Power dressing

Fri 10 2008

Vibrant red enlivens the new reception area of the IBM offices in Auckland. Resene Roadster features on the rear wall. The battens are painted in Resene Diesel

Montecito Bed

Tue 10 2008

The sexy Montecito sleigh bed evokes 1940s Hollywood glamour with sleek lines and a roll-top, tufted leather headboard. Shown in Bison White leather, the bed rests on tapered wood legs that are offered in a cognac, espresso, or walnut finish. American Leather

Bachelor’s Chest

Tue 10 2008

Twenty hot hues are finish options for 61 of Riverside’s chests, tables, and armoires. A bachelor’s chest, shown in Lagoon Blue and Mellow Yellow, has a beveled mirror fronting a drop-lid door to reveal space for a flat-screen TV. The top drawer has a drop-front face to access media equipment. Riverside

Ibiza Table

Tue 10 2008

The Ibiza Collection dining table is a study in modern geometry, featuring a sculptural base composed of stacked circles of solid parawood. Equally appealing is the 54″-diameter tabletop, which showcases a starburst pattern made of inlaid primavera veneer bordered by a solid wood edge. Brownstone

Glenhill Chest

Tue 10 2008

A traditional-style chest that packs away an entire home office is a surefire space-saver. The Glenhill computer chest’s practical features include a drop-front keyboard tray with two electrical outlets plus phone and high-speed data ports. A pull-out printer shelf and file drawer enhance its utility. Shown with a black rub-through finish, the piece also has a North Hampton version — a honey maple option with a distressed black border and handpainted motifs. Hooker Furniture

Pendelton Chair

Tue 10 2008

Styled after a 1950s club chair, this design has a contoured tufted back. Part of a company-wide eco-friendly program, it’s constructed of sustainably harvested hardwoods and coil springs made with recycled metal.C.R. Laine

Retro Pendant Rug

Tue 10 2008

Mirroring elements of contemporary art, the Retro Pendant rug from the Pavé Collection puts a striking pattern underfoot. There’s a play of texture too: A supple, mahogany-hued viscose-silk pile contrasts with a sapphire blue cotton-chenille weft. The undulating, jewel-toned lines seem to pop off the muted background, creating a sense of movement. It’s a look that works well with either modern or traditional furniture. Couristan

Paris Chaise

Tue 10 2008

This daybed, an addition to the Thomas Pheasant collection, is as chic as it is functional. The fully upholstered, 85″ wide X 29″ deep piece rests on tapered wood feet, shown in the Sable finish — one of 20 options. Bolsters, tufted cushions, and Antique Bronze nail-head trim orchestrate a tailored look. Baker

Avant Bar

Tue 10 2008

Cocktails are close at hand but discreetly stored away in the handsome Avant bar cabinet. Constructed of cross-grained walnut veneers atop solid hardwood, the unit features an interior mirror, stemware storage, and a 30-bottle wine rack. Zocalo

Sapphire Lamp

Tue 10 2008

Finding the right table lamp for a room is like accessorizing an outfit you know when you’ve found the essential element to complement the larger canvas of color and scale. The textured glass Sapphire lamp is a versatile choice that works with many styles. The 28″ tall fixture comes in blue or gray, and is shown with a white, embroidered-linen shade sporting an abstract botanical motif. Arteriors Home