Furniture and sofa are the things which complete the house and bring changes in the appearance as well as in the functionality. The variety, ranges, designs, and type of furniture are very important so as to convert any dull space into a lively and beautiful space.
How does furniture enhance the design and styling of the house?
- It enhances the space
- Is well-equipped
- Comfort at its best
- Purpose of utility
- Visual weight
- Covers up
- Circulation and flow of space
While selecting and buying furniture, it is very essential to take into consideration the size, shape, comfort, and most importantly, the material. The materials used for furniture are:
- Wood is a highly demanded material for furniture; it is versatile and popular furniture material.
- Artificial wood is similar to plywood and it is a very strong material for furniture.
- Glass which is heated and rapidly cooled is much more durable than regular glass.
- Plastic is lightweight, cheap and is a reusable material that can be used in making furniture.
- Steel is resilient, flexible, durable, and the best material for furniture.
- Leather is a timeless and an expensive material which is pliable, classic and comfortable.
- Fabric can be in different colors and textures which give the best look to furniture.
Types of furniture
- Living room furniture includes a sofa, accent chairs, sectionals, chaises, loveseats, recliners, ottomans, and swivels. Tables include side tables, coffee table, accent table, cabinets, entertainment centers, and credenzas.
- Dining room furniture includes dining tables, chairs, bar stools, console tables, sideboards, and china hutches.
- Bedroom furniture includes beds, dressers, chests, nightstands, armoires, and benches.
- Office furniture includes office chairs, desks, storage cabinets, and bookcases.
Best furniture brands in the country:
- Ashley furniture industries
- Williams Sonoma
- Herman Miller
Sofas are designed for bonding moments and for relaxation of the family. They add to the beauty and comfort of the living area. Sofas take a lot of space and they reflect lifestyle. Various materials are used to manufacture a sofa like wood, fabric, and stud. Sofas are of different styles such as:
- Chesterfield sofa
- Cabriole sofa
- Camelback sofa
- Lawson sofa
- Tuxedo sofa
- English rolled arm sofa
- Knole sofa
- Bridgewater sofa
- Mid-century modern sofa
- Sectional sofa
Things to be considered while buying a sofa are:
- Cushion appearance
- Arm style
Best brands for the sofa in the country are, Wayfair, IKEA, West Elm, Joybird, etc. The sofa trends keep on changing and this year there is a major shift towards over-sized frames, low and curvy profiles and chaise sectional sofas, while settees are still popular.
There is a huge choice for furniture and sofa types and brands, but one should always consider the layout and space of the place before buying one of their choices.