A sofa is often the hub of a living room. It offers plenty of room for multiple people or pets and a comfy place for one or two people to take a catnap. And because it is often the largest piece of furniture in a living space, it’s a financial investment that should suit your practical needs and look good too. The next time you are in the market for a sofa, consider the following styles.
The most iconic style is the chesterfield sofa, which is identifiable by leather, tufting, and rolled arms. The arms and the back of the couch are the same height, and there are no back cushions. A tuxedo sofa has similar details, but it is boxier in shape and usually upholstered in a softer fabric. Both classic pieces strike the perfect balance of masculine and feminine style, but they are not very practical for a young family with kids.
If you are in need of a family-friendly sofa, you can always turn to the sectional. The modern style accommodates the most family members and it can be found in streamlined and overstuffed options. Try a bridgewater sofa, which is identifiable by its low, set-back arms and padded cushions, or a camelback sofa with a soft, architectural curved back and exposed legs.
Written by Maresa Giovannini.