How to organically fit the corner sofa in the living room interior?
In order for the living room atmosphere to be cozy and comfortable, it is necessary to think over it in advance and competently bring its interior to life. A key role in the design of the living room is a recreation area, which is traditionally organized with the help of a sofa. The sofa, unlike other interior items, is a basic element of any hall. With it, you can organize a complete area for recreation and communication. The size and configuration of the sofa are selected depending on the area of the room and the number of people who will gather in it.
The ideal option for a large family is the corner sofa, which is good for its capacity. With it, you can organize not only a complete recreation area, but also additional sleeping and seating places. The interior of the living room with a corner sofa can be intelligently beaten with bright accessories and textiles.
A variety of models also makes it possible to organize additional storage spaces, thereby relieving the living room space. Additional shelves, which are equipped with some models, may well replace the coffee table.
Photo: corner sofa with extra storage space
Photo: zoning by an angular sofa of the space of a room combining a living room and a kitchen
When choosing a corner sofa, remember that this design element takes a lot of space, so it should be as functional as possible. When choosing a particular model, you should pay attention to such parameters as:
- number of beds and seats;
- upholstery wear resistance;
- ergonomic design.
You should pay attention to the environmental friendliness of a particular model. For the living room it is necessary to choose a product with upholstery made of genuine leather or high-quality fabric, such a sofa will be practical and durable. The base of the product must be equipped with orthopedic springs. Preference should be given to models with a wooden frame. More practical are those models whose pillows are equipped with removable covers.
As for the form, there are both classic and non-standard models, for example, oval or U-shaped. The shape of the product should clearly correspond to the parameters of your living room, look organically in the space of the room.
Tip: Before choosing a corner sofa, you should decide on which corner it will be placed - left or right, since its design can be of the right or left type.
In addition to standard equipment, some manufacturers offer to equip the recreation area with additional components, which allows you to choose the configuration that fits perfectly into the design of your room.
Photo: Oval corner sofa
Photo: classic corner sofa shape
Photo: living room zoning with an oval corner sofa
Types of corner sofas
According to their configuration, models are divided into solid, indivisible constructions, as well as models, which are based on individual constituent elements. Sofas of composite elements are called modular, they are good in that by moving different elements you can easily transform their design. Mobile designs allow you to change the interior of the room, depending on the wishes of the owners.
Built-in transformation mechanisms that transform a recreation area into a full-fledged sleeping place can be of various types. The most common are rollout type transforming systems, a dolphin or a French folding bed.
Photo: one-piece corner sofa
Photo: Modular corner sofa
How to fit a corner rest area into a small room?
In the space of a small living room you can also organically enter the corner seating area. Specially for small living rooms, compact models are produced that are not inferior in functionality to their full-size counterparts.
The design of the compact models also includes orthopedic springs and transforming systems, allowing to turn the rest area into a sleeping place. Compact corner sofas are often equipped with coffee tables and bars, which saves usable floor space in a small hall.
The package of both compact and full-size models includes headrests, armrests and decorative pads that give the living room a homely and festive look.
Photo: corner sofa by the fireplace in the interior of a small living room
Color and design
Particular attention should be paid to the upholstery of upholstered furniture. Upholstery color should be in harmony not only with the decoration of the main surfaces of the hall, but also with other elements of the interior. Universal is the combination of light upholstery with contrasting decorative pads, such a design of the rest area will organically fit into any living room. The most popular colors of the upholstery are milky, beige, coffee and caramel colors for the living room in modern style, you can choose a model with a classic white or black upholstery.
You can create a unique living room design if you include a bright corner seating area in its space. The sofa of a contrasting color will be the main focus in the design of the room, will attract the attention of visitors and set the tone for the whole interior.
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