Tuxedo, English, Lawson? No matter which is your favourite sofa design, there’s a fresh new take that’s the perfect fit for your space.
SECTIONAL Configured from ottomans and end units that behave as chaises, this modern design invites lounging and conversation. FRESH TAKE Lean and low, with slim cushions, the Hugo sectional sofa by Montauk is built to host a part. From $8,500. montauksofa.com
ENGLISH With low, turned legs, a rounded back and arms set back from the front of the seat, this design is quintessentially classy and comfortable. FRESH TAKE The Hyde Sofa by Ethan Allen offers comfy cushions layered in front of the tight back. From $3,949. ethanallen.ca
TUXEDO Just like the attire, the tuxedo sofa has a formal feel, with its arms as high as its back to create one clean line. FRESH TAKE For the casual variation on the tuxedo, opt for the Sabine sofa by Verellen, with down-filled cushions and organic Belgian linen From $5,650. verellen.com
MID-CENTURY It’s a classic when a design endures past its own era, thanks to squared lines, minimalist form and sleek, often squared legs. FRESH TAKE Go for Gus Modern's Spencer sofa, with blind-tufted cushions and stainless steel legs. $2,150. gusmodern.com
CAMELBACK A decidedly traditional style, the camelback’s sweeping curved back pairs with high, rolled arms and a tight back. FRESH TAKE For a slightly casual option, for for the linen slipcovered sofa by Lee Industries $2,895. leeindustries.com
CHESTERFIELD Often upholstered in leather, this sofa has high, distinctly scrolled arms and a tufted back, befitting Winston Churchill’s study. FRESH TAKE Break the rules with the low and graceful arms and bright velvet upholstery on the Foster sofa by Jonathan Alder From $2,800. jonathanadler.com
LAWSON With a low, squared back and even lower arms that can be square or rolled, this no-nonsense design appeals to both traditionalists and modernists. FRESH TAKE Show some leg with the Olivia sofa by Sarah Richardson. From $3,822. sarahrichardsondesign.com