How to style accent chairs - The Interiors Online Guide To Everything Accent Chairs
1. The Perfect Friend for a Large Sofa – The Wingback Chair
With the winged sides and tall back, the generous scale of a wingback chair makes it an ideal friend for a large sofa. The size and weight of this style means it gives a sense of balance and consistency of scale in a room. The weight of a wingback also means that it’s likely to stay put as it’s not the easiest of chairs to move around. The grand feel of these chairs means they also work surprisingly well as end chairs for a dining table.
2. The Key to a Cosy Nook – The Club Chair
3. The Chic Space Saver - The Slipper Chair
With their petite form, a slipper chair is the accent chair for you if you have a smaller space or apartment to style. Armless and generally upholstered, these space-saving accent chairs can be slipped in next to a coffee table or sofa where they work particularly well. When placed in a bedroom, they create an elegant and chic focal point with their deco contours.
4. Anywhere, Everywhere – The Occasional Chair
Whatever your style, whatever shape you love, there is an occasional chair for every space. The most versatile of accent chairs, occasional chairs are often striking in design and tend to bring the entire design statement with them wherever they are placed. Show off your pro-design skills by either going bold with pattern and silhouette to create a truly eclectic space, or play it safe and keep your foundation pieces a neutral palette and layer textiles to add interest and colour. Just keep in mind the scale of the other furniture to make sure your room stays in balance.
5. So Frenchy, So Chic – The Bergère