Selection of upholstered furniture – an important stage in living room arrangement. Chairs and sofas occupy a central place in the room. They create comfort and comfort. Furnishing has a number of features associated, first of all, with a functional load. Choosing sofas and living room chairs, it is also important to pay attention to the quality of the frame, filling and furniture upholstery, as well as her style. It must correspond to the interior design.
Upholstered furniture should fit into the already existing style interior style, harmoniously combined in color, texture and form with the rest of the design in the apartment. The size and shape of the room itself are of great importance.
The sofa for the spacious living room will be very different from the compact sofa intended for a small room.
In addition, the functions that will perform furniture are taken into account – for noisy meetings with friends, for a peaceful evening alone or in a narrow family circle, for business meetings or luxurious techniques, for a large or small family and T. D. It is often necessary to create several zones in the living room, and then it takes a choice of suitable soft furniture for each zone separately. Upholstered furniture can be used rarely (for example, in a country house) or vice versa, to be a daily family collection place.
Upholstered furniture in the living room can also serve the place of overnight stay guests. In this case, the suitable sliding sofas and chairs are selected, wide enough and long models.
The living room can be a separate room or combined with kitchen, bedroom, cabinet and t. D. In this case, furnishings can be better allowed to separate the zone for receiving guests. In this case, the sofa should not stand at the wall, but on the conventional border of the living room, as if separating it from another zone.
It is equally important to take into account the care that the purchased kit requires. Sometimes the correct care for furniture guarantees its durability, but it takes a lot of time and finance.
Depending on the functionality and stylistics, upholstered furniture in the living room can differ significantly. There is a luxury upholstered furniture for spacious modern living rooms, compact sliding transformer sofas for small rooms, corner or P-shaped kits, sofas and armchairs, as well as small comfortable packing.
Depending on what is the purpose of upholstered furniture, the sofa design can be different. For crowded gatherings and comfortable viewing of films in the evenings, the corner sofas are best suited. In addition, such a sofa can be transformed into a large bed. It is important and the presence of an internal drawer under the seating unit. The folding sofa transformer is especially practical in the case when there is no separate guest room in the house. On such a sofa, you can arrange several people for the night.
Modular structures allow you to change the shape and size of upholstered furniture depending on the need. Separate modules can be rearranged by places, combine or disconnect.
This allows fans of rearrangements to update the situation or adapt up to the soft furniture to new tasks.
Upholstered furniture can be made of both artificial and natural materials. As a upholstery, textiles can be used (for example, velor, flax, tapestry, spillation, phlox and other), leather, including artificial, or fur.
Previously, the choice of expensive natural materials was justified by the fact that they wear out not as fast as artificial. But today, when manufacturers of artificial materials guarantee their durability, it is no longer such a good argument when choosing a textile or leather sheathing. Often manufacturers combine various materials.
Increasingly, designers stop at the choice of precisely genuine leather. Leather furniture is, of course, expensive. However, its main advantage – wear resistance. Repairing and cleaning such furniture will have only occasionally, and this will not be much labor. Leather upholstery gives the sofa more land and brutality.
Artificial leather or textiles justify themselves if an economical upholstery is needed, and you also need to protect furniture from damage (for example, animal claws or small children’s tricks). To do this, there are many special protective equipment for the care of artificial materials. However, from the main disadvantages it is worth mentioning low breathability, which is why it does not really want to sit in hot weather on such a sofa, as well as fast wear of products.
If the upholstered furniture should provide heat and comfort on cold days, the textile upholstery is perfectly suitable, which can be made of velor or short fur. Such furniture requires frequent cleaning, at least a vacuum cleaner.
The sofa and chairs for the living room must harmoniously fit into the overall style of the room. The color gamma plays an important role. When choosing the color of the furniture, it is important to take into account not only the design of the living room, but its size. Furniture on tone walls Better to choose for a small room. Contrast colors only visually reduce the room.
Neutral shades furniture, such as gray or beige color, is perfectly harmonized with any interior. Unlike upholstered furniture of bright contrasting shades, it will not get bored and will not come out of fashion. Choosing a gray or light beige furniture, you can not worry about what will have to change furniture with the following repair.
Such a sofa is perfectly combined with any palette and easier fits into any style.
Fashionable at all times was white furniture. She will not make a closer room, easy to fit into both modern and classic interior, will create a feeling of purity and ease. Sofas and chairs of calm tones, as it were, pour in the interior of the living room, allowing you to achieve harmony and restraint in design.
Absolutely opposite effect can be achieved by selecting bright shades headsets. The furniture becomes a bright stroke, the center of the interior working for a good mood and comfort, correctly puts accents and becomes a kind of highlight, bright stroke. Interesting solution – a combination of cold shades of walls with warm colors of upholstered furniture. Then the living room looks stylish and modern.
Bright contrast furniture – perfect option for large rooms with light wallpaper. Turquoise furniture will revitalize design, make room interesting and bright. Dark shades Furniture will give expressive to the general living room interior with light walls.
As mentioned above, when choosing furniture, the general style of the room is required.
The living room area with upholstered furniture should be harmoniously combined with the rest of the interior. It can be performed in the tone of the general decoration of the room or contrast with it. The modern living room in fashionable today, high-tech style requires thoughtful furniture design, as functional as possible. Sofa, as well as chairs can have built-in backlight or design lamp, retractable shelves and armrests. Furniture most often has a leather upholstery.
Upholstered furniture in the classic style living room is complemented by flooring, beautiful soft pillows. Classic allows combining cloth and skin, monophonic and contrast combinations. Classical furniture can have a rich baroque decor (bent legs, wavy and bent backs of sofas, fringe).
For minimalist style, strict simple furniture forms, monotonous shades, simplified design of sofas and seats without excess decor.
For the interior in the style of Provence, the combinations of shades of white, beige or light lilac, as well as pink and blue colors. The upholstery is more often made of textiles, usually natural fabrics, such as velor, velvet, silk with vegetable motifs as a pattern.
Scandinavian style assumes the presence of a simple monochrome furniture (without patterns and with a simple texture), which provides comfort and not distinguished from the overall design.
Bright accents – pillows, paintings, drawers.
Loft style – modern, dynamic. Convenient soft corner sofa made of dark shades skin. How it is impossible to reflect this direction.
How to choose?
Of course, the choice of a soft sofa for the living room is a matter of taste and needs of residents. For large living rooms, you usually choose a set of sofa and chairs. It may also be a set in which a large sofa, sofa for two and armchair. Excellent solution – when sofas and armchairs surround the coffee table. This is the perfect option in a large room for gatherings with friends, communication.
For a small room with an area of 18 kV. M is more suitable one corner sofa or other compact furnishings. Better to arrange the sofa at the wall. In this case, the room will be a little more space for other interior items. Both for large and small living rooms you can choose a module. If necessary, the modules change places or placed around the room if guests are in the house.
Classic – a set of sofa, puffs and seats in a single style. Such a furniture headset is suitable for the living room in which meetings are often held with friends. It is easy to enter in the interior, it is pretty functional. If you have decided that you need, you can start searching for suitable options.
So it is important to determine which material you need a set (wood frame or chipboard, skin upholstery or textile). It is worth noting that the frame of the chipboard is economical, but not the most durable option. It is better that at least a framework be made of wood. This furniture will serve at least 10 years.
Latex or cheaper polyurethane foam (PPU) can be as a filler, which prefers preference instead of the old-fashioned frame on the spring. Pretty expensive version of the filler is a latex produced from rubber-tree juice. Latex is durable, less often causes allergies, it is a natural material and will serve exactly at least 10 years.
IMPORTANT When choosing a set of upholstered furniture Do not go beyond the style and color of the living room.
He must complement the interior, not just providing comfort, but also be harmonious inscribed in the overall design of the living room.
Beautiful examples and options
Stylish Modern Living Room, Loft Style. Leather corner sofa white with black inserts looks perfectly in black and white living room interior.
Beautiful upholstered furniture perfectly inscribed in the interior of the living room in a classic style. Baroque decor of the sofa, chairs and coffee table with curved legs, upholstery patterns and a carved external frame in the living room with beige-pink walls create comfort and warm atmosphere to meet guests.
Fashionable modular sofa in the living room in the style of Hi-Tech. Calm neutral tones, laconicity and functionality come to the fore.
Interior of gentle shades in the style of Provence. Soft cozy sofa with characteristic floral ornament separates the living room area from the dining room and kitchen.
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