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Ideas For A Fancy Interior: 21 Accent Chairs

If you are looking to update your living room for example without spending too much, there are a few options to consider. A fresh coat of paint or an ombre rug can really update the room, and then there are versatile items you can consider.

An accent chair combines form and function into an additional socializing reason, creating an inviting atmosphere for family and guests.

Enjoy this inspiration board showcasing 21 accent chairs that can help you create a fancy interior.

Hot, trendy colors for a change

Fuchsia accent chairs induce a feminine feel to a neutral color scheme. Eero Saarinen’s Womb Chair in Fuchsia seen above makes an interesting addition to a well-lit living space incorporating a library. This space was imagine by Boston-based architectural studio Stern McCafferty as a versatile meeting space, where stories of real life meet stories lived and imagined throughout the ages.

Used as a private reading nook, an accent chair changes the functional outlook of a space. Placed strategically in a room to provide additional seating, their main purpose is usually intertwined with inspiring aesthetics.

Bright and cheery social space by Pb Elemental

A popping color makes an accent chair a statement of boldness. Going beyond just being a charming accent, this type of furniture can be chosen to contrast the overall color scheme. Adding an accent chair will not only create a bold focal point in the living room, it will also extend the available comfort space.

Eye-catching living room by Robert Granoff
Bold details in neutral bedroom by New-York based Incorporated studio
Comfortable space imagined by Modern Organic Interiors
Inspiring kids space by Purvi Padia Design

Flexibility is a great function of accent chairs. The option of pulling your chaise from the bedroom into the dining room when you have more people join in. Your flexible thinking will guide you towards attention to details.

Be flexible with your furniture choices

When choosing an accent chair that can be used for multiple purposes, a complete awareness of your color palette will guide you through the maze of colors, textures and patterns.

Jeanette Lunde’s white Scandinavian home combining old & new.

Two accent chairs are sometimes better than one. Spacious social rooms can benefit from the addition of these comfortable furniture items.  Pairs of accent chairs prove very useful in both functionality and visual appeal, creating an island of interest as well as additional seating spaces.

Millneck Showhouse by Eileen Kathryn Boyd
Warm living room by architect Yankale Zenker
HGTV Showhouse by Alisha Gwen Interior Design
Westchester Showhouse by Last Detail Interior Design

Natural and neutral, comfortable and inviting

Neutral colors backed by modern furniture design can make a space seem like a unitary concept. Bold colors are not present to interrupt a landscape of natural colors captured in different shapes and textures. Displaying different patterns on classic designs or intriguing modern shapes, accent chairs can set a special mood. If you consider the overall color palette, you might just get more value for your money, using one chair for multiple purposes.

Hoping to inspire your next interior design project, this handful of carefully selected photos will help guide your thoughts through some of the endless possibilities.

A brainchild of Pulp Design Studios
Upper West Side Residence by interior designer Jarlath Mellett
Delia Chair in Tamm Fabric by R&B
Sanna Leather Chair by R&B
Residential detail by Leonardo Rotsen
Houston Loft by C O N T E N T Architecture
21 modern accent chairs (12)
Chelsea Apartment by Drew McGukin Interiors
Mid Century Modern by Gus Duffy AIA
Modern living room by Sean Michael Design
Elke Convertible Sofa Room by R&B

Ada Teicu

Ada always dreamed of transforming her love for writing into a lifestyle. Passionate about all things beautiful, from faithful dogs to homemade cooking or climbing her beautiful homeland mountains, she was very much into interior design and architectural wonders. Ada is from Timisoara, Romania, loves purple and turquoise and her all-time favorite c[...]

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