Modern Ottoman Options From Furnitive
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Cool & Versatile Modern Ottomans Few pieces of modern furniture are as stylish, functional and fun as the humble ottoman. Once relegated to the position of sidekick the ottoman has long been in the shadow the modern lounge chair, the undisputed hero of the modern design world. But after decades of loyal and dedicated service, the modern ...
Cool & Versatile Modern Ottomans
Few pieces of modern furniture are as stylish, functional and fun as the humble ottoman. Once relegated to the position of sidekick the ottoman has long been in the shadow the modern lounge chair, the undisputed hero of the modern design world. But after decades of loyal and dedicated service, the modern ottoman has earned some respect and if finally striking out on its own to earn its place as the workhorse of the modern furniture world.
And why not? The contemporary ottoman performs so many tasks in a modern decor, easily adaptable as additional seating, an impromptu side table, a stylish accent piece and…oh yeah, lets not forget it primary function as a footrest. Styles can range anywhere from minimalist contemporary, to bold modern, to chic and retro and work great in nearly any decor.
So whether you call it an ottoman, a footrest, a pouff or a tuffet, here are a few cool, hip and fun modern ottomans made by the folks at Furnitive that prove that the ottoman is the real hero of the modern furniture world.
With a diameter of around 24″ and standing a low 9.5″ tall , the Colada Black Leather Ottoman can fit nicely in nearly any modern or transitional decor. This simple round ottoman is a multifunctional piece that is perfect for your living room , family room or rec room. Upholstered it “textile leather”, a code word for faux-leather, it nonetheless has the look of a high quality Nappa leather. The textile leather is much easier to keep up than real leather, keeps you from cringing when the kids climb on it and keeps the price of this cool ottoman down a bit.
This bright and cozy microfiber ottoman has a contemporary look with a smooth and simple minimalist design. Aptly named the Sling Ottoman, this hip, modern pouff-style ottoman is easily moved wherever you need it. This comfortably puffy ottoman stands about 16″ tall and is nearly 30″ in diameter. It can be used for many things other than a footrest and it always seems to be the place that the TV remote ends up. Available in shockingly bright red or a more a more subdued but still beautiful beige color.
The chic and pyramidal Luxor Ottoman stands about 19″ high and has slightly tapered sides and a cool curved bottom. The Luxor is the tallest in Furnitive’s Luxor line which includes the shorter but wider Luxor I and the still shorter and even wider Luxor II. Each comes upholstered in a cool, retro-looking polyester fabric that comes in an astonishing array of colors like lime green, turquoise and aubergine as well as several earthy browns and neutral colors. The wide range of upholstery colors and varying sizes make these cool modern ottomans a designer’s delight.
The largest of the ottomans that we are focusing on is the 47″, mid-century modernist style Trikona Ottoman. Made as a companion to the Trikona Sofa, this huge ottoman can easily pull double duty as a coffee table. The large and thick cushion is way to comfortable to waste by just resting some magazines on it. Upholstered in a blend of linen and cotton, this deluxe ottoman is ideal for a nice group lounge session because everyone can put their feet up.
These are just a few examples of the style and functional ottomans available from Furnitive. None of these modern ottomans cost more than $800 and many of them cost less than $200. So it’s time to pay the humble ottoman its due and start thinking of it, not as second fiddle to the modern lounge chair, but a full fledge piece of the modern furniture world. Check out these and many other cool modern ottomans by Furnitive at FashionForHome.com.