Published by Naomie Whitely, Sep 14, 2017
They are lovely. They are classic. The high back wing chair is definitely a statement-maker. Dated back from 1600s England, wingback chairs were originally meant to be fireplace companions. They can easily be found in libraries and formal living room throughout centuries, but with beautiful and unique design, those wing chairs remain a holy grail of today’s home.
Wing chairs for living room are usually covered in leather and have wooden legs. However, today’s contemporary designers have been continuously doing a lot of modification, and the classic chair has been transformed for centuries without losing its original charm.
So, if you want to add some beautiful wing chairs to your living room, here are some ideas:
Place it next to your fireplace. You can place them in front of a fireplace to protect you from the direct heat of the fire. Any kind of wing chair will absolutely embellish your living room, no matter the material you choose for the cover.
Doubled up in the middle of the living room. It’s kind of popular to add some design statement with twin wing chairs in your living room. One thing to keep in mind, always uses lower-back wing chair designs in the middle of a space to keep the flow of the room.
Don’t be afraid to play with patterns and colors. Contemporary interior styles have seen high back wing chairs in so many patterns and colors. You can add a pair of floral or pinstripe-patterned wing chairs to embellish your living room. If you want them to stay solid, just pick some popping colors to add dimensions to a modern-minimalist room.
Accessorize your chairs. When you have classic, solid wing chair in the living room, you can add some accessories to make them more attractive. No matter if you choose rattan, leather, or textile, you can decorate your wing chair with some contemporary cushion or handmade quilts.
Use them to decorate the corners. You have a set of sofas in your living room, but still, insist on using wing-back chairs? Well, their charm is surely undeniable. The good news is, you can use them to decorate the corners of your living room. Add a classic, taller versions of wing-back chairs to warm your stairway up, along with a small side table with a heap of books as decoration. The bonus? You get a stylish reading nook!
Don’t worry to have an all-wing-chair living room. Love wing chairs so much? Forget about sofas. Go ahead and use your lovely wing chairs as the main seating in your living room.