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Vico Magistretti Maralunga 40S Sofa for Cassina, Italy
By Vico Magistretti, Cassina
Located in Berlin, DE
The price of the sofa is dependent on the chosen fabric and size. The two-seater is available in
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Fabric

Rare McKay Art Deco Chrome Banded Glider Sofa 1933 Worlds Fair
By McKay Furniture Corp.
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A steel framed satin black glider sofa with curved chrome and metal banded arms black upholstered
Category

Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Vintage Scandinavian Sheepskin Sofa
By Flemming Lassen
Located in Portland, OR
Freshly reupholstered in a mushroom-toned sheepskin. Circa 1930s-40s cabinetmaker sofa imported
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Sheepskin, Oak

Borghese Sofa Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Borghese is a light sofa inspired by the stone pines of the Villa Borghese gardens in Roma. The
Category

2010s French Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Steel

Borghese Sofa Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
Borghese Sofa Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
H 33.47 in W 97.64 in D 29.93 in
Vintage Scandinavian Sheepskin Sofa Circa 1930s to 1940s
By Flemming Lassen
Located in Oakland, CA
Freshly reupholstered in a mushroom-toned sheepskin. Circa 1930s-40s cabinetmaker sofa imported
Category

Vintage 1930s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Elm

Sahara Sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Sahara sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance Sofa 3 seats + 2 tops Dimensions: W 416.3 x D 158.5 x H
Category

2010s French Post-Modern Sofas

Materials

Aluminum

Sahara Sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
Sahara Sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
H 33 in W 163.78 in D 62.41 in
Sahara Sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Sahara sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance Modular sofa 2 seats + top Dimensions: W 273.8 x W 87.9 x
Category

2010s French Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Aluminum

Sahara Sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
Sahara Sofa by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
H 33 in W 107.49 in D 34.61 in
Green Borghese Sofa Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Green Borghese sofa Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance Dimensions: D 244 x W80 x H86 cm Material: Metal
Category

2010s French Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Iron

Green Borghese Sofa Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Green Borghese Sofa Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
H 33.86 in W 31.5 in D 96.07 in
Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Borghese is a light sofa inspired by the stone pines of the Villa Borghese gardens in Roma. The
Category

2010s French Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
H 33.47 in W 74.02 in D 32.68 in
Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Borghese is a light sofa inspiredby the stone pines of the Villa Borghese gardens in Roma.The metal
Category

2010s French Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
H 33.47 in W 74.02 in D 32.68 in
Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Borghese is a light sofa inspired by the stone pines of the Villa Borghese gardens in Roma. The
Category

2010s French Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
Green Borghese Sofa, Noé Duchaufour Lawrance
H 33.47 in W 74.02 in D 32.68 in
Studio 65 ‘Bocca’ sofa by Gufram, 1970’s
By Gufram Furniture
Located in TOLLEBEEK, NL
Iconic First Edition Studio 65 ‘Bocca’ Lip sofa by Gufram. Since 1970’s this spectacular pop art
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Foam

Studio 65 ‘Bocca’ sofa by Gufram, 1970’s
Studio 65 ‘Bocca’ sofa by Gufram, 1970’s
H 32.28 in W 83.46 in D 31.5 in
Restored Rattan 3/4 Reverse Pretzel Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Four-strand 3/4 reverse pretzel rattan sofa featuring a decorative scalloped detail on the base
Category

Vintage 1940s Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

Restored 4 Person Curved Stacked Rattan Sectional Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Original Mid-Century rattan curved sectional sofa with four seats in two sections. This sofa
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Brazilian Modern Marshmallow” Sofa by George Nelson, 1956
By George Nelson
Located in New York, NY
sofa is another example of the awesome furniture work in Brazil between the 40-70's decades. A set like
Category

Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Stunning Three Seater Danish Sofa By Grete Jalk
By Grete Jalk
Located in Portlaoise, IE
this piece. Origin Denmark circa 1950’s 178 x 77 x 73.5 cm 40 cm Seat Height
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Hardwood

Stunning Three Seater Danish Sofa By Grete Jalk
Stunning Three Seater Danish Sofa By Grete Jalk
H 28.94 in W 70.08 in D 30.32 in
Harvey Probber Curved Crescent Sofa, 1960s, 2 Available
By Harvey Probber
Located in Culver City, CA
Probber is the epitome of swanky sophistication, originally designed in the late 40's early 1950's, Its
Category

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Bouclé, Walnut

Swedish Leather Samsas Round Sofa by Carl Malmsten
By Carl Malmsten
Located in London, GB
This is an absolutely stunning and iconic design. It’s the Swedish Leather Samsas Round Sofa
Category

Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Wood

Vintage Scandinavian style three seater lounge sofa, 1970´s
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This lounge Scandinavian style three seater sofa was made in the 1970´. It´s upholstered with
Category

Late 20th Century Czech Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood, Beech

Upholstered Otto Schulz (Attr.) Two-Seater Sofa, Sweden 1930s
By Otto Schulz
Located in Utrecht, NL
magazine that became an extremely influential design publication during the 1930s and 40s. As this sofa
Category

Vintage 1930s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Alpaca, Wood

Kaare Klint sofa model 6092 by Rud. Rasmussen, 1940s Denmark
By Rud Rasmussen
Located in TOLLEBEEK, NL
Danish Modern sofa by Kaare Klint, model 6092. The sofa has a mahogany frame on eight tapered legs
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Wool, Wood

Restored Rattan 3-Strand Full Pretzel 3 Piece Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Indulge in comfort and style with this restored rattan 3-strand full pretzel 3-piece sofa
Category

Vintage 1940s Philippine Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

Sofa bed by Rito Valla for IPE Bologna, Italy 1960s.
By Rito Valla, IPE Brevettato
Located in Landgraaf, NL
condition. Measurements as Sofa: – Height: 64 cm – Width: 188 cm – Depth: 77 cm – S. Height: 38 cm
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Restored Six-Strand Square Pretzel 3 Seater Sectional Sofa
By Paul Frankl
Located in Van Nuys, CA
sofas, chairs, and tables, just about all their designed products from the 40s through the 60s. All
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored Quad Pole "R" Arm 3 Seat Rattan Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Rare "R" arm rattan 3 seater sofa with "Quad Pole" design featuring 4 strand rattan arms, legs, and
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored Milo Baughman Style Stick Reed Rattan Cubists Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
sofas, chairs, and tables, and just about all their designed products from the 40s through the 60s
Category

Vintage 1950s American Modern Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored Paul Laszlo Rattan Four Strand Sectional Settee Sofa
By Paul Laszlo
Located in Van Nuys, CA
architects; their sofas, chairs, and tables, and just about all their designed products from the 40s through
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Elegant Three-Seat Danish Curved Sofa, 1940s, New Velvet Upholstery
Located in Paris, FR
designed in the 40's. Additional photos and videos available on demand. Worldwide Express deliveries by
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Upholstery, Velvet, Oak

Restored Rattan Round Sectional Sofa w/ 3-Strand Waterfall Arms
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Indulge in luxurious comfort with our four-seat rattan sectional corner sofa. Showcasing a unique
Category

Mid-20th Century American Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

Rolf Benz Vintage Oxred Leather Living room Sofa Ensemble, Germany, 1970
By Rolf Benz
Located in Munich, Bavaria
and foam and it´s very comfortable. It contents 3 pieces 3 seater sofa 2 seater sofa 1 armchair
Category

Vintage 1970s German Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Upholstery, Plastic, Wood, Beech

Danish Teak Sofa Set Model Minerva by Hvidt & Mølgaard 1950s
By Hvidt & Mølgaard
Located in St-Brais, JU
fabric range. Just send us a request. Dimensions: Large sofa: w 191 x d 75 x h 81 / sh 40 cm Small sofa
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Teak

Restored 3 Strand Rattan Spoke Half Moon Arm Sectional Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Restored 1930 three-strand half-moon sectional spoked sofa in the manner of Paul Frankl with the
Category

Vintage 1930s Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

Restored Paul Frankl Style Six-Strand Square Pretzel Sectional Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Six-strand square 3/4 pretzel style, three-seat sectional sofa. This sofa features the famous five
Category

Vintage 1930s Sofas

Materials

Rattan

"Chile" Sofa by Svante Skogh for AB Klings Alingsås, Sweden 1950s
By Svante Skogh
Located in Utrecht, NL
This pleasantly elegant sofa is from the “Chile” series by Swedish designer, Svante Skogh. His
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Art "Hawaii" Rattan Fan Arm Two-Seat Sectional Settee Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
sofas, chairs, and tables, and just about all their designed products from the 40s through the 60s
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored Eight-Strand Square Pretzel Arm 3-Seat Section Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Restored Art Deco 8-strand rattan square pretzel arm sectional sofa with seating for three people
Category

Vintage 1950s American Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored 6-Strand "Speed" 3-Seat Sofa with Arched Base
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Rare six-strand "Speed" arm rattan three-seat sofa with a unique arched center base made with pole
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored Child Strand Round Full Pretzel Rattan Sofa & Lounge Chair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
: 23" tall x 19" wide x 26" deep, seat height 12" Sofa: 23" tall x 45" wide x 26" deep, seat height 12
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Three Seater Sofa in Velvet with Rosewood by Lennart Bender, 1970’s
By Lennart Bender
Located in Limhamn, Skåne län
Three Seater Sofa in Velvet with Newly Reupholstered in Velvet Fabric by Lennart Bender, 1970’s
Category

20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Rosewood, Velvet

Special Edition Pierre Frey Fabric, Borghese Long Sofa, Duchaufour Lawrance
By Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
Located in Geneve, CH
Special edition Pierre Frey Fabric - Borghese sofa - Noé Duchaufour Lawrance Borghese is a light
Category

2010s French Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool

Sofa in Rosewood and Original Brown Leather by Illum Wikkelsø, 1960's
By Illum Wikkelsø
Located in Limhamn, Skåne län
Sofa in Rosewood and Original Brown Leather by Illum Wikkelsø, 1960's Additional Information
Category

20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Rosewood

Brazilian Modern Sofa in Hardwood and Blue Fabric by Giuseppe Scapinelli, 1950
By Giuseppe Scapinelli
Located in New York, NY
awesome furniture work in Brazil between the 40-70's decades. A sofa like this will look great in any type
Category

Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Hardwood

Vintage Spanish Revival Gold Textured Fabric Sofa Turned with Spindle Sides
Located in Topeka, KS
Stunning vintage Spanish Revival sofa with velvety gold textured fabric, a dark stained wood frame
Category

Mid-20th Century Unknown Spanish Colonial Sofas

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Style "Hawaii" Rattan Fan Arm Three-Seat Sectional Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
sofas, chairs, and tables, and just about all their designed products from the 40s through the 60s
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Two-Seater Sofa by Otto Schulz 'Attr.' for Boet, Sweden, 1940s
By Otto Schulz
Located in Utrecht, NL
during the 1930s and 40s. As this sofa shows, Schulz was not only a brilliant designer and architect
Category

Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Restored Art Deco Style Rattan Fan Arm Four-Seat Sectional Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
sofas, chairs, and tables, just about all their designed products from the 40s through the 60s
Category

1990s American Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Ficks Reed Restored Rattan Livingroom Set - Corner Sofa, Coffee & Side Table
By Ficks Reed
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Mid-Century restored rattan living room set featuring a 3-piece sectional sofa with square pretzel
Category

Mid-20th Century Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Ib Kofod-Larsen Three Seater Teak Sofa For Ope, 1950's Sweden
By Ib Kofod-Larsen, OPE Möbler
Located in The Hague, NL
. This model Kandidaten sofa features a stylish 1950’s design, teak afrormosia frame and comfortable
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Teak

Restored Three-strand 3/4 Pretzel Arm Rattan 3-Seater Sofa
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Restored Three-strand 3/4 pretzel arm 3-seat rattan sofa features the well-known 3/4 Reverse
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Acerbis Life Sofa in Brown Upholstery with Dark Stained Walnut Frame
By Acerbis, Roberto Monsani
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Created in 1975 by Florentine architect Roberto Monsani, Life is a modular sofa and an armchair
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Acerbis Life Sofa in White Upholstery with Dark Stained Walnut Frame
By Acerbis, Roberto Monsani
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Created in 1975 by Florentine architect Roberto Monsani, Life is a modular sofa and an armchair
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Rare Restored "1940s Transition" Rattan Sofa and Lounge Chair Living Room Set
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Full "1940s Transition" rattan living room set featuring three-seat sofa, two matching lounge
Category

Vintage 1950s Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored "Double Tear Drop Arm" Rattan Sofa Sectional Settee W/ Stacked Base
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage Double Tear Drop Arm, two-seat sectional loveseat sofa with six-strand round speed "Double
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored "Big Kings" Plush Rattan Loveseat Sofa With 4 Strand Arms, Pair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
sofas, chairs, and tables, just about all their designed products from the 40s through the 60s. Custom
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored 3/4 3-Strand Pretzel Rattan Lounge Chair & Sofa Livingroom Set
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Three-strand 3/4 pretzel arm rattan living room set with a sectional sofa and lounge chair sofa
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sofas

Materials

Rattan

After Gio Ponti Mid-Century Modern Italian Curved Sofa by ISA Bergamo, 50s
By Gio Ponti, ISA Bergamo
Located in Puglia, Puglia
Daisy model sofa with wide and comfortable backrest, conical beech foot, good condition of the
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Beech

Restored 6-Strand Square Pretzel Rattan Four-Seat Sofa by Paul Frankl
By Paul Frankl
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Square pretzel rattan sectional sofa designed by Paul Frankl. This sofa features a stacked rattan
Category

Vintage 1930s Sofas

Materials

Rattan

Restored Rattan Three-Strand Full Pretzel Lounge Chair and Three-Seat Sofa Set
Located in Van Nuys, CA
architects; their sofas, chairs, and tables, just about all their designed products from the 40s through the
Category

Vintage 1950s Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Rattan

Restored 1930s Six-Strand Square Pretzel Sofa in the Manner of Paul Frankl
By Paul Frankl
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Original rattan six-strand square pretzel arm three-seat sofa with a wonderfully stacked rattan
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Bamboo, Wicker, Rattan

Acerbis Life Sofa and Pouf in Brown Upholstery with Dark Stained Walnut Frame
By Roberto Monsani, Acerbis
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Created in 1975 by Florentine architect Roberto Monsani, Life is a modular sofa and an armchair
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

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40s Sofa For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the 40s sofa you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A 40s sofa — often made from wood, fabric and animal skin — can elevate any home. There are 46 variations of the antique or vintage 40s sofa you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer 40s sofa, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right 40s sofa, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made 40s sofa over the years, but those crafted by De Sede, GETAMA and Gio Ponti are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a 40s Sofa?

Prices for a 40s sofa start at $800 and top out at $49,198 with the average selling for $4,000.
Questions About 40s Sofa
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 13, 2024
    The sofas that are the most durable are those made of premium materials using techniques that maximize sturdiness and strength. Some long-lasting upholstery options include full- and top-grain leather and tight-weave fabrics. Durable sofas often feature kiln-dried hardwood frames, hand-tied suspension systems and high-resilience foam padding. Shop a diverse assortment of sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    A loveseat is a piece of upholstered furniture that is smaller than a sofa. Most sofas can accommodate three or more people, while a loveseat generally seats two. Single-seat furniture like accent chairs and armchairs are also smaller than sofas. Shop a collection of living room furniture on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    A Corbusier sofa is a sofa designed by Swiss-born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, best known by his adopted name Le Corbusier. He was a highly influential architect, designer, painter, urban planner and writer whose career spanned almost five decades. With the help of Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier created a number of designs for seating, including the famous LC2 and LC3. Each couples a tubular chrome frame with soft, supple leather upholstery, lending an organic warmth to an industrially made design and is engineered using ergonomic principles to complement the contours of the human form. Find a variety of vintage Le Corbusier sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 21, 2024
    A Nelson sofa is a sofa designed by George Nelson. Introduced in 1968, it features an exposed wooden frame and button-tufted cushions outlined by piping. The American industrial designer created the piece for Herman Miller, and the company continues to manufacture and sell it today. Explore a variety of George Nelson sofas from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    A Bridgewater sofa is a sofa with a low profile and low arms that are set slightly back from the front of the sofa. Classic Bridgewater sofas also feature a skirt and a rolled back. This is a simple and classic sofa that is an excellent choice for many homes. Shop charming Bridgewater sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A bergère sofa is a piece of furniture more commonly called a bergère chair. The term describes an armchair that features upholstery on its back, arms and seat and a decorative wooden frame. Bergère chairs emerged during the Regency period in France but became especially popular during the Rococo era. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of bergère chairs.
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    A bouclé sofa is a sofa that’s made from the heavy textile known as boucle. Bouclé is known for its fuzziness and soft texture, and designers often use it on rounded and asymmetrical furniture. Shop a collection of boucle sofas and other furniture from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Knoll sofa, or a Knole sofa, is an interesting piece of furniture that’s believed to have its origins in the 1600s and to be the precursor to the modern sofa. It features two side-by-side cushions and arms that are as high as the back of the sofa. The most interesting feature is that these arms can often be tied back or dropped to change the profile of the sofa. Find an assortment of Knole sofas from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Lawson sofa is characterized by a classic-shaped frame, with deep detachable cushions. The arms might be straight or feature a slight roll. The sofa is often decorated with complementary pillows to offer an extra level of comfort. Find a selection of Lawson sofas from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A Chesterfield sofa is a couch with rolled arms that are as tall as the back of the sofa. They always feature deep button tufting everywhere, including the cushion.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Howard sofa is characterized by its slightly curved sprung back, low level arms and a deep seat designed for comfort. It has been described as a timeless British classic. Shop a collection of authentic Howard sofas from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A horsehair sofa is a piece of furniture large enough to sit two or three people side by side. The term horsehair refers to the fact that its upholstery is fabric made from wefts of hair from a horse's tail. On 1stDibs, shop a range of horsehair sofas.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Cloud sofas can refer to one of two pieces of furniture. In some cases, the phrase indicates a mid-century modern couch designed by the American designer Adrian Pearsall. On social media, you may see someone reference the Restoration Hardware cloud sofa, a contemporary piece that went viral in 2021. You'll find a selection of Adrian Pearsall cloud sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A Togo sofa is a piece of furniture designed by Michel Ducaroy. The sofa features an ergonomic design with a simple square back, a plush seat and open arm-less sides. Upholstery shows off pleats or button tufting. Shop a range of Togo sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    A sofa and loveseat are two different pieces of seating furniture. The size is the most significant distinction between a loveseat and a sofa. Sofas are bigger and available in a variety of lengths, though the conventional three-cushion seat is one of the most popular. Loveseats, on the other hand, are significantly smaller and often only seat two persons. The second significant comparison between the two is the function of the seat. Sofas are bigger and hence more suited to lounging and socializing. You may sprawl out on a sofa or gather a group of friends to speak or watch a movie. Loveseats are more useful in small spaces where a larger sofa would be too large. Find a collection of antique and vintage loveseats as well as sofas today on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    The sturdiest sofa is largely a matter of personal opinion. Generally, the materials of the frame greatly impact the sturdiness of a sofa. Kiln-dried hardwoods are often more durable than softer woods and engineered wood materials. Pieces featuring dowel construction, corner blocks and metal-bracketed joints are usually stronger than ones assembled with staples, nails and glue. On 1stDibs, shop a large collection of vintage and antique sofas.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A wingback sofa or chair has extensions from the back that wrap around the sides partially creating a sort of wing that branches out of the back. Often the wings extend down and then form the arms of the chair or sofa, but not always. Shop a collection of wingback furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 27, 2024
    A bumper sofa is a sofa with a specific design. Usually part of a larger sectional sofa, it is a long chaise with an extended armrest. The design of the bumper sofa makes it possible for a single person to sit with their legs stretched out along the chaise or for multiple people to sit on the chaise with their feet on the floor, using the armrest as a backrest. Shop a large collection of sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A modular sofa is an upholstered seating solution meant to accommodate two or more people. Unlike standard sofas, modular designs feature multiple individual pieces that you can mix, match and arrange into different shapes and configurations. You will sometimes see them called sectional sofas. Find a range of modular sofas on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Sheraton sofa refers to a specific neo-classical English furniture style that features round tapered legs with contrasting veneer inlays. Sheraton style grew in popularity in the late 18th century and remains to be a home-décor favorite for its classic style. Shop a selection of authentic Sheraton pieces on 1stDibs.