Classic Noguchi coffee table (a sculptural table would be great for your space) but maybe not the best choice given Whitney. Also classic choice of chairs -- Eames. Nice way to pair classic pieces with a modern couch for a less dated look.
DIY Re-Upholster a Sofa. The BEST how-to I've EVER seen online. I've read books, websites, even reupholstered *small* things.this is the first how-to that's made me think I could do a large piece like a chair or a couch. I might even print this out.