What uses can footstools from Italpouf be used for?

Footstools are extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of situations. Here are some of the main uses:

  • As an addition to an armchair or sofa: a footstool can be used as a place for a relaxing leg lift after a hard day, helping to reduce tension and fatigue.
  • As an additional seat: the footstool can be used as a guest seat when you need more seating in the living room.
  • As an auxiliary table: use the footstool as a small table on which to place trays of snacks, drinks or video game controllers.
  • In the bedroom: the footstool can be used as a bedside seat or bedside table.
  • In the children's room: a lightweight footstool without hard and sharp elements is the ideal seat even for the youngest of children.

What are the main advantages of footstools in interior design?

Footstools have many advantages that make them a great addition to any interior design. Here are some of them:

  • Aesthetics: footstools add elegance and sophistication to an interior with their variety of styles, shapes and colours.
  • Functional: footstools are extremely practical as they can be used as additional seating, support tables or a place to relax your legs.
  • Health and relaxation support: footstools help to relieve muscle tension and stress while promoting healthy circulation by elevating the legs.
  • Personal accent: thanks to a wide selection of fabrics, patterns, colours and personalisation options, footstools can become a unique decorative element that emphasises individual style and character of the interior.

What are the advantages of footstools for children?

Footstools can be extremely useful for children in a variety of situations. Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Safety: footstools are low and stable, reducing the risk of falling or tripping.
  • Leg support: footrests can help children maintain correct posture, especially when sitting at a table or desk. This allows them to focus on studying or drawing without putting strain on their backs or legs.
  • Comfort: footrests allow the legs to rest freely, which can improve a child's comfort and well-being.
  • Aesthetics: children often like the vibrant colours and interesting designs that can be chosen when purchasing a footstool. The right choice can make your child more willing to use the footstool.
  • Supporting creativity: children can use the footstool as an additional playing or construction surface. Such a space can also act as a "stage" for toys or figurines.

What is the plush from which beanbags are made?

Plush is a soft, pleasant to the touch textile material, which is characterized by dense and short bristles. Beanbags made of plush provide extraordinary softness and comfort.

Are plush beanbags suitable for children?

Yes, plush beanbags are an excellent choice for children due to their softness, comfort and skin-friendliness. Products made from this fabric have the appropriate certificates and approvals.

Are plush beanbags resistant to dirt?

Plush beanbags are not as dirt-resistant as beanbags made of other materials, such as eco-leather. Nevertheless, most products have a removable cover that can be easily washed in case of dirt

How to clean and care for beanbags made of plush?

In order to maintain the cleanliness of a plush beanbag, the surface of the material should be vacuumed regularly. In case of bigger dirt, remove the cover and wash it separately (if the product has this option).

When plush beanbags are not in use, they can be stored in a dry and airy place, away from direct sunlight, which can cause the colors to fade. It's also a good idea to make sure the beanbag is regularly aired and cleaned to keep it fresh and looking its best.

Can the plush beanbags be used outdoors?

Beanbags made of plush are not intended for outdoor use, as plush is not resistant to weather conditions such as moisture and UV rays. For outdoor use, it is recommended to choose beanbags made of weather-resistant materials, such as: outdoor beanbags .

What is the polystyrene granules used to fill the beanbags?

Styrofoam granules are small, lightweight balls made of expanded polystyrene (EPS), which are commonly used as a filling for beanbags due to their lightness, flexibility and durability.

Is polystyrene filling safe for health?

Yes, polystyrene filling are safe for health. It is non-toxic, hypoallergenic and contains no harmful substances.

What are the advantages of using polystyrene filling in beanbags?

Styrofoam filling are lightweight, flexible and durable, which makes beanbags filled with this material comfortable, adapt well to the shape of the body and retain their shape for a long time.

How long does polystyrene filling maintain their properties?

Styrofoam filling are a durable material, but over time they can flatten slightly, making the beanbag less comfortable. We recommend refilling the filling every 6-12 months depending on the intensity of use. Filling can be purchased here.