When you are looking for a piece of furniture such as a chair, you will come across an undoubtedly complex choice. There are many products on the market, so you need to proceed in a thorough and calculated manner, depending on your needs.
First, you have to decide their purpose: a living room chair is not suitable for the kitchen, just as an office chair is not suitable for a dining room, or a terrace.
Within this article we will try to give you some sly tips to help you in your choice, placing a focus on practicality, without losing sight of style.
CHAIRS IN THE DINING ROOM: math enters the kitchen
From sunrise breakfasts before heading to the office, to multi-course dinners with close family members, finding kitchen chairs is a crucial decision.
Be careful though, even on this occasion design is not everything: no one likes to eat uncomfortably, especially your guests. Before making a purchase ask yourself, “Can I sit in this chair for the next two hours without wanting to get up, or stretch my legs?”
In order to avoid these unpleasant situations, it is necessary to take back the dreaded proportions. . . We can already see the panic in your eyes: don’t worry, we are here to help you! First of all, before proceeding with the purchase, you will have to consider the table that you are going to combine: it is very important to respect the proportions between the height of the seat and the height of the latter, it must not be greater than 30cm.
Let’s take as an example our extending table Iacopo, 77 cm high, to which we recommend to combine chairs with a seat height from 45 to 48 cm. In this case, our Amanda set fits like a glove.
If you prefer classic tables, however, we suggest pairing them with modern chairs, like our wrap-around back set, Carlotta.
Last note. Remember that the total height of your chair should not be greater than 90 cm: in the kitchen movements are more rapid and frequent, a high backrest will immediately become an annoying obstacle.
LIVING ROOM CHAIRS: unexpected guests, we don’t fear you
How many times have you had a last minute dinner party and not been prepared for it? Being together with your friends is one of life’s pleasures, but if your apartment is small, you need to be smart. Avoid making guests sit on every surface, even uncomfortable, available: the watchword in these cases is optimization, and organization! Try to have an eye for space, and opt for a set of stackable chairs.
Comfort doesn’t necessarily mean lack of style: consider our Olivia chairs, they will give a unique touch to your living room and, when the toast is over, you can store them in the closet without taking up precious space.
Pay attention to the materials, they must be practical, hygienic and above all durable.
If you, or your acquaintances, have small children, or pets that like to wander around the house, it is best to avoid delicate surfaces or those with colors that are too light, difficult to clean in case of stains or scratches, very frequent in these circumstances.
If you are looking for an original solution, but at the same time comfortable and functional, we propose our Nordic style set Greta: thanks to the mix of materials with which they are made, they create a cozy and pleasant atmosphere.
OFFICE CHAIRS: prevent back pain with ergonomics
In recent years our habits in the workplace have changed drastically: with the depopulation of the smartworking mode we have learned to our cost how important it is to have a dedicated space, and especially well structured, to be able to stay several hours in front of the PC, without suffering from back pain. .
A poor quality seat can lead to an incorrect posture that, in the long run, will lead to irreversible damage: buying a quality chair means first of all preserve your psychophysical health! For this reason, the first criteria to take into account are comfort and ergonomics, then you can have a look at the furniture and harmony with the surrounding environment.
If you are looking for a modern chair with an attractive design, but at the same time preserves a comfortable and correct seat, our Clara is ideal: thanks to its armrests, gives comfort to the workstation, also giving an original touch to your office, or during zoom calls in teleworking.
If you have any other doubts, we invite you to contact us and ask for advice!