By Michelle Gage

Published on May 18, 2016

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by Michelle Gage

Statement lighting can transform a room. A bold piece of art can make for a wow-worthy space. Your chair choice matters, too, and we found 51 reasons why. A stunning and statement-making chair can also dictate the style direction of the space it lives in.

A powerful, rich green chair is the star of this space. A classic shape, paired with mixed prints, is the perfect piece for this white walled space.

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Photography by LILIHALODECORATION/BLOGSPOT

Powder pink chairs are totally on trend. This pairing is perfect for your small eating area. Paired with a round table, this colorful couple is super sweet.

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Photography by POPSUGARHOME

Eight striking navy blue velvet chairs add the appropriate amount of elegance to this space. This chic dining room is all together luxe.

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Photography by DESIGNSPONGE

A bright blue chair adds the perfect pop of color to this living room. This teal touch jumps out at you from this neutral space.

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Photography by POPPYTALK/BLOGSPOT

Pastel pink chairs add some interest to this otherwise white room. Pull this color out in the art as well, to give it purpose.

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Photography by STYLEBYEMILYHENDERSON

This space gives you two types of chairs worth smiling about. A zesty lemon and powder blue piece pair together in a divine way.

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Photography by OWENSANDDAVIS

A pair of sharp framed chairs provide an architectural element that will add interest where you need it. 

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Photography by SERENAANDLILY

Strawberry-colored woven bistro chairs are perfectly playful in this pattern mixed place.

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Photography by LIVESIMPLYBYANNIE

An oversized rich navy chair is a great lounging piece for your living room.

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Photography by SUKIO

These insanely stylish dining chairs are some of the chicest around. The luxe deep charcoal velvet combines with the brass frame to make a killer impact. If you’re hoping to go a bit more formal, but still have a dining room that’s comfortable, give this a try. 

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Photography by DESIGNLOVEFEST

In this bright bohemian living room, a block printed chair stands out. This fun print pops against all the solids of this space. A fun trick to try if your space needs a little “something”. 

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Photography by CUSHANDNOOKS/BLOGSPOT

A bohemian wicker peacock chair is the focal point of this space. Add an element of cool to any room with this vintage vibe.

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Photography by DESIGNMILK

Keep up the glam vibe of this dining room by adding statement chairs that match the one made in the luminous light fixture.

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Photography by MYDOMAINE

A bright blue velvet chair tucks nicely into this reading nook. Don’t fear an oversized chair when it’s going to be the focal point of an unused corner. 

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Photography by BRIT

A replica Eames rocker adds a twist of lime to this soft space.

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Photography by STYLEBYEMILYHENDERSON

Mint green tufted chairs are the perfect complement to this wild wallpaper.

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Photography by APARTMENTTHERAPY

 A modern velvet chair looks chic under this charming floor lamp.

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Photography by ARMELLEHABIB

Lively lemon dining chairs add a kick to this dining room. If this is too much, consider replacing just one or two of your dining chairs with a bright color. 

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Photography by ANTHROPOLOGIE

 A pair of tufted pub chairs work together to complete this space. Did you think your classic leather chairs had to match? 

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Photography by FREUNDEVONFREUNDEN

This terrifically teal chair stands out in this space. Add a faux fur throw to add a touch of fluffy coziness.

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Photography by HOOKEDONHOUSES

Ah, behold! The iconic hand chair has the ability to transform any space. 

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Photography by DOMINO

A rich black leather chair is the best option to sit by your fireplace. Curl up with a warm blanket and a good book, by the fire.

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Photography by DOMINO

These cantilever chairs show off their brass features beautifully. We love a little added structure that cool hardware can bring. 

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Photography by DECOUVRIRDESIGN

A faux fur, thrown over a worn vintage piece, adds a lived-in feel to this room.

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Photography by DESIGNOPIUM/TUMBLR

A bright orange pair of chairs pops in this complex and layered living room.

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Photography by MYDOMAINE

Put a great pair of mustard yellow chairs in your living room to bring some sunshine into your space.

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Photography by CASAVOGUE/GLOBO

Amp up the cool factor in your small dining space by choosing chairs that rock.

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Photography by CEPAYNASI/BLOGSPOT

This fresh floral piece deserves a place in your front room. This spring sensational is a sweet seat for you to put on your shoes.

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Photography by BRIT

Stick this tufted baby in the corner and it still shines brightly!

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Photography by MYDOMAINE

These on-trend apricot chairs collect around a simple coffee table to make the room feel whole. 

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Photography by DOMINO

An exploded geometric print chair is the only whimsy this space needs. Other colors and prints are more subdued, to beautiful ends. 

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Photography by MYDOMAINE

A traditional leather pub chair is the perfect piece for setting up a vignette in an area where you have room for a little something extra. 

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Photography by MILKMAGAZINE

This tufted emerald chair is one of the chicest we have ever seen – we’ll take two!

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Photography by GLAMOURPARIS

A petite pink velvet chair is a stand out against a bold blue wall.

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Photography by FLIKR

 A hanging chair completes all of our teenage bedroom dreams. We’ve also seen this done in a more mature way, rounding out a gorgeous Joshua Tree living room. 

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Photography by DUSTJACKETATTIC/BLOGSPOT

Line your rustic dining room table with a set of stunning emerald chairs.

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Photography by DWELLSTUDIO

Oversized elements in this otherwise simple grey linen chair make it a truly special piece.

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Photography by MYDOMAINE

This pair of red striped chairs are the epitome of cool. Don’t be afraid to layer on the color, if you crave it. 

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Photography by ANTHROPOLOGIE

A bold black and white buffalo plaid printed chair transforms any space. The striking brass legs add even more of a pop to the piece.

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Photography by STYLEBYEMILYHENDERSON

We can totally picture ourselves sitting here, sipping coffee and chatting with our best gal pal. These chairs would have us gabbing for hours.

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Photography by DOMINO

This modern mint chair is sleek enough to sit just about anywhere.

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Photography by DOMINO

These sleek and sharp chairs are beaming with beauty. We love the idea of truly substantial chairs around a small dining table, to be used regularly. 

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Photography by THEYALLHATEUS

This romantic velvet chair is tufted to perfection. The carved wood frame is what dreams are made of.

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Photography by MYDOMAINE

A grass green chair add a little lush liveliness to this quiet corner.

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Photography by THEEVERYGIRL

A pair of brilliant blue chairs balance beautifully against a rich, worn leather sofa.

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Photography by ABEAUTIFULMESS

This citrine tufted chair is the perfect piece for a corner filled with plant life.

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Photography by DESIGNSPONGE

Plop down in this ultra-comfortable piece, perfectly accessorized with a great rug, pillow and plant.

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Photography by BLOG/JELANIESHOP

This perfect petite popper dazzles underneath an artful mirror.

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Photography by APARTMENTTHERAPY

This worn and weathered pair look hauntingly good underneath these vintage portraits.

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Photography by DESIGNSPONGE

Oozing with vintage appeal, this butter yellow chair is super sweet.

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Photography by DESIGNSPONGE

This modern chair is the perfect piece for any entryway. Greet guests with this classic, cool shape.