HGTV Magazine's 2014 Furniture of the Year Awards

The editors at HGTV Magazine honor the furniture that deserves a round of applause.

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illustration by Todd Carosielli

The Winners

Between furniture showrooms, industry conventions, and advice from HGTV designers, we see our share of tables, chairs, and sofas. It’s the pieces we wamt for our own homes that won HGTV Magazine’s first ever Furniture of the Year (FOTY) awards. These 10 designs distinguished themselves by meeting our criteria: They have to be great-looking, well-priced, and practical.

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Best Revival

This Parsons-style metal bed made a big comeback when it became available in 10 colors. Parsons powder-coated steel queen bed, $999,

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Best Newcomer

Hard to believe, but this sectional can turn from a left arm to a right arm chaise just by swapping the long cushion with a seat cushion and sliding the ottoman to the opposite side. Greenwich Flip Flop 85\"W x 63\"D x 38\"H chaise, $1,599, for stores

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Best Chair Choreography

With a swivel base, this linen armchair twirls with grace, and its elegant nailhead trim gives it a special razzle-dazzle. Clara linen chair, $2,145, for stores

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Best Foreign Accent

Straight from Sweden (by way of IKEA) this glass cabinet makes a superstar out of anything you want to display. Stockholm 35?1/2\"W x 15?3/4\"D x 71\"H glass-door cabinet, $399,

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Best Supporting Player

Sit this lacquer beauty in front of a sofa and watch it shine—literally! Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler Crescent Heights 40\"W x 40\"D x 17\"H wood coffee table, $509,

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Best Dramatic Player

Covered in woven rattan and embellished with 810 nailheads, this piece delivers a standout performance in the living room. Raffia 32\"W x 18\"D x 32\"H chest, $1,099, for stores

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Best Ensemble Cast

Available in 30-plus finishes, these Windsor chairs are a smash hit around a kitchen table. Custom Dining Windsor chairs, $249 each,

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Best Graphic Short

A hand-inlaid zigzag drawer front gives this mini table major style. Parquetry 20\"W x 18\"D x 25\"H ash nightstand, $349,

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Best Costume Design

You’d never guess this classic English roll arm sofa wears a snug-fitting washable slipcover. It comes with four decorative pillows, too. Brooke 86\" sofa, $1,999, for stores

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Best Leading Actor

Try this stunning trestle extension table in the dining room and draw oohs and aahs from the dinner crowd. Arcadia 68\"W x 36\"D x 30\"H hardwood extension table, $700,

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