Market Editor Amanda Smith on white slipper chair

Take a Seat

"The Sylvan slipper chair by Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman has a beautiful, enveloping back. Sitting a bit lower to the ground, it's perfectly feminine," says Amanda Smith.

Sylvan Slipper Chair
Available at Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman (336) 841-3028

Dark wood armchair with blue seat and nailhead trim
Courtesy of Bernhardt

Details Matter

"Martha Stewart's nailhead armchair makes a great dining chair," she says.

Dunemere Nailhead Armchair
Available at Bernhardt

Cane bergere with orange upholstery
Courtesy of Councill

Lighten Up

"The dark stain of this bergere may seem somber, but the caning makes it lighter," Smith says.

Cane Bergere
Available at Councill (336) 859-2155

Blue wing-back chair
Courtesy of Century Furniture

Classic Lines

"This wing chair has a more sculpted edge," says Smith. "I love a shelter chair."

She adds, "The classic forms of these chairs make a timeless impression, and there are endless possibilities with fabric choices."

Wing Chair
Available at Century Furniture

sofa with double nailhead trim
Courtesy of Southwood

Shapely Curves

"This sofa allows the imagination to run wild with fabric ideas or keep it simple to highlight the splendid shape," Smith says.

Available at Southwood
(828) 465-1776

high-backed white sofa
Courtesy of Duralee

Tall Order

"With a higher back and low arms, this sofa makes a fine room divider," says Smith.

Downtown Sofa
Available at Duralee 1-800-510-4801

blue camel-back sofa
Courtesy of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

Comfort and Style

"With its bolster pillows and sweeping shape, the Celia sofa melds comfort and style," says Smith.

Celia Sofa
Available at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams 1-800-789-5401

high-backed silk-covered sofa
Courtesy of Oly Studio

Seat for Two

"The Dakota sofa expands my love of a shelter chair to a handsome shelter sofa built for two," says Smith.

"All of these sofas have a midcentury feel while maintaining traditional elements such as tufting and soft curves," she notes.

Dakota Sofa
$10,275 (as shown)
Available at Oly Studio (775) 336-2100

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