How to Style the Eames Chair in Your Home

9th August 2018

How to style the Eames chair at home

Everyone knows about the Eames style. We can all recognise an Eames chair when we see one. And we've probably seen the sought-after item dotted around trendy cafes and quirky office spaces. However, the question we all want to know the answer to is this: how do you style this type of chair? The iconic design has become synonymous with hipster neighbourhoods and stylish apartments - now it's time to bring it into your own home. There are a few ways you can make an Eames chair work and it's our job to bring you some inspiration.

one, two, three, four?

Naturally, the first thing you'll consider when purchasing an Eames dining chair is the quantity you're going to buy. Are you looking for four matching chairs to go around your dining table? Do you need two to fit next to your conservatory coffee table? Or are you after just one as a dressing table chair? The answer, of course, is completely up to you. It depends on your individual needs and the rooms in your house. However, we think it's important to remember that these Eames chairs do not have to stick to the dining room. They work just as well in bedrooms, walk-in wardrobes and bathrooms.

how to match your interior design with an eames chair

Once you have considered the purpose of your new chair (or chairs) and how many you're going to buy, you'll want to think about the broader picture. How will you new chair fit into your current room's design? Do you need to change up anything about your interior style? Granted, Eames chairs are great in that they go with pretty much anything - but you might be feeling like having a complete style overhaul. And of course, we don't blame you. Introducing the hottest chair of the moment to your home might cause some feelings of inadequacy. Simply, we recommend adding in modern features like create that feeling of being in a trendy coffee shop. Here are some examples:

Add stripped-back details

We love these industrial wooden boxes and exposed light bulbs. This kind of look goes really well with Eames chairs and is also really easy to achieve.

Use neutral Scandinavian colours

Frosty whites, greys, natural materials - all of these match up nicely with our Eames dining chairs. The chairs are pretty Scandinavian-looking in design so it's easy to see why this type of colour scheme works to well.

Consider an Eames chair in your study

As you can see in the above image, Eames chairs are great alternatives to desk chairs. If you've got a multi-use space like a study/bedroom, you might want to consider an Eames chair.

Houseplants make all the difference

Don't ask us why but greenery and Eames go hand in hand. Perhaps it's the simultaneous rise of both in trendy coffee shops and meeting rooms.

Invest in matching artwork

The effect is simple but beautiful. When Eames dining chairs come in so many different colours, it's hard to feel like nothing will go with your favourite shade. However, using artwork on the walls and features pieces, you can nicely tie the room together.

Shop our Eames chair collection here.

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