The start of the new year is just the right time to renovate your living room. While looking for a sofa to become the right one in your house scheme on FurniturePick you will find plenty of sofa designs and styles. Today we will guide you through the most popular types of sofas. Afterwards, you will be able not only to understand a difference between Chesterfield and Camelback, but also explain it.
Chesterfield sofa’s arms are the same height as the back, and these sofas are often made of leather. Another distinctive feature is in the deep button tufting on the back and the rolled arms. The sophisticated library couch style sofas are usually Chesterfields.
Bridgewater is one of the most comfortable classic sofas. It features the angled upholstered back and low, set-back armrests, and creates a casual and friendly look to a living room.
Mid-Century Modern sofa’s characteristic features: clean-lined style, delicate wooden legs, rectangular shape, tufting. Often made in tweed or leather, this sofa takes roots from the furniture design and styles of the middle of the 20th century.
Camelback sofa has an arched back, reminding of the camel itself. The back has one or two “humps”. Originally this kind of couch featured an ornate leg or skirt, but due to the contemporary furniture trends it varies. Elegant curves create graceful look in your house and home.
Tuxedo is a clean-lined and geometric sofa. Square frame with the arms and the backrest are of the same height. Tuxedo sofas have a sleek look and are upholstered with fabric making it the buttoned-up and modern piece for the fans of minimalistic look.
Lawson sofas have square or rolled arms that are lower than the squared back. Being designed for the financier Thomas W. Lawson, it embraces both comfort and formality. This sofa type features deep wide seat good both for relaxing or looking through the business papers, reading a book in or having coffee with business partners.
English, or often called English rolled arm, features low arms, high backrests and loose cushions on the bottom for extra comfort. Usually upholstery is tight throughout. The arms are sometimes so low that the sofa looks as if armless.
Knole sofa’s armrests are as high as the head and the seating has considerable depth. Formerly used by the head of the house to formally receive visitors, it has many features reminding the actual throne.
Finally, Sectionals are multi-piece sofas, available in multiple configurations. Two common configurations of these sofas are L-shape and U-shape, still there is a lot more to get to know about sectionals, if you’re about to buy one for your house and home. Follow us to get to know more about sectionals, and don’t miss our weekly news, guides, smart ideas and solutions!