traditional reclining sofatraditional reclining sofa

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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upholstered slipper chairupholstered slipper chair

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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red leather club chair and ottomanred leather club chair and ottoman

Break away from older ideas for decorating remove the glass from old window frames and suspend the window from the ceiling for a room divider with a shabby chic element.

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modern white chaise loungemodern white chaise lounge

What is a Chaise Lounge? This type of chair allows you to be in a reclining position without necessarily laying down. As you assume this position you are able to rest while still being able to see the surroundings. This is why this type of is so popular for outdoors as they allow you to enjoy the nice and relaxing view outside.

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upholstered wingback dining chairsupholstered wingback dining chairs

workplaces. In the workplaces we are supposed to be alert hence the office furniture is designed to be alert at work. They keep your body in a manner which will keep you from relaxing.

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victorian wingback chairvictorian wingback chair

let´s see a small experiment. If you have been given a choice in a living room to watch a good movie and provided with two different types of seating arrangement. First a big stuffed leather sofa and a small chair with fair amount of seating space a person should have which one would you choose to sit. Of course most people will unconsciously choose to sit on a large sofa and ignore the chair altogether.

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navy blue reclining sofanavy blue reclining sofa

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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lounge chair with tablet armlounge chair with tablet arm

In this way chairs do have a lot of "power" in decorating when used in groups and with creative arrangements. I hope this article has shown you the importance of chairs as a design element in living rooms.

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