Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 01:07:17 AM by Sofia Franke. Midcentury. This is another one for design pros and the design risk takers. In large rooms, a backless sofa (or chaise) is perfect for breaking up the room and creating conversation areas.
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 Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 01:21:34 AM by Sofia Franke. Midcentury. Sectional sofas can sometimes be tricky. Because of their shape, it‘s very tempting to stick them in corners. However, sectionals can work beautifully when pulled away from the walls. Since they provide so much seating they’re not often accompanied by a lot of other pieces of furniture, meaning you’ve got the space to play around with them. So give them some breathing room and allow space behind to walk. In some cases, sectionals can also work as room dividers, with one side providing a visual break between spaces. So don't get pigeonholed by the shape, and make your sectional work for your space.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 21:58:30 PM. Industrial By Drika Baumann. If you are buying a reclining sofa or a sofa bed, all mechanisms should work smoothly. Reclining, or motion furniture is generally more expensive, and you are paying for a functioning, smoothly running mechanism. It makes sense to check those features out at the store.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 21:58:22 PM. Contemporary By Edelmira Beck. If you'd like to recreate this look exactly, the paint used was Montana Colors' Greyhound Brown, but you could also use spray paint specially formulated for painting vinyl (pleather) and fabric. I know from experience that it works great. And if any of you do start spray painting your furniture, be sure to tell us all about it! Meri leaves us with these wise words of advice that apply to projects large and small: "Wear a mask when you spray paint."
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 21:58:19 PM. Traditional By Edwige Becker. It is no secret that getting rid of a used sofa or couch sleeper can be difficult. Upholstered furniture may not find many takers, especially when it is damaged, torn, or stained. It can be frustrating to think about the fact that you once paid good money for a piece of furniture that now seems to be of no interest to you or anyone else. Unfortunately, with the exception of leather, upholstered furniture can depreciate greatly with use. It is difficult to get rid of it, even when you´re not looking to make money.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 21:58:16 PM. Modern By Emma Frank. Hanging sculptures made up of interesting materials and shapes can be ideal for creating unique, one-of-a-kind looks. The term sculpture is very broad, but basically, it means any item that isn‘t a traditional piece of art (i.e. painting or photograph). It could be an interesting architectural piece such as a bracket, a sculptural wall sconce, faux antlers, or anything else you find that speaks to you. The key here is to look for pieces that don‘t have a lot of depth so they won’t infringe on the space out over the sofa.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 21:58:12 PM. Midcentury By Ferdinanda Berger. Just as your sofa shouldn’t be too big or too small for your space, it shouldn’t be too big or too small for you, either. If you are tall, make sure that the seat is deep enough to allow you to sit in comfort. If you are not very tall or have bad knees, look for a shallow seat that lets you rise out of it easily.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 21:58:07 PM. Industrial By Hannah Fuchs. Sofa backs can vary in height, shape, and cushion material and are integral to the style and comfort level of a sofa. Attached back cushions are fastened, clipped, or sewn to the back of the sofa. The advantage is that they don´t move around and you don‘t have to worry too much about keeping them in shape.
Published at Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 21:41:11 PM. Contemporary By Hedda Böhm. One of the downsides of some low-profile couches can be the lack of space between the bottom of the couch and the floor. While this legless aesthetic works beautifully in larger rooms, smaller rooms need a visual separation—a.k.a. actual couch legs—to keep the space airy. Joybird's Hughes Sofa pulls this look off wonderfully. The couch remains low enough to keeping the ceilings feeling sky-high, but isn't so blocky that it crowds smaller living spaces.