When shopping for furniture, there are many things to consider--style, lines, durability, etc. But one other thing to look for is versatility. With big investments like furniture you want to make sure that your purchase will last you for years to come and hopefully work in many different rooms in your home.
Here's an example of how a piece can function in several different spaces. In this "1 Item, 3 Looks," we've used this West Elm settee in a bedroom, dining room and office.