Home is where the heart is... and it's also where we'll be spending most of our time as the Covid-19 pandemic rumbles on. Why not make the most of your space that is now doubling up (or is that quadrupling up?) as a working from home office, a fine dining restaurant, a classroom and a kick-back haven? These 10 statement items of furniture will not only make you smile as you work, but will make those Zoom calls a lot more bearable.
1. Hygge happiness
Wishbone chair , €140
Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll know that a major interiors trend right now is rattan. Open Instagram and it seems every influencer has invested in a rattan headboard or a rattan deck chair for their balcony. This sophisticated wishbone chair is a subtle nod to the trend with an uber comfy rattan seat. Requiring high levels of craftsmanship, this beautiful chair is a design masterpiece with walnut joinery that is so light to move around. This one also comes in beech and would be the perfect corner seat in a cosy living room.
Shell chair replica, €425
This shell chair has a low, concave seat that creates an ergonomic base, allowing you to enjoy every moment sat in one of the 20th century’s most iconic pieces. The muted grey means this chair will slot in to any colour theme, but will always stand out thanks to its triangular footprint and bold arched seat, creating a chair of fabulous proportions.
3. Lounge around
How inviting is this lounger and ottoman set? We can imagine kicking back in this walnut wood and veneer lounger, with top grain leather cushioned seats and flicking on the TV after a long day at the home office. Inspired by the traditional English Club Chair, this design boasts maximum comfort and is sure to become the favourite seat in the house.
4. WFH goals
Totem electric adjustable-height desk, €565
Many of us working from home have come to the realisation that the daily commute is not something we want to factor into our new normal. And this means setting up a long-term base that we can comfortably and efficiently work from in our houses. From back pain and lighting, to eye strain and leg room, there are a few factors we must consider. A quality desk can help with some of these. This Totem electric adjustable-height desk allows you to move the height of the desk for your personal requirement. So if your work desk needs to double up as a classroom for a few hours, little ones will also be able to work comfortably at it.
It's available in three sizes: 1200, 1400 or 1600mm wide x 800mm deep. We love the white, above, for a minimal finish, but it also comes in beech or white desktop with black legs.
5. Colour pop
DSR side chair, €50
Imagine conducting your work Zoom calls from this snazzy replica of a DSR side chair. The chrome legs give it an ultra contemporary feel, while the colour pop of the navy green is a fun way to express your personal style in what can normally be a dull home office space. The chair isn't just style over substance. It is ergonomically designed for maximum comfort, helping you sit up straight instead of crouching over your laptop. And it comes in an array of colours from ZINZAN so you can have one in each room as you move your Zoom calls around the house!
6. Modern romance
Ghost chair, €90
Make a statement with this ghost chair in the style of Queen Victoria's 19th-century version. Moulded in durable and shock-resistant polycarbonate, this replica works in any interior or exterior, thanks to its durable weather-resistant design. This would make a stylish addition to any modern dwelling and is very Instagrammable if you're entertaining.
7. Cool as a cucumber
Cigarette Table, €90
This Cigarette Table, a replica of a 1927 Eileen Gray, will transform even the most drab interior into an eclectic paradise. Be the envy of your dinner guests as you serve sophisticated Old Fashioneds from this sleek metal table with tempered glass top. Or if you want to keep it to yourself, it would make an ideal bedside table where you can place your book and reading glasses after a long day. It's height adjustable too.
Noguchi coffee table, €310
Make a statement in your living room with this replica Noguchi coffee table, perfect for displaying your design and travel books. This minimalist design combines natural and manmade materials and will fit seamlessly into most decors.
The base interlocks to form a stable tripod for the tempered glass top.
9. Host with the most
Elise barstool, €80
This mega-cool bar stool will look awesome on any kitchen island at any time, but will really stand out when you're entertaining guests. The contemporary design is available in silver, seen above, as well as 11 other colours from ZINZAN. Play around with the colours and stack them on top of each other for an eye-catching statement kitchen item.
Replica of Adamh barstool, €67
This sleek replica of an Adamh barstool is a super stylish addition to any contemporary home. This homeowner chooses stylish accessories with comfort always the key. Propped up against an island or salvaged bench, this barstool will be a firm favourite seat in the kitchen.
11. Timeless classic
Organic chair textile, €135
This reproduction organic chair is based on an original design of Eero Saarinen, the Finnish-American architect and industrial designer known for his diverse and eclectic style. The chair is designed to mimic the natural sitting position, constructed of a laminate seat shell, solid timber legs and polyester/cotton blend upholstery.
The shape, pattern and style is a timeless piece of furniture that will never go out of fashion. The beauty of this versatile piece is that will work just as well in a bedroom as it will living room or would make a really beautiful statement piece on a hall or landing space. Made from polyester/cotton blend upholstery with beech legs, this is an investment piece that will last a lifetime.
For all of the above, and much more beautifully designed and crafted items, see zinzan.ie or freephone 1800 989 550.
At ZINZAN, the motto is 'bland is banned', so if you're looking to make a statement in any room of the house and show off your sense of style, this is the furniture store for you.