The Seduction of Slipcovers
DesignSTL|July/August 2020
Sick of that tired sofa? For an easy style upgrade, try slipcovers.
CARA DOWNS

EACH SUMMER, INTERIOR designer Ken Stückenschneider transforms the look of his country home’s wicker porch furniture with ease. The cushions, dressed in off-white and tan stripes to complement the winter view, are now clothed in a lush fern print that echoes the greens of the trees and tall grasses surrounding the property.

Slipcovers give homeowners the ability to change their décor with the seasons, says Stückenschneider, whose clients, from St. Louis to Aspen, appreciate the versatility that slipcovers provide. Covering a family room sofa or set of dining chairs in a floral or other summery fabric gives a room seasonal flair.

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