Furniture Buying Guide: Hutch

Are you ready for the next on the list from our Furniture Guide? Today we are focusing on a piece of furniture named Hutch.

That’s a type of furniture consisting of the set of shelves or cabinets, which are placed over a lower unit. Hutches usually complete the home office units, being placed over the desks. Often hutches are seen in a form of dining room, home bar or kitchen furniture. Lower unit of such units comes with a counter and drawers/cabinets.

Many hutches feature a mirror in the back to provide the additional depth and a better display for the items kept inside.


Furniture Buying Guide: Console

A type of side table which is usually placed against a wall, and often fixed to it. The legs or any other decorative support is used at the front only. In other words, a console table is a table designed to fit against the wall. Nowadays these tables are used as TV and media consoles or a functional part of the living room furniture to keep and store decorative accessories, books, photo frames, candles.

Furniture Buying Guide: Chesser

Today we will speak about the chesser. The one, which bears no relation to chess playing. We introduce you the piece of furniture which is inbetween dresser and chest. Both of these words together made the brand new – chesser. This piece of furniture is wider than a chest and slightly taller than a dresser. Taking the best advantages from the two, the chesser has the balance between the size and the capacity of storage.

Furniture Buying Guide: Nightstand

A nightstand is also named night table, as well as bedside table, daystand or bedside cabinet. It is a small piece of furniture, a table or a cabinet, that is kept at the side of a bed usually. Or elsewhere in a bedroom. The most widespread type is a table with the drawers or shelves, sometimes a small door. Its function is in keeping items that might be needed during the night time: table lamp, book, phone, lamp, a bottle or a glass of water, tissues or medication.

Ilana Door Nightstand by Coaster Furniture

Furniture Buying Guide: Chaise Longue

Today Decor123com is back with another chapter in a Furniture Buying Guide. A chaise longue (or simply “a chaise“) is usually an upholstered bench or narrow sofa, in the shape of a chair and quite long to support the legs. Originally this piece of furniture comes from Egypt, later used in Ancient Greece and by Romans, and in French sometimes refers to a deckchair. In classic furniture vocabulary, it refers to a piece of furniture that is a part of an eccentric living room or bedroom. Great piece for a short nap or relaxation in a high style. Sometimes it is created with the two ends raised resembling a bench.

Furniture Buying Guide: Entertainment Wall Unit

If you’re a movie buff, then definitely this piece of furniture is something that is missed in your home. Today we are talking about the entertainment wall units. Furniture designers create these furniture pieces in different sizes and in great variety of outstanding styles. Nowadays an entertainment wall unit is a floor-to-ceiling unit that has ample room for a big flat-screen TV and an area to store a DVD player and DVR. Moreover, you will find it useful for the storage and showcase of many different things, like books that you want to display or set of souvenirs from your traveling all around the world.

Furniture Buying Guide: Occasional Tables

When used in furniture vocabulary, occasional table refers to any small table, such as coffee table. The table like this is usually used in the living room with coffee tables and end tables, making a set of occasional tables together. They work marvelous in adding a little bit of stylish function to any room.

These kinds of tables take care of all the small things you like to have close by. Often a simple small table in a living room, close to the sofa or sectional, gives space for remote controls and cups of coffee. And a side table with shelves or drawers works perfect for storage for things like magazines, books and coasters.