Different Types Of Sofa Shapes

Sofas are an essential element of a living room and they come in a variety of shapes, sizes & styles. So, each sofa shape has its unique visual features and distinct history.

Following are some sofa shapes that can be commonly found in households:

  • Chesterfield Sofa: In 18th century, the fourth Earl of Chesterfield, England is believed to be the one to have asked for a sofa so that he could sit upright without wrinkling his suit. The sofas are made of leather, have rolled arms and their backs are of the same height as the arms.
  • Cabriole Sofa: The legs of the sofa curve outward at the top and the lower portion curves inward to form S-shape. The main features include an exposed and usually carved wooden frame, the arms are slightly lower than its back and no back cushions.
  • English Rolled Arm Sofa: It is a super cozy & comfortable sofa and is also known as the Club sofa. The sofa has a tight back, soft big cushions, recessed arms and low turned legs. It adds warmth to the contemporary decor in modern homes.
  • Camelback Sofa: The main features of this sofa are its arched back that reaches a high rise point in the middle, rolled or square arms, upholstery, no back cushions and exposed legs.
  • Knole Sofa: This shape dates back to the early 1600’s when sofas did not exist. The sofa has a straight and high back with angled adjustable arms. The back and arms are connected by finials wrapped in cords. If used in a modern house, they add a classic touch to it.
  • Bridgewater Sofa: This elegant and comfortable sofa is great for lounging. It has a softly rolled back, low arms and padded cushions for extra comfort. It is also known as the birch-arm sofa or the English three-seater.
  • Lawson Sofa: An extra comfortable sofa, the Lawson sofa, comes with an overstuffed back and layered pillows. It is characterized by three back cushions and slightly rolled or square arms that are lower than the back.
  • Mid-Century Modern Sofa: This sofa has a streamlined form and has low legs that are usually square in shape. These sofas have powerful geometry, organic shapes and a retro appearance. They can add a very interesting effect to modern interiors.
  • Tuxedo Sofa: Named after the town of Tuxedo Park in New York, these sofas have arms that are of the same height as their backs. Pillows are optional in these elegant sofas.
  • Sectional Sofa: The sectional sofa is a modern and functional sofa that is characterized by a practical design and a combination of end and corner units, recliners, chaises and ottomans.

To know more about sofas in Killeen, call Ashley HomeStore at (254) 634- 5900. You can visit the store at 1101 South W S Young Drive Killeen, TX- 76543.