A sofa is the heart of any living room. It is not just a piece of furniture; but a long-term investment that sets the tone for a living space. Whether you’re furnishing your dream home or giving your current one a makeover, choosing the right sofa is crucial.

In this blog, we take you through 5 key things that will help you pick the right sofa that combines style, comfort, and functionality to create the perfect centerpiece for your home.

  1. Style and Design

Sofas come in various styles, ranging from contemporary to mid-century modern, minimalist to classic. Consider the existing decor of your space and choose a sofa that complements it. Look for design elements such as armrest styles, back cushions, and leg designs that align with your personal taste.

  1. Size and Proportion

Before falling in love with a stunning sofa design, take measurements of your living room. Consider the overall size and proportion of the space to ensure that the sofa fits comfortably without overwhelming the room or appearing too small. Remember to account for additional furniture items such as coffee tables and side tables that need to coexist harmoniously with the sofa.

  1. Upholstery:

Upholstery not only contributes to the overall aesthetics of the sofa but also plays a significant role in its comfort, durability, and maintenance. Consider the colour, pattern, and texture of the upholstery fabric and how it harmonizes with the overall style and ambience of the room. Those looking to infuse grandeur into their spaces can lean towards genuine leather sofas. Breathable, anti-peel leatherette sofas are easy to clean, making it an ideal choice for active families with kids and pets. Whereas, the fabric sofas are available in a variety of colours and patterns to choose from, perfect for those looking to add a pop of colours to their space.

  1. Sofas for Health:

A right sofa can also contribute to your overall health and well-being. Health-conscious sofas prioritize ergonomic design, which means they are tailored to provide proper support and alignment for your body.

Here’s some sofa features that prioritize a user’s health.

Ergonomic DesignSofas with well-padded cushions, adjustable backrests, and adequate lumbar support help maintain a healthy posture, reduce strain on your back and neck, and prevent discomfort or pain caused by prolonged sitting.

Breathable Upholstery & Non-Toxic Materials– Consider sofas with upholstery that is hypoallergenic and easy to clean like a leatherette or faux leather. Opt for sofas made from non-toxic and eco-friendly materials such as organic fabrics, wood polish with low chemical emissions and sustainably sourced wood frames. These materials help keep the indoor air clean for your family.

Stress-Relieving Features

Sofas that house smart functions including reclining backrest, adjustable backrest, glider, rocker, and massager promote relaxation, reduce muscle tension, and enhance your overall sense of well-being. Reclining sofas with power lift-up mechanism pushes up the sofa set with a click of a button to help the user stand up easily, making it an ideal choice for pregnant women, your aged loved ones or anyone having muscle health issues.

  1. Lifestyle features:

Sofas inspired by modern lifestyle are designed with smart lifestyle features like built-in USB port, reading light, storage console, wireless charger, and more. Such smart seating offers both comfort and functionality.

  1. Customization:

What could be better than getting to create your own style? Durian offers 40+ upholstery options to choose from to elevate your home with custom sofas that match your style. Customers can choose from a wide range of upholstery options, including luxurious top-grain genuine leather, family-friendly leatherette and premium fabric. From neutral hues to vibrant jewel tones, our sofas effortlessly blend in a range of decors.

  1. Warranty & After-Sale Services

Sofas by local retailers may or may not offer a warranty. Most well-known brands offer a very limited warranty.

We, at Durian Furniture, ensure that our products are crafted with the utmost care, ensuring quality craftsmanship, and durability. In addition, our unmatched 5-year warranty, expert guidance, easy EMI options, hassle-free delivery, and more, make the post-purchase experience satisfying for our customers.