Published at Tuesday, November 07th 2017. by in Chaise Lounge.
For centuries now the chaise lounge chair has been a symbol of elegance in homes nowadays and even way back to the elite families of old Europe. Although it was believed to have originated from Egypt and then brought into art by the Greeks whose artworks depict Greek gods and other elite reclined in chaise lounges, it has gained more popularity and sense of elegance in the Post-Revolution France where it got its name which means a long chair.
If you want a modern type of chaise chair, then you can acquire the ones framed by metals and then made more relaxing by foam, leather and cloth. If you want it to be more of a decor, something antique like, elegant and rare, I suggest you buy those which are made from wood, bamboo, rattan. With it, you are not only helping small industries and workers who are designing and hand-crafting these products, you are also developing a more elegant sense of fashion in your home.
Chaise lounges have many meanings. It is called long chairs in French, especially in the furniture industry. It can also refer to a stretched chair, fitting under a persons legs with an armchair or upholstered back. Nowadays, modern discerning and machine manufacturing have permitted chaise lounges to be constructed and turned out more economically. It provide great comfort particularly when they are thoughtfully placed on a terrace or patio.
Aside from being a symbol of elegance and a piece that adds beauty to your home or bedroom, a chaise lounge chair has also practical purposes. It can be another place where your whole body can rest aside from your bed. With it, you can also comfortably read a book, newspaper or magazine in a relaxed position. You can also listen to music, relax and enjoy the sunlight while reclining to it.
Everyone deserves a little added comfort when they are outside taking in the scenery, or as most of us do, falling asleep. The wooden chaise lounge is among the most favorable chaise lounge chairs currently available. There are many different styles, colors and materials widely available today, from recycled plastic for the environmentalist to the Adirondack or teak. Person style is very important when considering the perfect chaise lounge for your outdoor area.
Jacques Louis Davids painting called Madame Recamier, brought even more prominence to the chaise lounge which was soon introduced and fancied by other Europeans, then later by Americans, then to mainland Asia and now all over the world. And along the introductions of the chaise to other countries, comes the variations of its style. Some of the noted styles are rococo, recamier, duchesse brisée, and Méridienne and others.