Want to make a small style statement with a distinguished footstool? Perhaps you just want to have a little fun and add some color to your living space. Either way, modern ottomans and footstools can help you reach your goal.
The Artifort Mushroom Footstool by Pierre Paulin can add that special touch to a contemporary living room, sitting room or dressing room. Designed in 1960, the Mushroom has stood the test of time. This reproduction from Artifort comes in many colors and fabrics. Own a piece of design history that's sure to be the center of attention in any space.
Not sure why, but casual ottomans, especially leather ottomans, seem to be a favorite topic of decorating conversations right now. Maybe we're just ready to take the time to put our feet up and relax. If that's the case, we'll all be looking for an ottoman that fits into our interior style. What might we expect to find?
Budget - No problem, great choices in all price ranges
Style – No limitations here, from traditional to modern lots of choices are available
Size - No matter the space, size is no obstacle
Shape - No lack of choices, square, round, oblong or even triangular
Color – No need to suppress your need for color
The Room & Board Jackson Ottoman in Bison White is a good example of a leather ottoman that can merge well with existing furniture. It's sleek, modern and versatile. Jackson Ottoman's design will enhance your existing furniture. Made in Texas, of top-grain, dyed leather, it's definitely worth considering.
Room & Board Jackson Ottoman in Bison White
This week Susi brings us a high/low comparison of "button tufted brown leather ottomans(say that three times fast). As with her other high/low items, you will see price doesn't always mean poor design or low quality; in fact, there are always some great values to be found in the lower price points.
Distinction Leather Tufted Cocktail Ottoman at $1000
Cocktail Ottoman in Brown at $300
Nox Square Dark Brown Ottoman at Under $70
What: Brunner Junior Storage Ottoman
Where: Hayneedle via StylePath
How Much: Under $270
Why We Dig It: This storage ottoman looks rich with its saddle-brown faux leather upholstery decoratively stitched and nail head accents. The flip side of the hardwood lift-off top is stained a deep walnut and provides access to ample storage for anything you may need to keep close by like a snuggly afghan or remote controls.
Why You Need It: If you’ve been looking at traditional ottomans, but haven’t found just the right one, the Brunner will add a bit of warm richness to your room and provide the hideaway space you require.
A comfortable chair or sofa is made so much better when accompanied by an ottoman. Ottomans are super versatile and can act as a foot rest, coffee table, storage container or style statement. With so much going for it, you won’t be lost trying to find the perfect ottoman for your home. Use one in the living room in front of the sofa, place one at the foot of the bed to put on shoes, or add one in front of a comfy chair for a reading corner.
Besides all of their terrific uses, ottomans come in every style, color and size and shape you can imagine such as a leather ottoman, storage ottoman, wood ottoman and round ottoman. StylePath has over 600 ottomans to choose from, but don’t worry we’ll narrow down those choices and give you just what you’re looking for. Take a look at a few of our favorites, they may just be what you are looking for.
The Button Ottoman from Bellacore is stylishly modern in white leather and will accompany other leather living room furniture nicely.
Wattely Storage Ottoman in brown leather with double stitched grid work and brass brads.
The Cayenne Ottoman in fabric and black wood gives plentiful top space to act as a coffee table in a larger living room.