Because the living room is the reception room par excellence, the choice of furniture and decoration is particularly important. We want our guests to feel good and discover our universe. Our living room is also a cocoon from which the difficulty of finding the right combination between the comfortable and the pretty. Fortunately tricks – almost scientific for some – allow to create a beautiful atmosphere in the living room. For example, the sofa and the coffee table should not be chosen without reflection because they are indissociable. Here are the good questions to ask for the winning sofa and coffee table combination.
What height for the coffee table?
The rule is that the coffee table is at the same height as the seat of the sofa for a question of comfort. Too high or too low, the poorly proportioned table will cause uncomfortable positions for the one who sits in front of her.So check the height of the coffee table, usually between 25 and 40 cm and avoid too large gaps with your sofa.
If you eat frequently on your coffee table in TV-set mode, you can still point to a coffee table with a lift tray. The most practical being those that allow to shift a tray height so that the feet are not cluttered by those of the coffee table.
What size for the coffee table?
Once the height has been checked, you should also look at the size (and more precisely the length) of your coffee table in relation to your sofa. On this subject, there is even a formula: the length of your coffee table must correspond to & # 8532; the length of your sofa.In this way, you can place your coffee table leaving on each side an empty space to facilitate the installation of people in the sofa. It is preferable that the symmetry be respected for a better harmony. Finally, do not forget to leave a space of 30 to 40 cm between the sofa and the table so that the circulation is not impeded and that the legs, big or small, have the necessary space to land.
What coffee table for a sofa right?
Let’s now determine what are the different couch configurations. The right sofa, with 2 or 3 seats, is the most common. For this type of sofa, it is best to stay in a configuration where the coffee table geometrically responds to the sofa, that is to say a rectangular table that respects the height and length prescribed above. If the option seems too wise, you can also opt for nesting tables but, even unfolded, they should not take more space than your sofa.Finally, if you have enough space and several straight sofas in your living room, you can also buy a square coffee table.
What coffee table for a convertible sofa?
In the case of a convertible sofa, the subject is not so much the shape as its ease of movement. Convertible sofas, once deployed in beds, often require moving the coffee table. If it is too big or heavy, you may regret it. We limit our research to a coffee table that is in lightweight materials and we make sure that it can be shifted easily (without having to move from one room to another). The last solution is to find a coffee table that is equipped with wheels, which can work very well for example in an industrial style decor.
What coffee table for a corner sofa?
The corner sofa or sofa with chaise longue are configurations that are found more and more frequently. These provisions allow several people to sit in the same sofa without having to turn their heads to talk to each other. Thanks to this arrangement, we gain in comfort and conviviality. For other adapted bass, we can therefore afford different shapes. The round coffee table can in this case be a good option that will further increase the user-friendly factor in your living room.
And the style sofas and coffee tables?
This sounds like a highlight yet it’s important to remember that your furniture will be easier to match if it has a similar style. With a Scandinavian style, one favors tables quite clean, clear wood or white.For a more contemporary style, lacquered coffee tables match well. In the same way, we can associate the similar materials. For example, a wooden coffee table will work better with a sofa whose feet are also in the same kind of wood.