A sofa can be a big investment, and if you make the wrong choice, not only will you be less comfortable than you should be, but you are also likely to find that your room looks worse for it and that you are unable to accommodate as many people as you possibly could.
It may seem sensible to avoid a larger sofa if you have a small living space, but shape may well be even more important than size, and if you can find a corner sofa that fits perfectly to the contours of your room, you are likely to find that you can actually save space, especially when the alternative may have been a smaller sofa and chair combo.
There are also plenty of good quality leather sofas that can double up as beds, and don’t assume that sofa beds will be less comfortable or less attractive. Many newer sofa beds neither look nor feel like a sofa bed, and you may be surprised at just how easy it is to make your sofa far more practical.
Whilst good quality is important, even those on a budget will find cheap leather sofas that tick all the boxes, so long as they are prepared to take their time in searching out the right sofa. Do not rush in and buy the first thing you see, and instead make sure you are aware which type of material and even which style of sofa will be right for you and that you take the time to learn how best to maintain it once you have bought it.