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Well-Tailored Sitting Area

Vintage chairs — recovered in a menswear-inspired Robert Allen fabric — add a bespoke touch to this space.

H&H style editor Michael Penney used inexpensive Ikea drapery panels to add fullness around his living room windows.

Get more small space solutions in our photo gallery. Also, see more photos of Michael's former apartment and a tour in our gallery and video. Plus, see tours of his new house, too!

  • Photographer: Angus Fergusson
  • Source: House & Home June 2009 issue
  • Products: Coffee table, Arcadia Antiques; side table, lamp, Decorum Decorative Finds; vase, West Elm; rug, bookshelves, Ikea; David Hicks by Ashley Hicks cushion fabric, Kravet Canada; drapery panels, Ikea; chair fabric, Robert Allen; upholstery, Soft Options Upholstery; velvet cushion, Angus & Company.
  • Designer: Michael Penney

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