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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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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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Living without a sofa is not a traditional move. Traditions are fine and should be kept in many ways. If you have begun a tradition around Christmas then you are not being ask to stop the tradition. If you have photo albums showing a family tradition that has gone on in your family for years that is wonderful. Great memories are made from these things of the past.

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Also designed by Le Corbusier and Perriand in 1928 is the LC4 Chaise Lounge a sculptural bold statement in any Bedroom. The LC4 Chaise features an angular chromed-steel frame that cradles the shape of the body. The curved steel base support allows the user to customize the seating angle and makes the chaise appear as if it´s floating above its linear base. The leather sling seat and bolster headrest are sleek and stylized adding to the beautiful modern silhouette of the piece.

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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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If you have a multipurpose room furniture should be arranged in a special way. Arrange furniture to divide the room into a separate dining space and living room space. You can do this by placing a screen or even curtains. These two ways are relatively inexpensive and simple. However you must ensure that the room stays cohesive and that the screen or curtains does not clash. Rugs especially area rugs can also help to divide and define the different spaces in a multipurpose room.

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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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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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