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The history of these chairs can be traced back several hundred years to 16th century Europe and the term "chaise lounge" is derived from the French term "chaise longue" which translates to "long chair". For most of their history these chairs were usually reserved for the wealthy for two primary reasons. Chairs especially those that well designed were almost always reserved for authority figures during this period of history with crude wooden benches and stools being used by everyone else. However this reason was often secondary as money was often a bigger factor. The average person living in Europe during the 16th and 17th century simply couldn´t afford such extravagant furniture and as such these chairs were far more common in upper income households.

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mid century modern chaise lounge chairsmid century modern chaise lounge chairs

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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accent occasional chairsaccent occasional chairs

We can easily use this method with chairs as well. An arrangement of chairs in a large living room will definitely be used to balance the attention elsewhere and create another focal point. For example if

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shabby chic occasional chairshabby chic occasional chair

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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sofa recliners with cup holderssofa recliners with cup holders

Comfortable Cushions. Cozy cushions offer top-notch comfort so handpick the recliner though it is expensive and bulky. The ideal density rate to fill the recliner foams must be greater than or equal to 1.9.

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reclining chair and footstoolreclining chair and footstool

This is when it became common place to have a recliner in a home. Whereas before the recliner was a luxury. Also around this time people began to see the health benefits of these chairs as well. With the nature of work during this period a recliner might have been the only way a man coulee set without back or leg pain.As soon as Father got home everyone knew to vacate the chair.

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modern sofa reclinermodern sofa recliner

Having a recliner to meet your needs is very important. Remember what type of living space you want when considering your purchase. Also keep in mind your own relaxation and therapeutic needs. The designs and types of chairs available now a days are almost unlimited. Today´s recliners are more affordable and made to last for years of comfortable seating. You and your new recliner will become relaxing buddies for a long time to come.

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