Inviting Living Room
Double up on key furniture pieces to create a symmetrical layout.
English bureaus flank the fireplace, corralling clutter in this formal yet cosy space. Timeless silhouettes upholstered in family-friendly fabrics meet the demands of everyday use. "To balance design and comfort, use materials that aren't intimidating," Gluckstein says. "Choose fabrics that are tactile and practical — fine chenilles that almost look like velvet, linen velvets and beautiful woven textures."