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Customizable Tacchini Five to Nine Sofa Daybed with Headrest by Studiopepe
By Tacchini, Studiopepe
Located in New York, NY
PRICE FOR FABRIC Tacchini is pleased to present you a sneak-peek of the new collection, in collaboration with Studiopepe: Five to Nine, a modern daybed that could turn into waiting ...
Category

2010s Italian Sofas

Materials

Leather, Fabric

Natuzzi Roma Cigar Brown Leather Sofa Electric Raising Headrest Part of a Suite
By Natuzzi
Located in GB
dyed cigar brown leather sofa with Electric rising headrest and small footrest that is part of a large
Category

20th Century Italian Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Leather

Natuzzi Roma Hand Dyed Cigar Brown Leather Sofa Raising Headrest Part of a Suite
By Natuzzi
Located in GB
dyed cigar brown leather sofa with rising headrest that is part of a large suite. This sofa is part
Category

20th Century Italian Art Deco Sofas

Materials

Leather

Modular Vintage Sofa with Cushions and Armrests
Located in Premariacco, IT
Elegant 70s/80s sofa of Italian production with removable cushions, headrest and armrests. It
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Plastic

Modular Vintage Sofa with Cushions and Armrests
Modular Vintage Sofa with Cushions and Armrests
H 29.53 in W 64.97 in D 35.44 in
Pillowy Incline Sofa with Full-Grain & Vegan Leather Options
Located in London, GB
over its stainless-steel frame, to provide a headrest if needed. Cleverly connected to the sofa's base
Category

2010s Asian Modern Sofas

Materials

Stainless Steel

Percival Lafer Sofa
By Percival Lafer
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Sofa by Percival Lafer with rosewood frame and black leather. Signature sling shape with headrest
Category

Vintage 1960s Brazilian Sofas

Materials

Leather, Rosewood

 Percival Lafer Sofa
 Percival Lafer Sofa
H 35 in W 76 in D 37 in
Flap Mink Leather Sofa
By CTS Salotti
Located in Milan, IT
A statement piece in a modern or classic living room, the cushy padding of this sofa is made of
Category

2010s Italian Sofas

Materials

Metal

Flap Mink Leather Sofa
Flap Mink Leather Sofa
H 35.44 in W 92.92 in D 44.1 in
Fellini Italian Leather Sectional Sofa with 3 Reclining Seats
Located in New York, NY
Fellini leather sectional sofa with 3 reclining seats with soft motion of the head, back and leg
Category

2010s Italian Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Stainless Steel

Horizon Herik Sofa by Arik Levy
By Baleri Italia, Arik Levy
Located in Milan, IT
Exuding a comfortable aesthetic, this sofa features an internal plywood frame padded with elastic
Category

2010s Italian Sofas

Materials

Other

Horizon Herik Sofa by Arik Levy
H 29.14 in W 70.87 in D 33.08 in
De Sede Leather Sofa by Gordon Guillaumier
By Gordon Guillaumier, De Sede
Located in Brooklyn, NY
DS-49/03 3-seat sofa by De Sede. Technical details: Standard configuration: Back cushion and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

De Sede Leather Sofa by Gordon Guillaumier
By De Sede, Gordon Guillaumier
Located in Brooklyn, NY
DS-49/03 3-seat sofa by De Sede. Technical details: Standard configuration: Back cushion and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Sesam Adjustable Reclining Leather Sofa by FSM
By Georg Appeltshauser, De Sede
Located in Brooklyn, NY
FSM Sesam sofa by De Sede. The ultimate in comfort. A simple adjustment - that can even be made
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

De Sede Leather Sofa by Stephan Hürlemann
By De Sede, Stephan Hürlemann
Located in Brooklyn, NY
DS-77/03 2-seat sofa by De Sede. Technical details: Standard configuration: Steel legs, matte
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

De Sede Leather Sofa by Stephan Hürlemann
By Stephan Hürlemann, De Sede
Located in Brooklyn, NY
DS-77/03 2-seat sofa by De Sede. Technical details: Standard configuration: Steel legs, matte
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

1980s Paolo Piva Sofa Italian Pink Leather
By Paolo Piva
Located in Buxton, GB
. With seating capacity for up to 3 or 4, this sofa boasts an adjustable headrest and comfortable leather
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Wood

1980s Paolo Piva Sofa Italian Pink Leather
1980s Paolo Piva Sofa Italian Pink Leather
H 35.44 in W 94.49 in D 35.44 in
Sesam Adjustable Reclining Leather Sofa by FSM
By Georg Appeltshauser, De Sede
Located in Brooklyn, NY
FSM Sesam sofa by De Sede. The ultimate in comfort. A simple adjustment - that can even be made
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Hjellegjerde Mobler Fjords Two Seat Leather Recliner Sofa
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Hjellegjerde Mobler Fjords two seat leather stressless recliner sofa featuring modern lines with
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Wood

Fritz Hansen by Jaime Hayon Blue & Grey RO Sofa
By Jaime Hayon, Fritz Hansen
Located in London, GB
Designed by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen, the RO sofa is named after the Danish word for
Category

2010s Polish Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Fritz Hansen by Jaime Hayon Blue & Grey RO Sofa
Fritz Hansen by Jaime Hayon Blue & Grey RO Sofa
H 43.71 in W 59.45 in D 33.08 in
Glam Sofa Tribeca Collection by Marco and Giulio Mantellassi
By Mantellassi 1926
Located in Milan, IT
polyurethane cushions and goose down seats, this sofa comes with an optional headrest for optimal comfort
Category

2010s Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Paolo Piva, Alanda, Sofa, B&B Italia, 1980s
By B&B Italia, Paolo Piva
Located in Paris, FR
Paolo Piva Alanda A rectangular two-seater sofa with mobile headrests and armrests covered
Category

Vintage 1980s French Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Paolo Piva, Alanda, Sofa, B&B Italia, 1980s
Paolo Piva, Alanda, Sofa, B&B Italia, 1980s
H 29.14 in W 82.68 in D 41.74 in
Rodolfo Dordoni ''Sail Out' Outdoor Sofa by Cassina
By Rodolfo Dordoni, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Sofa designed by Rodolfo Dordoni in 2020. Manufactured by Cassina in Italy. Inspired by the
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Rodolfo Dordoni ''Sail Out' Outdoor Sofa, by Cassina
By Rodolfo Dordoni, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Sofa designed by Rodolfo Dordoni in 2020. Manufactured by Cassina in Italy. Inspired by the
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Glam Sofa Tribeca Collection by Marco and Giulio Mantellassi
By Mantellassi 1926
Located in Milan, IT
This beautiful modular sofa from the Tribeca collection is the epitome of modernity and elegance
Category

2010s Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Rodolfo Dordoni ''Sail Out' Outdoor Sofa by Cassina
By Cassina, Rodolfo Dordoni
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Sofa designed by Rodolfo Dordoni in 2020. Manufactured by Cassina in Italy. Inspired by the spirit
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Rodolfo Dordoni ''Sail Out' Outdoor Sofa by Cassina
By Cassina, Rodolfo Dordoni
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Sofa designed by Rodolfo Dordoni in 2020. Manufactured by Cassina in Italy. Inspired by the spirit
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Maralunga 3-Seater Sofa by Vico Magistretti for Cassina, 1990s
By Vico Magistretti, Cassina
Located in RADOMSKO, PL
, forming a built-in headrest. Experience unparalleled relaxation and style with the Maralunga Sofa, where
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Textile

Maralunga 2-Seater Sofa by Vico Magistretti for Cassina, 1990s
By Vico Magistretti, Cassina
Located in RADOMSKO, PL
, forming a built-in headrest. Experience unparalleled relaxation and style with the Maralunga Sofa, where
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Antique Period American Federal Highly Carved Mahogany Sofa Circa 1800
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Circa 1800 American Federal highly carved mahogany sofa with scrolled carved headrest, curvelinear
Category

Antique Early 19th Century American Federal Sofas

Materials

Cotton, Velvet, Mahogany

B & B Italia Édouard Three-Seater Sofa by Antionio Citterio
By B&B Italia, Antonio Citterio
Located in Southampton, NY
B & B Italia Édouard Three-Seater Sofa by Antionio Citterio The Édouard sofas have been designed to
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Sofas

Materials

Steel

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Rodolfo Dordoni ''Sail Out' Outdoor Sofa, Metal by Cassina
By Rodolfo Dordoni, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Sofa designed by Rodolfo Dordoni in 2020. Manufactured by Cassina in Italy. Inspired by the
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

Sity Sofa by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia, 1986
By Antonio Citterio
Located in Premariacco, IT
Classic of Italian design, this Sity sofa by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia presents itself in its
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Plastic

1970s 2-Seater Maralunga Sofa by Vico Magistretti for Cassina
By Cassina, Vico Magistretti
Located in Grand Cayman, KY
comfortable. The height of the sofa with fully extended headrest is 40 in (100 cm) and 30 in (71 cm) when
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Wool

Livingston Small Sofa in Kami White Upholstery with Chrome by Giuseppe Viganò
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Livingston creates a surprising effect through an unexpected use of the headrest which, by a simple
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Livingston Small Sofa in Red Velvet Upholstery with Chrome by Giuseppe Viganò
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Livingston creates a surprising effect through an unexpected use of the headrest which, by a simple
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Livingston Large Sofa in Red Velvet Upholstery with Chrome by Giuseppe Viganò
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Livingston creates a surprising effect through an unexpected use of the headrest which, by a simple
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Livingston Large Sofa in Kami White Upholstery with Chrome by Giuseppe Viganò
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Livingston creates a surprising effect through an unexpected use of the headrest which, by a simple
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Livingston Small Sofa in Lusso White Upholstery with Chrome by Giuseppe Viganò
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Livingston creates a surprising effect through an unexpected use of the headrest which, by a simple
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Livingston Large Sofa in Lusso White Upholstery with Chrome by Giuseppe Viganò
By Saba Italia
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Livingston creates a surprising effect through an unexpected use of the headrest which, by a simple
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Upholstery

Maralunga 675 Sofa, Armchair and Ottoman by Vico Magistretti for Cassina
By Vico Magistretti, Cassina
Located in Dronten, NL
Maralunga 2-seat sofa with matching lounge chair and ottoman, designed by Vico Magistretti for
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Velvet

Postmodern 80s Convertible Black Leather + Chrome DeSede Ds140 Sofa Reto Frigg
By De Sede
Located in Basel, BS
-- with a Chrome frame. This sofa is extremely versatile and it converts into various configurations, to
Category

Vintage 1980s Swiss Post-Modern Sofas

Materials

Chrome

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Zabuton Sofa, Handmade Japanese Futon on Modular Maple Frame, Kvadrat
By UMÉ Studio
Located in Oakland, CA
The Zabuton Sofa is available in infinite configurations. It is customizable through modular system
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Sofas

Materials

Maple

Luigi Caccia Dominioni for Azucena ‘Toro’ Sofa in Dark Forest Green Upholstery
By Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Azucena
Located in Waalwijk, NL
headrest. The shape of the sofa is bulky, full and round which also gives off the general feel of a full
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Post-Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

DS-450 Adjustable Leather Modern Sofa or Armchair by De Sede
By De Sede, Thomas Althaus
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sofa DS-450 with adjustable elements by De Sede. Master of transformation: From sofa to double
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Empire Mahogany Wood and Veneer Sofa from the Late 19th Century
Located in Opole, PL
Empire Mahogany wood and veneer sofa from the late 19th century We present you this antique Empire
Category

Antique Late 19th Century European Empire Sofas

Materials

Mahogany, Upholstery

1960s Percival Lafer Large Lounge Sofa Frame Jacaranda Rosewood from Brazil
By Percival Lafer
Located in Chula Vista, CA
1960s Percival Lafer Large Jacaranda Rosewood Sofa Frame made in Brazil Unmarked. Attribution
Category

Vintage 1960s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Rosewood

DS-450 Adjustable Leather Modern Sofa or Armchair by De Sede
By Thomas Althaus, De Sede
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sofa DS-450 with adjustable elements by De Sede. Master of transformation: From sofa to double
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swiss Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather

Sergio Rodrigues Tonico Sofa, By OCA/Meia-Pataca, Brazil, 1962 for Reupholstery
By Sergio Rodrigues
Located in Oakland, CA
The Sergio Rodrigues Tonico sofa, produced by OCA/Meia-Pataca in 1962, features a frame constructed
Category

Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Fabric, Hardwood

Vintage Leather and Palmwood Three-Seat Sofa by Pacific Green, c1990s
By Pacific Green
Located in Chino Hills, CA
Immerse yourself in the charm of this Pacific Green vintage 'Messina" sofa from the 1990s crafted
Category

1990s Australian Organic Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Palmwood, Rope

Paolo Piva Alanda Black Leather Convertible Sofa, B&B Italia, 1980s
By B&B Italia, Paolo Piva
Located in Basel, BS
Paolo Piva Alanda A rectangular two-seater sofa with mobile headrests and armrests covered
Category

Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Sofas

Materials

Metal

'Franco' Sofa in solid hard wood, Sérgio Rodrigues, Brazilian Mid-Century Modern
By Sergio Rodrigues
Located in Sao Paulo, SP
headrest. Unlike typical sofas, the Franco boasts an extended row of cylindrical headrests that span across
Category

Mid-20th Century Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Off White Bull Leather Upholstered Sofa by de Sede for Pace Collection
By Pace Furniture Company
Located in Montreal, QC
De Sede for Pace Colelction bull leather sofa with very high quality Stitched leather. In three
Category

Vintage 1980s Sofas

Materials

Leather

Vintage Mid Century Modern Brown Leather Three Seat Sofa from Denmark
Located in Round Top, TX
At almost 6' long, the tall back of this mid-century modern sofa creates strong presence along with
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Leather, Wood, Beech

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Sofa With Headrest For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the sofa with headrest you’re looking for. A sofa with headrest — often made from animal skin, leather and wood — can elevate any home. Find 31 options for an antique or vintage sofa with headrest now, or shop our selection of 116 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect sofa with headrest — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A sofa with headrest made by mid-century modern designers — as well as those associated with modern — is very popular. A well-made sofa with headrest has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Pieter Compernol, Stephanie Grusenmeyer & Jerôme Barrier, Pieter Compernol & Stephanie Grusenmeyer and Cassina are consistently popular.

How Much is a Sofa With Headrest?

The average selling price for a sofa with headrest at 1stDibs is $7,300, while they’re typically $450 on the low end and $60,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Seating for You

With entire areas of our homes reserved for “sitting rooms,” the value of quality antique and vintage seating cannot be overstated.

Fortunately, the design of side chairs, armchairs and other lounge furniture — since what were, quite literally, the early perches of our ancestors — has evolved considerably.

Among the earliest standard seating furniture were stools. Egyptian stools, for example, designed for one person with no seat back, were x-shaped and typically folded to be tucked away. These rudimentary chairs informed the design of Greek and Roman stools, all of which were a long way from Sori Yanagi's Butterfly stool or Alvar Aalto's Stool 60. In the 18th century and earlier, seats with backs and armrests were largely reserved for high nobility.

The seating of today is more inclusive but the style and placement of chairs can still make a statement. Antique desk chairs and armchairs designed in the style of Louis XV, which eventually included painted furniture and were often made of rare woods, feature prominently curved legs as well as Chinese themes and varied ornaments. Much like the thrones of fairy tales and the regency, elegant lounges crafted in the Louis XV style convey wealth and prestige. In the kitchen, the dining chair placed at the head of the table is typically reserved for the head of the household or a revered guest.

Of course, with luxurious vintage or antique furnishings, every chair can seem like the best seat in the house. Whether your preference is stretching out on a plush sofa, such as the Serpentine, designed by Vladimir Kagan, or cozying up in a vintage wingback chair, there is likely to be a comfy classic or contemporary gem for you on 1stDibs.

With respect to the latest obsessions in design, cane seating has been cropping up everywhere, from sleek armchairs to lounge chairs, while bouclé fabric, a staple of modern furniture design, can be seen in mid-century modern, Scandinavian modern and Hollywood Regency furniture styles.

Admirers of the sophisticated craftsmanship and dark woods frequently associated with mid-century modern seating can find timeless furnishings in our expansive collection of lounge chairs, dining chairs and other items — whether they’re vintage editions or alluring official reproductions of iconic designs from the likes of Hans Wegner or from Charles and Ray Eames. Shop our inventory of Egg chairs, designed in 1958 by Arne Jacobsen, the Florence Knoll lounge chair and more.

No matter your style, the collection of unique chairs, sofas and other seating on 1stDibs is surely worthy of a standing ovation.

Questions About Sofa With Headrest
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    An Ethiopian headrest is a carved wood item with a curved top. The Oromo people used them as pillows because they provided support for the head and neck but didn't disturb their hair. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of Ethiopian headrests.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    African headrests were used to cradle the neck and elevate the head for sleeping. The headrests come in a variety of shapes and sometimes feature intricate designs, even leaving forms of the tree trunks from which they were carved. Shop a collection of African headrests from some of the world’s top sellers 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.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    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 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.

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