Whether you are planning a wedding, a corporate event, or a family reunion; decorating the room, or space for your event is an exciting project. From the color scheme of the room and the paintings or pictures you put up to the commercial furniture and knick knacks you place in the room, decorating a room allows you to give your home a sense of style that is completely you.
However, decorating for an event can also be a daunting task, especially with the number of choices that we have today when it comes to event planning. Particularly, choosing the right furniture for your event can be a difficult task. Not only can the sheer variety of your options be overwhelming, but there are also a number of factors that must be considered when picking out the furniture that will go in your event.
Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Furniture
Many people find themselves having difficulty choosing furniture to fill their wedding, or event because they do not want to pick a piece of furniture that will not fit with their décor or design scheme, or that they will end up not liking. Fortunately, there are several factors that you can consider when picking out your furniture that will help you rest assured that you have chosen the perfect piece. The components of furniture that you should consider when picking a piece for your event are:
- Color – You can either choose a piece of furniture with a color that becomes the focal point of your room – typically a bolder color – or you can base the furniture color on the color scheme of the rest of the room. If you choose a piece of furniture that will be the focal color, make sure to choose that piece of furniture before any other pieces so that you can make your other pieces match.
- Style – Consider what kind of look and feel you want your room to have, from contemporary or classic to specific architectural/design styles, such as French or Victorian
- Material – The type of material you choose will have a huge effect on your furniture and overall appearance. With a variety of options, such as suede, leather, linen, cotton, faux suede, and more, certain materials may be better suited to your taste or circumstances. For example, people with children or pets should more carefully consider what type of material they have.
- Durability – Especially if you are buying a more expensive piece of furniture, you should consider how durable it is. This means considering not only how long the piece will last, but how long it will remain its overall good appearance.
- Cost – Your budget will largely determine what furniture you buy. You have to consider not only the cost of one piece, but also the cost of all your furniture as a whole. If you choose one piece that is much more expensive, you’ll need to find other furniture that is cheaper so you don’t exceed your budget.
- Available space – Make sure to measure your space so you don’t pick pieces of furniture that are too large or look awkward in a room.
By considering these factors, you can make the process of choosing commercial furniture much easier and enjoyable!
Tony is an experienced event planner that likes to share tips with reader about how to plan and manage events.