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Buying Guide: Chairs & Seating

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Chairs come in all sorts of style, designs, colours, fabrics, shapes, and sizes. Therefore, when it comes to buying one it can all get a bit overwhelming. Allow this buying guide to show you some of the best armchairs and seating for small space our retailers have to offer.

Size

Chairs come in a variety of sizes from very small decorative chairs to larger chairs which can fit two people on. It’s important to bear in mind the space you have available for your chair to avoid taking up too much space.

Function

What kind of function and use do you want your chair to have? If your chair will be placed in your living area, then you will most likely choose to have a chair which is comfortable. Whereas, if your chair is more for decorative purposes in a hallway or bedroom then you might choose a chair that is more of a statement piece.

Where the armchair will go?

In order to choose the right chair for your small space you must think about where you will be putting your chair. The most obvious place is the living room, but they are also popular for the bedroom and the hallway. This can have a big effect as to what style and size armchair you will choose. Which brings us no to function…

Material

The material you want your chair to be upholstered in will also have an impact as to which armchair is best for you. Depending on the style of your small space there are a wide variety of styles for chairs, from vintage retro to velvet glamour to statement patterns.

Budget

Chairs also come in a wide variety of prices from cheap and cheerful to plush and expensive. However, you can still find a plush armchair at a reasonable price but the budget you wish you spend is down to personal preference.

Below are a variety of chair styles, colours, materials and prices to help you find your perfect chair.

Material

The material you want your chair to be upholstered in will also have an impact as to which armchair is best for you. Depending on the style of your small space there are a wide variety of styles for chairs, from vintage retro to velvet glamour to statement patterns.

These armchairs are examples of the standard armchairs found in most homes. But we have supplied you with a variety of styles to show you the different options different retailers offer.

This fairly new style of armchair is a popular choice for the home. They are larger than a standard armchair but smaller than a small sofa. They are great for small spaces as they act as a compact sofa

Historically wing chairs were traditionally placed next to the fireplace. The wings served as protection to the body and torso to protect it from drafts and to trap the heat from the fire. A very traditional piece to add to your space.

For a more traditional style, a leather chair is the perfect finishing touch they are also very durable and therefore, a good investment as they will last a long time.

If you’re looking for a more retro style from an armchair, the tub chair is the one for you.

Small chairs are great for bedroom and hallways to take up an otherwise empty space, add decoration and also provide a seating area for various purposes.

A statement chair is a great way to incorporate colour and a focal point in your space.

A luxury item to add to your space to incorporate luxury and elegance. Chaise lounges are also great for bedroom seating.

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