Rather than buying expensive furniture and décor that match, look for diverse pieces with a unifying theme, color and style for the family room. A popular trend is cushions that don’t precisely match the couch. You can use the basic couch, but have slipcovers custom made for the cushions and replace them. You can always use the original covers later, always use a vibrant and exciting shade in fabrics.
Another benefit that living room interior provides is fantastic modern accessories which you can choose according to the current furniture fashion. Uncovering the world of looks and possibilities, the living room furniture can add more to modern living. Available in every color, shape, size, and material, it brings dull surroundings back to life. Its effect is really magical.
The opportunity to create new, modern furniture designs has been greatly helped by advances in technology, materials and tooling. Where older pieces were constructed of wood and adorned with intricate, fussy carvings and deep-coloured, luscious fabrics, contemporary furniture is more likely to be built from polished metal, sleek steel and moulded plastics. With the introduction of man-made padding after the Second World War, even soft, cushioned seating can be styled in a more ’clean’ and slick finish. Even the computer has had an impact on modern furniture, with designers more easily able to manipulate a prototype image to come up with striking and innovative new creations.
However, you can sometimes get away with a modern and slightly old furniture combined look. For example, a study could have a modern theme but an old antique desk. It would not look out of place and if anything it would add character to the room. It is all about knowing what works and what doesn’t. Also the furniture that you choose should be of good quality. Whilst you may want to save money, sometimes it is better to spend a little more on things which are to be featured in your home. Also cheaper furniture does not tend to last as long whereas good quality furniture will last for years.
Slipcovers 101. Fabric- Not all fabrics make a great slipcover. Consider the objective of your slipcover – are you going for a ”look” or a protective piece? You have a lot more flexibility when you are just trying to achieve a certain look; basically any woven fabric could work. If you are looking for something to withstand the neighborhood kids, choose a close weave fabric like duck, poplin or denim.