The L-shaped or corner sofa, as it is also known, is that kind of upholstered that everyone is admiring. It is comfortable, ample, optimizes spaces like no one else and can even be used to split environments.
For these and other reasons, the corner sofa has become a great friend of interior designs, especially in those smaller homes, where every inch counts.
But can the corner sofa be used in any type of room? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of sofa? Wants to know? So come check out this post with us. We will tell you everything about L-shaped sofa and how to make the best use of it in the decoration, and, of course, inspire you with photos of surroundings decorated with the upholstery.
Tips on how to use the sofa in L
Evaluate location and take measurements
The L-shaped sofa is great for small rooms, precisely because it optimizes the space available. But that is not why you will neglect one of the most important steps of choosing the sofa that is the part of taking the measurements.
It is important to measure all the walls, not only those where the sofa will be leaning, so it is possible to determine how much space you will have available for other furniture and for passage.
The same goes if the intention is to use the sofa in L to divide the environments, make this previous evaluation of the place and take the measures.
Choose the best model according to your needs
With the measurements in hand and knowing exactly where your future sofa in L will be the time has come to decide the model of the stew. Yes that's right. The sofas in L are not all the same, there are different models on sale in the market.
L-type sofas with three seats are recommended for small rooms, while those with five seats should be used in large rooms. In addition to setting the number of sofa seats you will also need to choose whether you want a reclining, retractable or chaise-type model.
These decisions will depend on the use you and your family make of the sofa. If the room is used to watch TV and receive guests prefer the retractable and reclining models that are more comfortable and ensure the upholstery prolongation, especially if they hit the need to use the sofa as a bed.
But if all this is too much for you maybe just a model with a fixed chaise - that larger part of the couch that allows you to sit with your legs stretched out - enough already.
There are also L-shaped sofa or wood options, ideal for outdoor areas and spacious balconies.
Finally, you can still choose models with loose cushions or fixed cushions. Remember that each of these decisions directly impacts the price of the upholstery, so it is advisable that you know exactly what you want, what you need and how much you can afford for the corner sofa.
Color and material should also weigh in the decision
In addition to the variety of models you should still take the time to decide the color and material of the sofa in L. Strong and vibrant colors can be a great demand on those bare and relaxed decorations, but they can become tiresome over time. Evaluate the colors of your preference well and see which of them fit best with your style and your decorating proposal.
The material of the sofa in L is also important and reflects the personality of the dwellers of the house. A leather sofa, for example, is classic and sober, since a velvet model is sophisticated, while a linen sofa is elegant and neutral in the right measure. But if you prefer to bet on more popular fabrics it pays to pay attention to the suede, one of the currently preferred for upholstery coating.
And what are the advantages of the sofa in L?
The biggest advantages of the L-couch is the use of space, especially in integrated environments where it can be used to visually divide the spaces. From the comfort point of view, the L-shaped sofa also earns points.
Another advantage of the L-shaped sofa is the possibility of integrating it into any style of decoration.
And disadvantage? Is there a?
If the use of the L-shaped sofa is not well planned it can become a white elephant in the decoration, causing the opposite effect, ie instead of optimizing the space the sofa eventually cluttering the environment.
Another possible drawback of the sofa in L is the price. This type of upholstery is usually a little more expensive than the conventional models, however do not just get carried away by value, evaluate the benefits that this type of upholstery can bring to your home and your life.
Sofa in L: 60 images and tips to choose the ideal
Do you like the idea of investing in a sofa in L? Well, you'll like it even more after checking out this gallery of pictures with environments decorated with L-shaped sofas. Take a deep breath in the following pictures and tips:
Picture 1 - The corner of this sofa in blue L is formed by the fixed chaise.
Picture 2 - Leaning against the walls, the sofa in L releases central space in the room without losing in comfort.
Picture 3 - An extra seat always counts when receiving the visits, is not it?
Picture 4 - The gray tone of the sofa in L talks directly with the curtain and the carpet of the room.
Picture 5 - Here, the depth of the sofa is what has been valued.
Picture 6 - The large room with double right foot bet on the use of a corner sofa in tone of Off White; pure elegance and neutrality.
Picture 7 - Leave the sofa in L more charming using some pillows on it.
Picture 8 - How many places do you need? When choosing the model of the sofa in L it is possible to determine the number of seats.
Picture 9 - The caramel colored leather of the sofa leaves the sophisticated ambience, while the format with fixed chaise brings modernity to the room.
Picture 10 - An interesting option is to use an L-shaped sofa with movable modules that allow different compositions.
Picture 11 - The sofa with side arms brings more comfort to the furniture.
Picture 12 - Neutral-tone L-shaped sofa for the modern room; complete the decor with cushions and other details of cheerful colors.
Picture 13 - The integrated industrial style environment knew how to take advantage of the white L-shaped sofa.
Picture 14 - The clean and delicate decoration of this room opted for a corner sofa in
delicate pink tone.
Picture 15 - Sofa in L of great proportions to follow the whole extension of this living room.
Picture 16 - All the elegance and modernity from gray to the corner sofa in this living room.
Picture 17 - Minimalists also surrender to the charm and comfort of the sofa in L.
Picture 18 - To contrast with the black wall, a blue corner sofa; finish the decor with many cushions.
Picture 19 - Leave the living room with L-shaped sofa even more comfortable using a rug that covers the entire central region.
Picture 20 - The straight lines of this corner sofa model reveal an elegant, modern and very cozy room.
Picture 21 - Ever thought of a sofa in L dark green? Then consider this possibility.
Image 22 - Now it's the yellow turn; it is not for lack of color choices that you will fail to have your sofa in L.
Picture 23 - The loose cushions leave the corner sofa more relaxed provoking a jovial decoration.
Picture 24 - The blue is the new black of the decoration, therefore, it is possible to bet on the color without fear of err in the dose.
Picture 25 - Three earthy tones on the same sofa, a charm only!
Picture 26 - The space of the room was even better tapped with drawers under the corner sofa; possible design on fixed base upholstery.
Image 27 - Do you want better than that? White Recliner Sofa! It's too much comfort.
Picture 28 - The corner sofa took advantage of the walls in front of the dining room, serving to enlarge and integrate the environments rather than divide them.
Picture 29 - To the black and white room, a sofa mustard tone.
Picture 30 - L-shaped sofa used for both sides of the room.
Picture 31 - The wooden feet of the sofa guarantee a retro touch to the environment
Image 32 - Absolute neutrality in this room, starting with the sofa.
Picture 33 - The stylized wooden backrest is the great highlight of this sofa in L.
Picture 34 - Although larger, the L-shaped sofa "loses" the seat that forms the corner, keep this in mind when planning your room.
Picture 35 - Match the color of the sofa in L with the colors of the rest of the decor.
Picture 36 - Notice how the fabric makes all the difference in the look of the sofa in L.
Picture 37 - The backrest leaked brings lightness and modernity to this sofa in white L.
Picture 38 - A great example of how you can use the L-shaped sofa to demarcate an environment.
Picture 39 - Comfort should be the priority of a sofa in L.
Picture 40 - The option for the chaise is ideal for TV rooms or for those who prioritize that relaxing moment of stretching the legs.
Picture 41 - Blankets and cushions to make the sofa even more beautiful.
Picture 42 - The metallic base of this sofa in L gives continuity to the industrial proposal of decoration.
Picture 43 - Here, the corner sofa fulfills very well its role of dividing the living room of the dining room.
Picture 44 - Here, the corner sofa fulfills very well its role of dividing the living room of the dining room.
Picture 45 - The leather being leather in the decoration.
Picture 46 - L-shaped sofa strategically positioned to receive all the natural light coming from the window.
Picture 47 - Sofa with double comer to embrace the living room.
Picture 48 - How about a more classic model of sofa in L?
Picture 49 - The spacious and well lit environment had no doubts in betting on a black sofa in L to close the decor.
Picture 50 - Small, charming and functional.
Picture 51 - Invest in accessories that allow the best possible use of the sofa, such as the coffee table, the lamp, the blanket and the cushions.
Picture 52 - The cushions on the sofa in the same color of the chairs reinforce the idea of integration of the environments.
Picture 53 - Here all the attention is for the sofa in L.
Picture 54 - Here, in contrast, the sofa is immersed in the same tone of the decoration.
Picture 55 - Large rooms can afford not only one but two sofas in L.
Picture 56 - The integrated environments are more harmonious with the sofa in L.
Picture 57 - The coffee table leaves everything even more cozy in this room.
Picture 58 - If it is a sober refinement that your room needs, a leather sofa may be the solution.
Image 59 - Doubts whether or not to opt for a black sofa? If the room is large, well lit and light and neutral, the dark tone is a great request.
Picture 60 - L-shaped sofa for the TV room: guarantee the necessary comfort to see that movie you like so much.