When visiting a friend’s house, you may have seen beautiful chairs that differ themselves and appear striking compared to other chairs. Such chairs are commonly called accent chairs aka accent chairs. Usually in the form of units or pairs, it has a charming design, and often the color contrasts with the tone of the room.
Accent chairs have two main functions. First, as an additional seat. And more importantly, it becomes a complement to the design scheme and the color of your living room or bedroom.
There are various types and models of accent chairs. In order to be able to use it wisely in your interior design, it’s good to identify the characteristics of each of these types.
Here are some of the most commonly used accent chairs.
1. Club Chair
This chair actually has a real faultily comfortable name, French which means a lounge chair. Having an arm and cradle inside, this chair is really right for lazing around.
Club chairs are usually paired and used as a complement to the sofa in the living room. Can also be placed in the bedroom and is perfect for spending time relaxing in reading a book.
2. Slipper Chair
The slippers have a very low seat and no arms. Very suitable for those with small bodies, but it will feel strange to people who are tall or long-legged.
This chair gets the name slipper which means sandals or slippers because of its history that began in England in Victorian times (around the 18th century). At that time, this chair was usually reserved for noble daughters because it made it easier for them to install and remove the slippers.
For rooms that are not so spacious, this type of accent chair is perfect. Therefore, they are often found in small apartments. Usually next to the coffee table. But it is also usually placed in a woman’s room.
3. Occasional Chair
This one accent chair is commonly used only when an extra chair is suddenly needed, so it is called “emergency” or “sometimes”. The shape often resembles a dining chair and without arms. Although some are armed.
What is clear, this chair has several functional advantages. Its weight is not too heavy and its simple shape makes this chair easy to move around. The model and design are also not complicated, so it fits the interior in almost all the space in the house.
4. Wingback Chair
It is called a wing chair because it has a large backrest. Sometimes the backrest widens on the right-left, so that it resembles a wing. This large backrest posture makes it very suitable to be paired with a large sofa, because it can bring a balanced impression.
This chair is actually designed to be placed near the fireplace. That is why he has a wide back as a veil against the heat of fire, but also warms up in winter. Because of large and heavy postures, winged chairs will usually always be in place and not easily moved.
This accent chair features a wooden frame that frames the seat, arms and back. Compared to other accent chairs, bergére may seem the most formal. But the formality can be relaxed by installing seat pads. This chair can add an elegant feel and is perfect for pairing with a sofa or placed in the corner of the bedroom.