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All You Need to Know About Upholstery
It’s nothing without my corner sofa! People are often very attached their sofas, both physically as well as emotionally. However, this is understandable as it is a often an expensive purchase that requires a lot of saving before you can enjoy it in your own home. The beautiful upholstery is luckily therefore cherished and taken care of. We’re sure you are aware of the phrase,"You’ve made your bed, now lie in it" but secretly it is the sofa, which is the center of everyday life.
My sofa, my chair, my happiness!
So it is not surprising that upholstered seating takes central stage when visiting a furniture store or searching online. Whether a 2 or 3 seater, corner sofa, or chaise lounge, upholstered furniture is always a bit topic when creating your perfect living room. This may also be due to the fact that upholstered seating furniture for a long time was confined to the royals and privileged. The simple man had to be satisfied with the chairs in the room. Today he can also sit on his ‘throne’ and thus receives a touch of royal lifestyle.
Speaking of style, according to the masses, this has developed over the past centuries in all directions. What once was the Baroque sofa with golden appliqués and bordeaux-red upholstery can now be absolutely minimalist, without backrest and with four seat cushions. The available options are almost limitless and offers each household the right piece of furniture - whether leather furniture for the bachelor's apartment or the 3-seater with floral pattern matching the oak cabinet.
Not only the optics decide
However, it is not just the look that decides on the perfect sofa. If you are thinking of buying a new seat, you should consider the ‘lazy behavior’ you are going to have of an evening. Do you like to cuddle yourself with blankets and books? Then, sofas and armchairs with deep seating are the best option. If you want to spend long evening sessions on the couch, high backs and armrests are particularly comfortable. Or do you get frequent visits? Then a pull-out sofa is worth considering.
Then there would be the following additions to take into consideration: in households with children, it is recommended to choose removable cushions. Allergy sufferers prefer to rely less on fabric covers - leather and plastic models are therefore a good option, even if leather can be costly. Even with upholstered furniture, the price range extends from the shared flat to the luxury villa.
But do not worry, good things come to those who wait: sofa, armchair etc. are the only pieces of furniture that refinance themselves. Don’t you believe it? Then take a look down the sides and under the cushions!