Fabulous Furnishings: The Fantastic Chaise

To me, a chaise longue is just one of those unforgettable parts of furniture at a house. Unlike more formal seats, it educates you and your guests to sit and relax. A chaise has a unique style and can become the focus of any room. I had a sectional with a chaise on one conclusion. I separated the chaise and put it at an angle. It was amazing just how much more striking the room seemed, and the chaise became the favorite seat in the room. If you are thinking about incorporating a chaise to your house, maybe one of these pictures will inspire you.

In case you’ve got a seat or two at a end of a sofa, balance them with a chaise on the other side. Additionally, it can be a wonderful place to have a rest while doubling as seats for multiple people when entertaining.

Niche Interiors

The combination of seat, couch and chaise generates a fascinating and flexible furniture combination.

Lisa Borgnes Giramonti

In a very narrow room with a fireplace at the middle, re-imagine your furniture placement. Instead of creating one conversation area right around the fireplace, then make two separate conversation areas that can both appreciate a view of the warm flames. Utilize a backless chaise to specify the separation without blocking the view.

InterDesign Studio

Place a bookcase supporting a chaise to make a reading nook at an office or a basement. It is amazing how pairing a chaise with a backdrop of books and including a warm pillow or two can turn an empty corner into an inviting, vintage-inspired vignette.


Let your chaise be the star of this room by centering it in the center of an open-floor layout. Start looking for a chaise with character, such as this tufted one with detailed legs.

Emily Ruddo

It is also possible to go with a streamlined chaise that has contrasting piping (or welting). Since this one is backless, it is possible to sit on both sides, depending on where the dialogue is happening. In another space, the same chaise could be put against the wall. This creates a backless chaise a fantastic investment piece.

angela varela cunha

Create a focal corner in a huge room by placing a spoonful using its back against the wall in one of the corners, then including a shelf or big piece of art above to anchor it. Finish the corner with the addition of extra accessories or furniture at an L- or U-shaped arrangement. You will have two seats areas in 1 room.

Dana Wolter

I love this nontraditional way of chairs using chaises side by side. This is definitely a memorable room, and I bet it is so cozy in person. I can imagine relaxing in 1 chaise with a cup of java and saying,”Honey, will you hand me the Home section of this paper, please?”

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In a living room, look at placing two chaises in order that they face one another. You’re able to lie down to read a magazine when you’re alone, but still feel comfortable inviting firm to sit down because the spine provides the conventional support of a couch.

Do you have a chaise that you would like to turn into a focus? Reupholster it at a punchier color or print similar to this fabric by Thomas Paul.

Abbe Fenimore Studio Ten 25

If, instead, you like dressing your upholstered pieces with different cushions and throws every season (or every time you feel as though you need a new color palette), go for a neutral chaise. Then you’re able to control how you style it.

Glenn Gissler Design

Naturally, for a defined modern look, add a Barcelona Daybed to your space. Check out Becky Harris’ Modern Icons: The Barcelona Couch idea book on this classic piece.

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Design Tastemaker: Daniel Schofield

While his appearance is definitively modern, Daniel Schofield’s design aesthetic echoes the mantra of those designers of yesteryear: above all else, quality over quantity. Schofield is a part of a growing movement of furniture designers and manufacturers, and his job highlights function, eco-friendliness, and playfulness.

Based in the uk, Schofield has begun to get attention in books worldwide. It’s easy to see why: His products have an almost childlike quality, but are made with a focus on detail and design that will endure for ages.

Daniel Schofield Design


Schofield loves to add elements of secrecy in his job, along with his Shifty desk is no exception. At first, you would assume the desk’s storage unit is located on front. Rather, the desk is designed so the storage area seems when you pull out the work surface, revealing a perfect place to store newspapers and other essentials.

Q: How did you begin in product design?
A:I began in graphic design, but I realized it was not hands-on enough for me personally. From there, I moved on to work as a magician, but this did not feel creative enough. Eventually, a friend mentioned that I’d enjoy furniture layout, and it only seemed to click directly away. I love designing merchandise and I’ve never return.

Q: What sort of changes do you see occurring in product design today?
A: I believe people have started to lean towards using more small materials, and need to know more about where the materials have come out of. People are becoming more conscious about their environmental effect, so for someone to purchase a product it has to have more of a goal and longevity.

Daniel Schofield Design


Peggy is a hook which will double duty. This quirky contraption is a clever means to hide clutter and hang up your coats. Add colour to your entryway with these vibrant hooks, and then nestle your keys, phone, wallet, and other knickknacks into the soft lamp-shaped pouches.

Q: Exactly what are you attempting to say with your own designs?
A: I suppose I am attempting to make functional products that are fun, and just nice to have around. I try to give my layouts character and character, whether that means giving it a secret, like Shifty, or trying to bring some humor to it, just like with Our Kid.

Q: How has your work evolved since you started?
A: I believe I’ve just discovered more about my own style of designing since I started. I don’t believe you ever stop learning, so I should be evolving. I just have to continue pushing myself to learn more.

Daniel Schofield Design

Our Kid

Our Kid was created with quality and durability in mind. Schofield wants to make furniture which hails back to the days when bits were intended to be passed from generation to generation. Our Kid is a quirky storage unit and side table using a title that is intended to make an emotional connection with people, urging them to hang onto it for as long as possible.

Q: What designers (both past and present) are you inspired by?
A: There are so many! I believe past people would include Eero Saarinen and Le Corbousier. I believe they were far ahead of the time. And as for the current, it changes daily! Some of my friends like James Uren and BeBenny do some really cool items. I saw loads of stuff in the London Design Festival that really inspired me also.

But I am most inspired by the things that I see in my travels and throughout the day. Things which you walk past in the road, or the way people behave are all really intriguing. Pieces of architecture, character, and things like this are what really get the cogs turning.

Q: What are some of your favourite new design trends?
A: I am really liking the use of humble materials and procedures. Some of the stuff in the up-cycling scene is really cool as well. I am also currently liking the dip-dyed appearance, and I am considering attempting to use it in a few of my own work.

Q: What are a few of the new favorite product lines?
A: I just watched De la Espada’s display at the London Design Festival that I really liked. I also love Tom Dixon’s Beat Lights along with his Exotic Seats are really cool.

All photographs courtesy of Daniel Schofield Design

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Furniture Favorites: Bar Stools

This week once I had been admiring the Emeco Navy Chair Barstools, I had been thinking about how difficult it’s to locate wonderful looking stools. But then I began to shop around around Houzz. I really had NO IDEA there were so many wonderful choices out there.

I Have also seen from my picks that for the large part, I am attracted to the more straightforward, no frills fashions, if they’re Shaker, classic industrial, or advanced. Frequently, all these aren’t the most comfy bar stools in the marketplace. Nevertheless, I do not believe folks tend to sit in these for hours and hours. There is a meal, the chef business is kept by you in the kitchen, there is a cocktail, after which you are away to more cushy areas that are upholstered. In case you prefer to sit for a lot of hours in your stools to play cards, do assignments, etc. you you might want to need to pick from some thing with a brilliant cushy seat, a backrest, and arms

I Have added MANNER more pictures than I normally do for one small ideabook to provide you with the most choices. Please I would like to know whether some of these (or any which aren’t here) are your favored in the comments area!

Dillard Pierce Style Associates

I really like the depth that is swirly on the rear of the comfy pillows underneath, in addition to those. The black is a good sharp contrast to the kitchen that is mild.


This work island may hold at least six of those perfect striped seats and is tremendous. I strongly urge colours or Scotchgard when you yourself have small ones.

Chelsea Atelier Architect, PC

These white stools that are glossy mix in with all the island that is white.

Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab

I really like the combination of these classic stools and really tailored conventional style. Coupled with all the island that is white, the area is kept by them from appearing too matchy matchy.

Axelrod Architects

Bar stools can function as sculpture. I am uncertain how nicely I Had match this one although- it could be diet determination!

Amoroso Layout

Consider in the event that you’d like to get even more flooring space, back less stools that tuck entirely beneath the isle.

LDa Architecture & Insides

Logan’s Hammer Constructing & Restoration

There is a cushy variant of the tuck-under back less stools.

CWB Architects

Rattan stools a-DD a chamber and feel.

LDa Architecture & Insides

Walter F. Chatham Architects

I love that the backs of all these are lower than the height in the isle. But do not allow anybody attempt to lean straight back past an acceptable limit in dissertations!

Birdseye Style

I enjoy the present day alloy alongside the wood that is re-claimed!

Creative Spaciz / SPACIZ Layout Studio

AbbeyK, Inc.

This kitchen h-AS this kind of fine mix of textures. The palette retains it from seeking like a hodgepodge, and also the stools are best.

The circles on these steel stools are interesting to include right into a combination when you need to perform with geometry.


One other fantastic blend of contemporary and conventional.

Mostert Architecture

These have this kind of contour that is dramatic, as well as the wood is stunning. I’m-not 100% certain I understand what I am referring to, although I would like to contact them Shaker!


More straightforward design that stands apart. I’d like to, although I don’t have any idea if I will call it Shaker. Can some one please teach me? 🙂

Pepe Calderin Style- Contemporary Interior Planning

Foot rests are great – your legs drift off when they’re dangling for overly long and might get uneasy.

Asher El-Baz

So slick, as well as an enjoyable pop of colour. They are rather trendy, although I sense like they might make my butt seem huge!

Tomar Lampert Associates

The colour here proved to be a choice that is daring and that I enjoy it. These appear comfy.

Brooklyn Lime-Stone

Oh how I adore Mrs. Lime-Stone kitchen! The classic stools that are blue are a fine touch.

Neuhaus Style Architecture, P.C.

Becker Architects Constrained

Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab

I will be mad about these French-developed, 1930’s aluminum stools. So significantly s O that my diningroom gets the cafe seats that are identical.

Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab

Schwartz and Architecture

Here will be the classic stools in a different setting. I never understood just what an excellent view it’d, although it is amusing, I Have employed this kitchen facing 180-degrees the other manner. I am really envious of these windows.

Ogrydziak/Prillinger Architects

Bertoias are an excellent option for Modern supporters.

Becker Architects Constrained

I enjoy the curves of those stools.

Blount Architectural and Interiordesign

Cowhide – Yee-Haw!

Elizabeth Dinkel

Here will be the seats that are comfy. The seat cushions that are yellowish give a warm disposition to this kitchen.

Feldman Architecture, Inc.

Here is the barstool that produced me begin looking for mo-Re. It’s not impossible to organize your stools with seats in your kitchen. All of these are variations of the Navy Chair.

Dufner Heighes Inc


Modern Images: The Egg Seat

For awhile there I discovered myself always mixing up the Uterus Seat as well as the Egg Seat. I believed it had been only the reproduction- names, but it seems that the Egg Seat could have inspired. I guess that indicates the chicken came before the egg! Arne Jacobsen in 1958 designed the Egg Seat for the reception of The Royal SAS Hotel in Copenhagen, which produced that 1958 Danish Radisson the fashionable Radisson ever!


The Egg Seat gets along really well with all the Noguchi Espresso Table.

A leather Egg Seat is an excellent manly touch in this office at home.

Peter Tow

In this image you can definitely feel how snug and enveloping the Egg can be (excellent event) and in addition, it shows off just how sculptural and delightful its kind is.

Dirk Denison Architects

The Egg can do white and clear really nicely.

This designer has curated a great mixture of contemporary pieces that have been definitely made with this attic that was open and light.

BKSK Architects

This large green Egg controls lots of favorable focus in this cozy and contemporary family area.

Steeldaisy Associates

Notably when paired using a coordinated ottoman, the Egg Chair is an excellent reading seat in a bedroom.

I I stumbled upon this Egg Seat on the Modern Atlanta Tour of Houses. I I can not suggest this tour enough. It is worth trekking around town to reach on all of the houses on the tour

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Paul Anater

Egg Seats aren’t only for grown-ups! That one is the ideal option to get an enjoyable and graphically fearless children’s chamber.

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David Churchill – Architectural Photographer

I am dating myself here, however there’s some thing really “is it stay, or is it Memorex?” about this picture!