6 Types of Accent Chairs Every Home Needs

Updated: Feb 12

A good accent chair can completely transform your space. Not only do they offer additional seating, but they can also add balance and style to any room. Whether you're in desperate need of additional seating or just need to fill an awkward corner, an accent chair will provide the solution you're looking for.


Here are 6 types of chairs that can fit any room, style, and budget:





WINGBACK CHAIRS

Although a traditional style, the wingback has been reimagined to fit a more contemporary setting by many designers. Wingback chairs were traditionally used to shield its user from drafts or excessive heat from a fireplace. Today, they also offer style & a comfortable headrest for when an afternoon nap is a must.






RECLINERS

If you want to kick your feet back and relax, then a recliner is the chair for you. Recliners are well known for their comfort, which has given them a reputation for being unfashionable, but today there are plenty of options that don't sacrifice style of comfort, like the Pep Talk hi-leg recliner:




CHAIR AND A HALF

The chair and a half is a must for anyone who likes to relax with a bowl of popcorn by their side and no one around to share it with. These are larger than a typical chair, but smaller than a loveseat, making them perfectly spacious. Although known for their comfort, you can easily give it a more tailored look if you opt for a tight back and seat in a more traditional fabric.





CLUB CHAIRS

Originally called "the comfortable armchair", club chairs are a classic feature in design with French influence. Club chairs have extra deep seats and a roomy interior, perfect for curling up with a book or in a conversational setting. The Truscott is a classic example of the club chair, plus it comes in your choice of dozens of fabrics!







OCCASIONAL CHAIRS

Occasional chairs are, literally, chairs that are used occasionally. They're typically on the smaller side, making them ideal for smaller rooms and easy to move around your home. Occasional chairs add style with decorative fabrics, like the Mallory accent chair, pictured here:









SLIPPER CHAIRS

Traditionally, slipper chairs were used in women's bedrooms to help with getting dressed, specifically putting on their shoes. Today, this upholstered, armless chair can be found in any room that needs a decorative touch. Their low height makes the slipper chair distinct yet comfortable.





Which is your favorite type of chair? Start shopping all chairs at Kensington by clicking here & come test then out yourself!

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