Sofas & Chair
5 Tips to Choose the Ideal Sofa of Your Room
Do you want to furnish your new house or change your furniture? But do not you have knowledge of interior design? Here we will give you a few tips so that you come to know how to choose the essential furniture of your living room: the sofa & the Chair!
Indeed, many times we do not realize it but the sofa represents the center of your room not only for its decorative aspect but also because it attracts people and is the center of family gatherings or friends. Therefore, we want to give you the necessary information so that you can choose it in the perfect way.
- Where and how to place your sofa?
First, you have a room and to decide a good place for your sofa, ask yourself if you want it to be attached to the wall or as a division … If you do not have much space, it is better to place it on the wall in L for example. On the contrary, if you have more space you can use it to divide the space and put it in U or parallel for example. If you want to create a corner of peace in your living room, a U-shaped sofa can be seen very nice in the corners.
- How much space for your sofa?
To determine the length of your sofa, take the measurement of the wall where you want to put it and subtract 90 cm. That will ensure you that you can put tables next to you and that space will be functional for walking. If you do not have much space, you’d better choose a loveseat sofa (with 2 bodies) and an armchair; a larger sofa will overload the environment!
- What is the ideal size for your sofa?
You already have clear ideas about the shape; the length and space where you want your sofa, now get inspired by these tips to know more about the measurements of your ideal sofa! Your sofa has to be ergonomic!
For a person of 1.70 m in height, the sofa should have a depth between 75 and 90 cm and a height between 80 and 90 cm. Also, check well that your knees can bend well, your legs should rest bent at a 90 ° angle.
For the armrests, the ideal height is between 10 and 20 cm so that you lean well on them.
- How many seats do you need?
We give you some tips so that you know what the names of sofas mean: a loveseat sofa is two places and measures between 1.50 and 1.90 m. A model of three bodies varies between 2 m and 2.50 m and the models of four and five bodies are only recommended for salons or very large places, which measure more than 40m2.
- How useful will your sofa be?
Before making your decision, do not forget to ask about the functionality of your sofa! What will it serve? Do you live alone or as a couple and your sofa serve more decoration or do you have a large family or many friends that you like to invite for snacks at home? If you already have children or spend a lot of time with people in your living room, choose a sofa made of easy maintenance material such as leather, cotton or synthetic fibers. Likewise, if you have pets, you will prefer a sofa that is not easily damaged.
Finally, a good trick for your room is to choose multifunctional sofas, such as sofa-beds that can also be used when you invite people to sleep in your house!