"Taking the daybed" is taking a nap, an activity that people in hot countries usually do after lunch. The meridian also called "daybed", seems to have been invented around 1630 and was very fashionable throughout the 17th century. At that time, this seat was rather feminine. It was not until the 20th century that the chaise longue became unisex. The chaise longue invites you to take a break to read, listen to music, or just hang out. classical For a classic style that adapts to any interior, head to the Toscana (1,400 euros) or Morray (1,250 euros) daybeds from Habitat, Tylösand (530 euros) from Ikea and Zuccaro (559.20 euros) from La Redoute . colorful For a Pop lounge, let yourself be tempted by the Marina orange chaise longue from Fly (499 euros). Otherwise, opt for the Régate chocolate / anise meridian from La redoute (679 euros). With patterns At Ikea, choose the Kramfors model with a plant motif (450 euros), or Ektorp for its black and white flower motif (329 euros). Design ideas, photos and advice around the sofa: How to choose your sofa, mistakes to avoid and choice of cushions.