"I wanted incredible comfort in this alcove," Couturier says. "I can see two ladies sitting in the light, having a cup of tea. I like to imagine these little stories." He designed the sofa and covered it in Fortuny's Simboli. Roll-back slipper chairs are in a C&C Milano stripe through Holland & Sherry. Midcentury mahogany Italian coffee table is from L'Art de Vivre.