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Either Or?: Sectional Sofa Placement

This is the second installment of Either Or? In the first one I talked about using either a stand alone tub or a built in bathtub. Today I am going to share some images with you so you can ponder where you would prefer to place a sectional sofa. Should sectionals either be up against a wall or floating?

Do you prefer either this floating sectional in a sunroom?

Katie Rosenfeld, photo source

Or do you like the sectional nestled into the corner?

Jean Stoffer, photo source

Do you like either this floating green sectional?

Lorfords Contemporary in Christopher Farr fabric, photo source

Or this secure green sectional?

The Misfit House, photo source

Would you choose either a floating leather sectional?

Studio McGee, photo source

Or a white sectional against the wall?

photo source

Do you fancy your blue velvet sectional either floating?

From House to Home 84, photo source

Or in a colorful corner?

Ashley Whittaker Design, photo source

Would you choose either a sectional to sink into with space behind it for bookshelves?

The Identite Collective, photo source

Or a comfy couch close to the wall?

O & S, photo source

What about either a big blue sectional with space to circle the entire room?

Amber Interiors, photo source

Or space in front of the sectional only?

Marie Flanigan Interiors, photo source

For added intrigue, what about a built in sectional under a charming diamond pattern window?

Jessica Helgerson Interior Design, photo source

Do you have your answer? All of these rooms are welcoming and attractive so it is a hard choice! My answer and advice to the Either Or sectional question is that it depends primarily on the size of the room. If you have a large/substantial room, the sectional should be floating in the room. If you have a small space or want to turn a portion of a larger space into a "cozy nook" place the sectional against the wall and preferably in a corner. Whichever option you choose, please remember to consider the windows and the doors in the room when determining size and placement of your sectional. Be sure not to block the traffic pattern or ability to utilize the windows.

I will be back tomorrow with a new Library Love post. See you there.

Thank you for playing Either Or with me today, Kerry



Hi, I’m Kerry, a true lover of all things home design.  Thank you for stopping by to check in on the journey.  Please feel free to reach out to me, I love to talk design!

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