Published by Naomie Whitely, Aug 13, 2017
Designing a family room layout is not so easy. You need to make it as comfortable as possible, without loosing its charm and stylish look. If your family room has started to look a little bit boring and you want to add a flair to enliven the ambiance, one most popular way probably is adding an accent chair or two.
Adding some accent chairs for family room will improve the aesthetics, as well as the functional aspects of the room. They act as additional seating as your family grows bigger, and more friends and family come by. Basically, there are two ways to use a family room chair. The first, you can create a secondary seating space within the family room, or the second, you can place the chair in such a position to complements the sofa and other seating in the room.
Family room chairs are available in a wide range of designs. You can opt for a chaise lounge, armchairs with the straight back, highback wing chair, or many others. To help you decide, here are the best accent chairs for family room to choose:
1) Club Chair
It’s a roomy upholstered armchair that is perfect for a family room as it has very deep, comfortable seats. You and your family can surely snooze happily as you enjoy a good book accompanied with a cup of hot chocolate. It is also a perfect complimentary for a family room sofa, or to be placed in a corner to create a cozy reading nook. Club chairs usually come with a nail head trim or leather upholstery.
2) Slipper Chair
This armless and upholstered chair has a small silhouette but is practical and popular. If you have a limited space in your family room, the slipper chair can come in handy for an additional seating.
3) Occasional Chair
This chair is stylish and has a pretty, eye-catching shape. The occasional chair looks rather simple and sleek, as it’s armless and light. This chair can be moved easily, in case you need a regular re-layout or need it in another room.
4) Wingback Chair
As the name suggests, the wingback chair has a tall back and dramatic wing-like sides that will easily be a center of attention in a room. Its huge size and the wingback will be a perfect supplementary for the family room’s sofa, add balance to the room. You can also place a wingback chair beside the fireplace, to shield you from the heat of the fire. This chair is rather heavy and difficult to move, so plan carefully when you’re adding it as a family room chair.
This chair is beautiful and has an exposed wooden frame that surrounds an upholstered back and seat, with a generally classic look. It’s rather formal, but can be fabulous as a family room accent chair. The Bergere is usually used in pairs as an additional seating next to the sofa and ottoman.
6) Rocking Chair
What’s more appropriate to embellish the cozy family room than a beautiful, grandma-style rocking chair? The wooden rocking chair is popular in modern day family room, with some different styles of rocking chairs available in the market, with arms or armless; sometimes upholstered, or maybe with cushions.
7) Chaise Lounge Chair
It’s a very popular chair for a family room, and comfortable as an in-front-of-TV seating. They are beautiful, comfortable and perfect to be a place for you to sit back and relax.