A corner sofa can transform a room into a gathering place. With its wide open expanses of real estate and useful built in features the corner sofa is designed with both comfort and functionality in mind. Whether you prefer to lie prone, all stretched out to enjoy a good movie, or you have a large gathering of friends over to watch the game, the corner sofa will provide all the space, features and comfort you need. There are, however, things to consider before buying that new corner sofa.
First the size of the room where the sofa is going to be placed can have a significant impact on the style and size of corner sofa that you can reasonably expect to purchase. If you have a small room, a large chesterfield corner sofa can overwhelm the environment and make the room seem crowded and uncomfortable. In this case you may want to consider a smaller piece and place that piece actually in a corner in order to maximize the available space.
If on the other hand, you have a large open room that lacks any kind of intimacy you may want to purchase a large corner sofa and situate the pieces in such a way that the room is sectioned off into a more private setting. This will add a sense of welcoming and warmth to the room and invite guests to settle onto the sofa.
What type of coverings you choose for your new sofa is is also a major decision. Some coverings lend themselves more towards one preferred use over another. Fabric coverings can be color and pattern coordinated to any room, whereas leather is relatively limited in the selection of colors and patterns. Styles of sofas with lots of throw pillows also tend to lend themselves better to fabrics than leather. Fabric coverings will tend to lose their “new” appearance and thus some of their appeal in a relatively few years. Compare this to leather which will actually tend to improve with age provided it is properly cared for.
Caring for your new chesterfield sofas is another area of consideration. A cloth covered sofa may provide the option of removable coverings which can be washed. This is a nice feature although removing and replacing the covers can sometimes be an absolute chore. Leather coverings usually are not removable. Leather coverings are much more durable, stain resistant, and maintain their appearance quite well.