4,146 Contemporary Sofas

On any given day, your sofa gets a lot of use. Whether you're watching a TV marathon or chatting with friends, a comfortable sectional or couch is key for prime relaxation. While comfort is the top consideration, your sofa should also complement your room's contemporary style. As one of the focal pieces of the room, a couch can make a difference in the feel of the space; for example, a tufted Chesterfield gives off regal elegance, while an oversized sectional exhibits a family-oriented vibe. Whether you're a fan of leather, fabric or suede, or looking for a loveseat, settee or sectional, there is something out there for everyone. Here is how you find your perfect match. More 
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What size sofa do I need?


The size of your couch, and the number of sofas you purchase, is dictated by space and family size. If you need to accommodate more people, an oversized sectional might be just what you need. On the other hand, if space is an issue, you can also get just as much seating by cleverly arranging two three-seater sofas. A loveseat or settee makes a great reading spot, while a sleeper sofa comes in handy when guests come to visit. Regardless of what you go with, be sure your new furniture piece doesn't overwhelm your space; take measurements and don't forget about proper walking room!

What couch upholstery works best for my family?


Although style is important, you should always consider what works best for your situation. If you have young children or pets, there are bound to be stains, so a slipcovered option is a practical choice. Leather (or faux leather) is a sleeker option, yet is still fairly easy to clean. If practicality is less important than appearance, try tufted velvet for a formal living room, or go bold with a colorful fabric, suede or microfiber.

What style sofas should I buy?


Your new couch should be able to accommodate all your seating needs, but it should also blend well with the rest of your space stylistically. Think about the contemporary style you're trying to convey, and try to find something that complements that. Sleek, light sofas work well with minimalistic homes, while bold and daring pieces are great contemporary additions. Slipcovered couches are classic traditional, while chesterfield sofas add a touch of elegance. You can always mix different styles for a more eclectic vibe, but be sure patterns, colors and designs don't clash.
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