Splurges and Steals

Fine design doesn’t come cheap. Or does it? Here are good home furnishings for when money is no object—and when it is.

By: Gretchen Cook

Steal

The Louisa Chair by KMP Furniture offers elegance—and comfort to the wallet. It’s $567 through kmpfurniture.com.

Splurge

The Jenny chair suits both classic and contemporary loungers who appreciate fine Italian design. It’s about $2,800 at flexform.it.

Steal

Gus Modern’s George day bed, in black leather upholstery with a stainless-steel base, is $1,550 at Homebody, 715 Eighth St., SE; 202-544-8445; homebodydc.com.

Splurge

Knoll’s licensed reproduction of Mies Van Der Rohe’s Barcelona Couch goes for about $9,500 at Vastu, 1829 14th St., NW; 202-234-8344; vastudc.com.

Steal

The Mimi chest features a coffee-bean stain and mirrored glass. It’s $899 at Crate & Barrel furniture stores in Arlington, DC, and McLean.

Splurge

Mirrored chests add glamour to a room. Tuvalu Home’s dresser, covered in antiqued mirror, has a classic Venetian look. It’s $2,130 through tuvaluhome.com.