Without the presence of furniture, a room looks unaesthetic. What appears is an empty and quiet space. The presence of furniture considered very important, given that each piece of furniture has its own function. For those with tastes height, the process of selecting furniture is sometimes a very difficult thing, because there will be many considerations when choosing furniture in terms of taste or need. Actually choosing furniture is very easy, as long as it is the same as the concept of the room to be built, costs, and necessities.
It should be understood, there is no furniture that is badly created. Because every piece of furniture has a beauty and a function each. Suppose the dining table is a place to eat and of course it will make it comfortable to use. All furniture must have a form and uniqueness of its own. It depends on each individual who assesses. The problem is not everyone is “good at it” in mixing and matching furniture with the concept of space. In the end, all that is pretty much less expensive doesn’t guarantee space your home can look beautiful and attractive.
Then, how do you choose the right furniture? What should be considered when choosing furniture?
Initial preparation for choosing furniture
This process does seem simple. However, before choosing furniture, you should invite your family or residents discuss first. Because this concerns taste, furniture needs, and also costs. Keep in mind that the selection of furniture must match the design theme of the house. Realistically determine which type of furniture is most ideal for your home. After only then you can enter another stage, from measuring the space (area, height of floors, and ceiling, shape of the walls, etc.); paint selection matching, design determination, and adjustments to other furniture that is already in your space.
Tips for choosing furniture
1. Align furniture with room conditions.
This is an absolute thing that you must fulfill. Even if you have interesting furniture, if it doesn’t match it the concept of space will of course only waste time, money, and energy. Here are some considerations for choosing furniture according to room conditions.
a. The size of the furniture
To get the ideal size, it is better to first determine the size and conditions of the room. For example, a minimalist house with limited space of course it would be more suitable if filled with a variety of small to medium sized furniture. If forced to put furniture that is too big will only make the room feel cramped, stuffy, and uncomfortable. This is not only bloated expenditure but also the room looks bad.
b. Color selection
Choose a color that matches the theme of the house and other elements of interior decoration. The easy way is to align the dominant colors space and avoid applying low contrast colors. These two ways are very important in themselves, especially to ensure the presence of furniture in order to unite and not cause imbalances that can damage the beauty of space.
c. Space and Furniture Functions
As explained in the example of the dining table at the beginning, the selection of furniture should be adjusted to the function of the room. Like the family room for example. Given its function as “a place to gather and chat together”, it’s a good idea to choose a comfortable sofa and a little big (depending on the number of families) to accommodate these functions. Also choose furniture that is “resistant” to the risk of food or drink spilled stains. To beautify and create a clean and elegant impression, you can also add special furniture to store objects, of course, of various sizes.
It is a common thing that you have to choose a furniture design that matches the theme of your room. But still recommended
You choose a timeless furniture design. With that you can change according to the times.
2. Choose Quality Materials and Have a Strong Construction.
There is a lot of furniture available, but with different qualities. Try to choose materials from wood, besides it seems natural, wood also has better durability, Instead of other materials such as aluminum or particle wood. Make sure you also choose furniture with good quality finishing and upholstery.
3. Adjust to the budget.
Whatever type of furniture you choose, it is advisable to adjust to the budget you have. It is recommended to avoid cheap furniture prices because it usually affects the quality of the furniture. Efforts to save costs don’t actually stop when the furniture selection process ends. More than that, you also have to make sure that at least the selected furniture / furniture does not result in increased costs in the future. Some tips that you should pay attention to, namely:
(1) choose energy-efficient furniture.
(2) choose furniture with neutral colors – because brightly colored furniture tends to have a higher price.
(3) buy a furniture set.
(4) Always check the label and warranty features provided.
(5) be patient not to buy all the furniture in the house at once.
Buying the right furniture for your home is tricky. However, that doesn’t mean it’s impossible, huh. Some of the things that have been mentioned above can be a benchmark for you when you want to buy furniture to complete your home design. Good luck!