When it comes to choosing a chair you need to make a few more considerations more than color and style. You need to think about your needs and lifestyle. If you equip yourself before diving into this process, you can narrow down the search for the perfect chair or couch. You can start with the ergonomics of the chair.
Some chairs can cause a sore back while you got up after sitting a few hours on it. If you want not to confront this kind of situations you need to make the right choice. there are many conclusions. For example, if you are tall small chairs will be too low for you or if you are short and pick a tall chair, your feet will not touch to the ground and will swing in the air.
The best way to decide on the right size chair is to give it a try and choose the right height, width and other features you like. Dont jump on the first chair you saw in the store, spend some time there and try a different type of chairs. Ask for the information about the chairs to sales assistance, so they can tell you the features, ergonomics and what can be the right choice for you.
If you like extra support on your back while sitting on a chair, there is a chair type for you that you can adjust back and footrest. If you like a chair and if it doesnt have any adjustable part, you can buy body support features separately such as pillows or the items produced for enhancing comfort. These items provide help for your seated posture.
The most important consideration about these item’s functions must be the ease of use. If you picked a chair that you can not lever easily or can not reach the adjust buttons, you will probably stop using it anymore because of its difficulty of use.
Say you decided on a chair in the store or you picked one on the internet while you browsing through, but have you ever think about a longevity? First thing to find out your chairs longevity is learning what the item is made it from so you can determine how well it’s likely to last. For example, you can compare the leather coverings, some of them are fake and some of them are real leather, so real ones will last longer for sure and all of them looks different. In addition, you may need to consider inner materials because it is as important as the outside materials. If you like to have more durable material you can go over for a hardwood material or composite materials can be useful for you. If you want something more common you can pick a chair made from pine and it is pretty common material used in furniture manufacturing. If you dont want anything light and durable you can choose a reinforced steel chair so you can obtain extra strength, but it will be quite heavy. If you are planning to move it every day for cleaning or other things, you will have to be aware of these materials because in the long term you may have medical troubles such as the back hurt. Ask for the warranty that the manufacturer provides you with. If the warranty period of time is long, that means the material that they offer is probably durable and this can give you a good indication of the quality of the product.
The other factor that affects the comfort of the chair is the type of cushioning. It can change the feel of a product. For example, foam will be more resistant and it is quite firm but feathers aare not a strong material that lasts long and requires maintenance. So choose a fabric that chair will get with the stain resistance and durability.
The other important element about fabric is its color. When thinking about the color there are many considerations such as your likes and your room’s color. Decide on what you want to do with the chair color. For example, you may want to match the chair color with your room or you want to choose a different color and later on you are thinking about to change the room color, or you want your chair to put a pop of color to a room. Think about your future color plans or styles you want to bring into room. Choose a color that matches the existing room color palette and will not be a trouble for you in the future. If you like the blue color for example, you can choose the chair color blue and the rest of the room can be designed in bluish colors later in the future. You don’t get tired of the color which is your favorite. You also may think about your overall color, if you pick colors that in your overall color palette, chairs will fit any place in your home. And if you are thinking about using the chair in the other rooms as well, you may think about the avarage colors that match with almost everything such as black.
Also think about the pattern. There so many pattern types that add a value to your room such as, abstract, bold, natural, plaid, ombre, tapestry and geometric. Choose a pattern that matches with the other furniture in the room.
If you are staying at home most of the time and you like watching television or reading, a chair selection process will be so important for you. And this selection will depend on your existing situation, for example, if you have a company most of the time or if you have a health issue or you may like to take a nap on the chair. All the factors above will play an important role in the decision-making process.
Once you have evaluated the elements above, it is time to pick a chair that compliments your decor. Before you invest in furniture or chair keep in mind that the furniture lasts around seven years. And after some years people mostly get bored of their designs. So if you are on a budget don’t push your limits.
Written by / Yilmaz Gokce Duz