Having a piece of furniture that demands attention can add visual interest and create a focal point in any room. The focal point is the place where your eye is drawn to in design. Most people enjoy visually interesting spaces but need a place to “rest” their eyes. Providing a focal point is helpful to everyone experiencing a space.
Check out this gorgeous room! There are so many amazing details vying for your attention that your eye quickly finds solace in the perfectly scaled and colored sofa. The yellow fabric adds the right amount of drama to the space without competing with all the other beautiful decor. This sofa has enough gumption of its own to be a focal point and to not get lost in all the adornments surrounding it.
Using a piece of furniture as the focal point in your design is often a great way to anchor your space!