Furniture Buying Guide: Game Table

We continue our Furniture Guide with the favorite piece of furniture for gamblers and a zest of a man’s cave: Game Table. Usually, in furniture, this term refers to the table which is built specifically for gaming (poker table, pool table), which often can be transformed into the bar or dining table (by means of the top flipped over). The game tables are designed round- or octagon-shaped in respect of the gamers’ convenience, sometimes square-shaped. With a multifunctional purpose in mind, the tables are often designed with playing surface together with recessed cup/drink holders and extra spaces for storage of gaming stuff.

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Furniture Buying Guide: Sideboard (Buffet, Server)

A buffet or a sideboard is a piece of furniture used in the dining room. The functionality slightly differs depending on the designers’ concept, but in general it is used for displaying elegant dishes and for storage. Often it consists of a set of cabinets, drawers and open shelves or cupboards. The surface of the sideboard can be used to place food, serving dishes, accessories, candles etc. The height of sideboards/buffets is around waist level. This piece of furniture ranges in decorative styles nowadays. The modern-styled forms are often referred to as a server (with extra options, like sections for holding wine bottles).

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: Loveseats

The term “loveseat“, nowadays, refers to an upholstered sofa with a size able to fit 2 persons, or simply – a sofa made for two people. Loveseats often come as the part of a living room set, together with the bigger sofa and extra furniture pieces, for instance, ottomans or occasional tables, creating altogether a living room ensemble. Or they can also function separately in apartment or studio as a small sitting area island, making a comfortable zone for a chat, cuddle and relaxation spot. Loveseats come in many designs and styles, the same as sofas do. Check the loveseats on Decor123com and find your ideal one!