Sofas and Couches: Buying Guides

Make your living room inviting and stylish with our sofa inspiration! In this category, browse our picks for the most comfortable, durable, and fashionable sofas on the market. We cover a range of styles, from sleek modern sofas to traditional rolled-arm silhouettes.

Learn how to choose the right size sofa for your space and get tips on working with color, fabric, and patterns. Discover statement sofas perfect for making a design impact. We’ll also share reviews of affordable sofas that still look and feel high-end.

Whether you love sinking into plush cushions or prefer a firm, supportive seat, our sofa articles have you covered. Get ideas for arranging your sofa and accessorizing for a pulled-together look. Make your living room the heart of your home with our favorite sofa finds!

Sofa Advice: What to Know

Here are some basic informational tips to know as you consider what sofa is best for your living room!

Best Sofa Brands via @olgaashby

12 Best Sofa Brands for a Modern Home

Discover the top sofa and couch brands for quality construction and timeless style. We review and compare high-end sofas from retailers like Crate & Barrel, West Elm, Joybird, and more best places to buy a durable yet stylish couch.

Best Sofas and Couches

Get our recommendations for the best couches and sofas for your home!

17 Best Quality Sofas and Couches on the Market Right Now

Looking for the best quality sofas and couches that stand the test of time? We review top brands for construction, fabric durability, and overall value. From family-friendly sectionals to statement midcentury pieces, these are the finest couches available now.

Budget Sofas

Snag a cheap couch that fits your budget. Here are the best affordable sofas on the market.

Beige tufted sofa via @saltgrassdecor

7 Cheap Tufted Sofas Under $1,000

These beautiful, affordable tufted sofas all cost under $1,000, proving that you can have a chic living room even if you're on a budget.

Classic Sofas

For timeless style, go with one of these classic sofa designs beloved by millions.

Best Chesterfield Sofas for Traditional living rooms

12 Best Chesterfield Sofas for Your Living Room

Chesterfield sofas never go out of style. Shop classic leather and fabric button-tufted chesterfields to elevate your living room. We'll help find the right sized and shaped rounded arm couch for your space.

Sofa Beds

To create sleeping space in a living room, go for one of these sofa beds or sleeper sofas!

Sofa Upholstery & Fabrics

These are the most popular types of sofa material options.

Washable and Performance Fabrics

Washable and performance fabric sofas are the most durable, great for families with small kids!

Velvet Upholstered Sofas

Velvet is a popular luxurious couch upholstery fabric.

Leather Sofas

Leather sofas have been around for decades. They offer an upscale yet laidback feel.

More Sofa Upholsteries

Leather sofas have been around for decades. They offer an upscale yet laidback feel.

Patterned Sofas

Make your sofa stand out with these patterned sofa ideas.

Sofa Trends

While less popular, these unique sofa styles and niche trends might be right for you if you love the aesthetic!

Sofa Colors

Have a color in mind? Here are the best sofas by color.

Beige Sofa Erin Fetherston’s Los Angeles Home

28 Modern Beige Sofas for the Living Room

Beige sofas are the perfect starter sofa for any young renter or homeowner. What I love so much about going with a beige sofa is that they don't restrict your decor options.

Sofa Styles

Check out the most popular sofa styles to get a certain aesthetic in your living room design.

Beige round back french country sofa in living room via @simplyciani

24 Gorgeous French Country Sofas for Your Living Room

French country sofas feature timeworn charm and romantic styling suited for relaxed living rooms. Shop carved wood frames, neutral linen upholstery, and distressing that make these couches feel collected over time.
Coastal Sofas - Beach home with blue linen sofa and indoor palm @studiomiel

21 Coastal Sofas for Your Beach Home

Coastal sofas capture relaxed seaside style with breezy fabrics and driftwood frames. Shop durable indoor/outdoor couches, vivid printed upholstery, and slipcovered seating perfect for beach houses and coastal living rooms.
Industrial Sofas in Living Room Loft via NotreLoft

17 Industrial Sofas for the Living Room

Rugged industrial sofas add bold style with exposed frames and neutral tones. Shop durable brushed metal and reclaimed wood sofas perfect for lofts, studios, and urban living rooms.
Teal Bohemian Velvet Sofa via Dabito and Domino

23 Amazing Bohemian Sofas with an Eclectic Vibe

Boho sofas feature free-spirited style with global textiles, vintage motifs, and relaxed silhouettes. These eclectic couches blend old and new with vibrant patterns, embroideries, kilims, suzani fabrics, and curvy mid-century frames.
Contemporary Sofas via @robertpassal

11 Sleek, Contemporary Sofas

These contemporary sofas will give your living room a sleek and modern look. They are stylish and comfortable at the same time!
Navy Nautical Sofas via HouseBeautiful

10 Best Nautical Sofas

Bring breezy seaside style home with the best nautical sofas. Featuring durable weather-resistant fabrics, classic stripes and patterns, driftwood frames, and other coastal touches perfect for relaxed living rooms.