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Highlights when choosing
To begin with, we will determine what sofa is needed - fashionable and bright, which will become an accent in the interior of the room or one that will elegantly fit into the living room without attracting undue attention to itself.
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Large or small
The size of the piece of furniture should be commensurate with the parameters of the living room. Spacious rooms with high ceilings and a large area can be furnished with large solid furniture. Here a large sofa will be organic.
In the living room of a small area the size of upholstered furniture should be modest. Otherwise, the room will seem even smaller and lose its appeal.
It is important not to overdo it with the dimensions
The parameters are taken into account when determining the place for it. For a living room of modest size, this question is very important. Therefore, with the size and future location you need to choose in advance.For a small living room it is undesirable to purchase an oversized sofa for more than three people. Otherwise, the interior will be perceived overloaded with furniture and heavy.
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The living room style defines the interior.
Depending on the style of the room model is selected. Even the wrong color of the upholstery can become a discord. For a stylish room this is unacceptable.
Furniture to match the interior
Each style direction has its own distinctive features, the neglect of which will lead to the fact that instead of a noble atmosphere you can get a ridiculous interior.
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Why is it needed
In fact, the answer to this question determines which particular model is needed. Scope may include:
- watching TV;
- frequent reception of guests;
- use as a bed.
Decide what you need it for
Depending on the destination, you should select a model with or without a folding mechanism, the degree of wear resistance of the upholstery, the presence of an orthopedic mattress or the presence of spring blocks.
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Quality and price - who wins
When choosing the best option for yourself, the quality of things can not be neglected. Good furniture can not be very cheap. Very durable high quality models are made of solid wood, which goes to the frame. More simple options are made from chipboard.
Durable chipboard frames
If you are looking for a folding model, then you should not have any complaints about the mechanism responsible for turning the sofa into a sleeping place.
Equipment with a good orthopedic mattress
Equipment orthopedic mattress also affects the price upwards. This moment is especially important in the event that a sofa for a dream use regularly.return to menu ↑
When purchasing a separate piece of furniture, you must consider how well it will be combined with those that already exist in the living room. There can be no minor details. What is important is the style, color, type of wood, colors and upholstery material.
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Nimble pets: coping with the problem
Do you have a dog or a cat that is not indifferent to upholstery materials for upholstered furniture?
Then your choice is a fabric with high wear resistance:1flock; 2shellill; 3 microfiber.
In this case, the sofa will have a chance to serve for a long time without restoration measures. Along the way, pay attention to the models with medium-height legs, which make it easy to clean under the sofa.
Models with legs are very easy to clean.
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We select the sofa according to individual requirements
Usually the size is designed for 2 - 3 people. It is designed for relaxation and making guests. Representing a piece of furniture of large size, it occupies a significant place. And in some interiors, even plays a leading role.
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Classic - a choice for all times
One of the most versatile items of upholstered furniture is considered a classic sofa. Its demand is due to a wide range of applications. These are not only strict interiors, but also living rooms, decorated in style and many others.
Classic relevant at any time
Classic does not have to be concise and outwardly simple, it can have original legs, elegant armrests or quilted upholstery fabric. The back is often low.
For a classic interior, the color scheme of the upholstery should be restrained to match the style of the living room.
These shades include the following:
- coffee with milk;
- milky tones;
- light gray.
Popular coffee color with milk
For a classic style living room prints and patterns should be neutral and strict. Such coloring will not irritate a look, and distract on itself attention. Decorative pillows will help to diversify the design in a slightly more saturated color or containing an interesting ornament.
Decorative pillows with an interesting ornament
For upholstery is better to stop the choice on the options:
The effect of upholstery on the perception of a piece of upholstered furniture in the interior is large.
How practical is a classic sofa, and how long will it last? This classic is very practical.
If for the manufacture of natural wood was used as a frame, then this fact can be emphasized by some elements directly in the model itself:
- spectacular armrests;
- curved legs;
- carved linings, etc.
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The originality of the interior with a designer model
Do you want to embody the innovative spirit in your living room, stand out among your acquaintances or just buy an original piece of furniture? Then design is just for you. He will obviously be different from others in shape, size and his whole appearance.
Design option - it is spectacular, bright and unusual. This sofa will be perceived as an object of art.
What if the rest of the interior is modest and restrained? Down with the conventions, a non-standard sofa may not be tied to the style of the living room, he is like an alien from another planet.In fact, the application of innovative ideas and the embodiment of original interior solutions using sofas is not a new topic. Two centuries ago, T. Chippendale created a sensation with his high back sofas.
The embodiment of ideas in life - with a high back
By the way, they are still produced, and they are still perceived as original models that are not suitable for every interior.return to menu ↑
A simple ascetic setting makes strict demands. There should not be high backs for upholstered furniture, voluminous soft armrests and a large number of decorative pillows.
Simple ascetic setting
At the heart of this interior - simplicity. The severity of lines and conciseness of forms, restrained color gamut - this is what is peculiar in the style of minimalism.return to menu ↑
Eco-styles: shape and size - not important
The underlined environmental friendliness of the interior applies to all pieces of furniture and accessories. For such a stylistic orientation, it does not matter what size or even the shape of your sofa.
Furniture in eco-style
The upholstery for the living room in eco-style is simplicity and naturalness. It should be from natural materials:
- skin with traces of aging.
Eco-styles include popular and easy-to-recreate directions that can often be found in country houses and in country houses:1provan; 2kantri; 3skandinavsky.
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Two sofas are better than one
In a large living room, which often receives a lot of guests, you can embody such a design reception as the use of two identical sofas. How is this option profitable?
He can afford to abandon the seats, but you get enough seating for guests. In a large room, sofas can be arranged symmetrically on both sides of the coffee table. Another option - at right angles to each other.
What could be better than two sofas?
It is important to note that the models themselves do not have to be rectangular. Even a strict interior will look elegantly emphasized with two semi-circular sofas.
The rule of choice is very simple: the more unusual the shape of the frame, the more calm the color should be. Exception - club options and those styles that require a riot of colors.
Dilute the color with bright pillows
If it seems to you that calm coloring is boring, then revive it with bright cushions in contrasting colors (these could be, for example, shades in burgundy, lavender tones, Marsala, etc.). So the necessary balance between elegance and dynamism will be kept.
A sofa in a quiet coloring with dilution of pillows
Not less interesting option for giving liveliness to paired sofas in soothing shades - made backstitch stitch. As upholstery, you can choose one of the pleasant to the touch fabric:
- velvet, etc.
Bright accent with furniture
Do you want to highlight it in the living room? The easiest way to emphasize is the bright upholstery color. Saturated shades affect our perception of the whole room, they attract attention and greatly enliven the atmosphere.
The brightest accent of the room
You can try the berry shades, plum, orange, lavender. This sofa will cheer up, and focus on the seating area in the living room. In this case, the rest of the interior is desirable to withstand in soothing colors, without additional bright accents.
The interior looks calm.
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Modular: the last word in design
The living room, in which there is a modular sofa, is a modern design method allowing to combine several functions. The modular option is multifaceted in features. Such furniture can easily turn into a comfortable bed.
Modular sofa - a successful and beautiful reception
The modular model for the living room makes it possible to combine even a few dozen blocks into one. Currently, two modules are actively used: mobile and stationary.return to menu ↑
This type involves the choice of equipment at the time of order. All blocks are mounted rigidly, after which they are fixed.
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This design is suitable for active people who are constantly in motion. Blocks here can be rearranged, interchanged or completely cleaned. Varying and rearranging, you can get a bed, then a working area.
Mobile option for people who love to change the situation
Outwardly, such a sofa can look like a normal one, for example, a group of friends can easily fit on it. Later, rearranging the blocks, you can get a comfortable bed. Space saving is obvious.return to menu ↑ return to menu ↑
The mechanism for folding: which one is better
If a couch is supposed to organize a bed on a permanent or temporary basis, then a folding model cannot be dispensed with. There are a lot of variants of folding mechanisms.
Let us dwell on those that are popular:Dolphin Often used in corner models, extra sleeping space is “hidden” inside the structure;Cot The berth unfolds in such a way that the sleeping person is head towards the back;Book Habitual model, while folding the structure a person sleeps along the wall.
Daily unfolding leads to a load on the mechanism, so the model should be selected as reliable as possible.
The clamshell mechanismThe simpler the mechanism - the higher the reliability and the lower the probability of breakage.
Sofa in the same style with the interior of the living room
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Top 10 most trendy materials for upholstery in 2019-20201Flok.
Genuine Leather Sofa3 Velor
Chenille sofa5 Jacquard.
Eco-leather sofa7 Tapestry.
Tapestry sofa8 Microfiber.
Microfiber sofa9 Woven cotton.
Wicker Cotton Sofa10Artificial fur.
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