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Comfortable and practical checked armchairs are available in a variety of designs and styles. The stylish classic furnishing option is the perfect addition to any modern living space.
Alternative styles for your home
For ultimate seating comfort, a traditional vintage style wing back checked armchair is the ideal choice. The classic armchair typically features a high padded backrest with winged sides, and deep armrests. The square cushion seat is also deeply padded. Some alternative designs also feature stylish traditional button back accents.
To give your living room a touch of retro designer glamour, opt for checked armchairs that boast an iconic design. Many vintage styles feature a straight side frame with an angled mid height backrest, and tapered, short wooden legs.
Modern checked armchairs often show off unique curves and the elegant tub style checked armchair has a contoured shape with low backrest and wooden legs. Alternative style variations are also available.
Authentic retro reclining designs are the ultimate personal comfort zone. The stylish adjustable chair has a high backrest, low level armrests and a chrome five-point base. The sides also feature round position adjusting dials for flexible lounging pleasure.
Typical design features
Many styles of checked armchairs are enhanced with traditional and classic features and details. The deep, buttoned back Chesterfield style embellishment is a popular design accent that adds visual interest to a stylish modern armchair.
Traditional checked armchairs are available in a variety of heritage inspired designs. Many armchairs are upholstered in soft fabric that is decorated with bold statement checks, two -tone patterns, heritage plaid, rustic style gingham, and other equally stylish checkered prints.
Carved and turned wooden legs are a standard feature of many types of vintage and retro checked armchairs. Modern designs typically have straight wooden legs.
Fabric design variations for modern checked armchairs
Classic heritage tartan pattern options for checked armchairs are available in a wide selection of colourways. Most traditional and country styles feature an elegant neutral tone check or a layered checked design in complementary colours.
Retro and vintage checked designs often show off bold and contrasting check arrangements, for a unique and distinctive centrepiece feature in the living room.
Some checked armchairs combine classic check detail with complementary plain coloured fabrics, for a modern two-tone effect. The seat cushion and backrest is usually covered in checked fabric upholstery, and the base and sides sport a neutral tone fabric.