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Tips on choosing armchairs

Posted: 08/09/2014 in Blog

Tips on choosing armchairs

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The choice of the armchair for your home can affect a number of factors. It's necessary to take into account the purpose of the acquired piece, e.g. is it going to be used as the highlight of the interior, reading place or just for resting?

If you are planning to get an armchair for your home office, then it should stimulate your workflow and in any case, it shouldn't create any discomfort. Even though the room interior is playing a big role on choosing armchair, still the priority goes to functionality and ergonomics. 
In the living room, armchair could affect the whole interior or even become a focal point of it. However, if you are getting armchair for your bedroom, the first features must be - comfort and cosiness. As in this room, people rest and gather strength for everyday routine. 

Types of armchairs

  • chaise longue (lounge)
  • pouf
  • rocking chair
  • massaging armchair
  • desktop armchair
  • sofa-armchair
  • reclining chair
Each type has own characteristics, availability in different styles and can be used as a highlight for a room. 

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Main features on choosing armchair for your home office

We have already mentioned that armchair for your home office should functional and comfortable, therefore it should be moderately hard. However, it necessary to consider some of the nuances. For example, if specifics of your job involves being in a sitting position for a long period, it's not recommended to get a hard seated armchair at all. 
At the same time, if the seat is too soft, it will be difficult to concentrate on work, but a permanent state of relaxation is guaranteed. Hard seat will help to stabilize a workflow and to be constantly concentrated. 

When choosing armchair for home office, always pay attention to the design features, because you might use it for long hours and it has to help you to maintain a correct posture. 

The desktop armchairs be compact and functional. It's not necessary to stop your choice on large sized options. Imagine, if it will take up a half or quarter of your room space and will be not able to move freely. In this regard, the best option would be a transformable armchair, which could be folded if necessary. 

Main features on selecting lounge chair

Lounge chair has to be very soft and cosy. It has leave only positive emotions. It also worth of paying attention to design features. The optimal solution in this case can be armchair with adjustable backrest for maximising comfort. 
  • Poufs. Among the other alternatives, poufs deserve a special attention. This piece of furniture has become very popular in recent years. The main advantage lies on adjusting feature to the human body. Thus it's considered as the most comfortable piece of furniture. 
  • Rocking chair. Such armchairs are equipped with a very useful feature. When you stay there even for little period of time, it will bring the need for sleep. Ideal for those who struggle with insomnia. 
  • Armchair with a lifting mechanism. 
  • Massaging armchairs. 
  • Sofa-armchair.

Retro style is very popular in recent years 
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Minimalist design is always in fashion
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Funky style is ideal for highlighting a living room
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