16 Styles of Sofas and Couches (1 – 5)

16 Styles of Sofas and Couches (1 – 5)

1. Sectional Sofa
A multi-piece sofa with sections. Common number of pieces are 3 and 5 and can be arranged in a number of configurations. The more pieces of sofa, the more number of configurations. Ideally, any purchased sections that will include accessories that connect parts to prevent them from separating. Because of the huge and rising popularity, there are many more styles, designs and materials to choose from. Some are huge and can cover large rooms, while others are much smaller. Two most common configurations for sectional sofa are L-shaped and U-shaped.

2. Chesterfield
Known for its “quilted” or “tufted” style. Some have tufted design on only the back and arms design, while others include it in the seat section of bench as well. Still a very popular style with current sofa trends.

3. Lawson-style Sofa
Designed for comfort, it is designed with a back comprised of pillows separate from the frame, which is its signature design element. The reason for this design is to create a softer, more cushioned sofa with large cushions that are not taught in the context of the couch. This style remains a popular design today. Besides being super comfortable, the large pillows can moved around for maximum comfort.

4. Mid-Century Modern
From the 1930s to the 1970s mid-century modern furniture reigned as the best, but do not exclude it or count it down and out yet. It is making a comeback and is going to stay as it has now passed the test of time. This style of sofa has to do with the minimalist design and clean lines. There are many varieties of this type of sofa. It is designed to look good and feel comfortable – the result is that it is not the most comfortable furniture, but with proper design house, it can also look fabulous.

5. English Rolled Arm
The English sofa (also known as English rolled arm) is known for low arms in connection with a high back. The seats are tight everywhere, however decently cushioned all over, including the arms. While similar to that of Bridgewater, this style of sofa is distinguished by the tightness of the upholstery and under the arms. In fact, some English sofas have arms too low that it appears to be armless.

It is characterized by tight back and big, stuffed, loose seat cushions and tight distinctive, rounded rolled slightly lower than the back, the English roll arm sofa is a timeless piece that is perfect for a formal living room or lounge, but also it coordinates well with any modern furniture.