A sofa in neutral hues that vary between pristine white to light browns and bluish-grays are generally the norm in most living rooms… that is, till just a few years ago! Today’s living rooms are going down a more exciting path with revitalized trends from ravishing 80s and nostalgic 70s making a grand comeback. A colorful and striking sofa is definitely a part of this exuberant new look. Visually captivating and yet still decidedly modern, here are 30 latest sofas and sectionals that combine comfort with color and panache –
Danish designer Phillip Grass‘s Accelerator Sofa is a sleekly futuristic furniture concept. With its jet engine-shaped armrests, the sexy seat is the grown-up version of a race-car bed. This minimalistic design looks awesome, but for now is just an interesting concept.
The feeling that beige captures so well is one of comfort and security that we all yearn for within our homes. Emphasise that feeling by adding some wooden pieces to your neutral living room. A relaxing atmosphere by the fireplace calls for a color palette that knows how to channel tranquility. You could hardly find a better choice than beige. There are plenty of beige hues to play with, from soft cream to dark sand. You can easily layer them within one room and awaken the traditional ambiance. Use the brightest hues of beige to capitalize on the room’s incredible lightness, but balance the scale by framing some wall art in black frames.
The Morpheo Sofa Bed features attached lights for reading — whether you’re sitting up or lying down.
Modular sofas – they are quickly becoming the next big thing in contemporary living rooms. Allowing you to use the small urban living room in multiple ways and turning the large, open living area into a more social setting, modular sofas work well in pretty much every home. Apart from allowing you to easily move around individual pieces to fashion multiple compositions, modular sofa units also give you the convenience of adding more seating with growing family needs. Adaptable, fun and undoubtedly colorful, they bring an air of playfulness to the living room.
Rodolfo Rocchetti from Tappezzeria Rocchetti is a master upholsterer from Rome who makes creative pieces of furniture. These animal sofas would work if you had a wild theme for your home. Animal lovers, take note: These are all made from faux fur.
Patchwork is most often associated with quilts. Once a craft born out of economic necessity, patchwork quilts still enjoy widespread popularity. However, British designer Lisa Whatmough of Squint Limited has adapted the patchwork technique as upholstery material for her fun and funky bespoke furniture line. Just one of her chic furniture pieces will brighten up any dark corner. These are extraordinarily vivid focal pieces.
Flavor Design Studio has converted an actual clawfoot tub into a comfortable sofa. Now you won’t have to deal with wrinkled skin if you decide to stay in the bath too long. What a great way to repurpose an old bathtub.
The Yang Sofa can be interlocked to form a sofa or a sectional. You can create a range of different groupings using up to four left- or right-arm sofas. Designer Francois Bauchet created this brilliant sofa for Ligne Roset.
This modern sofa by designer Manfred Wakolbinger is the first furniture piece that the renowned Austrian sculptor has created for Wittmann. Both work of art and functional seat, the Chill Out was inspired by the designer’s visits to the Orient and suites of the 1970s. This versatile seating unit provides multiple functions as a sofa and double recliner that can accommodate several people (a solo recliner also is available). The design features rows of hand-rolled cushions that have been painstakingly crafted to produce a sleek yet textural aesthetic.