How To Choose Furniture
- the skill of furniture selecting
Furniture planning, size, theme, material should be considered when choose furniture for kids, living room, dinning room, study and outdoor.
When homeowner got a new house or apartment, furniture is a must for living room, bed room, study room and kitchen.
There are many factors need to be considered before buying furniture . Such as size, design, color, theme, price, etc.
It is hard to select appropriate furniture for a green-hand. Lets talk about the most important factors in this article.
Several kinds of furniture are presented in the photo.
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- Author : Jasper
- Industry : Furniture
Choose Furniture According to Plan
Measure the length and width of each room, then you have an idea of the size of the furniture. Big furniture is possible to be choose when you have a big house. If you have a small room, you can find some space-saving furniture designed for small rooms.
Most furniture manufactures provides furniture with ability of parts-assembly function. This means the parts of furniture can be bring into room and then assembled. So your designing should not be limited by your doorway.
It is better if you have a designer to help you. Otherwise you can design the room and furniture layout by yourself. Such as create a plan on paper to include your top favored furniture. The designing should combines functionality and elegant. The most important factor of room designing is harmony, which providing comfort staying.
Choose Furniture After Communicating with Family Members
If you are choosing furniture for home. It is necessary to talk about which kind of furniture they like.
Such as talke about the study room with your kids, what kind of table, bookshelf or chair they prefer. Talk about the arrangement of kitchen with your wife; what kind of cooker and cupboard she like.
As for living room, all family members' suggestions should considered.
After the designing and communicating with family member, it is the time to decide the theme of the furniture.
This is a step to make sure the furniture in each rooms of the house do not conflicts on style, color, material or shape.
The popular theme covers modern, traditional, casual and classic.
Modern furniture provides clean simple and sleek lines, combines glass and metal to offer the most comfortable environment.
Casual furniture offers cozy designing, classic furniture looks more formal.
After you have planning and theme in mind, the next step is choosing the Material of furniture.
If this room is used by your family, good material is suggested, such as solid wood furniture. It offers better feeling and durability. High-quality furniture may cost a little more, but they tend to hold up better and last longer.
If the rooms is just for a short stay, then you can buy some plate-type furniture, which offers a lower price.
Choose furniture for kids
The first factor of choosing furniture for kids is safe. The Safe covers safe material and safe structure.
Safe material refers to the material of the furniture does not release harmful gases, such as formaldehyde. The best furniture is made of solid wood, even no oil painting.
Safe structure offers kids-friendly furniture with no sharp corner, no-possible-injury hinge. This factory should be inspected by parents.
When choose furniture for kids, you should also consider the fast growing of kids. For example, do not only buy many very small furnitures. It is better to choose the furniture can be used from 3 years old to 10 years old.
Choose Furniture For Living Room
The most important furniture in living room include sofa, tea-table, TV stand, wine cooler. Some people put piano, computer or bookshelf in living room.
The furniture of living room should be simple with sleek lines. Considering this is the public place of whole family, and friends may join in sometimes, so the living room should not be crowded.
Choose Furniture For Bedroom
The main furniture of bedroom covers bed, mattress, bedside table, wardrobe and dresser.
A firm bed is needed, to avoid any noise when you sit or lie on it. The size of the bed should be decided according to your height. Box-bed is suggested if your room size is limited. It can store something for you. The color of bedside table should be in the same color with your bed. And it is better not higher too much than you bed.
Many people prefer to have a very soft mattress, but the soft mattress is not good for health, especially for the lumbar and cervical spine. You are suggested to have brown or latex mattress in medium firmness.
Choose Furniture For Dinning Room
The furniture of dinning room mainly covers dining table, chairs and dinning cabinets.
Most people choose wooden furniture and metal furniture for dinning room. Wooden furniture is natural and simple; metal furniture is elegant and and fashionable. You can choose the material as you wish.
Furniture size can be decided by the dinning room size. You can choose square or rectangle dinning table if you have a big dinning room.
Round table is suggested if your dinning room is not very big.
Foldable dining table is a good choice if you have a small dinning room or want to save space.
As for dinning chair, foldable chair is the best option, especially when the number of diners is not fixed.
How to Choose Furniture for Study Room
Furniture of study room covers desk, chair, bookshelf and small sofa.
Being the main furniture of the study room, desk is used for study or working at home. Most people also used it as a computer desk. The size can be decided according to room size and your request. Desk should combines simple design and functionality. It brings great convenience if the desk has drawers.
You can choose computer-desk chair, swivel chairs or just a simple wooden chair based on your interests. The comfort of the chair should be considered first, because you need to sit long while working or study.
Outdoor Furniture Selection
Outdoor furniture should have ability to against water, sun, dust and mold.
The common material for outdoor furniture covers wood, metal, rattan and fabric. You are suggested to choose the material according to the color or theme of your yard.
The last thing we need to remember when buy furniture, we are not just fill-up the room. We need consider the passageways and leave enough space to walk around, which make your room not very crowded.