Jasmine Oliver. Rocking Chair. October 17th , 2017.
Indoor rocking chairs are fantastic pieces of furniture that can find a place in almost any home. They are comfortable, relaxing, beautiful, and fun. There is no feeling like coming home after a long day on your feet and sitting down in a rocking chair where you can rock your stress right off and finally relax. Or, who can forget what it is like to sit with your baby in a rocker and gently rock him or her to sleep in your arms. Moments like that are precious and the indoor rocking chair can help you get them. There are a few things you need to think about when choosing your indoor rocking chair.
Whatever kind oF chair you get, it is important to always consider your needs, budget and design concerns. There are lots of designs out there in the market and they are available at all price ranges possible. All you have to do is to know where to look. It is best to surf the internet and ask around for possible shops and good places to look for the perfect rocking chair that will last for generations to come.
Outdoor rocking chairs: Outdoor rockers are generally placed outside the house. They may become wonderful pieces of furniture on verandas, patios, gazebos and gardens. Outdoor rocking chairs are mostly made out of plastic and aluminium in order to resist difficult weather conditions and serve longer. Another material of outdoor rocking is hardwood, but unfortunately, it is easily spoilt by weather. However, outdoor rocking chairs offer more conveniences for outdoor relaxation. What can be more comfortable for resting in the sunshine than in a rocking?
Michael Thonet, a German craftsman, created the first bentwood rocking chair in 1860. This design is distinguished by its graceful shape and its light weight. Thonet used bent steamed wood for these rocking chairs. Because of their affordability and beautiful design, bentwood rocking chairs not only became famous around the world but spawned countless imitators as well. Neoclassical designs also became a trend in the US during the 1890s. These rocking chairs were influenced by Greek and Roman designs as well as Renaissance and colonial era artistry. During the 1920s, however, folding rocking chairs became more popular in the US and in Europe. They were handy for outdoor activities and travel purposes. By the 1950s, rocking chairs built by Sam Maloof, a US craftsman, became famous for their durability and deluxe appearance. Maloof's rocking chairs are distinguished by their ski-shaped rockers.
The relaxation a rocking chair brings is not only for adults but can also benefit children as well. Studies have shown that the back and forth rocking movement provides a calming effect for those who engage in it. There are plenty of rocking chairs out there, so what's the secret to knowing which one is the right one for your child? You only need to know 3 things that will help you select the perfect one. Read on to find out what those three things are.
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