And should you bother buying a last-forever model, or will that force you to be too careful to ever be comfortable? Your sofa should reflect your lifestyle — obviously nomadic types shouldn't bother with an investment piece — but there's also quality to consider. As Magnus Breitling, director of product management for Emeco chair company, puts it, "They say only rich people can afford to buy cheap stuff."
Be sure to read through to the end to get guidelines for a sofa test drive, so no matter what you have to spend, you'll get the best for the money.
Read the full article at The New York Times.