Sofas and couches are not only emblematic of relaxation, relaxation and wellness. They belong in the living room like the flowers in the garden. Especially in times of increasing digitization, oases of peace are in high demand. This also includes generously cut sofas. We will give you some tips on how to enjoy your seating for a long time.
Colors and shapes
In 2017, the motto "Creating warmth" will be the focus of the furnishing trends. This warmth is achieved through natural tones and natural materials such as terracotta or cork. Also with the couches the development goes to soft tones: different variants of brown and gray or black. They have the advantage of being able to combine them with a variety of colors: with brightly colored sofa cushions, a pastel-colored cuddly blanket or an elegant white vase on the coffee table.
In addition to two-seater and three-seater corner sofas are becoming increasingly popular. They fill the room optimally and make room for a large number of guests. Smaller models can fit three to four people, the larger ones up to eight. The couches are presented in L-shape or U-shape and often offer the possibility of a sleep function when guests come to visit. Curved backrests, gentle shapes and rounded corners define the image of the current models.
From microfiber to real leather
Nowadays, a whole range of different materials are used when it comes to the sofa cover. Microfiber is considered to be particularly easy to clean and cheap, but unsuitable if in your household children or Pets live , On the bright colors every spot remains visible. Pet hair gets stuck between the fibers and is difficult to remove.
Other models are covered with woven fabrics made from vegetable fibers. cotton is breathable and easy to wash, for example. Even stubborn stains can be removed. Also linen is used. The material has a warming effect in winter and cooling in summer. However, nodules quickly form when used frequently.
Covers from leatherette are also a cheap alternative, especially compared to real leather. They are very resistant to stains and can easily be cleaned with distilled water. Here, the disadvantage is that after some time, unsightly cracks form, especially when the sofa is near the window or the heater.
Genuine leather -Couches look very elegant and high quality. Compared to the other materials, they expect a much more intensive care. Smooth leather is also suitable for children and pets. Raw leather, on the other hand, absorbs liquid quickly and permanent stains can be the result.
Which material is suitable for you therefore depends on whether you have children or animals in the household and whether you use your sofa very often or rather representatively. Further information on different upper materials can be found here ,