Leather black sofas

  1. Peculiarities
  2. Models
  3. Selection Tips
  4. Accommodation options in the interior

Correctly selected furniture will help create a stylish interior and emphasize the refined taste of the owner of the apartment. Sometimes just one interesting piece is enough to transform a room, and that is a black leather sofa. Thanks to the wide variety of models, you can find the best option for almost any room. In order to end up with a harmonious interior, it is important to know how to properly play out such extravagant furniture.


A leather sofa is a serious investment and should be chosen with care. You should not save on such a purchase, because a good thing will not be cheap. Furniture made of genuine high-quality leather will serve for many years - provided it is properly used and regularly maintained.

For the manufacture of sofas, the skin of cattle is used, and in rare cases - horses. Products with crocodile or snakeskin upholstery, which are made to order, are exclusive. The cost of such furniture is incredibly high, it is impractical and requires special care. It should be noted that in furniture stores there are still products made of material that resemble the skin of a snake or crocodile, but this is only an imitation made on cow skin.

Black leather sofas have many advantages that make them incredibly popular:

  • stylish and personable appearance;
  • high resistance to abrasion and wear;
  • environmental friendliness and naturalness;
  • easy to clean;
  • the appearance of dust mites is excluded;
  • resistance to mechanical damage;
  • there is no need to additionally use a blanket.

Genuine leather furniture has several disadvantages:

  • it is better not to use the material at high ambient temperatures;
  • high price;
  • in direct sunlight, the material may fade;
  • if there is a radiator or other heating device near the product, cracks will appear on the upholstery.

When purchasing folding leather sofas, you should not constantly use them for sleeping, as they will quickly lose their attractive appearance.


The assortment of leather sofas is quite wide and varied, which makes it possible to satisfy any consumer demand. Products are classified according to shape, size, design, type of construction and mechanism:

  • Classic models are rectangular and square sofas, which are quite compact in size, which allows them to be placed even in small spaces.
  • Recently, corner sofas have been very popular.as they are quite roomy and practical. Laconic models without armrests and with a low back are usually placed in the kitchen, while others are more suitable for the living room.
  • Modular furniture does not cease to be relevant, consisting of several elements that can be placed at your discretion, giving the product the desired shape. Modular sofas are a smart choice for small spaces.
  • Lovers of non-standard things should pay attention to semicircular sofas made of genuine leather. They will be an original solution for a bedroom or a spacious living room. In the latter case, it is recommended to choose modular semicircular furniture, since the set includes ottomans and a round coffee table.

Sofas are non-folding and folding.The first type includes a sofa and a soft kitchen corner, and the second - transformers equipped with special mechanisms, thanks to which they can turn into a full-fledged bed for sleeping. Folding models are divided into subcategories - according to the type of sliding mechanism:

  • "book" - converts the sofa into a one-and-a-half bed by lowering the backrest;
  • "Eurobook" - folds out in the same way as in the first option, but in addition the product is equipped with a hidden box for the bed;
  • Click-clack - improved technology of the "book", which allows you to give the sofa a recumbent, seated and reclining position;
  • "accordion" - the sleeping place consists of 3 parts, folded according to the "accordion" principle;
  • "Dolphin" - designed for corner models equipped with a drawer, from which part of the berth seems to "emerge";
  • French folding bed - according to the principle of unfolding, it has some similarities with the "accordion".

Selection Tips

To choose a quality leather sofa that will last for many years, you need to pay attention to the following aspects:

  1. Upholstery. A good material is pleasant to the touch and elastic. After pressing, the surface is quickly leveled, and there are no folds, wrinkles and other defects on it. The upholstery should not be too tight, as the leather dries out over time, which can lead to cracks.
  2. Comfort. A quality sofa should be moderately hard, so you should sit down on it and listen to your feelings.
  3. Reliability. The unsteadiness of the product and the presence of squeaks indicate an unreliable frame.
  4. Folding mechanism. When choosing a transforming sofa, you should try to expand it yourself, refusing the help of a sales assistant. There should be no difficulty during manipulation.
  5. Style. When choosing furniture, it is important to take into account the design of the room, because only in this case the interior will look harmonious.

Accommodation options in the interior

A corner sofa in the interior of a classic-style living room does not take up much space, it is perfect for such a room.

Black furniture goes well with bright decor. This combination cannot leave a person indifferent.

The light Scandinavian style of the interior is perfectly complemented by a black sofa. So you can dilute the interior a little, make it more interesting.

Laconic models of simple shapes are a great option for minimalism. This is noted by many.

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