5 Ways To Add A Bit Of Fun To Your Living Room

For starters: Mobiles!
1. Baby cribs need not have a monopoly on mobiles. These dangling brass philodendron leaves prove adults can be mesmerized by shiny things too. Natalie Joy Monstera Delicosa mobile, $130, Fern, fern-shop.com

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2. Despite what Hootie might claim, time doesn’t have to punish you. Gold hands are mounted on laser-cut birch plywood, with a gearbox guaranteed to last at least 10 years. Sarah Mimo Manufactory clock, $150, Your Friends & Neighbors, facebook.com/weareyourfriendsandneighbors

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3. Advances in fiberglass production helped Herman Miller breathe new life into a design created in 1950. Call it ergonomics at its most retro. Herman Miller lounge chair, $475, Leftcoast Modern, facebook.com/leftcoastmoderncincinnati

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4. Taking the pot by bluffing through a seven-two off-suit hand is always more likely if you own a Vegas-worthy set of chips. Ridley’s Games Room poker set, $49.95, dominoes, $19.95, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, josephbeth.com

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5. If this reminds you of a balancing act, well, that was the idea. Designer Michael Anastassiades’s chrome-finished lamp was actually inspired by juggling. Flos IC Lights F, $895, Switch Lighting & Design, theswitchcollection.com

Photograph by Aaron M. Conway

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