Consider all the things that are in the room where there is or will be a sofa. If the colour of the walls suits the color of the upholstery of the sofa select in accordance or in addition to it. If the focus is on the flooring, the color should be in harmony with his tone.
Don't have to do all the things in the room one shade exactly to a tee. It is sufficient only that the sofa was in the same range as the rest of the interior of the room. Best is to pick up the trim a few shades lighter or darker than the walls.
When choosing light shades, especially white, make sure that the sofa can be easily cleaned or it has removable covers that can be washed. Dark shades, especially with a picture, have the advantage that their surface is less noticeable spots.
Take to upholstery shop samples of colors, used in interior room. You may also need a floor plan with photographs of the environment.
If you like some shade of the future sofa, be sure to ask the seller about the fabric samples home with you. Let's see how this shade looks in the room at different times of day and under different lighting conditions.
When choosing a fabric texture of the sofa upholstery remember that the structural fabric looks different depending on lighting and the color of the walls in the room. This also applies to the pile of materials.
Designers recommend the use of neutral color tones of the upholstery of the sofa together with accentuate them with accessories such as pillows and blankets. Replacing them will be much cheaper than changing the color of the sofa upholstery.