The most common questions when it comes to shopping a sitting set for a living room is – which one to buy, which size, colour, or the material?
A sofa is an essential element of a living room. We believe you want to select a comfortable and quality set that you will not change so soon. The most important thing is to be realistic about the availability of space. Maybe you prefer a corner sofa but there is only space for 2 seaters. Depending on the size and construction of your apartment, we have some options you could consider during the buying process.
When deciding on the dimensions and the layout of the seating set in your available space, it is easiest to make a decision using floor plans and 3D visualisation. At least 50 to 60 cm should be reserved for standard adult passage. The distance between the tables should always be slightly smaller.
If the set will be located in the centre of the room and not against a wall, it would be an excellent choice for a set with movable pillows or backs. The seat depth can range between 115 and 125 cm, within which pillows or backrests can be moved. This allows sitting on both sides, lying down comfortably when the cushions are removed and adjustment of the depth of the seat. Multifunctional sofas are a trendy choice in recent years and below you can check our offer https://hanleysfurniture.ie/product-category/fabric-sofas/.
For smaller spaces, it is better to choose seats with a seating depth of 80 to 95 cm. The standard depth ranges between 95 and 110 cm in which a person of average height can sit in a slightly leaning position.
Should I choose an armchair?
An armchair will give your space a personality but at the same time, it can be very functional. With a good recliner, the area can get a whole new look and become your favourite place in the apartment.
If you have opted for an armchair and its dimensions fit your requirements, you have two options. The armchair can come from the same line as the rest of the seating set or it can be a refreshing complement. Keep in mind that not all two-seater sofas have a smaller version.
A big advantage of an armchair over a smaller sofa is its mobility and new design detail. This recliner is a synonym for maximum comfort. As an example, you can see https://hanleysfurniture.ie/product-category/occaisional-seating/ made in Spain which is available in hundreds of colour options.
Should I choose a leather or fabric sofa?
Fabric furniture and leather armchairs can be a great style choice.
For example, vintage leather is very comfortable to touch and it can withstand many external factors. The skin should be regularly maintained following the manufacturer’s instructions. It will make it much more resilient and last you for a long time. Genuine leather is always a better choice in terms of quality and sophistication for both modern and classic interior design. Some of the choices you can see on https://hanleysfurniture.ie/product-category/leather-sofas/ come in over 20 leather colours and is also available in other fabrics.If you have young children, a fabric that is easy to clean might be a better choice than leather. Many types of fabrics are easy to clean today. Some do not absorb liquids, have high abrasion resistance or simply allow easy stain removal. Depending on the type of stain (juices, coffee, food, cosmetics, ink), follow the instructions and everything will be fine. Most covers can be easily removed and can be washed in your washing machine. There is a wide range of different corner sofas which exhale with simplicity and functionality on https://hanleysfurniture.ie/product-category/fabric-sofas/