Use them as a coffee table: A table that sits lower than your couch, and is used to set and display items on beside the couch is referred to as a coffee table. Ottomans in recent years have become larger, and more versatile to serve as coffee tables as well. Display magazines or place your drink tray on them, ottomans can handle it all.
Visual interest: Shapes and geometric configurations make many varieties of ottomans fun and visually appealing. Consider ottomans that form a circle when put together, when separated the pieces can make 4 equal wedges of seating. From circles to serpent-like shapes, ottomans can be strictly for fun conversation!
Children friendly: Ottomans that have kid friendly fabrics such as denim or tweed can easily be used for a flat surface for kids to play on top of while they sit on the floor. Larger ottomans can be used for board games and playing with friends, without disrupting the main dining table or communal area in your home.
One of the most important things to do when furnishing or redecorating your living room is to get a good sofa. Here are 35 of the most interesting and creative sofa designs.
Metallics like silver, gold and bronze became popular in fashion, and the trend also hit the furniture industry. A great example is the Hollywood Stardom Sofa, a unique piece of furniture that can bring a little Hollywood glamour into your living room. In spite of its clean cut and modern look, this is a sofa you just wonâ€™t want to leave, thanks to the four oversized pillows on its backrest. Made of Italian leather, this stylish silver sofa will make you feel like a star.
Designed by French company La Maison Coloniale, which specializes in incorporating the concept of ancient pieces and original designs, the Jonque Sofa has a big impact in any room. This three-seater combines Asian influences and contemporary lines, allowing you to create a unique space.
A sofa in neutral hues that vary between pristine white to light browns and bluish-grays are generally the norm in most living roomsâ€¦ that is, till just a few years ago! Todayâ€™s living rooms are going down a more exciting path with revitalized trends from ravishing 80s and nostalgic 70s making a grand comeback. A colorful and striking sofa is definitely a part of this exuberant new look. Visually captivating and yet still decidedly modern, here are 30 latest sofas and sectionals that combine comfort with color and panache â€“
An accordion chair or sofa made out of wood and paper, the Flexible Love is, without a doubt, the coolest piece of furniture in the universe. You donâ€™t really need more proof than the video above. Iâ€™m not sure how comfortable the Flexible Love is, but I donâ€t care; I want it.
These two pieces, a rocking chair and a loveseat, were designed by Scott Wilson and are from the Purity line of sofas and chairs. The designs are characterized by highly pronounced curves. They are made of steel for strength and durability, and are covered with a polyurethane mesh. Although they look very modern, the rocking chair could use some armrests.
The innovative SKiN Sofa was designed by Jean Nouvel, a French architect. The supporting structure, made of tubular pretensioned steel, shapes the double-sided leather with geometric incisions. This sofa appears to be lightweight and easy to move, but Iâ€™m not sure how much weight that leather can support.