outandabout_peggy "Forget the standard fare. A chair, lamp, or even a dinner plate can become the sculptural focus in a room." Peggy Levinson, Market Editor, D Magazine photography: lamp by Manny Rodriguez; plate by Elizabeth Lavin; all others courtesy of vendors


1. Parkway Curvilinear sectional.
Available to the trade at Brown Jordan.

2. Hachi by Peter Ting by Royal Crown Derby dinner plate.
$450 for five-piece place setting at Copper Lamp.

3. Bibi lamp.
$990 at Scott + Cooner.

4. Grass blade vases.
$70-$100 at William-Christopher Design.

5. Cedri/Martini chair.
$6,000 at Nest.