Roundhill Furniture Tuchico Contemporary Accent Chair

Last updated date: May 27, 2021

DWYM Score

9.1

Roundhill Furniture Tuchico Contemporary Accent Chair

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We looked at the top Accent Chairs and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Accent Chair you should buy.

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Overall Take

Whether you select the tan or gray fabric, this accent chair comes with a set of solid wood legs in a light brown finish. The arms and the high-density foam cushion add to the comfort of the piece. When it comes to style, consumers will love the deep tuck-pleating design along the arms and back of the chair.


In our analysis of 12 expert reviews, the Roundhill Furniture Tuchico Contemporary Accent Chair placed 4th when we looked at the top 13 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Frame constructions have been rigorously tested to simulate the home and transportation environments for improved durability. Solid wood frame legs come in a light brown finish. Corners are glued, blocked and stapled. High-quality plush high-density foam cushioning is upholstered in tan color. Deep tuck-pleating design and extra thick padding is supremely comfortable. Chair: 25.5"W X 22.5"D X 36"H, Seat: 18"W X 17.5"D X 19"H, Back 18"H, Top of chair back 16.5"W. Photo May Slightly Different From Actual Item in Terms of Color Due to the Lighting During Photo Shooting or the Monitor's Display.

Expert Reviews

User Summarized Score

8.6
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An Overview On Accent Chairs

The best accent chairs do more than offer extra seating — they complete the aesthetic you’ve created in your home. Whether you choose to bring in a pop of vibrant color or match other furniture with your extra seating, accent chairs are a valuable addition to any room. From Mid-Century Modern leather pieces to armless chairs upholstered in elegant Parisian postcard fabric, there truly is an accent chair for every person and every space.

When choosing an accent chair, you should consider your style and your needs. Do you prefer something that blends in with your existing décor? Would you rather a chair that draws attention away from unsightly or monochromatic furniture?

In addition, you’ll need to think about the ways you might use the chair. Will it be reserved for overflow seating, such as during a party? Do you plan to sit in the chair every time you make a phone call? Will it be used at your dining table?

The length of time you anticipate sitting in the chair might dictate how comfortable it needs to be. Keep in mind that comfort can be impacted by fabric, chair depth and the height of the back, among other factors.

Once you’ve answered these questions, you can get to the crux of design decisions. Accent chairs come in a wide variety of fabrics and styles, from leather (both real and faux) to prints and solids.

You should also take a look at the exposed wood on an accent chair you’re considering. Many show very little of their supports, while others have both legs and arms exposed. Oftentimes, chairs use a dark wood or composite with a veneer for their wooden elements. If you’d prefer something light in color, you might wish to use that as a search parameter.

Hardware is another accent chair consideration. Some furniture uses rivets or other exposed metal elements, both for decoration or for fastening. Will this sort of hardware blend with the décor you have already?

For instance, if the rivets on an accent chair you’re considering are brass, they might not look great with a sofa that has black rivets. It can help to hold up a photo of your existing furniture or whole room to a photo of the chair you’re considering. Then, you can decide if an accent chair has the look you’re seeking.

The Accent Chair Buying Guide

  • When buying an accent chair, start by visualizing it in your space. Be sure it either matches your existing aesthetic or complements it in some way. If it draws attention away from other furniture and décor, make sure you’re okay with it being a focal point.
  • Consider all parts of the chair from a design perspective before making a purchase. Do the fabric, wood type, fasteners and pattern or color work within your space?
  • How many chairs do you need? Will one suffice, or would you prefer to have more to create visual balance? If choosing the chairs for a dining room table, do you want all of your dining chairs to match, or would you prefer using several styles that complement one another?
  • The construction of an accent chair is very important. Real wood is usually a better buy than manufactured wood, but that can be hard to come by today. You are likely to find chairs with hardwood veneers over an engineered wood core.
  • When choosing between wood frame types, note that maple is considered the best choice for furniture, with oak a close second. Hardwoods are denser and are a better option when it comes to a chair frame.
  • If you choose a microfiber accent chair, clean it regularly with a damp cloth. Most spills will wipe off easily.
  • Leather accent chairs require special care. You should find out if your leather chair is aniline (unprotected) or semi-aniline (also called aniline plus or pigmented) leather. Unprotected leather is very difficult to care for and may develop a patina over time. Clean all leather regularly with a vacuum’s soft brush attachment. If you must wash aniline leather further, follow manufacturer instructions and use distilled water or an approved leather cleaner. For protected leather, always start with the least impactful cleaning product and work your way up if the first is ineffective. Do steer clear of ammonia- or alkali-based cleaners, however.