By Enzo Soyer. Occasional Chair. Published at Sunday, February 10th, 2019 - 21:04:36 PM.
Examples of these are elegant bookcases, crafted in hardwood with a beautiful rosewood or walnut veneer. An empty corner can be filled with a tall elegant corner cabinet, and you have a fabulous selection of consoles available, beautiful semi-round tables with one straight back to stand against a wall anywhere in your home. They make lovely telephone tables!
In fact, occasional furniture can be essential components of a properly furnished home - if there is such a thing. The wrong choice of such furniture can look out of place and ruin the decorative and functional effects you are trying to attain, while the correct choice can convert an ordinary room into a magnificent one.
A well designed seating arrangement in a room not only provides comfortable places to sit, but it also encourages conversation, directs the flow of foot traffic and focuses attention on the key focal points of the room.
So what type of furniture are we discussing here? Examples are coffee tables and end tables, traditional hickory rocking chairs, chests, ottomans and commodes. Items of home furniture that are not classed as occasional furniture include small round display tables, free-standing globes, such as globe wine racks, and curio cabinets which are generally classed as accent pieces.