Select Furniture Like a Pro

Great style and long-lasting livability — we expect both from our furnishings. But how do you choose pieces that will look fabulous in your space and stand up to years of loving use? We asked the experts for their top tips on buying and arranging furniture like a design pro.
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January 26, 2016
By: Amanda Lecky

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Photo By: Chandos Dodson Epley, Chandos Interiors; Julie Soefer

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Photo By: Amy Lau Design; Kim Sargent

Photo By: Kristen Rivoli Interior Design; Greg Premru Photography

Photo By: Thomas Kuoh

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