Want to wake up your pretty-but-staid living room? Forget time-consuming reupholstery or expensive remodeling and just install an indoor swing or hanging chair. These retro-chic elements are all the rage. And besides being fun to sit in, their sleek lines and ever-so-slight swaying is so relaxing…and impossible not to smile at. See our tips on how to style your own dangling seat.
Trend Alert: Hanging Chairs Are the Groovy-Chic Accent Your Home Needs
Mix With An Energetic Palette
After a “Jungalow” vibe (aka prints, colors and indoor plants)? The look begs for a hanging chair. After all, Tarzan didn’t sit statically on all those vines, did he?
Get the look: Lulu and Georgia ($488)
Cozy Up A Kid’s Room With A Matching Set
Want to guarantee your child is the most popular sleepover host? Arrange a couple hanging chairs in her room and listen to the admiration roll in. (Bonus: If you’ve got an infant, these make great rocking chairs.)
Get the look: Serena & Lily ($498)
Go See-through For A Modern Touch
We like the way a transparent Lucite globe doesn’t block light or seem to take up a lot of space but still adds a high-style note to monochromatic decor.
Get the look: LexMod ($591)
Design by Emily Griffin Design
Brag That You Macramé-d It Yourself (not)
Let your friends warm up their homes with their little weavings and wall hangings. You’ve gone full hygge with an entire knotted chair.
Get the look: Anthropologie ($598)
Add An Extra Dose Of Relaxation To Your Bedroom
In warm natural rattan and accented with a furry pelt, this hanging chair is your bedroom’s answer to counting sheep.
Get the look: Pier One ($250)
Take It Outside
When installing a hanging chair, don’t forget the patio. Because if you’ve got it (a great view, sunny skies, a spare moment), flaunt it.
Get the look: CB2 ($699)