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By Larry Thomas


Alden Parkes’ Hancock buffet

The neo-classic Hancock Buffet is a best-seller because of its versatility. It can be used in a dining room, hallway, or entryway. It features solid brass circular fretwork accents over four antiqued mirrored door fronts with custom brass hardware, adjustable shelves and finished in an either rich Espresso or a sophisticated Tiffany White. The graceful curved solid brass stretchers complement the fretwork. Suggested retail is $3,747.


A.R.T. Furniture’s Cosmopolitan console table

Mixed media continues to be strong, and this piece blends white and gold, animal texture and scale. With a very chic and modern look, it includes faux-crocodile leather drawer-fronts, top and sides, and its open metal base design will accommodate two bunching benches. Suggested retail is $1,996.

Greenington’s Currant shelf

Crafted in solid bamboo, the popular Currant shelf by Greenington offers a contemporary look and generous storage in a smart scale that fits. The Currant shelf is available in classic caramelized and black walnut finishes.  Greenington combines beautiful design, rich colors, and a winning green sustainability story. Suggested retail is $1,167.

Orient Express Furniture’s Carrera media sideboard

Part of the best-selling Traditions collection, this piece features white marble veneer, stone washed acacia veneer and brushed gold.

Universal Furniture’s Dorchester cocktail table

From its popular Curated collection, this simple but elegant table conveys a lot of style, including the warmth of wood against the contemporary chrome, the patterned veneers, and the exposed grain finish. The face features modified herringbone veneers, while the brownstone finish blend brown with grey tones and exposed grain. Suggested retail is $599 to $699.


Ashley Furniture’s O’Kean series

Despite being introduced less than a year ago, the contemporary O’Kean series already has established itself as one the most popular accent furniture groupings. Chrome-finished tables and stylish lamps blend well with the company’s stationary leather seating, allowing for an eclectic style mix.


Four Hands’ Darrow ottoman

The company says it has re-invented the ottoman with this cunningly shaped piece. It features a distressed, flatrock iron frame and a spare-yet-comfortable cushion in aged, top-grain leather.


Uttermost’s Roosevelt club chair

From the Revelation by Uttermost line, this chair has box cushions, a birch frame, and features a distressed, top grain leather cover in a worn cognac finish. The natural markings and slight color variations from hide to hide enhance the leather’s unique characteristics.

Magnussen Home’s Bellamy end table

Old world charm abounds in the Bellamy table collection.  The end table features a gracious carved base that supports an overlaid pine top finished in vintage inspired Deep Weathered Pine.  The design speaks to European influenced elegance. Suggested retail is $349.


Renewil’s Whitesilk accent table

This elegant table has an iron base, a Carrara white marble top and an antique gold finish. The sturdy, yet graceful design makes it suitable for almost any formal or casual room setting.

Christopher Guy’s Monte Carlo occasional chair

Complete with a sweeping low back rest that incorporates the designer’s signature “Chris-Cross” legs, it is available in several low-sheen and lacquer finishes. More than a dozen fabric options are also available. Suggested retail is $2,993.

Zuo’s 100171-1 accent table

This adjustable-height table blends industrial design elements with a more whimsical top that incorporates a wood and marble look. It’s part of a collection of tables that use a similar top with a variety of different bases.

Bramble’s 24379 French wing chair

Intricate hand-carvings on the solid mahogany frame gives the chair an air of elegance and distinction. Its cushioning is lined with a smooth linen and has exposed jute upholstery on the back for subtle contrast. This piece is available to order in over 100 different finish and fabric options.


Dovetail Furniture’s Baker accent chair

The Mid-century-inspired design of this chair features solid wood frame with natural finish and a comfortable backrest. The seat is upholstered in a goat hide, which has a natural white color. Besides its very unique look, the chair is very comfortable, but stylish, and can be used as an accent or a dining chair.

Surya’s Shadi pouf

This fun, colorful item is woven in India of 88% jute and 12% cotton, and is designed for indoor use. Suggested retail is $201.

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