Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 00:33:03 AM by Heloise Bergmann. Industrial. Knowing how to identify each main part and its variations can help you describe the sofa you want to a salesperson or designer. Understanding the basics of sofa construction can make you a shrewd judge of sofa quality. The arms define the ends of a sofa and play a critical role in the overall look and function of the piece.
Published at Friday, January 25th 2019, 02:02:50 AM by Heloise Bergmann. Industrial. However, before you even go shopping for a sofa, think about your own personal style and what would be a good match for your home. Consider size and scale, and never forget to measure. Color and fabric selection matters a lot, and choosing the right color, texture, pattern are all parts of fabric selection. After all, most sofa selections are made on the basis of fabric alone.
Published at Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 01:21:52 AM by Sophia Friedrich. Modern. For sitting, the size of a full sized sleeper is between a sofa and a love seat, rather like an apartment sofa, so it is still a good option for smaller spaces and apartments. You will find that a full-size sleeper is generally about 72 inches wide, and approximately about 90 inches long when fully opened. There is no simple, easy yes or no answer to this question because the answer depends on several factors. If you are planning to reupholster an old sofa then you should really consider them before you commit to an expensive undertaking.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:49:21 PM. Midcentury By Carlene Albrecht. Selecting the wrong color for your fabric can also be a serious mistake. It is always a good idea to bring a swatch home to look at it in relation to all your other furnishings, wall color, and light. Always choose a color you like and can live with. Don’t pick colors based on trends or just a whim. You will have to live with that color choice for years.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:49:17 PM. Industrial By Drika Baumann. A cushioned seat is usually made up of two or three cushions. Since these cushions are made to support the weight of the sitter, they are usually firmer than back cushions. The cushions may be square or rectangular, depending on the number of cushions on the seat. Sometimes the end cushions are T-shaped to accommodate the arms. Cushioned seat covers typically are removable.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:49:14 PM. Contemporary By Edelmira Beck. We’re here to be amazed by the couch, but I‘m amazed by it all. I love the drama of the black wall and the way it makes the newly brown couch pop almost as if it‘s orange. I will always love fussy furniture painted in a solid color, and that glossy black coffee table is one of the best versions out there. The rug is a fabulous anchor to a primarily black-and-white room. The molded chair is the perfect combination of black, white, and wood, and it enhances the mid-century modern appeal of the sofa.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:16:23 PM. Traditional By Edwige Becker. Not all shapes lend themselves well to being slipcovered. If your chair or sofa has a wooden frame around it or wooden arms, a slip cover may not be a good idea as they will be felt through the fabric. A piece that is covered in fabric leads you to believe that it will have a soft feel, and the hardness of wood underneath will not feel pleasant. Details such as welting can be an attractive feature in a slipcover. You can buy slipcovers with welting, or order ones that have it when you get them custom made or make them yourself. Decide whether you want self-welting or contrast welting on your slipcovers. Contrast welting will draw attention to the lines of your chair or sofa. If you want to emphasize them choose contrast welting, to play down the shape choose self-welting. Braids, fringes or buttons can also be added depending on the look you want.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:16:20 PM. Modern By Emma Frank. 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 Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:16:16 PM. Midcentury By Ferdinanda Berger. This sofa placement isn‘t for design novices. As a general rule, you don’t want to place a sofa in front of a door because you don’t want to block it, and you don't want people to walk into the back of the sofa. However, if there's enough space and the back of the sofa has nice upholstery, this look can work very well. But it´s imperative that there be enough space to still have a comfortable traffic path. You also want to make sure to minimize any potential of visual obstructions. So if there´s any doubt, don‘t do it.
Published at Sunday, December 30th 2018, 21:10:14 PM. Industrial By Hannah Fuchs. A very common traditional shape for sofa arms, a rolled arm curves outward. Although comfortable for lounging and reading, rolled arms do take up extra space and should be taken into account when measuring a sofa. A Lawson arm is a low-profile, modestly scaled version of the rolled arm.