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You may think the phrase `contemporary chaise lounge´ is a contradiction in terms. After all aren´t these the items of furniture that French noblemen and Hollywood vamps sprawled on in the long gone past?

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A clever way to use these chairs is to set a conversation space with two sofas facing each other and then close off one end with two recliners positioned side by side. This creates a more space-savvy layout that accommodates more people at a party while letting you and a companion relax in front of the TV when there´s no one else around.

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Looking for modern furniture pieces that will make a bold statement in your home? Here are five iconic chairs that will give any room a "Wow Factor" with timeless designs that won´t go out of style.

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Create an interesting effect even with a simple arrangement by doing the same to recliners with built-in footrests. Some chairs today come in eye-catching upholstery patterns that are sure to contrast well with a solid colored sofa set.

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Chaise lounges can also be adapted for both indoor and outdoor use and can make an iconic centrepiece for your garden party. They come in a variety of styles including the popular hammock style. This creates a feeling of floating as users are suspended as though on a swing allowing them to sway gently in the breeze as they relax and soak up the sunshine. Most of these come with umbrellas or canopies for shade and have plenty of padding for extra comfort. Some are even termed `day beds´ owed to how much they resemble the indoor bed; allowing for a luxurious and relaxing experience outside.

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Recliner chairs with built-in footrests look like standard armchairs except with the added comfort you can enjoy while you watch a good movie. As they look like your everyday armchair they´ll easily fit into the rest of your living room set if you want to keep the furniture coordinated.

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Arranging the chairs in the room is a very important thing. Do not space chairs a great distance away from each other; keep a distance of six to eight feet in distance between them. This is to allow for easier conversation. The worst thing is to for your guests or family to have to yell because the chairs are too far away from each other. Make sure that there is also a lighting source by the seating area so it will not be so dim. Coffee tables should be anywhere from 14 to 18 inches from seats and accessible to all the seating areas. Side tables should be as tall as the arms of chairs of the sofa. Also make sure not to make the space too cluttered so there will still be ample room to walk and move around the living room.

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Chaise Lounge - Let me try to give you a visual on this chair. Think of an upholstered chair with an extended seat/base or imagine a chair with an ottoman attached to it and that´s what a chaise looks like. Chaises can be made with different designs in mind. Some are very traditional looking to the more modern curved designs. Another option available with a chaise is the addition of an arm on one side. For those looking to buy this type of chair keep in mind majority are very large and take up a good amount of space.

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