Louis XV style chairs to decorate the dining room

Dining room with Louis XV chairs

During the reign of Louis XV, the Baroque style was replaced by the Rococo movement, which brought a certain fantasy to the decoration. Contrast and asymmetry were essential features of a decoration style which was imposed in 1720 and which was refined as the years passed.

The Louis XV style chairs They are characterized by their trapezoidal seat and violin-shaped backrest. Their slightly curved legs are also characteristic. Due to their features, they are elegant and bring a lot of presence to the dining room. The question is, how do we combine them?

Louis XV style chairs are generally found in spacious dining rooms with a certain rustic character. Look at the selection of photos; in most of them the chairs are placed around a solid wood table and large. This creates a set of rustic characteristics but at the same time, stately.

Dining room with Louis XV chairs

If we are faithful to the Louis XV style, the chairs will be upholstered in velvet; although there are other proposals as you can see in the images. We will use the same chairs if we want a sober and formal dining room, and chairs with different designs and / or colors if we want a more informal and "fun" space.

Dining room with Louis XV chairs

If we think of other elements that can reinforce the classic and stately character of this type of dining room, one of the first that comes to mind is a large chandelier. Ideally, it should hang over the center of the table and hang just enough to bring direct light to the diners.

Un flower arrangement It will bring color and naturalness to the table, an aged wood cupboard practicality to the space, while a large mirror or large paintings on the wall will finish dressing it. What do you think of the selected dining rooms with Louis XV style chairs? You like them?


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