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Types of Sofa designs

One of the essentials found in most homes today. Given its importance, there are many types and designs of sofas to choose from.


1. Recliner

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A recliner is an armchair sofa that reclines when the occupant lowers the backrest and raises the leg rest concurrently. It has a backrest that can be tilted back, and often a footrest that may be extended by means of a lever on the side of the chair, or extend automatically using a button remote. Its the epitome of comfort among all types of sofas. Explore the options here.



2. Incliner


An incliner sofa allows us to put our feet up. The top half tilts a little but does not go backwards like a recliner. Instead, the seating portion of the sofa will slide forward as the leg rest moves up. An incliner sofa can be positioned closer to a wall, but it needs more space at the front.


3. Cornerset

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A corner sofa or L-shaped sectional provides more seating space for everyone. It is an ideal solution for a space where you can't put other types of sofas together without getting the place congested. When placed properly, it is a space saving technique yet classy lounging.




4. Chesterfield

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The Chesterfield sofa is a distinctly recognizable furniture design — large couch with rolled arms of the same height as the backrest. The arms are also rolled outward to create a luxurious look and provide comfort while seated.


Traditionally, it is common to use deep button tufting all over. Since the 21 Century, it has been increasingly more popular to replace the buttons with glass cut diamonds for an alternative aesthetics. They give off a luxurious look that can be used to impress your guests with.


5. Lawson

Lawson sofas offers comfort and classic simplistic design, it hones the contemporary look of modern sofas. Its main characteristics is its boxy shape, tailor look with the armrest lower than the back. The original style comes with loose back pillows, three cushion seats and the arms are rolled or squared. This sofa is more versatile, fabric options and other accents can be changed up to make it as formal or casual as you want.


6. English Roll Arm


Its style is defined by loose seating cushions, tight back, deep seat and rolled arms. The arms are usually lower than the back. Its design makes it the best for comfort and the look makes it a great choice for any setting and pairing. It is truly a timeless piece that goes well with all modern furnitures and also adds a tinch of glam.


7. Mid-Century