Decorating the Entryway: Seating



From a stool to an accent chair providing any form of seating option is beneficial to the entryway as it helps with the functionality of the space. It’s always important to have a place to sit and rest as it is the initial space to decompress.


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A small scale functional seating solution such as a stool can really take a load off when carrying groceries or heavy items.Whether it is foot stools, ottomans, or benches the low profile of these furniture pieces make them ideal for the foyer as it can be tucked in underneath the console table. To project more personality into the space some stools are colourful and may include shades such as purple or dark teal. The legs of the stools and benches are importuning to take note of as some are short while others are long, Also, depending on the style so traditional or modern the leges may be detailed , ornate or sleek and smooth.

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A straight forward option would be to place a chair in the foyer. However, be careful as  some chairs are large and are suitable for grand entryway, these type of chairs may include a wingback chair. Generally,  a side chair has the appropriate width and depth for conventional entryway’s. Likewise, the style of the chair important to consider as it’s an addition to the overall aesthetic depending on whether it’s traditional, contemporary or indistrani, and farmhouse. Ultimately, the chair can become the statement piece in the  space, so choose carefully.

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