Dubbed Sanctuary for its down-filled cushions and generous size, this modular sectional is part of a seating collection by Bernhardt. Composed of slipper and corner chairs and ottomans, it offers multiple configurations and can be customized in a choice of hundreds of fabrics. Available locally at Belfort Furniture. belfortfurniture.com; bernhardt.com
Astair, a chic armchair designed by Pierre Charpin for Ligne Roset, combines comfort and playful style. Its deft construction features sturdy suspension with steel springs layered between high-resilience foam pads, supported by a tubular-steel frame. A matching round footstool and low pedestal table are also available. ligneroset-dc.com
Designer Alexa Hampton riffs on classic French furniture with the Mirabella Writing Table, part of her collection for Theodore Alexander. Crafted of mahogany with a gilt, tooled-leather inset and flower-head fretwork, the three-drawer piece comes in multiple finishes through area Sheffield Furniture & Interiors locations. sheffieldfurniture.com; theodorealexander.com
Sergio Bicego updates his modular Pixel seating system for Saba Italia with Pixel Light, a streamlined version with a slender silhouette (the sectional sofa is pictured). Marrying form and flexibility with a customizable back and armrests, it’s available through Theodores in a range of configurations and leather and fabric options. theodores.com; sabaitalia.it
The works of American artist Hunt Slonem are inspired by nature. Best known for his series of bunnies, butterflies and birds, Slonem’s canvases can be found in 250 museums world-wide. Pictured here, Untitled, in oil and acrylic with diamond dust, is available through Merritt Gallery in Chevy Chase and Renaissance Fine Arts in Baltimore. merrittgallery.com
A traditional silhouette characterizes the Gigi Skirted Full Swivel Chair from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams—but a crisp, tailored skirt keeps its lines updated and clean. Part of a collection that includes sofas, chairs and ottomans; most pieces are also available in fabric or leather with tapered-wood legs. mgbwhome.com
Going Virtual: A host of local furniture showrooms offers remote shopping and online design services.