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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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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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The classic indoor chaise lounge screams French decadence with its flowing lines and hardly a straight line or ninety degree angle in sight. French furniture makers are well renowned for their artistic flair and of being able to bring a touch of romance to their furniture and this is nowhere more obvious than in the classic chaise lounge. So if you´re looking for a classy but somehow romantic piece of furniture whether for the bedroom sitting room or even your study the chaise lounge is your only choice its like buying two pieces of furniture in one. Firstly there´s the comfort the long chair allows you to stretch out lie down or sit virtually in any position so it´s great for reading a book or for taking an afternoon nap. Secondly it´s extremely good looks make it very difficult for an ordinary chair or sofa to match its plush smooth lines.

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Brief History. The chaise lounge as it is also called originated from 16th-century France. It become popular in Europe and was later imported to the United States during the 1930s where it was primarily used an outdoor patio seat or an indoor recliner. Then and now the lounge furniture was designed to be versatile beautiful and functional on both sides of the ocean.

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Since these lounging chairs come in all sizes it is vital that you know the measurement of the chair you want to purchase. So take out your measuring tape and measure the section where the chair will be placed. Make sure that you have enough space to move around so the chair won´t crowd the room or corner.

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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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Once you have made the decision that you would like to purchase a lovely chaise lounge for your home you can decide whether you would like to buy a brand new piece from a furniture store in your local area or look for something to buy from second hand shop. Many used furniture stores have a wide range of gently used items that you can purchase for a low cost.

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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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