Living room inspiration – the best sofa tips to match any style

The living room is one of the most important areas at your home. There, you have your relaxing time, you receive friends and family, you watch TV and you may take a nap. For all of that you need to have a good, cosy, comfortable sofa but that will not come cheap. As a reason, we give you five tips to find the best sofa to match your style and to be the living room inspiration that you need.

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Modern interior design with Hermes – 2 seater sofa

The frame: a sturdy frame means a long-lasting sofa. Hardwood like kiln-dried oak, ash, or beech are more durable and, therefore, better. Avoid frames made of particleboard, plastic or metal. Legs should be part of the frame or held on with screws or dowels (pegs) not with glue alone.

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For a small living room design: Nuka – 2 seater sofa

The springs: feel the springs through the upholstery they should be close together and firm. Sofas with no springs, just webbing or mesh, are uncomfortable and flimsy.

 

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Dakota – single sofa: room design ideas with 1 seat sofa.

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Ottawa – 3 seater sofa: great sofa for a family room decoration.

 

Wales – lounge sofabespoke furniture for your living room inspiration.

Fillings: high-resilient (HR) foam is more expensive but more comfortable and long-lasting. A good option is HR foam in a layer of down and conventional foam wrapped in polyester batting.

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Tough textiles: sofas for everyday use need durable fabric. Cotton and linen are winners. Also terrific: synthetic microfiber, which can mimic most fabrics and is stain resistant. Wool and leather are handsome and strong but a little expensive. Silk is sleek but fragile. Fabrics with patterns woven in tend to wear better than those with printed patterns.

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What are living room ideas that you would like implement in your interior design? Modern Sofas have more inspirations for you. Discover more at Living Spaces!