Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 03:11:56 AM by Izolda Dietrich. Modern. While its functionality might be a very important aspect, there are several other factors you should consider before you buy a sleeper. As with any piece of furniture consider your needs. The most important thing to consider whether it will be primarily used as a bed or for seating.
Published at Thursday, January 17th 2019, 02:06:12 AM by Hedda Böhm. Modern. 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.
Published at Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 08:02:07 AM by Carlene Albrecht. Modern. 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 Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Modern By Izolda Dietrich. Buying a sofa is a major investment, and there is no reason you shouldn‘t be able to enjoy what you buy. No one needs the frustration and shopper’s regret that comes from a hasty and ill thought out purchase. A good salesperson will understand and help you find the one that is best suited to your needs.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Midcentury By Iwona Braun. As homeowners are gearing furniture selections to comfort, the ottoman has taken center stage in front of many sofas. Really, an ottoman is just a large padded or upholstered stool or bench. It's a perfect piece to use in front of a sofa, as its soft top offers comfort for legs, the upholstery fabric contributes color and texture to the room, and the large flat to is ideal for placing a tray or books.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Industrial By Ishild Brandt. Just as in well-tailored clothing, patterns and stripes should match at the seams. Although it might not catch your eye right away, mismatched patterns or stripes will give you the sense that something is"off". Stripes that match at seams make a sofa look well finished. Patterns should be centered, and all seams and welts should run straight. Uneven welting and seams that are pulled to one side or another mean that the cover was badly tailored.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Contemporary By Hannah Fuchs. Compact and comfortable, this overstuffed gray 82-inch sofa from Blu Dot is designed to satisfy your laziest Sunday urges. Curl up against the super-fluffy cushions for an epic Netflix binge sesh—and relax knowing this low-slung sofa makes your living room look stellar.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Traditional By Heloise Bergmann. One of the downsides of IKEA products is that, unless you want to spend more on IKEA‘s furniture building service, you must assemble it yourself. While many find the directions easy to read and follow, others find the minimal directions frustrating. The cushions come vacuum sealed and require two to three days to inflate fully before they can be used and the sofa cover must be ironed which is no small task.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Modern By Hedda Böhm. Sometimes one piece just isn’t enough. This is when gallery walls can really save the day. A photo gallery can allow you to create a really dramatic impact and it saves you from having to choose just one piece. Just remember when hanging pieces to create a gallery wall that all the items together will act as one unit. The center of the entire display should be at eye level. It's always best to plan this type of display before you start hanging. Place the pieces on the ground in front of the wall and play around with the arrangement until you find one that satisfies you. If space doesn't allow for this use graph paper.
Published at Thursday, January 03rd 2019, 00:00:00 AM. Midcentury By Ferdinanda Berger. Kiln-dried frames are superior because you can be sure about the reduction of the moisture content to a satisfactory level. Another thing to remember about sofa frames is that a sofa frame that is made of kiln-dried hardwood is a much better choice than a softwood frame even if it is kiln dried. When you look for frames that will last, make sure to ask about how it has been constructed because that is just as important. A well-constructed frame has reinforced joints that are dowelled and glued and uses screws instead of staples.