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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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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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Many tend to associate shabby chic decorating with femininity yet I disagree. To me shabby chic is a decorating style that expresses pride in history by using furniture sofas and pieces of art from earlier periods the vintage pieces ideally look a little worn to create a beautifully aged design scheme.

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The Eames Molded Plastic Rocker is a streamlined modern yet comfortable choice for a Nursery or Child´s Bedroom. The easily identifiable iconic form was designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller in 1948. During that era form and function dominated architecture and furniture design. Modernist design emphasized originality technical innovation and the use of new materials and manufacturing methods. Charles and Ray Eames mastered the art of molding plastic and welding wire creating this beautiful organic and ergonomic modern rocker that still inspires an exciting statement today.

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If you are looking to spruce up your living room or your bedroom but you are pressed for space you should know that you have great options in new chairs that can dramatically change up the look of your living room. You can choose a great moon chair that is ideal for lounging or you can choose a great butterfly chair that you can carry around with you everywhere you go. Chairs are great and practical for someone to spruce up their living room if they are on a budget. Chairs will never go out of style unlike more outrageous decor or furniture and chairs come in a wide range of prices so you can afford an inexpensive butterfly chair for when you take it out to the ball game for your children or when you just want to lounge in the backyard and pop open a beer to enjoy with your buddies.

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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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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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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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While recliner chairs are best known as those plush seats only the head of the household could sit in modern day recliners come in sleek designs that blend in better with the rest of the living room furniture. This turns the recliner into a comfortable seat not just for the head of the household but for everyone to enjoy.

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