By karina. Cushions Design. Published at Thursday, March 29th, 2018 - 19:10:21 PM.
A Cushion is a soft bag usually of some fancy material, stuffed with wool, feathers, polyester staple fiber,etc - also known as throw pillow or toss pillow, which is a cushion that is purely decorative and not designed for support or comfort.It may be used to soften the hardness or angle of a chair or sofa.
Cushions are very ancient items of furniture, they date back to the Middle Ages. Originally a cushion was quite large in size, and firm enough to serve as a seat. Over time as furniture has evolved from hard robust items, to the smaller more comfortable furniture that we see today, the cushion has evolved to be smaller in size, and could now be considered a luxury item. Nowadays there is a wealth of cushions to choose from for your home.
Decorative cushions are also found in other living areas of the house or Hotel such as Living Rooms, Studies, Lounges, Lobby seating, etc. on Sofas, chairs, lounge chairs, window seats, etc. Here they are placed in such a manner that they look tossed or thrown casually! (Hence Throw Cushion.
It really is so simple and a really inexpensive way to make a huge difference. The earliest record of when people started using cushions as a decorative piece of furniture was in the medieval times. Cushions were then used in grand houses and luxurious mansions. At that time they were not made out of the great assortment of fabrics available today, they were all made in leather - How lucky are we!
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