Types of furniture pieces
Living room furniture
The furniture in the living room should accommodate both your family members and guests. There should be enough seating and enough space, and then your option should be sofas, sectionals, sleepers (pull-out sofa beds), accent chairs, chaises, recliners, swivels, ottomans. Having leather fabric is easier to clean if a young child is in your home. Side table for resting drinks and coffee. Television stand furniture should have enough storage space for placing DVDs, CDs. In addition the bookshelf in the living room to place family pictures, children books add beauty to the room.
Furniture should be designated in the kitchen in such a way that family members can be seated and eat in a comfortable manner. If the dining room is found to be traditional and formal for attracting family members and guests, the dining table should accommodate large and small groups. If it is informal the dining table can be in round shape. The chairs should be comfortable to sit and have more cushions. Hutch is a perfect match in the dining room for placing dishes, glasses and recipe books.
Why is furniture important in the designing room?
There are plenty of things which can decorate the home. But without the right furniture, there won't be finished the look.
i) Furniture makes your home complete and look.No matter whether your house is big or small, perfect furniture at the right place gives complete look.
ii) When guests enter your house they will have look at the design of your home. Furniture plays an important role in that. Quality of the furniture, the color of the furniture should be selected perfectly. It gives more attractive looks. Interior decoration of the home with furniture reflects individuals standards as well.
iii) Furniture brings individuality. One can find the personal touch in the interior design of your home. The furniture you selected will express your sense of style.
Materials used in furniture
Wood is the most popular material used in the furniture. There are plenty of woods available for making furniture. Since from the ancient period, we are using furniture, which traditionally reflects the type of trees made from wood. There are varieties of wood material as follows.
i) Cedar – Cedarwood is found to be reddish in color and found in Turkey and Lebanon. Used to make chests, blinds, closets.
ii) Cherry- It is well known that cherry is red in color, native to Europe, Asia, and Africa. It is a hardwood resistant to wrapping and shrinking. Used in making cabinets and solid furniture.
iii) Chestnut-This type of wood is found in the northern hemisphere, available in many varieties. Used in small outdoor furniture or barrels.
iv) Lime- Lime is pale yellow in color, used to create delicate and intricately carved pieces.
V) Teak – Teak is a moisture resistant hardwood used in making furniture, home and shipbuilding.
vi) Oak- This wood is durable and pliable one. Used in making desks.
vii) Mahagony- It is water resistant. It looks very classic used in making cabinets, tables, and dressers.
B) Artificial wood
Most commonly used artificial wood is plywood, chipboard and medium density fiberboard. They are used in the furniture structure and a laminator.
Other than wood, plastic, glass, leather, fabric and leather materials are used in making furniture.