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Chair And A Half

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Get Extra Comfy in Your Chair and a Half

When is a chair more than just a chair? When decorating a room, sometimes you don't need to choose between a sofa and a chair.

Create more space in your seating area to accommodate your guests or give people an extra place to lay around with a chair and a half. Give your guests more space to hang out and relax when they come over with extra room. Plus, the larger size can be more beneficial for your room's design, giving your space more of a balance that's more akin to a sectional sofa.

At Bassett Furniture, we believe more is always better. That's why we offer a great selection of oversized accent chairs to be enjoyed by you, your family, and your guests. Add that extra space to lounge and relax with our beautiful selection of big, comfy chairs.

A chair and a half gives you more of your favorite seat: more room, more comfort, more style, and more functionality. Find the perfect chair and a half for your home at Bassett, online or in-store.

What is a Chair and a Half?

In this case, the name describes the furniture perfectly. A chair and a half offers about half of a seat extra than a traditional living room chair. This type of oversized chair is deeper, wider, and overall more prominent than a regular-size armchair but not as wide as a loveseat. A chair and a half can give plenty of room for one person to spread out and relax, or give two people enough room to snuggle up with each other comfortably.

How Can You Use a Chair and a Half?

While you can indeed cuddle with someone else on a chair and a half, by design, these oversized armchairs are for one person. A chair and a half is perfect for curling up alone with a book or enjoying your favorite shows, movies, and sports on your TV. The large armrests and pillows allow for browsing the internet comfortably with your laptop or smartphone. There's also something comforting and nostalgic about being engulfed by an oversized living room chair that takes you back to your childhood.

Fair warning, if you like to keep your feet firmly on the ground while maintaining perfect posture as you sit, these beautiful creations may not be your best bet. For you, an accent chair may be more your speed.

Best Place to Put a Chair And a Half?

The beauty of a chair and a half is that you can add one to almost any room in your home. One excellent way to use one is as an oversized living room chair. Your media room and family room are also natural locations.

Despite the extra room it requires, an oversized accent chair is perfect for a small bedroom. It fits better than a loveseat does while still providing ample space for sitting or laying out your clothes. It also perfectly accents bedroom furniture, blending in seamlessly with your room's design.

Decorating with a chair and a half is also an excellent idea for offices. We recommend customizing your office with our massive selection of office furniture. Impress your clients with luxurious furniture to make them feel comfortable, like our executive office chairs, loveseats, and more. We suggest using black leather for your chair and a half and other furniture to give off a professional feel to your office.

There really isn't a room in your home that couldn't welcome a comfy oversized chair!

Customize Your Perfect Oversized Chair

At Bassett Furniture, we strive to make sure that you'll love the furniture you choose to bring into your home. To us, that means giving you the chance to tailor your chair and a half to the style and taste that you prefer.

Customization options include a choice of body fabric and an accent pillow. Select oversized chairs offer options in arm type, back type, depth, trim, and finish. Our chairs and a half provide lumbar support and sinuous springs below the seat cushion to improve your comfort.

To go over all of your customization options, schedule an appointment with one of our in-store design consultants.

How to Choose the Right Upholstery

Choosing the right upholstery for your chair and a half will affect the room's overall theme. There are several considerations to think about in this decision.

First, how much sunlight is the area in the room getting? Fabrics with polyester resist sunlight and don't fade when placed next to windows. Cotton is perfect for high-performance regions of the home, while leathers are durable and comfortable, offering a good balance while also looking stylish.

As a general rule of thumb, it's best to use neutral colors when picking upholstery colors. You can add a few pillows and a throw blanket into the mix to accessorize things. Plus, it's easier to swap pillows and throws out than to replace the body fabric on a chair!

At Bassett, we offer a range of fabric and leather options–no faux leather here! You can also choose from a variety of color options for the entire piece.

Visit Us In Person

Are you looking for more than just an oversized chair for your living room? We offer so many choices to consider. We strive to make it easy with our extensive online collection of accent furniture. Tools like our room planner and room decoration ideas can help you in the decision-making process.

Check out our massive selection of Bassett Furniture home furniture collections in-store with the help of our experienced staff. If you're not available at the time, you can do it at home from the comfort of your own computer. Browse our massive selection and make purchases with our online storefront from your sofa.

Our design consultants are even available to you at home! We can video chat or come over to your home for an in-person visit. Whatever works best for you, we're ready to adapt.

Find a Bassett Furniture store nearest you, and pay us a visit (virtual or not) today.

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