Furniture Buying Guide: Glider

Today we speak about glider – the ultra-comfortable piece of furniture. It’s a type of rocking chair, that moves like a swing seat. Smooth motion of a glider chair helps to relax, and moreover, it helps to rock baby to sleep! Usually, the entire frame consists of a seat, which is attached to the base by a double-rocker four-bar linkage. This causes the chair to move like a rocking chair and swing back and forth. Accompanied by the ottoman – it is ultimate relaxation spot in your home. Discover Decor123.com to find out even more!

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Furniture Buying Guide: Counter Height Dining Table

Counter height table is a dining table, which slightly differs in height from the standard one. Kitchen table heights vary. The traditional standard table height of a kitchen/dining table is 30 inches. Countertop height tables are typically 36 inches. Counter height tables are used in smaller spaces to help visually overcome the feeling of tight rooms. Counter height tables should be used with appropriate chairs to complete the ensemble, for the best convenience when taking seat to have a meal.

Furniture Buying Guide: Serving Cart

A serving cart is a piece of furniture used to serve or display food. A serving cart, also known as a bar cart, might be used in many rooms and living spaces due to its mobility: from living and entertainment room to outdoor and patio. Usually with two or three tiers, it might also feature extra drawers, bottle and glass holders, space for drink accessories, etc. One might find a variety of vintage bar carts and modern bar carts at Decor123.com.

Furniture Buying Guide: Bedroom Bench

Bedroom bench is a small-sized bench, placed usually at footboard of the bed. It gives extra storage space and functions as an area to sit and get ready. It works as additional piece of furniture in bedroom, that completes the whole ensemble of the set. Bedroom storage benches are good for keeping extra blankets, pillows, throws and other useful stuff. Sometimes trunks serve as a storage and as a bed bench. Check more on the trunks in our weekly furniture guide.

Furniture Buying Guide: Trunk

This piece of furniture is often used as a decorative storage chest, a bedside bench and even used as a functional table. Trunks are the perfect solution for any home style. It is a great solution if you are looking for a versatile coffee table that has a simple and traditional design, and in many cases, it becomes the focal spot of any room.

The trunks come in many designs nowadays. For instance, the Octavia Trunk by Coaster Furniture offers the best new design for today’s casual lifestyle that brings outdoor and indoor styles together. Design is inspired by the popularity of live edge tree slabs.

Furniture Buying Guide: Swivel Chair

Today we continue our guide with the Swivel Chair. A swivel is a chair that allows the seat to rotate 360 degrees. It comes whether with a single central leg or base with swivel (if we are talking of the chair for home office, game room or an accent chair in a living room) or with 4 legs (home bar swivel chair).

The most office swivel chairs have wheels on the base allowing to move the chair around the area without getting up. History has it that this piece of furniture has been invented by Thomas Jefferson. Through the centuries the form of swivel chair has been transformed and it is used in various forms in different living spaces.

Furniture Buying Guide: Credenza

Starting in history as a rough table with a cloth draped over it, through the centuries this piece of furniture has become an extra functional in any dining room. Nowadays, the term Credenza usually relates to a dining room sideboard/cupboard with glass display cabinets. Becoming a focal point in a room, it is often made from wood, and used as a platform to serve buffet meals.