One of the few new pieces purchased for the apartment, the Mitchell Gold love seat in classic ticking satisfies one of Suzanne’s criteria--potentially, it can last a lifetime. “It’s great right now as this small living room’s main seating, but when Lauren gets older and moves, it will have new life in a master bedroom at the foot of the bed, or in a sunroom or breakfast nook,” Suzanne forecasts. Beyond the piece’s versatile scale, what ensures its lasting attraction? “Comfort,” Suzanne assures. “It’s extra-deep.”
Another “good bones” piece is the bold yellow lamp, which they found caked in dust at a flea market. “It adds the perfect pop of color,” Lauren says.
Upholstered love seat (“Odette”): Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, 800/789-5401, mgbwhome.com.
Coffee tables (Swedish occasional tables): consignment store find.
Yellow table lamp: vintage.
Starburst twig mirror behind love seat; feather pillow; round end table; area rug; yellow pillow; mirror over dresser; lamp on dresser; table under window; round dining table: owner’s collection.