French chairs

Get the Modern French Look

By |April 9th, 2016|

Getting the Modern French Look is easier than ever with this guide. Since it’s all about mixing French reproductions adorned with contemporary fabrics and finishes with modern pieces like mirrored coffee tables, geometric chandeliers, and more, this look is one that’s very easy to personalize so that it complements your space.

 

With the addition of a few key pieces, it’s simple to update your dining room to reflect the Modern French look. A farmhouse table with a clean, natural finish serves as the central focus here, while comfortable dining chairs invite guests to linger. Natural touches tie the look together seamlessly.

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Rustic French Country Decorating

By |May 13th, 2015|

Rustic French country interiors are at once sophisticated and rustic, elegant and eclectic. When choosing rustic French country furnishings, you’ll quickly discover that almost anything goes. The look is a beautifully versatile one, as appealing in contemporary interiors as it is in more traditional settings. Because the rustic French country look and similar ones allow for dressing up or down, they have been popular for decades. With just a little inspiration and a few key pieces, you can easily transform your space, creating a rustic, French country inspired retreat all your own.

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The rustic French country look can be wonderfully edgy, with just […]

Modern French Furniture

By |April 1st, 2015|

Modern French furniture offers magnificent details that pair the look of classic vintage French furnishings with cosmopolitan accents. Think of a classic fauteuil with a heavily ornamented frame and modern nailhead trim, or a modern chandelier positioned above a rustic French country table. Graceful floral designs, soft, natural fabrics, and a light, neutral color palette provide inspiration for creating a home that is comfortable and on trend.

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Modern metal chandeliers, furniture with French words, rustic wood, and a lovely assortment of textured fabrics in a neutral color palette combine to create a haven that speaks volumes. A testament […]

French Arm Chairs – Timeless and Fabulous

By |September 29th, 2014|

 

French upholstered arm chairs have been “en vogue” since the time of Louis XV. Prior to that time, arm chairs were primarily made from wood and designed with erect backs. But the Renaissance period redefined all art forms, including furniture design, leading to more comfortable lounge chairs with cushioned seats, semi-reclining backs and swooping arms. Plus, arm chairs became true works of art with intricate carvings and emblems, cabriole legs and stylish fabrics. Suddenly, every parlor from Paris to St. Petersburg was filled with artistic arm chairs where friends would converse in comfort.

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French arm chairs have […]

The Allure of Tufted Furniture

By |July 7th, 2014|

French tufted furnishings have seen a resurgence in design lately. Widely found on an array of pieces such as headboards, ottomans, dining chairs and sofas, these furnishings have left the vintage look behind and stepped into the modern world of design.

Tufted chairs seem to invite you to sit, relax and enjoy the feel of the fabric: often found in velvet, silk or natural linen.

A tufted bench at the foot of the bed is a luxury for those who have the space to do it. Not only is it stylish and elegant, it provides functionality as well with a place to sit […]

The French Chair Affair

By |October 12th, 2013|

Choosing the right dining chairs can feel a bit like looking for the “one”. We are first attracted by the appearance, but then we want more details. Is it our style? Does it make us feel comfortable? Is it stable enough to stand the test of time? It’s important to really know what you’re looking for in a chair, and not to pick one solely based on first impressions. So decide what will be the best fit for your lifestyle first, and go from there.

This Versailles Chic inspired dining area is so romantic and feminine. With the curved upholstered chairs, […]