So much of my style combines form & function, and I often write about the importance of looking beyond a piece's intended use and thinking of it as a piece in your space's story. Chairs are one of those pieces that can blur the line between sculpture and practicality.
Here are some of my favourites:
Not everything in your home needs to fulfil its intended use. Chairs can double as tables, floors used as a place to store generous piles of books & magazines, cupboard handles a place to hang decorations. Think outside the realm of traditional interior stores – this divine chair began life in a church.
Mix the simple with the special. The silver metal chair with plain white upholstery sits in front of a peacock & flower motif. If you need to have a quieter moment, opt for a neutral palette, but keep the embellishment.
A chair can be the grounding point or centrepiece of a space. The variations in form and the variety of materials on offer mean that you can totally change a space with this single piece. This woven wicker chair brings a bohemian vibe to the nautical entry.
Channel the style of intrepid explorer Gertrude Bell. She would travel with at least crystal, china, writing desk and a canvas bath on her own forays into the Middle Eastern deserts. I love all things that fold, so Campaign chairs made from timber and canvas with brass joints encapsulate some of my favourite things.