5. HOUSE OF WINDSOR
The simple silhouette of a classic hoop-back Windsor chair looks great in a country
kitchen or paired with a midcentury modern
table. These beechwood models are made
in Slovenia, hand-painted in green milk paint
by a local craftsman and hand-;nished.
They are $595 per pair at The Great British
Pine Mine in Kensington (301-493-2565,
6. MOD SQUAD
This stylish little side chair is a sculptural
beauty, and comfortable, too. The Circa
chair is available in a variety of ;nishes and
upholstery options, including the SOLE fabric
in Rouille (shown), and retails for $865 at
Roche Bobois in Chevy Chase, D.C. (202-
686-5667, roche-bobois.com). ■
4. ENGLISH LESSON
Vintage furniture adds character to a dining
room’s décor. These English Hepplewhite-style painted chairs date from the 1940s and
have arched shield backs and new linen upholstery with corner nailhead trim. Find these
treasures for $850 each at Tone on Tone in
Bethesda (240-497-0800, tone-on-tone.com).
Carolyn Weber lives in Silver Spring and frequently writes about architecture and home design.