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Today´s recliner chairs have come a long way from the lavish seats fathers would set aside as their special chair. With a variety of different styles to choose from running the gamut from simple and clean to modern and minimalist homeowners don´t need to sacrifice looks to create a highly comfortable living space.

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In fact this may have been the first recorded instance of a recliner. Edward Knabusch and Edwin Shoemaker in 1928 came up with what they thought was a great new idea for a reclining chair. Their earliest models reclined whenever you leaned back in them. However these gentlemen were not the only ones who know people liked to relax.

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Recliners have been popular for many years and come in a wide variety of styles and looks. Have you ever wondered where they came from or why they are so popular? Looking back at the history of seating it becomes clear how come the recliner has had such a good history of satisfied sitters. Lounging and reclining chairs go as far back in recorder history as ancient Egypt and the Pharaohs personal seats.

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Materials Used. During its early years of development the lounge was made from natural materials like wood and rattan which were often carved with stylized designs. With the modern times also came the modern materials like plastic and metal although wood is still the most popular material mainly because of its beauty durability and versatility. Nowadays the most popular wood materials for use in pieces of chaise lounger furniture are cedar and teak. These woods are known for their weatherproof properties as well as their excellent grain patterns.

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Emphasis must be placed on the fact that the American spelling for the furniture differs from its French counterpart. In French it is "chaise longue" (long chair) but Americans altered it to "chaise lounge" because the user was expected to lounge in it.

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Recliner chairs are boon companions for the ones who desire for true relaxing experience. To be honest no one can beat the comfortable experience offered by these incredible cozy chairs. Lots of busy bees love to rest on recliner after finishing hectic work in offices. People who know the worth of recliner will never hesitate to invest on this expensive product though they have the option of buying inexpensive ordinary armchairs. Many modern furniture sellers are offering reasonably priced recliners in huge varieties such as classic leather and contemporary models. If you need a tailor-made recliner as per your individual requirements these following tips will help to pick up the perfect recliner.

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The LC3 Grand Modele Armchair is a stylish choice for any Living Room. Designed in 1928 by Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand the LC3 is a bold modern chair with a linear chrome-plated tubular steel frame and boxy cushions. Le Corbusier was a pioneer in the Modernist architecture movement of the 1920´s and 1930´s. The fundamental principles of this style were the expression of volume over mass balance over symmetry and the rejection of applied ornament. The LC3 is a beautiful expression of these Modernist elements combining soft inviting seating with strong linear elements.

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