Common Dining Armchair Styles & Materials

Upholstered Dining Armchairs

Today’s dining armchairs bring a myriad of styles and materials to the table and the dining room, breakfast room or eat-in kitchen. No matter the look you’re going for, there’s a chair style and material just right for your home. From wood to wrought iron, acrylic, fine fabric, leather and more, interesting materials abound as… 

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All About Ottomans: Styles & Shapes, Uses & Ideas

Traditional Ottoman Style

Today lets explore timeless accent seating in the form of the venerable ottoman. Ottomans can be found in virtually every size, shape and style, making them versatile and useful in seemingly limitless ways. Often described as a piece of furniture with a padded or upholstered seat and no arms, the ottoman can be used as… 

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Bauhaus Nesting Tables

In the course of furniture design history, there are pieces that stand the test of time, becoming so familiar that they are instantaneously recognizable. One such design is the Bauhaus Nesting Tables Set, also called Albers Nesting Tables after their designer. Josef Albers designed this set of accent tables while serving as artistic director of… 

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Round Skirted Ottoman

Few pieces of furniture are more versatile or mobile than the venerable ottoman. Useful and beautiful in almost any room of the house, these accent pieces are appropriate for every design style. Today’s post if going to focus on the living room and the ottoman as coffee table. Get this great look with all sorts… 

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mediterranean dining room 1

Elaborate scrolled metalwork, rich warm hues and elegant historical nuances are the hallmark of Old World style interiors. This inviting mix of European cultural and period influences culminates in a warm, welcoming environment perfect for daily living and enjoyment. No other room of the home lends itself to this style more so than the dining… 

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Garden Bench

Do you love garden benches as much as we do? Those two simple words can bring with them a flood of idyllic dreamlike images. From Victorian beauties to rustic country benches and every style in between, these iconic seats gracing gardens around the world beckon. Question is will we stop for a moment to enjoy… 

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Foyer Bench

Benches are ideally suited to entryways of all sizes and styles. Bringing both beauty and functionality to the space just inside the front door, benches serve many purposes–a comfortable place to sit and gather one’s thoughts on the way out the door, a convenient place to drop packages after a day of shopping or perhaps… 

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0 Round Table Ideas

For a stunning dining room in just about any style, consider choosing a round table and surrounding it with your favorite side chairs. Mix and max as much as you like. Just be sure you love the look whether you select wood, upholstered, wire, acrylic or our personal favorite wrought iron. Today, we’re sharing seating… 

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Banquette and Side Chairs

We’re excited to be talking about one of our favorite topics today—banquette seating paired with side chairs for a stunning look in the dining room. Banquettes come in all shapes, sizes and styles, as do side chairs. Finding the perfect mix of the two for your dining room or eat-in kitchen can be so much… 

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0 Counter Stools

Besides aesthetics, functionality and supreme comfort is of primary importance when choosing a counter stool for your kitchen. Not only is a stool’s size and design important, the way in which the stool works in relation to other furnishings should also be considered. Balance and a sense that everything belongs within a space will be… 

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2 Counter Stool Idea

Counter stools are especially suited for the kitchen island. They’re designed to be just the right height for seating around a central work island that’s also used for casual dining, homework and conversation with the chef. Essentially the counter stool is identical to its taller sibling barstool, only shorter. Just like barstools, counter stools come… 

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2 Fire Pit Seating

Fire pits are much sought-after additions to backyards in the country and urban patios and terraces. If you are fortunate enough to have one or you dream of a fire pit in your future, you’ll also need seating to surround it. Think built-in benches, weatherproof lounge chairs and stools and wrought iron seating of all… 

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