Eighteen-inch ceramic vases designed by Sergio Asti, $3,500 each, and a 1962 ten-inch prototype by Charles and Ray Eames for a marble-topped table to be used with tandem seating at O’Hare International Airport, $7,000, at Converso Mod, Suite 1709, 312-493-5366.
Richly textured, solution-dyed (sun can’t fade them) acrylic and polyester Sunbrella indoor/outdoor upholstery fabrics are pet- and kid-friendly. From top of pile: Swell, Zig Zag, and Coco (in two colors). Contact showroom for prices. Donghia, Suite 631, 312-822-0766.
Photography: Leonard Gertz
Twenty-inch Parsons table is spiffy with lime-green faux leather and nail-head trim, $1,270, at Kravet, Suite 6-128, 312-527-0505.
Table lamp has a 22 1/2-inch tree-shaped base of nickel-plated hand-cast brass and an ivory silk pongee shade, $1,983, at Design Atelier Modern, Suite 1848, 312-822-0440.
Coco 23-inch accent table has tapered faux-bamboo legs, an antique brass finish, and a smoked-glass top, $2,385, by Barbara Barry for Henredon, Suite 1865, 312-464-1865.
René Lalique’s 1927 design for the crystal Avallon vase was reintroduced in 2010, $1,495, at Lalique, Suite 1867, 312-867-1787.
Christian Astuguevieille’s Saulorme chair has a chestnut wood frame and rope shag seat, $5,490, at Holly Hunt, Suite 1728, 312-661-1900.
From the Batik Kelim collection, a Tibetan wool rug handwoven in China (certified child-labor-free) and tie-dyed with vegetable and chrome pigments, $71 per square foot, at Odegard, Suite 1828, 312-644-9638.
(Prices are suggested retail. Under the Designer-on-Call program, customers get a discount.)
Photograph: (chair) Leonard Gertz