10 SOFA STYLES FOR EVERY SPACE
From the chaise lounge to the Chesterfield.
Chances are, if you’re reading this, you can appreciate great design.That being said, you can craft an elegant space AND still get confused when you have to define the difference between a chaise lounge and a chesterfield.Enter Home Decor Cheat Sheets: Need-to-Know Stuff For Stylish Living, a book for those of us who need to brush up on their design vocabulary – and then some. With illustrations that explain everything from how to hang lighting above furniture to which paint finishes best reflect light on every floor of a home, it’s basically the SparkNotes version of freshman year of design school. (Hey, even the most seasoned of designers had to start somewhere!)In the book, author (and BuzzFeed DIY Editor) Jessica Probus classifies sofas by modern, transitional, and classic styles. We’re defining the design of each, so you can not only spot the difference between a cabriole and a camelback, but you can explain it, too.
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