Posted: July 13, 2007

They're not exactly "Transformers," but these pieces certainly offer more than meets the eye.

- Joy Deangdeelert Cho

Pretty where you please

The ornate Cary Buffet ($1,800) looks like a glamorous dresser, but it fits the dining room to a T. Available in late July at

Available light

This sconce ($36) takes on a whole new dimension when lit, with no flame required. Available at Urban Outfitters stores (Center City, University City, Ardmore, and King of Prussia) and at

Feathers afoot

Pull together a room with this hand-tufted plume rug by Thomas Paul (from $270). Available at Area & Co, 51 Bridge St., Lambertville, N.J., and www.

Put it here

These hooks indicate exactly where you should drape your belongings ($12 each). Available at AIA Bookstore & Design Center, 117 S. 17th St., and

Double (quadruple?) take

Overlapping faces gaze out from Jonathan Adler's Giant Dora Maar lamp ($795). Available to order at Matthew Izzo Lifestyle, 1109 Walnut St., and

Fabric of time

This printed canvas panel ($64.50) looks like a grandfather's clock, and functions like one, too. Available at Philadelphia Home Art Garden, 1225 Walnut St., and

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