By 14cczpo. Chaise Lounge. At Tuesday, August 07th 2018, 01:57:49 AM.
The chair, throughout the centuries, has been modified and designed slightly differently from area to area. By the time the 1600s came along, the chaise lounge was adopted by the French and turned into one of the most lush and lavish pieces of furniture a person could have up to current times. The French designers started a trend in Europe with their chaise designs. Rather than entirely copy the simple designs that the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used earlier, the French borrowed the basic form and added upholstery.
The chaise lounge is not just a style of furniture, but a work of art offering the feeling of decadence and romance at first sight. The term "chaise lounge" is an Anglicized version of the French term, "chaise longue." "Chaise longue" means, literally, "long chair." They are sometimes known as "fainting couches," as well. Currently, the term applies to any type of furniture that provides a person with a back or an arm rest on one end that sometimes tapers down the backside of the chair, resulting in one end resembling a bench.
Indoor chaise lounges come upholstered in a variety of materials including leathers, fabrics and microfibers for easy cleaning. Many include storage space beneath the lounger for added convenience, great for those who are untidy or who often mislay their possessions. Chaise also come in a variety of designs that are best suited to a number of different locations. The French style lounge chair for example is best suited to a living room or bedroom interior, while the more formal coaster design befits an office or showroom. Before investing in a chaise lounge, it is recommended that you research the different options available to find one that best suits your space.