Outdoor textiles from Laurie Bell combine the elegance of their indoor counterparts—complete with fringe and trim—and high-tech durability to withstand the elements. Pillows pictured are from the Urbane Garden collection. Visit www.lauriebell.com.
The “eco-chic” Lyon Day Bed from Palacek’s National Geographic Home Collection captures the splendor of 18th-century French furniture. It’s made of aged recycled oak and comes with down-filled linen cushions. Visit www.palecek.com.
The Leaf chair, designed by John Mascheroni for Jeffco, brings a touch of whimsy to any formal dining room. A limited number of custom features lets customers take advantage of a quick-ship option. It’s available at Danker Furniture in Rockville and Shofer’s Furniture in Baltimore, or visit www.jeffcofurniture.com.
New gathering tables like this one from Hickory Chair foster a casual dining experience. Designed by Thomas O’Brien, the Lenox kitchen table boasts a lustrous English oak finish with drawers on one side a lower shelf for storage. It’s also available with a marble top. Visit www.hickorychair.com.
Fall Furniture Trends
A jewel of an occasional table, the Hexagonal Hatbox easily slips into any seating arrangement. A hidden door opens to provide storage for books, magazines or your collection of remote controls. Its beautiful walnut veneer has a subtle pattern on the top. From Barbara Barry Realized by Henredon at The Washington Design Center. Phone (202) 554-3340 or visit www.henredon.com.
TV enclosures are in, including this one from Stanley’s new Shelter Island collection. This Sheraton-style dark wood console conceals a plasma TV, which pops up at the push of a button. Visit www.stanleyfurniture.com.
The William Scott cerused oak cabinet harkens back to the 1930s with faint outlines of pears and circles in bas-relief on its doors. Variable internal shelves provide plenty of storage. Visit www.julianchichester.com.
Milling Road’s Empire Bar Stools take the ever-popular seating style to new heights. They are made of aged European umber hand-distressed to suggest a look of antiquity. Available at Baker in Georgetown and The Washington Design Center or visit www.kohler.com.