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Erpo Designer Sofa Leather Crème Corner-Sofa Couch
By ERPO
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Erpo designer sofa leather crème corner-sofa couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Erpo Designer Sofa Leather Crème Corner-Sofa Couch
  • Erpo Designer Sofa Leather Crème Corner-Sofa Couch
  • Erpo Designer Sofa Leather Crème Corner-Sofa Couch
  • Erpo Designer Sofa Leather Crème Corner-Sofa Couch
H 31.5 in. W 96.46 in. D 35.44 in.
Artanova Medea Designer Black Leather Corner Sofa Couch
By Artanova
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Artanova Medea designer black leather corner sofa.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Koinor Leather Corner Sofa Off-White / Brown Four-Seat Function
By Koinor
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Koinor leather corner sofa off-white or brown four-seat function.    
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

B&B Italia Designer Leather Sofa Crème Corner Couch
By Zanotta
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a B&B Italia designer leather sofa crème corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Sofa Crème Corner Couch
  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Sofa Crème Corner Couch
  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Sofa Crème Corner Couch
  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Sofa Crème Corner Couch
H 37.41 in. W 157.49 in. D 39.38 in.
B&B Italia Designer Leather Corner Sofa Black Couch
By Zanotta
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a B&B Italia designer leather corner sofa black couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Corner Sofa Black Couch
  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Corner Sofa Black Couch
  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Corner Sofa Black Couch
  • B&B Italia Designer Leather Corner Sofa Black Couch
H 31.5 in. W 104.34 in. D 37.41 in.
Leolux Designer Corner Couch Leather Black Sofa
By Leolux
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Leolux designer corner couch leather black sofa.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Leolux Designer Corner Couch Leather Black Sofa
  • Leolux Designer Corner Couch Leather Black Sofa
  • Leolux Designer Corner Couch Leather Black Sofa
  • Leolux Designer Corner Couch Leather Black Sofa
H 29.53 in. W 82.68 in. D 37.41 in.
Leolux Pupilla Designer Corner Sofa Grey Couch
By Leolux
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Leolux Pupilla designer corner sofa grey couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Leolux Pupilla Designer Corner Sofa Grey Couch
  • Leolux Pupilla Designer Corner Sofa Grey Couch
  • Leolux Pupilla Designer Corner Sofa Grey Couch
  • Leolux Pupilla Designer Corner Sofa Grey Couch
H 32.29 in. W 106.3 in. D 31.5 in.
Who's Perfect Fabric Corner-Sofa Red Couch
By La Nuova Casa (Who's Perfect)
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Who's Perfect fabric corner-sofa red couch.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Who's Perfect Fabric Corner-Sofa Red Couch
  • Who's Perfect Fabric Corner-Sofa Red Couch
  • Who's Perfect Fabric Corner-Sofa Red Couch
  • Who's Perfect Fabric Corner-Sofa Red Couch
H 25.6 in. W 129.93 in. D 39.38 in.
Ewald Schillig Designer Leather Corner Sofa Couch Black
By Koinor
Located in Cologne, DE
Ewald Schillig designer leather corner sofa couch black.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Koinor Rivo Designer Leather Corner Sofa Brown Couch
By Koinor
Located in Cologne, DE
Koinor Rivo designer leather corner sofa brown couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Koinor Rivo Designer Leather Corner Sofa Brown Couch
  • Koinor Rivo Designer Leather Corner Sofa Brown Couch
  • Koinor Rivo Designer Leather Corner Sofa Brown Couch
  • Koinor Rivo Designer Leather Corner Sofa Brown Couch
H 35.44 in. W 114.18 in. D 33.47 in.
Bretz Gaudi Designer Velvet Sofa Red Corner Couch
By Bretz
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Bretz Gaudi designer velvet sofa red corner couch. ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Bretz Gaudi Designer Velvet Sofa Red Corner Couch
  • Bretz Gaudi Designer Velvet Sofa Red Corner Couch
  • Bretz Gaudi Designer Velvet Sofa Red Corner Couch
  • Bretz Gaudi Designer Velvet Sofa Red Corner Couch
H 39.38 in. W 106.3 in. D 29.53 in.
Minotti Hilton Designer Fabric Sofa Brown Corner Couch
By Minotti
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Minotti Hilton designer fabric sofa brown corner couch.   
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Ewald Schillig Designer Leather Sofa Beige Corner-Couch
By Ewald Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Ewald Schillig designer leather sofa beige corner-couch.    
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Poltrona Frau Designer Leather Corner Couch Sofa Yellow
By Poltrona Frau
Located in Cologne, DE
Poltrona Frau designer leather corner couch sofa yellow.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Sofas

Materials

Leather

Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Brown Couch
By La Nuova Casa (Who's Perfect)
Located in Cologne, DE
Who's perfect designer leather corner-sofa brown couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Brown Couch
  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Brown Couch
  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Brown Couch
  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Brown Couch
H 35.44 in. W 114.18 in. D 39.38 in.
Bretz Marylin Designer Leather Corner Couch White Sofa
By Bretz
Located in Cologne, DE
Bretz Marylin designer leather corner couch white sofa.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Bretz Marylin Designer Leather Corner Couch White Sofa
  • Bretz Marylin Designer Leather Corner Couch White Sofa
  • Bretz Marylin Designer Leather Corner Couch White Sofa
  • Bretz Marylin Designer Leather Corner Couch White Sofa
H 33.47 in. W 112.21 in. D 57.09 in.
COR Nuba Designer Fabric Sofa Green Corner Couch
By COR
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a COR Nuba designer fabric sofa green corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • COR Nuba Designer Fabric Sofa Green Corner Couch
  • COR Nuba Designer Fabric Sofa Green Corner Couch
  • COR Nuba Designer Fabric Sofa Green Corner Couch
  • COR Nuba Designer Fabric Sofa Green Corner Couch
H 29.53 in. W 125.99 in. D 37.41 in.
De Sede Designer Leather Sofa Black Corner Couch
By De Sede
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an De Sede designer leather sofa black corner couch.       
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • De Sede Designer Leather Sofa Black Corner Couch
  • De Sede Designer Leather Sofa Black Corner Couch
  • De Sede Designer Leather Sofa Black Corner Couch
  • De Sede Designer Leather Sofa Black Corner Couch
H 33.47 in. W 114.18 in. D 70.87 in.
Leolux Antipode Designer Fabric Corner Couch Blue Sofa
By Leolux
Located in Cologne, DE
Leolux Antipode designer fabric corner couch blue sofa.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Leolux Antipode Designer Fabric Corner Couch Blue Sofa
  • Leolux Antipode Designer Fabric Corner Couch Blue Sofa
  • Leolux Antipode Designer Fabric Corner Couch Blue Sofa
  • Leolux Antipode Designer Fabric Corner Couch Blue Sofa
H 29.53 in. W 104.34 in. D 96.46 in.
Artanova Medea Designer Black Leather Corner Sofa Couch
By Artanova
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Artanova Medea designer black leather corner sofa.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Beige Couch
By La Nuova Casa (Who's Perfect)
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Who's Perfect designer leather corner-sofa beige couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Beige Couch
  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Beige Couch
  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Beige Couch
  • Who's Perfect Designer Leather Corner-Sofa Beige Couch
H 21.66 in. W 129.93 in. D 39.38 in.
Ewald Schillig Designer Sofa Leather Grey Corner Couch
By Ewald Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Ewald Schillig designer sofa leather grey corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Ewald Schillig Designer Sofa Leather Grey Corner Couch
  • Ewald Schillig Designer Sofa Leather Grey Corner Couch
  • Ewald Schillig Designer Sofa Leather Grey Corner Couch
  • Ewald Schillig Designer Sofa Leather Grey Corner Couch
H 39.38 in. W 102.37 in. D 39.38 in.
Koinor Designer Fabric Sofa in Red Corner, Sofa Couch
By Koinor
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Koinor designer fabric sofa in red corner, sofa couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Koinor Designer Fabric Sofa in Red Corner, Sofa Couch
  • Koinor Designer Fabric Sofa in Red Corner, Sofa Couch
  • Koinor Designer Fabric Sofa in Red Corner, Sofa Couch
  • Koinor Designer Fabric Sofa in Red Corner, Sofa Couch
H 35.44 in. W 108.27 in. D 33.47 in.
Dema Designer Fabric Sofa White Blue Corner Sofa Couch
By Dema
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Dema designer fabric sofa white blue corner sofa couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Dema Designer Fabric Sofa White Blue Corner Sofa Couch
  • Dema Designer Fabric Sofa White Blue Corner Sofa Couch
  • Dema Designer Fabric Sofa White Blue Corner Sofa Couch
  • Dema Designer Fabric Sofa White Blue Corner Sofa Couch
H 35.44 in. W 124.02 in. D 35.44 in.
Who's Perfect Leather Corner Sofa White Modern
By Willi Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an who's perfect leather corner sofa white modern.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • Who's Perfect Leather Corner Sofa White Modern
  • Who's Perfect Leather Corner Sofa White Modern
  • Who's Perfect Leather Corner Sofa White Modern
  • Who's Perfect Leather Corner Sofa White Modern
H 31.5 in. W 129.93 in. D 39.38 in.
Rolf Benz Molto Designer Sofa Blue Fabric Corner Couch
By Rolf Benz
Located in Cologne, DE
Rolf Benz Molto designer sofa blue fabric corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

  • Rolf Benz Molto Designer Sofa Blue Fabric Corner Couch
  • Rolf Benz Molto Designer Sofa Blue Fabric Corner Couch
  • Rolf Benz Molto Designer Sofa Blue Fabric Corner Couch
  • Rolf Benz Molto Designer Sofa Blue Fabric Corner Couch
H 41.34 in. W 133.86 in. D 108.27 in.
Who's Perfect Granada Designer Fabric Corner-Sofa Anthracite Couch
By La Nuova Casa (Who's Perfect)
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Who's perfect Granada designer fabric corner-sofa anthracite couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Rolf Benz Dono Designer Leather Sofa Brown Corner Couch
By Rolf Benz
Located in Cologne, DE
Rolf Benz Dono designer leather sofa brown corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Ligne Roset Patchwork Designer Fabric Corner Sofa Purple Couch
By Ligne Roset
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Ligne Roset patchwork designer fabric corner sofa purple couch.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary French Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Who's Perfect Toronto Designer Fabric Corner-Sofa Anthracite Couch
By La Nuova Casa (Who's Perfect)
Located in Cologne, DE
Who's Perfect Toronto designer fabric corner-sofa anthracite couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Koinor Garret Designer Leather Sofa in Bleu Corner, Sofa Couch
By Koinor
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Koinor Garret designer leather sofa in bleu corner, sofa couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Machalke Monte Christo Designer Leather Sofa Red Corner Sofa Couch
By Machalke Furniture
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Machalke Monte Christo designer leather sofa red corner sofa couch.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Willi Schillig Taboo Designer Leather Sofa Red Corner-Sofa Couch
By Willi Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Willi Schillig Taboo designer leather sofa red corner-sofa couch.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Brühl & Sippold Moule Designer Corner-Sofa Grey Fabric
By Brühl & Sippold
Located in Cologne, DE
Brühl & Sippold Moule designer corner-sofa grey fabric.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Rolf Benz Ego Designer Fabric Corner Sofa Yellow
By Rolf Benz
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Rolf Benz ego designer fabric corner sofa yellow.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

  • Rolf Benz Ego Designer Fabric Corner Sofa Yellow
  • Rolf Benz Ego Designer Fabric Corner Sofa Yellow
  • Rolf Benz Ego Designer Fabric Corner Sofa Yellow
  • Rolf Benz Ego Designer Fabric Corner Sofa Yellow
H 33.47 in. W 112.21 in. D 35.44 in.
Brühl & Sippold Divanetta Designer Corner-Sofa Blue Fabric
By Brühl & Sippold
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Brühl & Sippold Divanetta designer corner-sofa blue fabric.    
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Mondo Merit Designer Corner Sofa Leather Brown Electric Function Couch
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Mondo merit designer corner sofa leather brown electric function couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

De Sede DS 76 Designer Sofa Brown Leather Corner Couch
By De Sede
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a De Sede DS 76 designer sofa brown leather corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Sofas

Materials

Leather

  • De Sede DS 76 Designer Sofa Brown Leather Corner Couch
  • De Sede DS 76 Designer Sofa Brown Leather Corner Couch
  • De Sede DS 76 Designer Sofa Brown Leather Corner Couch
  • De Sede DS 76 Designer Sofa Brown Leather Corner Couch
H 27.56 in. W 114.18 in. D 39.38 in.
Ewald Schillig Designer Leather Sofa Armchair Set Beige Corner-Couch
By Ewald Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Ewald Schillig designer leather sofa armchair set beige corner-couch.     
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Rolf Benz Dono Designer Leather Sofa Set Creme Corner Couch
By Rolf Benz
Located in Cologne, DE
Rolf Benz dono designer leather sofa set creme corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

De Sede Ds 11 Designer Leather Sofa Brown Corner Couch
By De Sede
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a De Sede Ds 11 designer leather sofa brown corner couch.        
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Ewald Schillig Brand Face Designer Sofa Fabric Red Corner Couch
By Ewald Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Ewald Schillig brand face designer sofa fabric red corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Ewald Schillig Brand Face Designer Sofa Leather Grey Corner Couch
By Ewald Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Ewald Schillig Brand Face designer sofa leather grey corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Koinor Designer Leather Corner Sofa in White with Functions
By Koinor
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Koinor designer leather corner sofa in white with functions.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Brühl & Sippold Moule Designer Corner-Sofa Off-White Fabric
By Brühl & Sippold
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Brühl & Sippold Moule designer corner-sofa off-white fabric.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Brühl & Sippold Alba Designer Corner-Sofa Brown Fabric Couch with Function
By Brühl & Sippold
Located in Cologne, DE
Brühl & Sippold Alba designer corner-sofa brown fabric couch with function.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Willi Schillig Loop Designer Corner Sofa Black Leather Function Couch Modern
By Willi Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
Willi Schillig loop designer corner sofa black leather function couch modern.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Bretz Napali Designer Corner Sofa Blue Turquoise Velours Fabric Modern Couch
By Bretz
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Bretz Napali designer corner sofa blue turquoise velours fabric modern couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Rolf Benz 222 Designer Sofa Blue Fabric Three-Seat Corner Couch
By Rolf Benz
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Rolf Benz 222 designer sofa blue fabric three-seat corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Rolf Benz Designer Ego Fabricr Corner-Sofa Red Four-Seat Couch
By Rolf Benz
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Rolf Benz designer Ego Fabricr corner-sofa red four-seat couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Brühl & Sippold Alba Designer Corner-Sofa Black Leather Couch with Function
By Brühl & Sippold
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Brühl & Sippold Alba designer corner-sofa black leather couch with function.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Brühl & Sippold Fields Designer Sofa Red Leather Corner Sofa with Function
By Brühl & Sippold
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you an Brühl & Sippold fields designer sofa red leather corner sofa with function.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Willi Schillig Loop Designer Corner Sofa Orange Leather Function Couch Modern
By Willi Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
Willi Schillig loop designer corner sofa orange leather function couch modern.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Ewald Schillig Brand Face Designer Sofa Footstool Set Fabric Red Corner Couch
By Ewald Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Ewald Schillig brand face designer sofa footstool set fabric red corner couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Willi Schillig Loop Designer Corner Sofa Set Leather Beige Function Couch Modern
By Willi Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
Beige colored original Willi Schillig loop designer corner sofa set, in a minimalistic and modern design, with convenient functions, made for pure comfort.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

De Sede DS 46 Designer Leather Corner Sofa Brown Modular Function Couch
By De Sede
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a De Sede DS 46 designer leather corner sofa brown modular function couch.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Sofas

Materials

Leather

Willi Schillig Designer Leather Corner Sofa Red Corner-Couch
By Willi Schillig
Located in Cologne, DE
We bring to you a Willi Schillig designer leather corner sofa red corner-couch.  
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Sofas

Materials

Leather

Cognac Leather Corner Sofa
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Corner sofa in cognac leather, European 1930s. Beautiful weathered corner sofa in cognac leather and solid wooden legs. The back of the sofa is rather straight, yet highly comfo...
Category

Vintage 1930s European Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Wood

  • Cognac Leather Corner Sofa
  • Cognac Leather Corner Sofa
  • Cognac Leather Corner Sofa
  • Cognac Leather Corner Sofa
H 34.65 in. W 106.3 in. D 70.87 in.
Brühl & Sippold Leather Corner Sofa Set Brown Dark Brown 1 Corner Sofa 1 Stool
By Brühl & Sippold
Located in Cologne, DE
We present to you a Brühl & Sippold leather corner sofa set brown dark brown 1 corner sofa 1 stool. Product measurements in centimeters: Depth 93 Width 280 Height 67...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

'Swan' Corner Sofa and Armchair
Located in Belmont, MA
'Swan' corner sofa and armchair from Ekornes, Norway, 1970s. Made of lacquered oak, each covered with checkered wool, loose cushions, corner table, and storage above table. Measures:...
Category

Mid-20th Century Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool, Oak

  • 'Swan' Corner Sofa and Armchair
  • 'Swan' Corner Sofa and Armchair
  • 'Swan' Corner Sofa and Armchair
  • 'Swan' Corner Sofa and Armchair
H 29.53 in. W 88.98 in. D 29.53 in.
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Corner Couch For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic corner couch available at 1stDibs. A corner couch — often made from animal skin, leather and fabric — can elevate any home. Find 37 options for an antique or vintage corner couch now, or shop our selection of 16 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a corner couch — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A corner couch, designed in the Modern, Mid-Century Modern or Scandinavian Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made corner couch over the years, but those crafted by Rolf Benz, Ewald Schillig and Artanova are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Corner Couch?

Prices for a corner couch can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $761 and can go as high as $80,489, while the average can fetch as much as $4,694.

Finding the Right Sofas for You

Black leather, silk velvet cushions, breathable bouclé fabric — when shopping for a sofa, today’s couch connoisseurs have much to choose from in terms of style and shape. But it wasn’t always thus. 

The sofa is typically defined as a long upholstered seat that features a back and arms and is intended for two or more people. While the term “couch” comes from the Old French couche, meaning to lie down, and sofa has Eastern origins, both are forms of divan, a Turkish word that means an elongated cushioned seat. No matter how you spell it, sofa just means comfort, at least it does today.

In the early days of sofa design, upholstery consisted of horsehair or dried moss. Sofas that originated in countries such as France during the 17th century were more integral to decor than they were to comfort. Like most baroque furnishings from the region, they frequently comprised heavy, gilded mahogany frames and were upholstered in floral Beauvais tapestry. Today, options abound when it comes to style and material, with authentic leather offerings and classy steel settees. Plush, velvet chesterfields represent the platonic ideal of coziness. 

Vladimir Kagan’s iconic sofa designs, such as the Crescent and the Serpentine — which, like the sectional sofas of the 1960s created by furniture makers such as Harvey Probber, are quite popular among mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts — showcase the spectrum of style available to modern consumers. Those looking to make a statement can turn to Studio 65’s lip-shaped Bocca sofa, which was inspired by the work of Salvador Dalí.

With so many options, it’s important to explore and find the perfect furniture for your space. Paying attention to the lines of the cushions as well as the flow from the backrest into the arms is crucial to identifying a cohesive new piece for your home or office.

Fortunately, with styles from every era — and even round sofas — there’s a luxurious piece for every space. Deck out your living room with an Art Deco lounge or go retro with a nostalgic '80s design. No matter your sitting vision, the right piece is waiting for you in the expansive collection of antique, new and vintage sofas on 1stDibs.