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For the ultimate iconic Dining Room chair look no further than the Emeco Navy Side Chair. The chair was commissioned by the U.S. Navy in 1944 for use on warships. They required the chair to withstand a torpedo blast - something Emeco founder Bud Dinges proved when he threw the chair out of a sixth story window and it survived the fall undamaged. To this day the Navy Side Chair is still made in Hanover PA with a proprietary welding process that gives the sleek aluminum frame its superior strength.

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You can find contemporary chaise lounges for your patio or pool too. These are made from lightweight aluminum tubular steel plastic or natural wicker or rattan.

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In the living room decorators can use house hold furniture already in their home they can sand half of the paint off a piece to give it a worn look or add a light layer of paint to a wood piece. Decorators may also use several layers of different shades on top of one another so that the shabby chic piece appears to be from an earlier age the idea is to break up sets by painting each piece a different color. The paint treatment can also be used to create a cottage tile floor by painting the floor to resemble a blue and white checkerboard.

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Now that recliners come in more versatile designs homeowners can choose to deck out their living rooms both with comfort and style. If you´re looking at getting one or two of these for your home you can start off by choosing between two styles: one with a built-in footrest and one with a separate ottoman.

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Recliner chairs that come with a separate ottoman are best used as design accents alongside other living room furniture given their unique look that sets it apart from plush sofas and armchairs. While you can choose to select one that matches the other sofas or loveseats choosing a recliner that mildly contrasts with the other furniture can serve to turn the piece into the room´s focal point. For example if your sofa set is all white choose a recliner and ottoman done in a bright splash of color to make it stand out and draw guests eyes towards the space.

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Although the health benefits have not always been clear in some critics minds. Rather they viewed as these chairs as a means to just relax. This being said the recliner has been used through history and have come in a wide variety of styles from the very ornate to the downright plain. The first recliners where seen in the 1700´s and 1800´s and were non-motorized. There were models of these recliners that permanently reclined.

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This French inspired romantic piece of fine furniture adds a feeling of warmth to a sitting room and can be dressed up with just a few small scatter cushions. One thing that seems to surprise a lot of people is that today´s chaise lounge has such a wide range from which to choose from. The first image that comes to mind for most people is something that´s all white and tinged with gold edging whilst this style is still available and would fit in comfortably with a formal living room; the modern and contemporary designs with their clean looking sleek designs are proving to be very popular. They come with a complete line of fabrics to choose from that will add a modern feel to a very classic design.

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You can find contemporary chaise lounges for your patio or pool too. These are made from lightweight aluminum tubular steel plastic or natural wicker or rattan.

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Yes indeed and these classically styled antique chaise lounge are still popular and a delight to the eye. But the fact is that the chaise lounger is such an endearing (and enduring) piece of furniture that it constantly keeps reappearing in a dazzling set of modern designs.

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