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Why An LC3 Sofa & Mirrored Walls Are The Perfect Duo For Small Living Rooms (II/II)

In the previous blog, we explained some tricks to choose the appropriate furniture for small living rooms. In addition, we mention as an example the LC3 sofa as an optimal and adaptable piece to spaces with small dimensions.

Now is the time to show you how through glass walls, it is possible to amplify the perception we have of a place. For this, let’s check this example where the designer has implemented a whole glass wall just behind a gorgeous Womb chair. As you can see, he created a simple but yet elegant reading corner. 


Our eye is very easy to fool, and this is the goal of this design, to make you believe that there is a completely different room.

Thanks to the reflection that the mirror gives behind the Womb chair, the perception of the size of that living room changes. 

You can easily recreate this same trick at home. It is recommended that the mirrors that you are going to implement be placed behind the furniture such as the sofa or a lounge chair, so that they reflect the back of the furniture pieces and thus collaborate with the illusion that we want to create.

Why An LC3 Sofa & Mirrored Walls Are The Perfect Duo For Small Living Rooms (I/II)

When you have small living rooms, there are certain tricks that are infallible to make our perception believe that we are in the presence of a large room. Without any doubt, mirrored walls and furniture like the LC3 sofa are part of these infallible tricks. So if your main objective is to visually expand the space of your small room, check out these strategic ways to implement mirrors and furniture to play with the perception of space.

The secret is in the proportion

Surely you think that if you have a small room you should use small glasses, and the answer to this is that it is not always like that! It is possible to use several small parts as well as one large one. Both options are valid. What you should consider is that they are proportional to space and that they do not make it look crowded.

A little surefire trick is to choose minimalist or modern furniture like the LC3 sofa. This is a loveseat created under these two influential styles that are based on functionality and space optimization. This means that they cover only the necessary space while offering elegance and comfort. 

Click to know how to implement mirrored walls.

How To Combine A Gray Modern Sofa With Your Walls (II/II)

In the previous blog we took the Togo sofa as a reference to show you the classic way to combine a gray sofa with white walls.

Now is the time to show you other options to combine a gray sofa with your walls. In the following examples we continue to take the Togo sofa as a reference for a classic gray fabric sofa.

Another option that is perfect to contrast your gray furniture is warm earth tones. Tones such as brown, beige and champagne can perfectly balance with a sofa like the Togo sofa and in turn combine with the other elements that are in the room. In addition, these tones usually make your loved ones feel welcome.

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If neutral colors such as white, or warm such as browns are not your thing because you find them very boring, you can take a little more risk and choose colors like sage green. This adds a more upbeat yet peaceful vibe.

The last option is to choose blue shades, either baby blue or dark blue.

How To Combine A Gray Modern Sofa With Your Walls (I/II)

If you already purchased a gray sofa and want to learn how to decorate around it, this post is for you!

The gray sofa is usually a piece considered quite simple to decorate, since having such a neutral color, it is easy to complement the designs with accessories of an appreciable variety of colors.

However, decoration is a somewhat complicated process to do without prior help and planning, so looking at some images and checking which color palette is the right one is the right thing to do to get a beautiful design.

As a first example we will take our gray Togo sofa as a reference. This is a gray fabric sofa and big thick cushions.

White walls

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One of the classic ways to combine a gray sofa like the Togo sofa that we are taking as a reference is by painting the walls white. These help make the space look clean and elegant.

White walls with gray sofas like the Togo sofa are also often used in modern and minimalist styles where sophistication and subtlety are a priority.

Comment below to know more options to combine a gray sofa.

Knowing The Egg Chair History And Features

The golden years were crucial to what we see in interior design today. In these years we could see how the mid-century style, its iconic designs, simplicity, and functionality result in the interior of a house.

So much has been the success of this style that even this 2021 has been full of trends influenced by its fundamentals. Pieces like the Egg chair have captivated the gaze of many people and are still desired in many environments such as living rooms, bedrooms, offices, and much more.

The Egg chair was originated in the 1950s by Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen in 1958 for the SAS Royal Hotel in central Copenhagen, Denmark. This chair was the main focus in the lobby of the Royal hotel. Due to the great impact it had on the public that used the hotel, the Egg chair was manufactured on a larger scale in order to be included in the interiors that we currently see.

Some of its most striking characteristics are the following>

– High back.

– Steel swivel base.

– Leather or fabric upholstery.

– High-density foam.

What do you think about the Egg chair? Comment below!

Mario Bellini Sofa Replica & Why The Polyurethane Foam Is A Great Filler

Get to know the incredible Mario Bellini sofa replica and its filler!

Choosing the perfect sofa for all members of the family group is a somewhat arduous but enjoyable task. This task requires a bit of research to find the ideal choice for your needs and budget. In such a process, it is necessary to evaluate the size of the sofa, the color, the style, and above all the quality of the materials which have been used in its manufacture.

The quality of the materials is a determining factor in the choice of the sofa since the useful life period that this sofa will have will depend on it.

Today we want to introduce you to one of the fillers widely used in the furniture industry; Polyurethane Foam. This type of filling is found in numerous sofas such as the Mario Bellini sofa replica and is created to meet the needs of people who like to spend long hours on the couch. Scroll down and get to know the Polyurethane. 

According to, the Polyurethane foam is “a prominent member of the wide and diverse family of polymers or plastics. Polyurethane can be solid or it can have an open cellular structure, in which case it is called foam… and foams can be flexible or rigid ”. It’s basically a general use term that covers everything from memory foam to high-density foam.

Understanding The Modern Furniture Through The LC2 Sofa (II/II)

Before continuing, we recommend that you read the previous blog in order to better understand the fundamentals of the modern movement

Now is the time to learn a little more about the Le Corbusier sofa or LC2 sofa.

In addition to the functional characteristics that we mentioned above, modern pieces such as the LC2 sofa are usually simple and adaptable to slightly narrow spaces, since most of the time they are created to cover only what is necessary.

The LC2 sofa is a loveseat type piece, that is, it has space for up to two people. This sofa is upholstered in black Italian leather and filled with high-density foam. In addition, it offers a sophisticated vibe as it has two visible supporting bars, which are made of polished stainless steel. This is a plus for those who like to see a subtle shine in metal details.

In addition to this, another of the advantages it has is that they are the favorite pieces chosen by real estate agents because, due to the use of modern materials, it attracts the attention of customers because tastes are usually generalized. So, in case you sell your house in the future, you’ll have modern and likable furnish that people will love!

Plus! You can acquire this piece at Cassina in its original version and at Manhattan Home Design in its replica version.

Understanding The Modern Furniture Through The LC2 Sofa (I/II)

Over the years you can see how styles are recycled or forgotten in some way. However, there are certain styles that set trends and stay that way for a long time. Such is the case with modern style. Many people would think that modernism was born a couple of years ago, but the truth is it isn´t! The modern movement started from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century, particularly in the years after the First World War.

Today we will explain a little about this style so widely used in interior design, through one of the most iconic pieces within it; the LC2 sofa or Le Corbusier sofa.

Modern architecture was a key piece in the standardization of structures, including buildings and furniture. Le Corbusier was one of the leaders to implement the concept of ‘machines’ within the architectural field; making houses, urbanisms, and even pieces of furniture look more efficient. After his contributions to the fundamentals of structures, he created the LC collection. Where functionality and aesthetics were combined resulting in a series of chairs and sofas that are considered timeless and elegant.

Within this series of sofas is the LC2 sofa. Click to get to know the LC2 sofa features and where you can get it.

Questions You Must Answer Before Acquiring Furniture (II/II)

In the previous blog we mentioned the first questions and steps to follow to select the right furniture and also showed the Mario Bellini sofa camaleonda as an example of replicas furniture.

It is important to follow the advice and prioritize your needs and lifestyle before showing up.

Continuing with the previous topic in which you must define a budget, you should ask yourself questions such as the following:

Am I willing to buy genuine parts or do I prefer high-end replicas?

Are thrift stores an option for me?

Also consider the type and number of pieces you need to include it in the budget. Within this same process, take into account the number of people who live with you and the needs of each one. For example, if you have small children it is important that you select pieces such as the Mario Bellini sofa camaleonda which has round and soft edges. This is necessary because if you buy tables or sofas with sharp edges, accidents can happen.

Search online reviews and advice

If you have already chosen the potential sofa that you are going to acquire, it is always good to have a second option and opinion. For example, you can use platforms such as Reddit, Quora, Houzz, Apartment Therapy among others. Here you will get experts in the area and lovers of interior design. For example, if you have doubts about whether or not to purchase a Mario Bellini sofa or its original version, you can resort to these sites to get a second opinion.

Questions You Must Answer Before Acquiring Furniture (I/II)

Today we have written a short guide with some questions that you should answer before starting the decorating process. 

Although this is a very exciting stage that represents the progress and effort that you have put into this project, it can become a bit overwhelming if the necessary measures are not taken for its planning. So, let’s start looking at some series of questions that will help you not only choose your perfect modern sofa, but also optimally structure the entire interior of the house.

Select a topic

Selecting a topic will help you start this process. When you are choosing it try to do a little research about the main characteristics of each one and ask yourself:

Is this style functional for my lifestyle?

It adapts to the dimensions that I have?

Do I prefer a modern sofa or a classic and elegant one?

Define a budget

This will allow you not to break the bank while you are in this process. For this you must bear in mind that there are multiple options where you can save money. For example, there are stores such as Manhattan Home Design where they offer high-end replicas such as the modern sofa called Mario Bellini sofa. Although they are not original, they are made with very resistant materials.

Click to know more questions to answer before the furniture purchase.