In 2019 we’re expecting sofa trends to take a shift toward the small-scale and versatile – but that doesn’t mean luxury and style are taking a back seat. We’ve broken down the latest sofa trends by style, color, and material. Here are some of the top looks for 2019 …
Trending Sofa Styles
This year we’re seeing more and more sofas with slim, small-profile designs. Maximizing space is a priority for many people in 2019, so you’ll also see a trend toward multi-functional sleeper sofas or convertible futons.
One of this year’s biggest sofa trends is the use of slim-profile, space-saving pieces. Rather than a single oversized sofa or sectional, consider incorporating a pair of smaller couches. If you’re low on space in the living room, a downsized sofa will provide much more balance than a larger couch.
Sofas with curvy, rounded edges are also having a major moment in 2019. Use traditional ’70s colors such as mustard, sage, and persimmon to add dose of vintage flair. To keep your space anchored in the modern era, choose of-the-moment shades like cobalt blue or orchid pink.
If you regularly host guests but don’t have a designated guest bedroom, a convertible sofa may be for you. Whether you prefer a simple futon that folds down flat or a full-sized sleeper sofa, you can be sure your guests are sleeping in comfort.
Sofa Color Trends
The use of color is one of 2019’s biggest trends when it comes to home design and furniture. From paint and décor to bedding and upholstery, there’s never been a better time to express yourself with your favorite shades.
Deep Jewel Tones
One of the hottest sofa color trends is the use of bold, rich jewel tones. Deep purples, emerald greens, and shades of blue ranging from teal to sapphire to navy are taking over homes across the globe. A statement sofa is the perfect way to infuse this trend into your own space.
Pretty in Pink
From blush and baby pink to salmon and dusty rose, a feminine pink sofa can make any space feel a little softer, warmer, and sweeter. If pink isn’t quite your thing, we’re also seeing a major trend toward purple-y tones such as lavender and mauve.
Night Watch Green
This dark, moody shade of green has been named 2019’s Color of the Year by PPG Paints. This hue is wholly versatile, striking a perfect balance of earthy charm and dramatic glamour. We think this trending shade would look right at home in any space, regardless of style.
Material & Upholstery Trends
Luxurious fabrics and detailed tufting aren’t going anywhere in 2019. Velvet endures as an on-trend staple fabric, while quilting, channel tufting, and traditional button tufting continue to flourish. By contrast, old-school wooden sofa frames are also making a comeback.
As one of the hottest home upholstery trends, velvet has become a year-round staple in closets and common areas alike. No longer reserved for winter months and special occasions, velvet has become an everyday fabric that adds a touch of elegance and opulence to any space.
Add some retro flair to your living room with an exposed wooden sofa frame. Slim, delicate wooden legs and arms create a space-saving profile perfect for small spaces. To make a bolder statement, look for wood paneling that wraps all the way around the back and sides of the sofa.
Bold tufting is one of our favorite trends of the year, and we love how easy it is to incorporate into the living room. Traditional button tufting, vintage-inspired channel tufting, and the ultra-modern all-over look provide a healthy dose of detail and drama. Learn more about tufting with our article on 4 different types of tufting.
With these trends in mind, you can shop for your newest sofa with confidence. Check out Hayneedle’s incredible selection of styles, colors, and materials to find the perfect piece for your space.