Good Questions: Figuring Out Scale & Proportion?

Good Questions: Figuring Out Scale & Proportion?

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Aaron Able
Apr 15, 2009

Good morning! I'm moving into this bright (but tiny!) apartment within a few weeks, and I trying to find a sofa to fit the space. I don't have the measurements of the room yet (will hopefully break in with a tape measure this weekend), but I was wondering how to go about figuring out scale and proportion. I'm worried that a large sofa will overwhelm such a small apartment. How much space should you leave between the wall and the sofa on each and and behind? Thanks for your help! Megan

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Anyone with advice?

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