Many of us spend most of our time in line, waiting for what may seem like an eternity. We flip through magazines and drop a few deep sighs here and there, wishing time could just move a little faster. But if we had distractions to take our minds off of the boredom, things would be different. Perhaps a newly designed foyer or lobby area will brighten things up! When it comes to home and office decor, new furniture pieces can turn a mundane environment into a bubbly, vivacious one. Pair gorgeous waiting room furnishings with your newly decorated space to usher in a sense of professionalism and style.
Here are some noteworthy pieces that will make you weak in the knees. Remember, it is not a sin to combine comfort with luxury.
Dive Straight For The Sofa
Apart from the obvious difference between metal chairs and cushioned ones, there is another reason why designers are choosing to incorporate the latter, one that has to do with design and functionality. Sofas or any other style of padded furniture accentuate the room in an esteemed manner. Such selections bring in elegance and charm, traits that many of us strive to achieve.
For those who desire to model their home after Marie Antoinette’s regal abode, take a look at what designers believe to be the modern day bourgeoisie style below.
by Utopian Lifestyle
by Cindy Ray Interiors
by Tamara Bickley Design
by Suite 102
Find Style and Comfort in Simplicity
If you aren’t floored by the idea of an intricately detailed room, then you might be someone who enjoys the simple things in life. There is nothing wrong with practicing a little humility in your design blueprints. It’s smart to put the notion of “quality over quantity” into motion. In order to make the most of simple designs, you need to select furniture pieces that are eye-dying brilliant and passionately unique. The goal of redesigning the waiting room is to give visitors a chance to admire your creative talent–conventional furniture pieces just can’t get the job done anymore.
by Chloe Warner
by Gallery Direct
by Lake Shore Drive Penthouse
by Rachel Reider Interiors
One thing to note is that animal-print furnishings are smart choices for when you want to heighten the energy in the room. Their wild characteristics are great contrasts to pairing patterns. Rachel Reider Interiors (above) did an amazing job of arranging a close-knit space filled with agreeable waiting room furnishings.
Largely a La Mode
Waiting room furniture can be just as comfortable as it is stylish. Depending on the purpose, you can select chairs to satisfy a plethora of signature options that ring in new moods. From the well-loved Parisian style to the Mediterranean frenzy, the possibilities are truly endless.
by Robert J Erdmann
This black-and-white contrast (above) is by far the best memorable classic style that designers introduce time and time again. It is one that does not die down with age.
by Gast Architecture
photography by Peter Alexander
by Cravotta Ineriors
You want your guests to walk into a majestic presentation, because first impressions last a lifetime. Depending on the mood you are trying to set, the style of the chairs you choose will variably change. Some might stay on the reserved side of beauty, while others might gravitate towards a more daring visual display of attitude and energy.
by Maxey Hayse Design Studios
When you are looking to refurnish the waiting room, try to picture yourself as a visiting guest. Because after all, you are looking to entertain people other than yourself. While it is best to consider options that suit your tastes, it is equally important to take into consideration how your design will enhance another person’s experience. Aesthetically appealing waiting room furniture, be it big or small, will turn any downtime into a sensory stimulating adventure.