An accent chair is a piece of furniture that adds a little color, a little personality or pizazz, to a room.
More often than not it’s a fairly expensive purchase and most people when buying one consider it to be an investment.
Having said that the right accent chair, placed correctly, is an inexpensive way of changing things up a bit.
WHAT’S YOUR STYLE?
Accent chairs are available as in many styles, as they are in colors, and often it’s not the lack of choice that makes it difficult to find an accent chair, but rather finding the right one, at the right price, that will work perfectly in your home.
You also want to find a style that will work in various rooms and even suit a new home, should decide to move.
The Club Chair
The club chair is an upholstered, roomy armchair with extra-deep seats, perfect for curling up with a good book or enjoying a hot cup of something near the fireplace.
The right club chair should have you feeling relaxed and comfortable, maybe even dozing off.
The Slipper Chair
Armless and upholstered the slipper accent chair has a petite frame and a fairly low seat . If you’re tight on space but have your heart set on an accent chair, then this would be a good option for you.
The Occasional Chair
Named the occasional chair because it’s ‘occasionally here’ or ‘occasionally there’, this accent chair is often light and easy to move around, if the ‘occasion’ calls for more seating.
Most of these styles of chair don’t’ have arms, which ensures they’re light enough to pick up and carry.
The Wingback Chair
The wingback is easy to identify because of its signature winged sides and tall back. Because of its traditional large size, this accent chair works well with a big sofa in a big space, giving the room a sense of balance and scale.
This ever so fancy sounding accent chair has regal lines and can feel quite formal. Depending on the atmosphere you’re creating, or adding to, the bergère has a loose seat cushion, which brings it down a notch, making it a little more casual and lot less posh.
A Black and White Accent Chair Adds Dramatic Flair
Black and white as a color scheme can be very formal so it would be a good idea to figure out what kind of statement you want to make in the room.
A black and white bergère accent chair could be a nice addition to soften a very formal room, without looking out of place, while a quirky slipper chair could add a little humor to a more serious look.
Try and keep in mind that a strong color combination like black and white might not call for a specific style of chair. Instead you might pay more attention to the detail of the fabric and the upholstery.
Linon Home Decor Taylor Accent Chair, White Black Circles
The best of form and function come together with this modern vintage Linon Home Decor Taylor Accent Chair.
It is comfortable with a sturdy frame and will definitely add some drama to your living room or bedroom. Because of its height it’s an ideal accent chair for a dining room or even a workspace.
The Linon Taylor chair is great value for money and a lot of people have commented across various sites that it looks even better than in the pictures.
The black and white accent chair is easy to assemble, with most people putting it together in 10 minutes or less.
The lightweight frame means that it can be moved from area to area, depending on where you need it.
- Excellent value for money
- No-sag loop steel springs
- Sturdy hardwood frame
- Substantial, durable padding for long lasting comfort
Looking at reviews there are very few cons when it comes to this chair, but some negative comments include:
- It’s ok
- Not strong enough to sit on
- Broken chair legs on delivery
The majority of buyers were very happy with their purchase, with the accent chair receiving 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon and a total of 111 people reviewing it.
AVE SIX Curves Hour Glass Accent Chair
With more than 300 reviews on Amazon this Avenue Hour Glass Accent Chair scores a high (and impressive) 4 ½ out of 5.
The hourglass shaped chair is as comfortable as it is gorgeous and will fit in with contemporary or vintage styled décor with its 70s retro vibe. It’s a good size seating area and it feels sturdy in terms of the frame.
Reviews and comments include that the chair is easy to assemble, that it’s sturdy and comfortable, and can be used at the dining room table, in a living room, bedroom or nursery.
- Sturdy and comfortable
- Lightweight so it can be moved around
- Large seat area
- Too small
- Not strong enough
- Cheap looking
With more than 300 people reviewing it and it getting a 4 ½ out of 5 star rating overall, this chair seems to be a good purchase in terms of value for money, quality and its complete look.
Boss Wingback Traditional Chair
If you want to add a touch of elegance to your study, home office or library, then the Boss Wingback Guest Chair is what you need.
The wingback styled guest chair is simple and sophisticated and the mahogany wood legs and hand-applied brass nail head trim will complement your traditional décor.
While this chair isn’t really black and white, it’ll fit in easily with white decor due to the hand-applied brass nail head trims on it.
- Easy to assemble
- Easy to clean
- Too small
- Bad quality
Of the reviews for the Boss Wingback guest chair on Amazon 61% were 5 stars, 24% were 4 stars and the balance seemed to average around 3 stars.
It is pretty clear that the people who purchased this wingback loved it and were happy with the new addition while others found a few minor things wrong with it, all in all, it’s definitely worth the money.