Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:05:50 AM by Brechtje Arnold. Midcentury. How long a sofa will last and retain its shape depends largely on the frame, and a high-quality sofa always has a strong, sturdy one: The best frame is made out of kiln-dried hardwood. The process of kiln drying removes all moisture from the wood, enabling it to retain its shape and stability over a long period of time. A frame made of green wood can shrink or crack as it dries. Softwood can bend and break easily, while knotted wood is prone to cracks.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:24 AM by Iwona Braun. Contemporary. This beast of a sofa was left behind in an apartment, but it wasn’t quite what the new tenant had in mind. With $20 worth of spray paint, and an enviable abundance of confidence, the tenant gave this old piece a fresh new face. While most of us haven´t made over a whole couch, I´m sure many of us have found random furniture in our homes—and it probably needs at least a little work.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:06:25 AM by Brechtje Arnold. Midcentury. A large built frame, a pair of cement columns, interesting sculptures, or large pots can serve as a stable base for a piece of 1/2 inch thick beveled-edge plate glass, cut to the perfect size. This is a good option for a very small space, as you can place the bases as close together or as far apart as you wish and have the glass cut to fit your space. Keep in mind that the larger the glass, the heavier it will be. So the bases need to be sturdy enough to support the weight.
Published at Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 01:21:15 AM. Contemporary By Edwige Becker. Can we take a moment to talk about how great velvet is? It's soft, it’s cuddly, and even in low light it has a gorgeous glow. We've rounded up a collection of beautiful velvet sofas at every price point, so no matter what your budget, you‘ll be able to find some soft seating that will make your home (and your wallet) happy.
Published at Friday, January 18th 2019, 18:59:14 PM. Modern By Sofia Franke. As homes get smaller, storage becomes more and more important, and people are starting to use every available bit of space to display their trinkets and treasures. Shelving placed above a sofa can be a great way to solve a storage issue and creatively display your accessories. Floating shelves are a great option, as are shelves with attractive brackets. Just make sure they’re installed correctly so they don't fall on anyone sitting on the couch!
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 08:55:11 AM. Midcentury By Ferdinanda Berger. Never buy a sofa without first trying it out. Sit on it, lie on it, try it out the way you would use it at home. If you like napping on your sofa, make sure that the arms are the right height. Make sure the cushions and the back are as soft or firm as you want them to be.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 03:22:09 AM. Contemporary By Edelmira Beck. Have a large expanse of space to fill? This dramatic oversized sectional gives any living space a striking sense of scale, and its low-profile design adds to the expansive effect. At 24 inches high, this unobtrusive couch pairs beautifully with large-format artwork, and the sectional design encourages raucous conversation.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 02:46:10 AM. Industrial By Emma Frank. Filling: Filing may be foam, down, or padding that is used to make the sofa comfortable. Frame: The frame comprises the bones of a sofa and determines not just the shape but also the quality. High-quality sofas have kiln-dried hardwood frames with strong, reinforced joints.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 02:06:12 AM. Modern By Hedda Böhm. When space is not an issue then you are in luck, as a queen size sleeper sofa is the most widely available. You will be easily able to find queen sized sleepers in different styles and fabrics and with your preferred type of mattress. There is the just a great deal of variety available in this size.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 00:27:13 AM. Traditional By Heloise Bergmann. Think backless sofa. It is usually placed against a wall with pillows added for comfort. A version of this sofa with one side angled to recline is called a "fainting couch" - ideal for those with a more delicate temperament. This is a form of love seat. It usually has a wood frame, open arms, and an upholstered seat. It is considered more formal (and usually more uncomfortable) than a love seat and sits a bit higher.