Buying attractive armchairs for your living room isn’t just about choosing a great look. From the ergonomic point of view, a really comfortable armchair is also a must-have. If you choose good quality, your new favourite armchair will be a companion for many years to come.
Good armchairs encourage both socialising and relaxation, and no matter what taste you have in interior design, there are any number of great chairs to choose from.
Which armchair you end up with is, of course, a matter of taste, but before spending your hard-earned cash it’s worth thinking about how and where you plan to use a chair. Maybe it would be a good idea to buy an armchair that converts into a guest bed, or maybe you want to invest in a design piece that can be passed on to the next generation? Here we look at seven armchairs that receive high marks from satisfied customers.
An armchair that can be described as the Rolls Royce of chairs when it comes to both design and popularity. And maybe that’s true for the price too. But this is a piece of furniture that never goes out of style, and one that will last for generations.
“The Egg” was designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, one of the most famous and popular furniture designers of our time, whose works are known all over the world. A great buy for those with a big budget who want a timeless design classic.
This armchair was designed by Bruno Mathsson and is a beloved treasure in many homes of design fans. It’s as comfortable as it is stylish, partly because Mathsson used a slightly different method to create furniture that was as ergonomically comfortable as possible. Among other things, he sat down in a snowdrift to study which shape would best suit his back.
Lamino’s comfort is typical of his works, and the chair has become so popular that the small town of Värnamo in Sweden is even called “Lamino’s home town”.
Recliner is a very relaxing word. And if you lie back in this armchair, you risk wanting to stay there forever. That’s how comfortable it feels.
The Beliani Muret Recliner is 163 cm long and is available in several appealing colours. The chair has turned wooden legs which give the design an extra elegant touch.
This stylish woven design with seat and back of rattan may not be the softest armchair on our list, but it definitely adds a decorative touch to any room. With a frame of solid mahogany, it gives a stable and relaxed impression, and the wide seat also makes it really comfortable.
The armchair is available in three different colours and the natural rattan is easy to clean with a slightly damp cloth.
How will it be used? Do you want to be able to have overnight guests, will it be used daily or mostly left untouched in your best room? Choose the armchair that best fits your life and home.
Check for extra features. Massage, a heated seat and reclining functions – an armchair can be so much more than just a seat.
Check the delivery. An armchair is a rather awkward piece of furniture, so if you buy online make sure you know what the shipping costs are and what they include. Some companies help you get the chair into your home and even to assemble it. Which means you aren’t left in the street with a giant box, scratching your head, as the delivery van drives away.
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