Should sofas be placed against the wall?

Should sofas be placed against the wall?

When arranging a living room, it's often best to place the sofa first. Where will you put it? For years homeowners and renters have been setting up their sofas against the wall. It seems like such a natural spot! But there are designers who say that sofas should "float" and that placing one against the wall is a rookie mistake. So what's the best arrangement? Well, that might depend on your preference and space. Keep these considerations in mind when choosing the perfect spot for your sofa. The room's size If you have a large, spacious living room, placing your…

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The top 5 interior design secrets no one has told you

The top 5 interior design secrets no one has told you

Shh - want to know a decorating secret? How about five? In interior design, there are plenty of tips you can use when decorating your space, but some of the best tricks are still being kept secret. Such as... You don't need to have a sofa Most homeowners think there's an unwritten rule stating you have to have a sofa in the living room - but it's not actually a rule! If you want to set up a living room that's intimate and encourages conversation among family and guests, use upholstered chairs or a love seat instead. This will also…

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