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History about Popular Accent Chairs – Fun facts

The oldest chairs in history are documented to be about 5000 years old and were used only by the Egyptian pharaohs and nobles; the Victorian era chairs carried forward the trend and came with lacquered patinas, ornaments, and oriental motifs. An Occasional Chair is serves its purpose – additional seating when the need arises. Easy to move, light weight, mostly armless and come in a variety of designs and styles. The Chiavari is one of the most commonly used occasional chairs because of its ultra-lightweight design. The generously sized Wingback chair is not just an ideal partner to a sofa, it can [...]

Our Idea of Perfection – An Accent Chair in Two Fabrics

Well, at first, choosing the perfect accent chair might seem a daunting task to you considering the way it will define your space and reflect your personality, but hey! That’s why we are here! Who doesn’t love a chair upholstered in a gorgeous fabric? A quirky upholstered accent chair might just be the missing piece in your living room puzzle; and if it’s two gorgeous fabrics that you have set your heart on, then? Well, the first thing you should do – come to The Pink Chair! Whether it’s an element of drama you want to create in your living room or a medley [...]

Sofa Arms and Cushion Styles

1. English/London Arm: Short, rounded arms, where the seat cushion goes around the front of the sofa arms. Hence, also called English arms with T-cushion. These kinds of arms look beautiful in traditional and/or formal and grand living rooms or rooms which carry a rich history of antiques and vintage hand-me-downs.2. Lawson Arm: Here the arms are either rolled or square and the seat cushion normally doesn’t wrap around the front of the arm. Hence, also called Lawson arms with Straight cushion. These are perfect for both transitional (formal French Riviera set-up) and traditional homes with a rustic touch (with valance).3. [...]

Origin of the Chaise Longue

Pronounced as Shayz Long, the Chaise Longue is believed to have its roots in the 16th century France. Design experts also believe it was inspired from the hardwood daybeds of the ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome where reclining in public was an acceptable norm. By the late 15th century, French designs were being incorporated into the daybed with focus on accommodating a lounging/relaxing posture. The Carolean period witnessed elaborately carved backs, ornamental crests, caned seats, and paw legs being introduced in the daybeds in the 1600s England. The William & Mary era borrowed heavily from the curvaceous Queen Anne style [...]