. www.mossstudio.com



Kalle desk lamp from Lite Source wears a sophisticated Grey finish with chrome adjustable joints and release knobs. A 5V USB charging port is conveniently located on the side of the base. www.lite-source.com



The Duo pedestal desk from BDI offers full-featured office essentials with a smaller footprint. Supported by a sturdy, steel base and completed by wood veneers and satin-etched, tempered glass. www.bdiusa.com 



Cozy up an office with Global Views’ Teardrop lidded candle, available in six color options. www.globalviews.com 

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