The French call a daybed a "meridienne" and a chair is called " fauteuil en gondole ", "voyeuse" or "crapaud" depending on the form.... the name says it all
a crapaud for example is an overstuffed low armchair , with toadlike proportions ....and it really does remind me of a sitting toad,
love toads as well by the way , always makes me very happy if I can spy on one...
what more could one wish then lying on the "meridienne" on a summer afternoon and looking at a lovely old fat toad making his lovely ugly noises...or is this just a matter of taste ...?
For the time being this one guards my frontdoor , we greet each other every morning...good start of the day... and I know he's a fake one but of course that does not keep us from communicating...!