Published at Thursday, July 11th 2019, 00:40:33 AM. Armchairs. By Darcie Vallee.
The wingback, or wing chair is the classic model of armchair that has survived throughout the ages and is still popular today. This kind of form is completely upholstered in various sorts of fabric, and has arms and a wing-shaped, high back that meets the seat of the chair at a 90 degree angle or bigger. The wings to the high back, wrap around somewhat to the front of the chair, and provide the sitter with some protection from drafts. very essential for those nippy nights in the parlor room of your 16th century fortress!.
Though initially it is only minor discomfort that you suffer, such as a sore bruised derriere or slight shoulder and lower back pain; over time bad posture and hard seating can lead to more permanent conditions. This is why choosing your office chair is so important and the popular swivel armchair makes a great addition to your workplace giving comfort, support and free movement.
For centuries the armchair represented status in society and now is commonly seen, accompanied by an ottoman, in living rooms around the world. Individuals of great power and authority sat in these chairs giving them complete control over their people.
Do not think your choice of armchairs needs to match every other piece of furniture in your room. It is often with great effect that designers mix and match single pieces of furniture for a more individual eclectic look. So indulge, pick a lovely comfortable armchair and make it your space, you could have a throw to hand to cosy up on dark cold winter nights. Winter is a time when we appreciate our homes even more, when we come in from the elements. armchairs look inviting and most rooms have the space for at least one.