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RL Picks: An Upholstered Seat for a Cozy Room

Find an inviting and comfortable chair that will complete any space

Photography: Ocs Alvarez and Paolo Feliciano Pictorial Direction: Nat M. Clave

Upholstery brings a certain degree of comfort and luxury to the piece. However, in the book Fabrics by Carole Lebeau, upholstery is described as the most fragile part of furniture because it is meant for constant body contact. With this in mind, you should always opt for sturdy textiles like heavy canvas, chenille, twill, or cotton chintz that can withstand wear and tear.

Read the original article ("The Soft Side") in the September 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details. 

You can also choose an already fully-upholstered accent chair that has a muted color. A neutral shade can complement most design styles. Subtle hues can also be spruced up easily with a bright and vibrant throw. 

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