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.
One main decision is whether you are going to go for a leather or a fabric sofa. A few questions to ask yourself are: how much use will this sofa get? What kind of area is it in and therefore what kind of spills is it going to be prone to? If it is a high-use area, leather is durable, easy to clean and non- absorbent for spills and smells. With professional help, minor tears or scratches can be repaired with great results. Fabric, on the other hand, takes a bit more maintenance. It can be protected with a
For your living room; based on the constraints you have namely space, size and functionality you can opt for a truly customizable setup. Take your pick from a wide variety such as a 2 seater sofa or a 3 seater sofa and pair the same up with a single seater sofa or a chaise lounge. Once you have the setup locked in, look at customizing your sofa for a look and feel that matches the decor of your living room. Choose from a varied set of finishing's such as Leather, Fabric, Leatherette and Nappa Aire to really bring out your style also lend to the overall look and feel of the living room. Intelligent sofas like the L shaped sofa fit into almost any nook and cranny and Modular sofas can be adapted to suit any living space with a huge amount of customisation. If your living room is your only room, opt for a sofa cum bed that also doubles up as a bed.
Modern sofa beds are made using many of the traditional techniques used for regular sofas. Frames are now made from durable hardwood as a standard for most of the sofas. The padding is thick to provide support to the users. And, the springs in many of these sofas has been replaced with memory foam. In sofas with springs, the springs are padded with protectant and have extra padding in the cushion to protect against damage.
As you are likely aware, sofas come in many styles, fabrics, materials and colors, and you consequently have a wide range from which to choose the one that suits you the best. Before you even get that far you first have to decide on what type of sofa or couch you want.
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