No piece of furnishings says “me time” rather like a chaise longue. With its reclined again and elevated feet, it presents the assure of serenity in a deal designed for just a single person.
“It’s good for developing a secondary house which is tucked away and a little additional private” than a home’s social areas, claimed Corie Sharples, a founding companion of New York-primarily based Store Architects, the place she prospects the interiors group.
A chaise longue is perfect in a library, a corner of the master bedroom or an alcove off the residing place. And due to the fact it ordinarily sits by by itself, it can be a lot more sculptural than other items of household furniture.
“A chaise is normally a statement piece,” Ms. Sharples explained.
Of class, due to the fact it is so at ease, it also operates the chance of currently being monopolized by unintended customers.
The chaise longue in Ms. Sharples’s residence, for instance, has been claimed by the pet dogs: “It’s where by they like to engage in king of the hill.”
Does a chaise longue need to have to have an eye-catching condition? Not essentially, Ms. Sharples explained, but “definitely appear for something with some character, whether it’s the material, the stitching, a small added depth or the bolster.”
How considerably flooring area do you have to have? A whole lot. Take into consideration not only the footprint of the piece, but also area for climbing in and out.
Can they be employed in pairs? It is probable, but a chaise longue commonly appears to be best alone. “It’s that extra, further piece,” Ms. Sharples stated. “It does not just take the position of the couch or lounge chairs.”
Deep Feelings Leather-based Chaise
Chaise longue with blackened-metal base and lumbar pillow
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Rocking chaise longue with sculptural condition
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Copine Peacock Velvet Curved Chaise Lounge
Chaise longue impressed by a 19th-century fainting sofa by Julia von Werz
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Magis Targeted traffic Chaise Lounge
Chaise longue with metal rod foundation, cushions and acrylic stone pill by Konstantin Grcic for Magis
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