Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:02:58 AM by Hedda Böhm. Contemporary. This low-lying couch combines the best of both worlds: Thanks to its curvy lucite legs, the sofa bottom looks like it's laying flat on the ground. But there's enough room for air and light to pass through, making this an ideal pick for rooms with either high or low ceilings. And the Chesterfield‘s tufted, jewel-toned velvet fabric adds a luxurious, modern vibe to any living room.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:17 AM by Sofia Franke. Midcentury. There are always budget considerations to be sure, but buying a good quality sofa ensures that you don’t have to replace it within a couple of years. Buying a good quality sofa saves you money in the long run. Buy the best quality you can afford as buying a poor quality sofa means that it will lose its shape, looks and comfort factor pretty quickly, sometimes within a matter of months. A poor quality frame can also cause it to break, and you will have arms that jiggle and legs that aren't steady.
Published at Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 01:21:34 AM by Sofia Franke. Midcentury. In a good-quality frame, the joints get special attention. They are glued, dowelled, and screwed. The corners are further strengthened by the addition of reinforcing blocks for extra support and strength. Generally speaking, plywood and particleboard frames are inferior, especially if they are held together with staples. Additional layers of plywood can help reinforce the frame, so as you can see, construction matters as much as material. If you must choose a sofa with a plywood frame, make sure it has at least 11 to 13 layers of plywood.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:50:18 PM. Modern By Heloise Bergmann. Remember that there is a difference between re-covering and reupholstering. Re-covering involves just replacing the fabric, and it is more of a cosmetic procedure. Reupholstering could involve replacing the padding and springs, mending the frame or re-staining any wood. As you can see a complete re-upholstery job involves a lot of labor and replacement of material, and is more structural in nature.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:49:41 PM. Midcentury By Ishild Brandt. Now that you have considered the frame and seating support, it is time to look at what kind of filling is used for the cushions. The most common filling is high-density polyurethane. The higher the density, the firmer the cushion will be. Foam can be wrapped in softer material or cotton to make it softer. Dacron-wrapped foam is the cheapest option, but it won’t last as long.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:49:30 PM. Traditional By Iwona Braun. A 9 to 16 foot sofa separated into several sections that can be repositioned to fit the room. Its ideal for large rooms or large families that need seating for more people. Some styles have reclining sections. Sectional sofas are generally large pieces of furniture so be sure you measure not only the room, but the entranceways into the room. It would be a shame to purchase a piece and not be able to get it through the door!
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:49:25 PM. Industrial By Izolda Dietrich. Sofas that have no separate seat cushions are often called tight seat. This style can be found both on traditional and modern sofas or sofas with wood frames. It is generally conveys a formal look. "Under the hood" of your sofa are the various parts that make up its structure. These are largely responsible for the longevity of a sofa.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:49:16 PM. Contemporary By Jadwiga Busch. 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 Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:39:04 PM. Traditional By Lovise Engel. Sunlight can bleach certain fabrics, and in other cases cause them to fade and deteriorate over time, so it’s important not to leave your sofa in a sunny spot. If the back of the piece is exposed to sunlight all the time, it will eventually fade to a lighter color than the front, and vice verse. Or if half is in the sun, it will fade to a lighter color than the other half. Or if you keep a throw pillow in the same spot, you’ll notice a significant difference in color when you remove it. Keep your sofa out of the sun, or at least rotate it regularly to keep it looking new.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 20:39:00 PM. Modern By Lovise Engel. When it comes to choosing something to display over a sofa you‘re only limited by your sense of adventure. So get creative and display something you love! The most common thing to put on a sofa is a single piece of artwork, but if the artwork is bland or blends in with the wall the impact is minimal. If you really want to create an eye-catching focal point, a bold piece that practically jumps off the wall is the way to go. Try something very large in size, vibrant in color, or graphically appealing in design. Ultimately, the term "bold" is open to interpretation, but the idea is that when a person walks into the room their eye is immediately drawn to the piece because it’s so striking.