Perfect dining chair must be both: comfy and stylish. Sure, dining table is an area where the whole family meet together to eat, talk, work, so it must be comfortable. Also this piece of furniture must reflect the style of the dining room and look nice. Be in mind, you will choose from a really wide variety of styles, materials, prices, colors, brands and so on.
When you actually come to choose the single dining chair, pay attention to several factors. After definition these, the decision and making a purchase will be easier for you.
Choose the Right Size
This option often appears as rejected, because it is not interesting and creative part of the process. But it is one of the greatest things. For definition this parameter, regard the size of the dining room and the size of the table as well. Also you must be convinced where you will place needed chairs and extra ones if too much friends will come, for instance.
Learn the size of your dining table and find needed number and size of this item on this basis. It works only if you have already chosen the table. Also you should count the space between dining furniture (for example, small wood chair) and an actual space of them before picking a size. Remember about needed additional space to pull away from the dining table.
Think About Arms and Armless Variants
Only you may decide, you do want to have arms on the chairs or not. The traditional variant is availability of the armchair at the head of the dining table and other armless variants on the sides, but here you and your decorative skills decide everything.
Maybe, your style needs using only armless breakfast chair around the table. They have many positive features, such as occupation less space not only visually but in fact as well. However, armchairs are more comfortable and help people with knees problem or back sit easier near the table. So, choose this option according to usual persons that dine in your home.
Take Care about a Style
In stores there are many propositions of already gathered dining room sets or separated table and stools. This choice depends on dining room’s style: formal or informal. The variety of these pieces of furniture is really huge. For example, you may buy open back walnut chair, chairs with solid backs, with combined materials such as metal, wood and even acrylic. Pay attention on everything – back, legs, arms, seats, and fit the choice to your dining room and table.
Designers advise to choose delicate, open modern wood chair for small spaces and buy big, good defined shapes for large space. The scale plays a role as well.
Pick Only Comfortable Seats
There is no one common rule according to the comfort for every person. It is hard to define that will be excellent for you, because everyone understands the definition of the comfort in his own way.
Try to sit on the chair before buying. What do you feel? The seat must be comfortable for you and be wide enough. It must be not too high or low. Also pay attention on upholstered seat – you should not feel the frame through it. So, think about the time you will spend sitting on this chair. You may not only eat but work in the dining room. Will you sit on it for a long time with a maximum comfort?
Pay Attention on the Material
This selection is one of the most important, because material influences on the look and feel of the chair.
- Metal has good qualities. It could be matte, substantial. You can match wooden table with such chairs.
- Acrylic chairs are popular for contemporary and small apartments.
- Wood is versatile material and is available in different finishes and styles.