Throughout the showroom you will find items with fabric swatches nearby indicating that they are available for custom upholstery. Crate and Barrel makes it easy for you to identify which items can be customized and how to visualize them. You can take one of the fabric swatches and drape it across a sofa or chair to get a better sense for how it might look. Aside from the fabric swatches laid out across the showroom, they also have a design area with rows of new fabrics that can be used to customize items.
Though the many options may be daunting, there are design experts at the store that can assist you through the decision making process. They have multiple tools including online mood board creators and the designers’ own experience and expertise. They are great at breaking down the process into smaller individual steps as to not overwhelm you. Having this guidance is really valuable to being confident with your decisions and loving the final product.