mid century modern chaise lounge chairsmid century modern chaise lounge chairs

Day bed chaise lounges are designed for an upright sitting instead of a reclining position. Its design may not be as body-friendly as the other types but it has its purpose namely as a bench-cum-lounger.

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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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Most times one piece of furniture which may be your favorite is highlighted to get the best arrangement. You really need to figure out what piece of furniture you want to highlight and be the focal point of the room before you began moving anything around. After that is done you will arrange the rest of you furniture around that focal piece. That focal piece can be any type of furniture that you want. It can range from an entertainment center fireplace window or even a wall painting.

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Chaise Lounge - Let me try to give you a visual on this chair. Think of an upholstered chair with an extended seat/base or imagine a chair with an ottoman attached to it and that´s what a chaise looks like. Chaises can be made with different designs in mind. Some are very traditional looking to the more modern curved designs. Another option available with a chaise is the addition of an arm on one side. For those looking to buy this type of chair keep in mind majority are very large and take up a good amount of space.

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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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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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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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What is a Chaise Lounge? This type of chair allows you to be in a reclining position without necessarily laying down. As you assume this position you are able to rest while still being able to see the surroundings. This is why this type of is so popular for outdoors as they allow you to enjoy the nice and relaxing view outside.

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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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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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