Switching up seating arrangements has become hugely popular as of late, and it's no wonder why. The concept is a simple way to add some major personality to a room and gives a space an eclectic, lived-in feeling. Yet, many people refrain from trying the trend, as breaking up the usual repetition can be intimidating and has the potential to look sloppy if it's done wrong. So what's the "right" way to go about it?
As New York interior designer Vicente Wolf told the Wall Street Journal, "It's like planning a dinner party. You wouldn't want all your guests to be too similar; that wouldn't make for an interesting evening. You want variety -- yet compatibility. Same with your dining chairs."