The 8 Home Essentials The Pros Rely On

If you've noticed the same items pop up on every single interiors image you pin, there's a reason behind it. Interior decorators, prop stylists, and home editors (not to mention aesthetically minded homeowners) rely on a few good details to tie a room together. While, sure, there are some ubiquitous decor trends that'll fizzle faster than you can cobble together the cash for a malachite candy dish, there are some fail-proof ideas — nay, essentials — that the pros rely on. We tapped prop and interior stylist Kim Ficaro to spill on the seven items she's constantly sourcing for her clients. Her secret stash, ahead.
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Ikea Trestle Tables — "A trestle table works well anywhere, whether it's in an office, a kid's room, or a small dining area."
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Cotton And Metallic Woven Mats From Matta — "These mats come in a blue, gray, and dusty rose, and I constantly use them as door mats, kitchen runners, layered over sisal rugs, and in kids' rooms. They subtly add warmth and texture."

Matta Hand Woven Dhurrie Rug, $88 - $175, available at Remodelista.
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West Elm Task Lamps — "You can never go wrong with a task lamp. If you don't want to spend the money on an original, vintage French one, West Elm makes a great version that can be used on a desk, bedside table, or living room table."
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Eames Dowel-Leg Chair — "Dowel legs add warmth to this modern classic. In a new range of colors, you can mix and match, or add a pop of color in any room."
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A Saarinen Side Table — "A Saarinen side table is always an easy classic. This replica is pretty close to the original."

ES Small Round Side Table, $225, available at White on White.
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Staub Teapots — "Heavy duty and well designed, this teapot is perfect for a modern kitchen. I usually prefer the matte black version."

Staub Black Round Teapot, $159.95, available at Sur La Table.
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Heath Ceramics Dinnerware — "Heath Ceramics is a 60-year-old company that makes good, well-made, simple, and beautiful designs that'll forever be stylish and utilitarian. It's a dinnerware company that's used in many West Coast restaurants, and fits in beautifully in your home, as well."

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