The perfect accent chair provides more than just a place to sit; it will compliment your room design, define your seating style, and can transform any corner of your room into a relaxing space.
How to Choose the Perfect Accent Chair
Accent Chairs complement your décor or add a little flair and personality to your room. Accent chairs can be delightful additions to living rooms, family rooms, dining rooms, dens and bedrooms. Choosing the perfect accent chair that reflects your lifestyle and your personal taste doesn’t have to be hard. Read on for tips and ideas for picking your perfect accent chair.
What is Your Style?
Contemporary or modern, traditional or rustic, farmhouse or industrial, transitional or mid-century – you can find accent chairs to suit every style. From tailored piping on a sophisticated wingback chair to black metal legs on side chairs, you can shop by style that will suit your taste and budget.
What About Accent Chair Materials?
Fabrics determine the look, feel, and care of your accent chairs. Some fabrics are more durable than others. We offer a variety of fabric options for our Canadian custom sofas. The Lanzii performance fabric is 100% polyester and gives you the sophisticated style you want with beauty, softness, texture, and the protection you need against spills and life's other messes. Best of all it is kid, pet, and life friendly meaning that it meets and exceeds durability expectations with many remarkable features like minimal shrinkage or stretching, its breathable, it air dries quickly and stains are easily removed with water alone.
Popular Accent Chair Types
Slipper Chairs are armless and low, which gives them an elegant silhouette that doesn’t take up a lot of room. They’re ideal for short sitting periods, which means they’re true accent chairs that are meant to complement other pieces.
Wingback Chairs are characterized by a high back and “wings” which extend down the armrests. While it has an upright silhouette, wingbacks make for extremely comfortable accent chairs, and they add instant sophistication to a space.
Recliners come in many styles—from puffy comfy designs to sleek and refined seats.
Chair-And-A-Half provides deep seating and gives you a lot of room to snuggle up in.
Lounge Chair is a common accent chair choice and often has a matching ottoman for you to prop up your feet.
Club Chair is a classic and comfortable accent chair option, that is defined by its plump, sink-in silhouette. It will usually have well-padded arms and back give you tons of support all around.
Swivel Armchair are chairs that turn and are typically lower to the ground, which makes them perfect pieces for casual seating.
Barrel Chairs have a rounded design (like a barrel) with padding and cushioning that and cups your body comfortably. Barrel Chairs are modern version of the classic tub chair.
Side Chairs are accent chairs that work in any setting! A side chair is the most multipurpose accent chair since it’s relatively slender and easy to move around. You can pull it into the dining room as an extra seat or use it as a desk chair. They’re endlessly versatile!
Armchairs, which may be among the most popular options, offer added comfort with side supports on each side designed for resting your arms.
Accent chairs are stylish seats that “accentuate” your furniture in any room, but they can also easily be used alone for that perfect reading nook or as additional comfortable seating anywhere.