"An occasional table, like , is not only really good looking, it's practical, too," says Berkus. "A chair with nothing next to it looks like it's floating in space—you need to create groupings for seating to truly work, and you need that space to put something down."
Now that I'm in that glider several times a night, I can attest to the simple genius in having that table there—it hosts water bottles, tissues, and similarly less-photogenic but very-necessary items.
The Roman Shade is made of Rivington fabric by Nate Berkus from . The , , and are all by Nate Berkus from Target.