Frieda Holmes Sofa June 08th, 2018 - 04:20:11
The point is that you have many different sofa options, whether it's a sofa sectional sleeper, a regular sofa, a sofa sectional, etc. So before heading off to the furniture store you should probably have an idea of what you are looking for, otherwise you will be completely overwhelmed.
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.
Modular sofas are a fantastic way to optimise space and infuse some variety into your living room arrangement. Ideal for larger spaces, they usually come in several pieces which can be configured in a variety of arrangements. This makes them more flexible than the conventional sofa and easier to adjust and customise in accordance with your specific requirements. Although predominantly available in contemporary styles, modular sofa units can be upholstered in a wide range of fabrics and with optional details and finishes which can make them both luxurious and unique furniture pieces.
There are a few factors you will need to take into account if you are considering buying a modular unit for your home. These include the spatial restrictions of your living room as well as the size, style and your existing interior design theme. You will need to carefully measure the space you would like your new modular unit to sit in and consider the colour scheme and style of the room in order to determine what will be the best fit. Bear in mind that you will want enough space for your unit to be completely adjustable in its full range of configurations. You will then need to determine what type of fabric you want your sofa to be upholstered in, bearing in mind how easy it is to clean.
Scotchgard to protect from spills and can be vacuumed to keep clean. If you have small children and it is going to be used in a busy area, consider a darker colour for to hide some of the sins and keep your sofa looking pristine for longer. It is generally best to select a neutral colour for your sofa then add colour in the way of cushions, rugs and throws, the sofa will be the biggest piece of furniture in the room and can overwhelm everything else if it is a bold colour or print. If you would really like a feature piece in a bright colour, look to get an ottoman or feature chair, then have some coordinating cushions on the sofa to tie the look together. Remember the sofa will be with you for years, avoid anything too trendy or seasonal, classic modern sofas in fabric or leather will go the distant, and can be updated as needed with new accessories.
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.