Luxury Recliners: Finding the Perfect Fit for Your Body

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At the International Design Center, we understand that a recliner is more than just a piece of furniture—it's a haven of comfort that cradles your body after a long day. That's why we offer a sophisticated range of Stressless recliners, designed to provide not only comfort but also impeccable style and lifelong durability. When choosing a luxury recliner, it’s essential to find one that fits your body perfectly, ensuring maximum comfort and support.

Understanding Recliner Ergonomics

Ergonomics is about more than just comfort—it’s about creating environments that are well suited to our activities, enhancing performance and health. A well-designed luxury recliner supports your body without putting extra pressure on any area, promoting better posture and reducing stress on the neck, back, and hips.

Key Features of a Luxury Recliner

A great recliner offers more than just a place to sit. It features adjustable lumbar support that mimics the curve of your spine, along with a reclining mechanism that adjusts effortlessly to your body's movements. Look for options with durable, supportive footrests and headrests that enhance comfort without compromising the chair’s aesthetic value.

Assessing Your Needs

Consider how you will use your recliner. Are you recovering from a medical condition, looking for a cozy reading nook, or needing a luxury watch spot for movies? Your lifestyle will determine the features you should look for, such as wider armrests for reading or integrated technology for entertainment setups.

Choosing the Right Size

To find a recliner that fits like a glove, start by measuring your body. The seat height should allow your feet to touch the floor while your back rests against the backrest. The size of the room also matters; ensure that your recliner can recline fully without bumping into walls or other furniture.

Materials Matter

Our luxury recliners come in a variety of high-end materials, including plush leather and durable, stylish fabrics. Each material offers different benefits: leather is durable and easy to clean, while fabric can offer a softer feel and a wider range of color options.

Advanced Features and Technology

Today's luxury recliners come equipped with features such as massage functions, heating pads, and motorized controls, all designed to enhance your relaxation experience. Our Stressless recliners, for example, include a patented Glide system that adjusts to the movement of your body to provide unparalleled comfort.

Style Meets Comfort

With a wide selection of designs, our recliners can complement any home decor style. Whether you’re looking for something modern and minimalist or a piece that makes a bold statement, we have options to suit your taste.

Testing Before Buying

We always recommend that our customers test out a recliner before making a purchase. Sit in the chair, recline it, and try out all the features. Pay close attention to how the chair feels in different positions and how easy it is to use the controls.

Maintenance and Care

Maintaining your luxury recliner will ensure it remains a centerpiece in your home for years to come. Regular cleaning and avoiding exposure to direct sunlight can help preserve the fabric or leather, while immediate attention to spills will prevent stains and damage.

Case Studies and Customer Reviews

Many of our clients have found that the right luxury recliner can transform their living space and their quality of life. From providing relief from back pain to becoming the family’s favorite spot to relax, our customers’ stories highlight the transformative power of a perfectly fitted recliner.


Choosing the right luxury recliner is about finding the perfect blend of form, function, and fit. At the International Design Center, our range of Stressless recliners offers all three, ensuring that you can find a chair that feels like it was made just for you.

Visit our showroom in Minneapolis to experience the ultimate in comfort and design with our selection of Stressless recliners. Our knowledgeable designers are ready to assist you in finding the perfect fit for your body and your lifestyle. Remember, the ideal recliner can elevate your living space and offer a refuge of comfort in your daily life. Call us at 612.341.3441 or email at to learn more.

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