Popular Types Of Sofas

Sofas have over the years developed from simple couches with arms on both side and a back rest to varied designs, some of which can be used for multiple use. Sofas nowadays can both be used as comfortable living room seats and can be transformed into extra beds.

Some have integrated both classic and modern designs to make more complex varieties for the ever demanding insatiable market. Below are some of the common styles and types that you can find in the market:

Sectional Sofa

The sectional sofa is a sofa with multiple pieces mostly between three to five pieces. Most of the time sectional sofas come with configurations that help them connect.

Sectional sofas come in varying designs which clients can choose from. Depending on the space you have you can get them in various sizes, styles and colors which you can match with the color scheme in your living room.

Sectional sofas come in two different shapes; the U-shaped and the L-shaped sofas.

Chesterfield Sofas

Chesterfield sofas are also known as quilted or tufted. The tufted design could only be on the back but for other it includes the arms and a section of the seating section. The chesterfield design has over the years been a loved style by many clients.

Lawson Style sofas

Popular Types Of SofasThis particular style is made for comfort. The unique feature about this particular sofa is the pillows separated from the frame. You can find them in a variety of style, color and size.

Mid century Modern

The mid century sofa was common in the 40s through the 70s. It is now back in the market and as it appears it is here to stay. It has minimal style and stiff lines. There are many varieties of this sofa which is mainly made for comfortable and elegance.


The English Sofa also known as the English rolled arm is meant for low arms and has a high back. It is well cushioned everywhere including the arms. Some of the English sofas have very low arms enough for them to look like they have no arms.


Bridge-water design of sofas are almost similar to the English design but are slightly different. The arms are rolled to the side and are lower than the back of the sofa. It is quite comfortable though not the ideal design if you are looking for a feature that will stand out in your living room.