The Expert’s Furniture Buying Guide
The experts at Living Designs Furniture have put together this helpful furniture buying guide to help you choose the right furniture for your unique home and lifestyle.
Our furniture expert Sarah Zubowski is here to guide you on your furniture-buying journey with step-by-step tips to help you find pieces that meet your functionality, style, and size needs.
Before buying furniture, it’s important to determine its purpose in your space. Is your goal to provide more seating for the family or to add a decorative touch? Finding pieces that suit your lifestyle can guarantee a home full of well-loved furniture for years to come.
Find styles and designs that will complement your home in a way that speaks to your personality and aesthetic.
Our furniture experts will guide you in selecting the perfect configuration of your furniture to best serve the function and aesthetics of your space.
Types of Furniture
Living Designs Furniture creates a variety of upholstered furniture including custom living room pieces and custom bed frames that are built for style, comfort, and functionality. Our guide to buying furniture can help you to choose what pieces would fit your home’s needs and your lifestyle preferences.
When shopping for your perfect sofa, focus on choosing a style that suits your personality and home. It is important to have a strong frame, durable fabric, and cushions that are as comfortable as they are supportive.
If you are refurnishing a smaller space or simply want extra seating that won’t overwhelm the room, a loveseat is the match you’ve been waiting for.
When choosing a chair, it’s important to consider your needs in terms of form and function. Do you need additional seating in your living room? Or do you want an accent piece that will tie the room together aesthetically? Know your goals and choose accordingly.
Whether you have children or pets, love to host guests, or simply need space to spread out, a sectional is a great home addition that everyone will adore. With custom sizing, we can create a 2-piece, 3-piece, or even 5-piece sectional in any fabric or color!
Curating bedroom furniture is an opportunity to create your own personal sanctuary. Cultivate your dream space with fabric bed frames and headboards.
Style is personal. Understanding your personal style can help you establish a cohesive look and feel to your home that is completely unique to you. We carry a variety of styles in our showroom that embody trends both timeless and contemporary, giving everybody something to love.
Traditional living room furniture typically includes ornate details, classic designs, and soft structures to complete its sophisticated elegance.
There are many benefits to owning traditional furniture including investing in staple pieces you will love for years to come.
No matter what your furniture needs, you should never have to compromise on comfort. Finding a comfort level that matches your preferences is the key to choosing furniture that will meet your needs for years to come.
At Living Designs Furniture we have three different cushion comfort levels on display so you can try each level out in person and see which is right for you.
Our soft cushions provide a cloud-like, plush feel for maximum comfort without excessive sinking.
Included in all of our standard models, our medium cushions are what we consider the perfect blend of support and comfort.
Our firm cushions provide a stable and resilient feel for those who desire more balanced comfort.
As a sustainable furniture manufacturer and retailer, we make all of our handmade furniture in our own factory using the best products possible that are built to last. We care about what goes into your home, and you should too.
All of our upholstery fabrics have been vetted and selected based on their durability and resiliency. We carry a wide selection from breathable cotton to sturdy leather to impenetrable performance fabric, especially Crypton fabric. Our color options are endless, meaning you can pick out a hue that truly suits you!
Being the sister company of Texas Mattress Makers, nobody understands how to work with foam like we do! Our High-Density, top-quality foam seat cushions are reliable and long-lasting. Our back pillows and decorative pillows are filled with buoyant Poly-Fil that mimics the luxurious feel of down, without the hassle of feathers!
Our frames are crafted out of solid wood using locally-sourced White Oak, Red Oak, and Cypress from Texas and Louisiana that are sturdy and durable! Accompanied by a sinuous spring foundation, these hardwood frames are strong, heavy, and can withstand normal wear and tear, allowing them to last throughout your lifetime.
✓ Dimensions of the room you’re working in
✓ Pictures of your space
✓ Color inspiration: paint swatches, mood boards, or artwork
✓ Exact dimensions if you’re replicating a piece of furniture
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Visit our showroom in Downtown Houston, Texas to work directly with experienced designers who can help match you with the perfect handmade furniture for you and your needs. Whether we have the right solution on hand or need to consider custom options, our team works with you to find the perfect piece of furniture at the perfect price.Visit Our Showroom
Our showroom is full of high-quality, handmade pieces that are made right here in our Downtown Houston factory. With the option to customize your piece or pick up ready-to-buy furniture from our inventory, Living Designs Furniture offers a unique and exciting shopping experience. And with free and quick delivery, you can fill your home with your dream furniture in no time!