Sofa bed, modular sofa, Love seat, Chaise sofa, Sectional, Rolled Arm sofa, Lounge suit, Recliner, Futon, Pulled Out sofa bed, Chesterfield, Recliner chair, Daybed, Divan!!! Puzzling, right? These are the names of the different kinds of sofas available in the market. Well, you might discover few more names if you browse the websites of the furniture stores for some more minutes!!! If you are wondering why so many names and types and how to choose the right kind for your convenience, then the article is for you. Actually, if you observe closely then you will see that many of them have different names but have same functions. Here are few popular types of sofa sets and their functions.
This is one of the most common type of sofas that has been used from the time of invention of sofas. As the name suggests, Love seats are conventionally made for two people. Comes in many styles and designs but the main specification remains the same- it’s a sofa for two people.
Sofa beds are multifunctional furniture pieces. In other word, it can be called as transformer! This type of sofa can transform into a recliner and then into a bed. So, these Sofa beds are not only a great place to sit but also a great place for you or your guests to lie down, perfect for modern city dwellers.
As you can see from the picture, the sectionals are luxurious, large sofas that have more than one pieces attached. The most common shapes are L-shaped Sectional and U-shaped Sectional. Since this usually takes more space, so ideal for big home with a spacious living space. For the same reason, it is not liked by many. However, give it a consideration if your space permits.
This type of sofas is best known for the attractive deep quilting and rolled arms. It can be of one seater, two-seater aka loveseat or even some manufacturer make three-seater Chesterfield sofa. This is a very popular choice as it takes less space and looks very beautiful in the living room.
Many of us get confused between a chaise lounge and divan sofas as both of them have few similarities. They are very much suitable for unwinding rather than just sitting. Some chaise lounges have an arm while others have no arm. Some are attached to the large sectional sofas while some are manufactured as a single item. Due to its specification, the chaise lounge is extremely popular in a large size bedroom décor.
The reclining sofa is a type of couch, but has grown in popularity as they’re great for unwinding and watching television. They do not look ideal for the formal living room setting, but very much suitable if you want a more comfy, casual setting.