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Accent chairs in a range of designs are the fabulously functional plus ones (or twos!) to your 2 seater, 3 seater or 4 seater sofa. These versatile armchairs - with or without arms - add extra seats where you need them most, providing greater flexibility and using less space than an additional sofa.
Accent or occasional chairs are small but mighty living room furniture pieces often found in master bedrooms, studies and sunrooms too! They are single lounge chairs in a range of designs, including:
Our exciting range of super chic and stylish accent chairs feature a selection of materials and colours. You’ll find luxurious leather accent chairs, velvet accent chairs and fabric accent chairs in neutral tones and rich, inspiring colours!
There are no hard and fast rules when coordinating living room furniture. You can have a matching accent or occasional chair to your sofa, or you can have a feature accent chair (or two) which complement but don’t match your sofa.
Accent chairs do need to have a design element in common with the sofa or other living room furniture, be it texture, colour, tone, material or shape. Accessories can be used to create a cohesive feel, such as throw rugs or cushions.
Accent or occasional chairs in the bedroom look fabulous when the colour matches an accessory or piece of bed linen. Check out how stunning the Light Pink Penny Fabric Accent Chair looks with a pink throw rug and cushion on a grey upholstered bed!
Accent chairs can make quite a statement all on their own, or they can be styled with one cushion or a throw rug.
If you are placing a couple of accent chairs in the same area as a sofa pair, the chairs should share a common feature with the sofas - perhaps the sofa design features or by using accessories such as cushions.
Accent or occasional chairs can park themselves in any number of areas within the home:
Keeping in mind the space within which your accent chair will reside, you’ll choose the right accent chair if you find some common elements which enable the chair to ‘accent’ your sofa, dining suite, bedroom suite or storage furniture such as buffet tables and sideboards.
Colours are an easy way to unite furniture items. Warm colours such as pink accent chairs and plush textures such as velvet accent chairs are warm and comforting additions to bedrooms. A leather accent chair or a grey occasional chair may work perfectly in your home office or lounge, while fresh colours like white accent chairs and blue occasional chairs can create a lively feel. A black accent chair is easily matched with a black sofa, but add crisp neutrals or brightly coloured pops of colour to lift the mood.