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Corner sofas are a great way to make a statement and can really transform your living room into a modern and comfortable environment. If you're considering buying a corner sofa, there are many factors you’ll need to take into account to ensure it’s the right type of sofa for your home.

Luckily, we’ve created this complete guide full of everything you need to know about buying corner sofas. From the different types and styles of corner sofas and which sofa is best for you to the general sizes and dimensions and how they're delivered

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A common misconception about velvet sofas is that they are too difficult to maintain, too expensive and old fashioned, none of which is true. Velvet sofas are effortlessly stylish, sumptuously soft and making a huge comeback in homes across the nation. They add a touch of class and sophistication to your home and with many styles and colours available, you’re bound to find something to suit your decor.

We understand that buying a velvet sofa can be daunting, they do make quite the statement, but we’re here to help! Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about buying a velvet sofa.

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With so many different sofa types, shapes and styles out there, it can be difficult knowing where to start when it comes to choosing a sofa and how to design your living area.

To help you decide, we've created a list of the 9 most popular modern and contemporary style sofas that will suit a variety of living rooms no matter how big or small.

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Not only does an armchair provide extra seating for guests, but it’s also a way of tying a room together and making a stylish statement. And, with just a little bit of imagination, you can create several cosy corners on the landing, under the stairs or in a window alcove to enjoy a good book or just have some much needed ‘me-time’. 

Armchairs make a wonderful addition to the home so if you’re thinking about buying one, keep reading this guide which features some helpful armchair buying and styling tips.

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Clean, classic and effortlessly elegant, mid-century modern could be the perfect look for your living room. The style was made popular by furniture designers and architects in the 1950s and has been going strong ever since. Its versatility and light, airy aesthetic make mid-century modern ideal for rooms of all shapes and sizes and its practicality means it’s perfect for family life.

If you’re currently looking for a new look for your living room, mid-century modern could well be the way to go. To help you get a feel for the style, and start planning your new interior, we’re taking a closer look at mid-century modern interior design and everything it has to offer.

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There are a few core colours that seem to work well with sofas. Black and grey are classic choices but you would have to add brown (and its close cousin beige) to that list too.

The thing all these tones have in common is that they are relatively neutral. Unlike bolder colours which can have more of an immediate impact but may be subject to trends, brown has a timeless quality.

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When it comes to buying a new sofa, there are plenty of things to take into consideration. It has to be comfortable as you’ll no doubt be spending a lot of time on it. It needs to suit your personal style and taste. And, it has to fit the room perfectly.

To help you make sure that your chosen sofa is the right match, we’ve put together this handy guide full of everything you’ll need to know about sofa dimensions and all the necessary measurements.

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You might have heard the name Ottoman mentioned in a few contexts. First, in relation to an ancient Empire that spanned much of Europe and the Middle East. Secondly, when people are discussing furniture. So, exactly how are these two things related and, more importantly from a design point of view, what is an Ottoman and what does it do?

This guide to all things Ottoman aims to answer these questions and focus on how and why we can use them in the home.

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