Accent Chairs can be considered to not be essential when buying furniture for a house, but having them really makes a difference. What sets a normal room and an elegant and modern room apart is the presence of accent chairs. One chair can light up the whole room, it can add an extra spot for your social sitting room and even work as the perfect chair to curl up with a book and finding the right one can change the whole space, making a statement.
It might be hard finding a suitable accent chair for your space, from colour to style, there are endless details you need to pay attention to when making a decision. To help with the decision process, today we bring you some tips on how to choose accent chairs that will beautifully fit any place in your house and make a statement.
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The first thing you should be paying attention to when choosing your accent chairs is the size. It is important to consider not only the size of your room but also the size of the furnishings you have. For a sophisticated room, less is more.
The HERMES Sofa is a perfect statement piece: the beautiful curves of this cotton velvet upholstered sofa and its simple legs polished in brass will be the centre of attention in your living room. Avoid crowding the space and, instead, complement it with simple decoration like the IRIS Mirror.
If you have an empty corner but don’t have much space, fill it with the stunning BEGONIA Armchair. Its charming curves and soft cotton velvet upholstery make this the perfect accent chair for an elegant modern interior design.
Next is purpose. Think about what the main function of your chair is. Do you need an extra seat in your living room? A comfortable chair where you can relax after a long day? Or a chair to complement the overall look of your design?
The KAROO Armchairs are the perfect accent chairs. Add them next to your sofa and centre table in your living room for extra seats and let the chairs impress every guest in your house.
The luxurious ZULU Armchair is a great addition to your modern addition. This upholstered chair is full of personality and it will surely stand out from the rest of the decoration, making it a piece hard to forget.
After finding the purpose of your chair, it’s time to think about the style. Whether you prefer something more minimalist or something with a mid-century twist, it’s important that you choose something that reflects your personality. Accent chairs are a great way to let yourself show who you are through design.
Complement your classic living room with the NUKA Armchairs, inspired by the glacier in Alaska. If you want to achieve a sleek look, these accent chairs look chic and elegant, elevating your space.
Choosing the colour of your accent chairs is also an important task. Colour theory says that colours can have a big impact on our mood and the way we decide to pair the colours and mix them are vital to set the mood of our room. You can pick one single colour and play with its different tones, making the chair match the other furniture, or you can pick an eye-catching colour for your chair, making it stand out from the rest. Don’t be scared to play with the colours and let your imagination flow.
If your living room is all decorated in warm and brown tones, the HERA Armchairs are a brilliant example of the use of accent chairs in the same range of shades to complement and even elevate the whole look of your space. Match them to the colour scheme of your room to achieve a clean room.
A rich blue chair like the ANDES Armchair is a great option to make a statement. Use one of the primary colours to add a pop of colour to your living room and make it stand out from everything else.
Hand in hand with Style and Colour, picking the right fabric for your accent chairs is just as important. There is an extensive selection of upholstery fabric in the market, and they come in a wide range of colours and patterns. Choosing a patterned fabric can be an effortless way to bring your room some dimension. Besides its appearance, you should also pick high-quality fabrics, that offer some stain resistance and that won’t look much worn out throughout the years of use.
The upholstered NAJ Armchairs are a safe choice for your modern living room, elegant and designed with durable fabric that will last you for years.
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Last but not least comes comfort: when picking accent chairs that are beautiful and reflect your personality, you should never compromise comfort. This is the top priority for a chair, after all, its main function is always to provide good and supportive seating. Be sure you choose accent chairs that are suitable for your height and back, and that feels just like a dream when you seat down.
Brabbu’s ESSEX Armchairs are the perfect accent chairs that will allow you to relax after a long week at work, turning your living room into a comfortable, sophisticated and inviting interior from which you will never want to leave.
A wingback chair like the DAVIS Armchair will give you the support you are looking for while also adding character and elegance to the corner you choose to place it in.
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