What sofa to choose? Should the color of the sofa match with the color of the dining table?

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My living room is about 4.50X3.00 meters. I want to arrange a sofa, a dining table and a TV furniture. As far as now, I have chosen an oak-wenge dining table with dining chairs. The chairs are upholstered with grey/brown fabric with a vivid turquoise strip. Now I am looking to buy the perfect the sofa and I am wondering whether its color should match with the dining table's color.

I have spotted a black and white sofa (black background with white letters. The cushions have opposite colors) but everybody advises me not to buy this sofa. They think that it is too fashionable to match with the other furniture pieces. What do you think?

 

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Our advice

Your living room is rather small, so in order to reduce noise it is better to opt for light color upholstered furniture. Ideal colors for the sofa could be cream white, sandy white or light brown.

Now in relation to this black & white sofa, our opinion is that its style does not match with the overall decoration style. Moreover the contrast is too intense for such a small space. The fabric is indeed too fashionable and due to its size, the sofa would become the dominant pieces in the living room.

If you finally decide to pick a light color sofa then you can add vivid cushions that match with the dining chairs. In relation to the draperies opt again for light color fabrics that enlarge space.

Behind the soda, instead of a typical painting place a large mirror or a composition of smaller mirror pieces. As you might already know, mirror intensifies natural light and makes spaces look larger. 

           

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