Fran Schultz Sofa July 12th, 2018 - 02:50:12
Designing your lounge and choosing the right designer sofa are based on personal choices. If you are thinking of having a minimalist living room, you need to choose a simple yet multipurpose sofa. However, a soft and fluffy designer sofa is perfect if you want to create a homey living room. Fabrics, colors and designs are some vital factors that you also need to consider. Your living room is an extension of your personality so choose according to your heart's content.
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.
A corner sofa usually fits into most spaces and allows more spaces for your other furniture. You just have to search for the most comfortable and functional sofa to compliment your room or lounge. Since corner sofas are made up of several parts, you can purchase only the components you want for your room. However, buying the whole set is also good because you can put the other components to various parts of the house. This type of sofa is versatile so it can give your space many different looks and styles.
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.
When you have the measurements and the size worked out, you can then look at the other details like the quality of the covers and their durability and stain resistance (a biggy if you have children or pets). Again you will find a huge selection of materials from the cheaper microfiber to expensive leather. While a white leather sofa might look great, just think about the practicality for a moment. Leather is a luxury and should be treated as such. It is easy to see claw marks of your favorite dog or cat and even from visitors wearing boots or belts or a protruding ring. Many materials are very user friendly and are stain resistant.
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.