How to Choose Mismatched Dining Chairs Tastefully: 7 Tips

August 4, 2017
Posted in Furniture, Kitchen

The modern furniture market is so rich and versatile that sometimes we find it difficult to choose a win-win option. Still, we have to make the final decision. Very often this challenge refers to dining chairs. There are so many beautiful and comfortable models available that we’d be glad to buy all of them. Well, nothing can keep you from doing so: many designers around the world do not hesitate to follow this interior trend. And HomeKlondike will show you 7 most popular ways of combining different chairs.


1. One model in different colors

If some definite model makes you tick, but you believe that a full set might look too dull in general, you may opt for versatile color variations. This way even one model of a dining chair will be able to refresh your interior.

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2. Different chairs in one color

It doesn’t matter in what style they are designed or how they are shaped – connected with a single color scheme, these chairs will look like an integral set. And a company of chairs in different shades of one color looks especially unhackneyed and original.

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3. One style

If your interior has a single dominating style, this version will be one of the best ones. Metal industrial-style chairs or upholstered wooden models of the baroque epoch – if they are united by common stylistic concept, shape and size do not matter.

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4. Different design — one material

Chairs made in the same material, even when modeled pretty differently, look amazingly harmonious. So, mismatched plastic or wooden pieces may form the spice that your interior lacked so much.

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5. Right accent

An interesting combination can be created by means of an old, yet very useful design trick – accentuating. You may pick out one or two absolutely non-standard and eye-catchy chairs and put them on either side of the table, for example. This way the boldness of the mismatched couple will be compensated by visual symmetry.

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6. Visual weight

Such a scenario implies a few variants. You may add a few transparent plastic models to make the room more airy, or combine visually light and massive pieces to play around with the visual weights.

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7. Game of heights

Playing around with the height of your dining chairs you may obtain an elegant and original effect that will adorn any interior. The tallest pieces should be put opposite each other, and it would be nice to dilute such a suite with a low dining bench.

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Find out how to arrange mismatched nightstands tastefully in our previous post.

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