TOH building technology editor Thomas Baker wishes more homes had a vestibule. This cozy room before you enter the main part of a house provides a place to shed coats and shoes, and it buffers the interior from a blast of hot or cold air coming through the open entry. It is both functional and inviting.
Recycled Cloth Patchwork Lounge Chair: Take an armchair journey to India! Inspired by the kaleidoscopic jewel tones of the subcontinent, with a dose of mid-century modern design, this upholstered armchair celebrates color and function.