Recliner chairs that come with a separate ottoman are best used as design accents, alongside other living room furniture, given their unique look that sets it apart from plush sofas and armchairs. While you can choose to select one that matches the other sofas or loveseats, choosing a recliner that mildly contrasts with the other furniture can serve to turn the piece into the room’s focal point. For example, if your sofa set is all white, choose a recliner and ottoman done in a bright splash of color to make it stand out and draw guests’ eyes towards the space.
Today’s recliner chairs have come a long way from the lavish seats fathers would set aside as their special chair. With a variety of different styles to choose from, running the gamut from simple and clean, to modern and minimalist, homeowners don’t need to sacrifice looks to create a highly comfortable living space.