Trend Alert: Swing Chairs Instantly Make Rooms More Fun

Swings aren’t just for kids. See how designers incorporate swing chairs into high-style interiors we love.

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August 23, 2017

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Reading Nook With Hanging Egg Chair

This room was made for dreaming and reading. A hanging egg chair is the perfect spot to read a book, and the vintage blue drawer and pastel rug add splashes of color to the light and airy space. TOUR THE HOME: Vacation Home With Carefree, Summer-Ready Style

Midcentury Modern Open Living + Dining Space

Perfect for casual weekend living, this dining/family room has a close connection to the outdoors. Glass doors on the ground level slide all the way into the walls, opening the living/dining room to an expansive deck area. When the glass doors are open, lounging in this swing chair will make you feel like you're on a porch swing.

Contemporary Kid's Bedroom With Slide

A swing and a slide in one room? This bedroom is from your kids' dreams. The hanging globe chair puts a contemporary spin on the swing chair. Your kids will never complain again about not being to play outside on a rainy day because they basically have a playground as a bedroom.

Guest Bedroom Entryway

When a bedroom starts to feel too grown-up, just add swings! These hanging rattan chairs add a sculptural element to a black-and-white guest bedroom with office workspace.

Contemporary Boy's Bedroom

Kid-friendly style is sophisticated in this boy's bedroom that mixes cool graphic prints with pops of bright color. The swing chairs serves as a great catch-all for a kid's stuffed animal friends but can easily tranisiton to a cozy reading nook as the room's owner grows.

Shared Boys' Green Transitional Bedroom

This shared boys’ bedroom may lack in space, but there are no sacrifices in style thanks to smart space planning, careful layering of colors and textures. With ageless elements like hanging chairs and resin antlers, this is a room kids can continue to grow into for many years.

White Southwestern Bedroom

The swing chair in this ligh-filled Southwestern-style bedroom fits perfectly in the corner by the window and coordinates with the pendant light fixture. Vibrant colors jump out from the bed and balance out the simple colors and furnishings.

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Whimsical Brown Bedroom With Swing

A vintage game hung on the wall provides a splash of color in this dark brown bedroom. That whimsical tone is echoed by the bench suspended from the ceiling like a trapeze swing.

Modern, Relaxed Lounge

Swing chairs are perfect additions to any formal spaces like sitting rooms, office lounges or parlors. The playful chairs instantly make these spaces feel more casual. This modern lounge features an array of furnishings, including a pair of swinging chairs, a black-and-white settee and butterfly chair. Bright yellow accessories add some pizzazz to the space.

Eclectic Girl's Bedroom Is Playful, Serene

Different shades of lilac and purple are used throughout this girl's bedroom to create a cohesive design without being overly matchy. The hanging chair creates a cozy yet playful reading spot.

Swing Chair With Southwestern-Style Flair

A swing chair is a fun addition to the room, with plenty of pillows for comfy reading. The cactus design and geometric prints give the corner Southwestern flair. TOUR THE ROOM: A Boho-Chic Girl's Room Takes Cues From Arizona Desert

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