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Your sofa is the heart of your home. Just think about its role in everyday life: Fancy a Netflix binge? Hit the sofa. Ready for an afternoon nap? Hello, sofa. Friday night takeaway? Yep, it’s the sofa again
A high-quality sofa is a must for any living room. It's a piece of furniture we can't do without. So we've done some detective work to find the best places to buy a couch or sofa online.
Whether you're looking for an affordable sofa, a piece perfect for a smaller space or want something homegrown and made in the USA, you'll find a bunch of the best sofas and couches available online here at a mix of price points.
As one of the most used pieces of furniture in our home, you'll want to do your research before you commit, and the sofa brands listed below are great places to start. Get ready to open up a million tabs and find your perfect couch for afternoons of relaxing.
About: Albany Park was founded by Darryl and Jessica Sharpton after having a bad experience with buying a new sofa. The brand aims to eliminate decision fatigue and offers a range of three sofa models that meet the needs of the modern consumer. Its three models are available in velvet, faux leather, and fabric options.
About: Floyd is a Detroit-based direct-to-consumer brand. Its sofas are crafted with an emphasis on quality and honest materials. A modern design makes The Sofa perfect for almost any living space. It’s available in a range of colors and three configurations. Check out our review of the Floyd Sofa here.
About: Handcrafted furniture for the modern home. Maiden Home offers design-driven pieces and American craftsmanship quality. Every piece ships free with easy returns and a lifetime warranty. Maiden Home was founded to offer affordable luxury sofas to modern consumers who want more than the generic designs offered up by big-box stores.
About: Launched by the team behind Helix and Birch, Allform is a furniture brand offering customizable, American-made sofas in a variety of colors and sizes — from loveseats for small spaces all the way to five-seater sectionals for the whole family. Its frames are made from sustainably sourced kiln-dried and laminated hardwood and it uses heavy-duty scratch, pill, and stain-resistant fabrics. Allform also has a generous return policy with 100-day in-home trials.
We tested out the Allform sofa and though it was a little harder to build than expected, it was incredibly high-quality and comfortable — a perfect sofa for sitting back and relaxing with a good book.
Costs: You can pick up a 3-seat sofa for under $1,600
Shipping: Delivery is always free.
Reviews:Allform has over 110 reviews on its website with an average rating for 4.5-stars. Positive reviewers say the sofa is easy to assemble, comfortable and great value for money. If you’re feeling unsure, Allform offers a 100-day home trial.
Pictured above: 3-Seat Sofa with Chaise in Dark Blue.
About: Encompassing all styles, from Scandinavian to farmhouse, AllModern knows that great home decor and furnishings shouldn’t come at high prices. With a huge range of sofa styles and affordable options, AllModern (a part of Wayfair) is one of the most popular online retailers.
Styles: Sectionals, Loveseats, Sleeper Sofas
Costs: Sofas start at around $1,100.
Shipping: Free delivery when you spend over $35.
Reviews: Most AllModern sofas have plenty of reviews (sometimes hundreds), with many sofas having 4.5-5 out of 5 stars.
About: Founded in 2015 by Edgar Blazona, Benchmade Modern makes luxury, hand-crafted Mid-Century Modern sofas designed to fit into your life. All of its products are custom-made just for you and made in the USA. It has a wide range of upholstery fabrics to choose from (including leather, velvet, and performance fabrics) and you can also customize seat cushions, leg style, and seat depth.
About: With a mission to make beautifully designed, affordable furniture, New York-based Sabai uses sustainable materials and ethical manufacturing to create every piece in its collection. "Sabai's mission is to offer sustainable furniture with none of the sacrifice," says its co-founder Phantila Phataraprasit.
About: Founded to make high-end design more accessible, The Inside offers a range of highly customizable furniture online. Most pieces offer over 120 fabric styles and upholstery options to choose from (with fabric swatches available for $1 so you can see your favorite fabric in person before hitting purchase).
About: One of the longest established online furniture brands, first launching in 2013. Article's mission to make great style easy, long-lasting and well-priced. Article couches come in a wide range of Mid-Century inspired styles.
Styles: Sofas, Loveseats, Sectionals
Costs: From around $700.
Shipping: Flat-rate delivery across the US and Canada for $49.
Reviews: Article has hundreds of 5-star reviews on its website.
About: Born in Brooklyn in 2002, West Elm is a global design company dedicated to transforming people’s lives and spaces through creativity, style, and purpose. It curates a global selection of local, ethically sourced, and Fair Trade Certified products. West Elm has furniture stores across the United States and also sells its furniture online. It stocks a wide range of sectionals, sleeper sofas, recliners, loveseats.
About: Joybird was founded on the idea that people should never settle when it comes to their home furnishing. Its furniture is custom-made and built to meet the demands and unique tastes of modern life.
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