Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much. Still: It's an enduring modern classic for a reason. See how it works in every interior, and glean some historical facts along the way.
The bay window can be the stuffiest of portals to the outside world, but not when the roomy floor space it creates inside is used to great effect, or when its exterior shape takes a decidedly contemporary bent.