What is in your head when you first time heard about the Ottoman Chair? It has nothing to do with Persian, unless the basic style and usage. So basically ottoman is a type of furniture that usually uses for stool or foot stool. It seems like a small stuff, but this furniture can give different looks and effect of your room in only one glance. How is this furniture commonly used in living room and other rooms in the house?
The ottoman indeed gives the Middle Eastern looks and style in your room when you put it there. But with the innovation and creativity, ottoman is no longer only belongs to the Persian style as the classic and modern also can have a try on it. With the classic style, it can appear as the table, or half – table half – chair. The combination of color and texture also motives undeniable change the looks of this ottoman, it seems more like a new style table in the classic style home. The shape also rectangular and the puff, or seat, is not so thick giving. To decorate it more, put a wide plate with vase of a bunch of greenery without flower, or small wild flower can go too.
For modern style, the ottoman can appear in more simple style, square or rounded with not much decoration in the texture. Plain color like dark blue, light cream, or black will help to deal with the monochrome base color of modern house. The placing can be as replacement of the table or the seating decoration in hallway. Some ottomans have additional function as you open the seat and there will be space for you to store some stuff. It is like low cabinet under the stairs.