22 Statement Sofas

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Velvet Green Sectional Sofa designed by Charles Zana

 

I’m shopping for a new sofa. I’ve never actually bought a new one before for myself. Whilst shopping and pinning I have found so many beautiful, statement pieces that challenge my ‘comfort over sleekness’ mantra that i’ve been repeating the last few months. We aren’t fancy people and buying a fancy sofa isn’t our style, but I’m so drawn to so many of these, so much so that a roundup seemed to be in order. If I had 10 living rooms, where I could decorate it to just be sat in occasionally, I would buy one of these. But we don’t, and we need comfort so most of these are out of the question. But we can gape at them, can’t we?

 

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Steam-Bent Sofa by GamFratesi

 

That kind of caning puts Tonya Harding to shame. So elegant and with such intent.

 

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Black Leather Sofa by Front

 

You are kinda ugly but your proportions are dramatic and full of tension. I’m interested.

 

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Vladimir Kagan-Blue Floating Curved Sofa

 

Kagan can do no wrong. I think my former sofa (America’s sofa) was a Kagan. I’m moving forward, not backwards but I still love this beauty.

 

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Deco Leather Sofa

 

The lines say ‘deco’, the proportions say ‘2016’, and all of it screams ‘I’m very beautiful and you will be more interesting the second you sit on me’.

 

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Pink Lady Sofa by Anne Boysen

 

This one is new, and I deeply appreciate a new design with ballsy style and such interesting lines. And in pink.

 

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Vintage Green Sofa 

 

This is the perfect entryway sofa for a bad-ass. It says “come in, sit down .. but watch your step”, figuratively.

 

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Carl Malmsten Sofa | $7,239

 

There are a lot of repros of these right now, but you can’t reproduce these PERFECT proportions. It’s like Marilyn Monroe’s body – it looks average, but it ain’t.

 

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Sofa by Fendi Casa

 

Sup, Sexy? I long to put a sofa like this in a hotel bar, but I fear that it would never look comfortable in my own home. It’s far too serious, what with its blue steel eyes.

 

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Sandrine Sofa | Made to order

 

The shape is vintage but this is new. This is part of a large trend of tiny feet which i’ve never been truly on board with. Like a runway model, visually it looks sleek and beautiful, but you don’t feel like you can really plop down on it without breaking those skinny legs.

 

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Love Me Tender Sofa by Patricia Urquiola

 

This is new and wonderful. We should absolutely have more kissing sofas. I want my house to have a lobby right now so bad so I can use something like this.

 

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Fritz Neth Correcta Style Sofa | $5,346

 

The proportions are sleek and airy (since the sofa is shorter it works). This belongs in a living room near a larger sofa or an office or guest room. Clearly its not the tv watching sofa but that doesn’t mean it’s not the main feature.

 

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Simone Sofa by Sputnik Design 

 

There seems to be a trend here: curvy, slim and pink. I’m into it.

 

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Verner Panton Pantheon Sofa | $6,500

 

Listen, it’s insane if not totally ugly but in a different color palette you’d like to look at it (at least). This could be black, white and gray or all gray linen, or different shades of light pink, or all caramel leather … It’s not good as is, but I applaud the balls the designer had. Nice job, Verner.

 

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Milo Baughman Brass Sectional Sofa $35,000

 

We are replicating this for a client right now (on a smaller level). It’s both powerful and feminine.

 

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La Gondola Sofa by Edward Wormley | $42,500

 

This sofa makes me nervous to sit, but happy to stare.

 

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Charcoal Quilted Sofa

 

Another new sofa that is doing something interesting, in a beautiful modern, unexpected way.

 

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Sofa by Jorge Zalszupin | $24,000

 

Again. It looks simple but try to replicate this without messing up the proportions and you’ll probably fail. Hint: this sofa is ALL about it’s proportions so don’t even try.

 

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Teal Sofa

 

I love the subtle romance. It makes me want to be an actress in a silent film. Except that I’m a talkaholic so I’d just look like a babbling, frenetic, frantic insane lady on a beautiful, wonderful sofa.

 

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Arc Sofa

 

That is how you do it. If you are going to have skinny legs they must be short.

 

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In case you’re quite not ready to break the bank on one of these statement sofas, be sure to check out our affordable sofa roundup for some that are a little bit more budget friendly.

 

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