Maryanne Logan Sofa July 11th, 2018 - 02:48:26
Whenever it comes to the beautifying of your house, furniture is on top priority as it adds life and style to the indoors. These days, a wide range of sofa or lounge types are available in the market, but you need to select the one that you want after assessing your needs and desires. You will also need patience when you are designing your living room. By and large, the decision as to which sofa style or model to buy is influenced by affordability, style and room. In fact, these three factors have to balance out very well.
If you are looking for a sleeper sofa because you don't have a guest room and need the space, but want to accommodate any guests that come over, then you might want to look at the sofa sectional sleeper.
It is crucial that you measure your space and work out the ideal size that your sofa needs to be. Think about how many people you need to seat regularly and where the best placement in the room would be (keeping in mind doorways and other furniture pieces). It's a great idea to measure your current sofa to get an idea or alternatively, measure out on the ground with masking tape or newspaper different sizes. This will help you visualise the item in the room and how you move around it. Secondly, even though it may fit within your required space the overall proportion will impact the look within the room. A sofa with chunkier or heavier overall proportions will appear larger in the room, whilst a sofa that is raised from the floor and has slim arms and seat proportions will appear lighter and visually consume less space. Use this to your advantage, look for heavier styles if you are looking to fill a large room and vice versa, and be aware of the impact the showroom has on the look of the sofa, in general showrooms will be very open and have high ceilings, making all sofas look smaller than they are.
Don't be afraid to choose sofas with funky prints or bright colors. They can add a fun, quirky look to your living room and draw more people to it. If you're too nervous to invest in brightly-colored furniture, you can always get sofas in a neutral color then have vibrantly-colored slipcovers made for them.
If you are living in small apartment or condominium, a corner sofa is a good choice to ramp up your living room. Since you can configure its sections, you can place its chaise end near the window for better relaxation. The closed sofa, however, can be placed in front of the television just like your ordinary sofa. A corner sofa is a great piece of furniture to maximize the space in your living room.
Once you have formed a solid idea of the type of modular sofa you are looking for you can then begin shopping for it. Sectional sofa units are available from a variety of retailers including your local high street stores, online retail stores and even direct from the furniture manufacturers. Many luxury furniture makers offer a bespoke service and are able to create unique furniture pieces in accordance with your specific requirements and sketches. It is also worth looking around for some inspiration before you begin shopping to have a good idea in mind of what style and design you would ideally like. Don't be afraid to approach manufacturers with your ideas, they are often able to expand on them and create the sofa of your dreams.