Leather chair, $1,299
at Crate & Barrel
Side table, $188.99
Glass coffee table,
$979 at Finnish Design Shop
Opt for a few pieces with a sharp, retro design. Whether truly vintage from the 1950s and '60s, or influenced from the time period, these items have an inherent masculine quality that will always look right in a man's place.
Wool area rug, from $79 at Home Decorators Collection
Mix & Match
The key to a handsome home is for it to look assembled, not like a set. Combine complementary styles—like an old school lamp and rug with more modern pieces that have clean lines like a simple sofa and natural wood stools.
The snake plant, also known as mother-in-law's tongue, is an easy to care for house plant that doesn't require much water or light. It grows fast, plus it's great at filtering indoor air.
Hotel collection bedding, from $68 at Macy's
A Chill Bedroom
Keep the bedroom clean, calm and simple with crisp white bedding and a nightstand (with a drawer to keep clutter tucked away). A good looking table lamp is a sculptural element that has a practical purpose.