Forget the plaid recliner; this isn't your grandmother's furniture, unless your grandmother happens to be Annie Leibowitz. Leave it to those Scandinavians to design or collaborate with the Italians for the sexiest furniture on the planet: soft-as-butter leather couches the color of saffron, green glass table tops, sleek home office furniture to ignite creative fires, coffee tables that resemble flying saucers and lighting to illuminate the imagination. In life, you get what you pay for. Copenhagen exudes a lifestyle filled with quality, but hey, you're worth it. And if the budget is tight, their annual sidewalk sale is well worth waiting for.
2. American Home, 4690 N. Oracle Road, 690-8300; 2020 W. Prince Road., 690-5500
3. Sam Levitz Furniture Various locations
Unclear on the concept (of local): Ikea, seven votes