Designed by Phillipe Starck, the minimalistic Sir Gio Dining Table is both versatile and functional. The table’s specially moulded base base is available in two finishes (transparent and smoked glass),
The Art of the Recliner
There’s nothing cosier than having a go-to spot in your home where you can relax with your favorite beverage, a tv show or a book, while wearing most comfortable loungewear. While your favorite loungewear may leave some room for improvement in the style department, your go-to chair shouldn’t, and can be comfortable and stylish all at once. We’ve put together a quick guide on how to pick the right one for you.
Comfort is Essential – Comfort is the number one goal here. In order to ensure you find yourself a comfortable chair you must sit on it for five minutes or more to test it out. While you sit, ask yourself the following questions:
• Do your feet touch the floor before you enter recline mode? – Hint: You want them to touch the floor! Otherwise sitting on it while it isn’t reclined won’t be comfortable!
• Is the seat comfortable? – Make sure the chair doesn’t have any bumps on the back or the seat. Pick a chair with a foam density rating higher than 1.9, it will last longer and offer more support.
• Is the headrest offering good neck and head support? – If you feel any tension or a lack of support in those 5 minutes, it could lead to serious posture and back problems over a longer period of time.
If you’d like the benefit of a couch and a recliner there are options on the market that allow you to have both. The Tessa Motion Sectional has a reclining feature that tucks away neatly into the couch when not in use.
Photo courtesy of Peterssen/Keller Architecture.
Author: Sklar Furnishings