occasional lounge chairsoccasional lounge chairs

Chairs provide a very simple yet effective way to relax and spend some good time in a comfortable body posture. But not all chairs are designed to "relax" . This is especially true about chairs in the

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The Herman Miller Company was one of the first American manufacturers to produce modern furniture in America and is considered an influential pioneer in the modernist furniture movement of the mid-century. An iconic chair designed in 1958 that is still embraced by consumers today is the Eames Aluminum Management Chair a modern yet classic choice for any Home Office. It features a sleek aluminum frame and rolling base with a simple streamlined leather sling seat that conforms to the body.

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blue velvet wingback chairblue velvet wingback chair

So chairs are always considered a fillers rather than core furniture elements in a living room. But this same principle can be very effectively used let´s see how.

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traditional wingback chairstraditional wingback chairs

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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recliner chairs and footstoolsrecliner chairs and footstools

Taste Changes in Family and Living Rooms. Recliners of this era were typically heavy and overstuffed. When changes in decor style changes so did the chairs. At this point quite a few individuals decided not to have these types of recliners. By the 1970´ these comfy relics found their way to basements and garages. In fact this may have been the birth of the "Man Cave" concept widely known today. Changes in taste seemed to lean toward saving space.

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cream leather club chaircream leather club chair

It was in the 1980s when Rachel Ashwell began the use of this term then an inexpensive line of furniture became popular for shabby chic decorating. The furniture associates with a number of historical designs from different periods the pieces are created to look as if they´re older worn and from an earlier period for instance the 18oo´s country French Shaker designs plus many others.

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teak double chaise loungeteak double chaise lounge

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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mid century chaise loungemid century chaise lounge

While Louis XV reclined on an ornately brocaded chaise lounge today´s style-conscious homeowners can choose modern creations in chrome or steel and suede or leather that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise.

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animal print wingback chairsanimal print wingback chairs

The pride of creating shabby chic furniture belongs to everyone even if you don´t have any old or antique furniture in your home. From thrift shops and garage sales look for pieces of furniture that have some antique lines or furniture with a lot of curves. There is no need to spend on expensive beds large closets or huge sofas nothing has to be purchased. Many decorators do shabby chic painting using old suitcases stools pieces of broken glasses broken vases and lamps with a little bit of reason and a sense of freedom home decorators can find pride in shabby chic decor.

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2 seater leather recliner sofa2 seater leather recliner sofa

A living room with no chairs offers great flexibility for your home. You can entertain friends in any number of ways. You are not stuck in a rut with large overstuffed pieces that cannot go anywhere else in the room. Instead you can rearrange the furniture according to the needs of the evening.

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