Published at Friday, September 07th 2018, 16:23:26 PM by Diann Allen. Chaise Lounge. 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.
Published at Thursday, September 06th 2018, 18:27:00 PM. Chaise Lounge By Ursula Wyatt. Basically, the chaise lounger is an elongated chair resembling a couch except for two things - first, the back support portion of the lounge slants toward the back, thus, making for a reclined position with the feet fully elongated possible; and second; the armrests may or may not be present in the chaise lounge. The individual was expected to lie on his back while using the lounge furniture. In contrast, the recliner chairs from ancient Greece had men and women lying on their sides.
Published at Thursday, September 06th 2018, 18:15:21 PM. Chaise Lounge By Mayra Flowers. Armless chaise lounges are designed to conform to the natural body shape, thus, eliminating the need for the arms. The head and neck are supported by the back of the furniture while the body is supported by the seat itself.
Published at Thursday, September 06th 2018, 18:03:42 PM. Chaise Lounge By Deanna Noble. Chaise lounges are thought to be modeled on common furniture from previous civilizations. For instance, the Egyptians had a similar piece of furniture that was a combination between a chair and a daybed. They were constructed of sticks and rawhide or sticks and cord. A little later on, the Greeks had a similar chair that was used during gatherings and was called a "kline." The Roman civilizations didnt upholster furniture because their versions were cast in bronze or carefully carved from wood. To make their versions more comfortable they used pillows, blankets and hides. The Romans also added legs.
Published at Thursday, September 06th 2018, 17:52:02 PM. Chaise Lounge By Sofia Banks. Emphasis must be placed on the fact that the American spelling for the furniture differs from its French counterpart. In French, it is "chaise longue" (long chair) but Americans altered it to "chaise lounge" because the user was expected to lounge in it.
Published at Thursday, September 06th 2018, 17:40:23 PM. Chaise Lounge By Lenora Norton. Porter felt compelled to share his thoughts on chaise lounge chairs after he bought one for the first time this spring. He has found that the use of a propane fire pit or electric heater placed outdoors can allow him to use the lounge year round.
Published at Thursday, September 06th 2018, 17:28:42 PM. Chaise Lounge By Suzette Russell. Before leaping ahead, decide whether you need a chaise lounge for indoor or outdoor use. The outdoor version is able to withstand exposure to weather elements, has a back frame with adjustable angles and wheels at one end of the chair for easier portability. Review the available designs and make your decision based on complexity of the job, available space and budget. You can choose to customize the designs but it's advisable to adhere to the fundamentals and only tweak the aesthetics. Never build on a whim as it's better to have the proper plans or instructions on how to build a chaise lounge in hand. Allocate sufficient working space and prepare the implements beforehand. If need be, invest in the correct tools as there is bound to be more home projects in the pipeline.
Published at Thursday, September 06th 2018, 17:17:03 PM. Chaise Lounge By Misty Murphy. For budding interior designers and home décor enthusiasts a chaise lounge is a must-have piece of luxury furniture that looks sleek and sophisticated in any interior. Chaise lounges are extended upholstered chairs which resemble couches but with open ends for a more laid back seating experience. Chaise lounges are of 18th century French origin but have evolved through the ages to come in a variety of shapes and styles to match the more contemporary interior. Chaise can be upholstered in the fabric of your choosing and are a great addition to your home furnishings scheme.