Choosing a sofa for your living room? It is not only one of the most expensive investments you make for your home, but it also needs to be comfortable, long-lasting, and that pulls your living room design together. This crucial decision can surely be overwhelming, however, we are here to tip you on how to choose a sofa that suits your home decor, and your lifestyle, and one that will also look great for years to come!

Here are some important things to consider while making a purchase.

Identify the type of sofa

Envision the purpose of your sofa and how will you use this space really? Is the 3 seater sofa enough for your family or is your family that big to justify getting an L-shaped sofa or corner sectional? There are various types of sofas based on their seating capacity and sizes. You can choose to buy 3 seater sofa, 2 seater sofa, 1 seater sofa, sectional sofas, L shaped sofas, reclining sofas, or sofa cum beds. Some functional sofas are practically designed to enhance everyday comfort with its smart features. These sofas contain clever features like adjustable headrest and backrests, which lets you personalize your comfort as well as transform a sofa into a day bed. A built-in USB port lets you stay connected while you lounge. High-end reclining sofa sets houses with glider, rocker or electric massager for a sublime comfort. A sofa is a focal point of living space, so imagine how it looks there, and then go on to the next step.

Choose the style that compliments you

Sofas are available in eclectic styles to match your decor. From mid-century classics to modern and contemporary, you can choose the style that mimics your persona and compliments your home decor.

Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Mid-century modern is one of the popular styles when it comes to sofas as it adds a touch of classics and timeless charm to your home. Defined by their clean lines, subtle curves, tapered legs and more, the mid-century modern sofas can never go out of trend.

Modern Sofas

Minimal, clean-lined silhouettes designed keeping modern sensibilities in mind define modern sofas. This type of sofa showcases a practical mix of aesthetics and functionalities that uplifts your everyday lounging.

Contemporary Sofas

Sofa designs that mimic the current era are considered contemporary. Defined by their minimal design, clean-lined silhouettes, neutral colour tones and smart lifestyle features, contemporary sofas are one of the popular styles to consider.

Pick the right upholstery

Sofas are available in various materials like Leather sofas, leatherette sofas, fabric sofas, and velvet sofas. You should consider your lifestyle and maintenance while selecting sofa upholstery. Those looking for luxurious appeal can go for genuine leather. Leatherette sofas are anti-peel and easy to maintain, making them a popular choice amongst active families with kids and pets. The traditional fabric sofas and sumptuous abrasion-resistant velvet sofas make your living room cozy and welcoming.

Ensure the sofa size suits your living room

Make sure you note down all of the essential measurements of the products i.e. the width (W), the height (H), and the depth (D). 

Measure Your Sofa – As well as working out the dimensions of your sofa, you’ll have to measure where you’re going to put it in order to ensure it’s going to fit the way you want it to. 

Regular Sofa Set– Depending on the type of sofa you’re looking to buy, there are a few things you’ll need to consider, and we’re going to take you through those here. 

Corner and L shape sofa set– For corner and l- shaped sofas have two lengths on either side, which you’ll need to measure, and the depth of each section. 

Reclining sofa set– The placement of reclining sofas need to be done carefully. This is because, not only do you have to work out the dimensions of the sofa component, but you’ll need to account for the depth once the sofa is extended in the full reclined position, as you’ll want to ensure there’s enough space in the back and front of your sofa. Measure your space post-selection to ensure the sofa you have chosen fits comfortably without overwhelming the decor.

Now that you know all the crucial things to consider, go on and choose the perfect sofa that will partner with you in creating the finest memories with your family and friends. Explore the eclectic collection of premium sofas designed for modern Indian homes at Durian Furniture.