High style on the prairie

For a Kansas-born designer of luxury furniture, there's no place like home.

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Chuck Comeau launched his luxury furniture company, Dessin Fournir, in L.A. But he grew frustrated by the city's overhead costs and frequent employee turnover. Less than a year later, he whisked the headquarters of his fledgling company back to his hometown: Plainville, Kan.
Photographs by Livia Corona

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