Add Personality To Your Interiors With The Right Seat
A seat is, by definition, something you sit on. So, it’s hard to think of seats and chairs in terms of their decorative features. However, while they are essential furniture, they can also influence your interior style and inject personality into your routine.
Typically, when it comes to choosing the right chair for your home, the criteria will include price, quality, practical features, and size. Style can sometimes come as a second thought, even though most homeowners reckon that they still consider their tastes when buying new furniture. So, here is how to elevate the seats in your home and add personality to your interiors by combining aesthetics, practicality, and comfort.
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1. Let The Sofa Do The Talking
What does the typical living room look like? Could you describe your best friend’s living room? You nod enthusiastically. You remember the accent wall at the back and the photo gallery. The TV is on the wall. You also remember the cushions and the throw on the couch. But you’re not sure whether the sofa was beige or black, or whether it’s a leather or canvas surface.
More often than not, homeowners hide their sofas underneath an army of decorative cushions and blankets. It’s funny when you consider that it’s the main furniture in the room, yet it’s rarely displayed proudly. Perhaps, it’s time to invest in an item you’d be proud to show, such as a sophisticated crushed velvet sofa for a maximalist room or a romantic floral couch for a cottage style. Ultimately, the sofa should catch the eye and bring the decor together.
Further Reading: Homestyle – How to Style Your Sofa with Cushions & Throws
2. Create A Purposeful Corner In The Bedroom
We all have a chair in the bedroom that collects our clothes at the end of the day. The bedroom chair can contribute to the apparition of clutter if you’re not careful. But rather than removing the chair from the room, you want to focus your attention on creating a purposeful bedroom that gives your chair a function. Should it be standing by the window as a reading corner? Do you prefer to keep it by the desk where you write your journal? Understanding how the chair fits inside your decor ensures you turn it from a cloth-clutter-nightmare into a tasteful accent that elevates the space.
3. Cosy and Practical Dining Chairs
The typical choice of dining chairs is dictated by space and costs. Most homeowners pick a set of table and chairs as they redecorate their dining area. However, it can be tricky to set your mind on one design only. There are so many wonderful looking ensembles available! Hopefully, this little quiz can help you figure out which dining suite best matches your personality and needs.
4. The Tricky Desk Chair
Does a desk chair need to look good to be good? The typical answer is that ergonomy should prevail in your choices. While there’s no denying that you want a chair that gives you plenty of support for your back, it doesn’t mean that the look and feel don’t matter. Your home office needs to be an inspiring room where you can be productive. Therefore, opting for a supportive chair that suits your style could be the extra motivational boost you need during the day!
When it comes to chairs and seats, you are truly the product of your furniture. Comfort, support and ergonomy play a huge role in maintaining your posture. But a chair is also a beautiful object that can bring your interior style together. Always think of the ‘Three Ps’: Pretty, Purposeful, and Practical.
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