The Best Modern Upholstered Sofas In Every Design Style and Trend

Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 25 of the best modern upholstered sofas in a variety of the top interior design styles and trends.

 

Over the last few years, my love for trendy modern upholstered sofas has grown exponentially. They are the perfect addition to any living room and will look fabulous paired with a rustic coffee table, an elegant cabinet, a contemporary side table, and classic leather armchairs to name a few! Modern upholstered sofas are incredibly versatile and are ideal for any home regardless of interior design style as they will elevate and modernize any living room, family room, or bedroom! 

While browsing for gorgeous modern upholstered sofas, I fell in love with so many different square arm and slope arm beauties! They are ideal for the coastal abode, the modern farmhouse, the mid-century space, and the rustic living room! The thing I love the most about these gorgeous sofas is they will evolve as your style changes over the next few years. They will look great adorned with your favorite decorative pillows and throw blankets. I personally love the luxurious Hermes Avalon blanket which has been spotted everywhere on social media these days. I ordered my sofa a few months ago and once it arrives I plan on accessorizing it with this beauty! 

Today, I’m excited to share 25 of the best modern upholstered sofas in a variety of the top interior design styles, trends, and colors! Some are actually on sale for the time being!

Classic Upholstered Sofas With A Modern Twist

One of the many things I love about Pottery Barn furniture is it can be customized in the color and type of fabric of your choice! This beautiful blush Pottery Barn Pearce Modern Square Arm Upholstered Sofa is a must. You can’t go wrong with the deep seat, loose cushions, and square arms! This stunner comes in three different sizes and will look great in any living room.

Pottery Barn Pearce Modern Square Arm Upholstered Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Pottery Barn Pearce Modern Square Arm Upholstered Sofa

 

 

The beautiful and incredibly popular Pottery Barn Big Sur Square Arm Upholstered Sofa is an absolute dream and is fully customizable – from the size to the seat cushions, back cushions, fabric, and color! It is ideal for any living room regardless of size and is destined to be a favorite for years to come!

Pottery Barn Big Sur Square Arm Upholstered Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Pottery Barn Big Sur Square Arm Upholstered Sofa

 

 

This gorgeous Serena & Lily Barton Sofa can be customized in the color/print fabric of your choice! It will look great in your modern coastal or modern farmhouse inspired living room.

Serena & Lily Barton Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Serena & Lily Barton Sofa

 

 

This cozy, plush Anthropologie Denver Sofa is available in multiple colors and fabrics including Montauk performance linen talc. It looks so inviting and is the perfect spot to watch tv, work from home or take a nap.

Anthropologie Denver Sofa Montauk Performance Linen Talc modern upholstered sofas
Anthropologie Denver Sofa Color/Fabric Montauk Performance Linen Talc

 

 

When it comes to sofas, sectionals, and armchairs, I typically stick with neutrals, but I had to share this gorgeous Anthropologie Relaxed Saguaro Sofa in the fabric/color Valencia Linen in Seaglass. Isn’t it fabulous? I simply adore it! If you’d prefer a white sofa or different color, you’ll be pleased to learn that it is available in a multitude of colors and fabrics!

Anthropologie Relaxed Saguaro Sofa Valencia Linen in Seaglass modern upholstered sofas
Anthropologie Relaxed Saguaro Sofa Valencia Linen in Seaglass

 

 

Crate&Barrel’s chic and sophisticated Willow Modern Slipcovered Sofa has long been a favorite of mine! Even though I ordered a different sofa a few months ago for my living room, I’m contemplating purchasing this one for my family room. It is exquisite, incredibly versatile, and will look amazing in any home regardless of style or interior design trend. I love that the slipcover is machine washable, making it ideal for those of us who have pets or accidentally spill coffee from time to time!

Crate&Barrel Willow Modern Slipcovered Sofa white modern upholstered sofas
Crate&Barrel Willow Modern Slipcovered Sofa

 

 

The famed Willow sofas look amazing in this modern rustic living room!

Crate&Barrel Willow Modern Slipcovered Sofa rustic living room
Crate&Barrel Willow Modern Slipcovered Sofa

 

 

This must have Crate&Barrel Gather Petite Apartment Sofa is 76″Wx38″ Dx26″H! It is perfect for a small living room, condo or apartment. Like most of the sofas I have featured today, it too can be customized in the color and fabric of your choice.

Crate&Barrel Gather Petite Apartment Sofa Champagne modern upholstered sofas
Crate&Barrel Gather Petite Apartment Sofa Champagne

 

 

Midcentury Modern Upholstered Sofas

I tend to gravitate toward classic pieces with a modern twist, but I’m head over heels in love with this stunning midcentury modern Palma Upholstered Sofa! This gorgeous sofa with a bench cushion stopped me in my tracks as soon as I spotted it. I can’t get enough of it! This beauty is quite the showstopper and will garner compliments for years to come. I can see pairing it with blush pink cushions, a glamorous marble coffee table, or a gold coffee table with a glass top. How about you?

Pottery Barn Palma Upholstered Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Pottery Barn Palma Upholstered Sofa

 

 

The West Elm Harmony Sofa has long been a favorite of mine! I have featured it on the blog and on LTK numerous times over the years. It is absolutely breathtaking and perfect for any space! This stunner comes in multiple sizes, fabrics, and colors. I love that you can customize the depth and seat cushions, so you can ensure it fits your needs and is perfect for your humble abode. The best part is this best-selling sustainably sourced piece is currently on sale! Don’t miss out on this beauty.

West Elm Harmony Sofa modern upholstered sofas
West Elm Harmony Sofa

 

 

This trendy, budget-friendly ALLMODERN Breanna 84″ Recessed Arm Sofa in the color “Venga Mole Light Gray” almost seems too good to be true! It is available in quite a few colors, has amazing reviews, is currently on sale (42% off), and ships for free! If you’ve shopped for furniture at all this year, you know many retailers are having delays due to shortages, but this beauty will be delivered within a few weeks!!

ALLMODERN Breanna 84" Recessed Arm Sofa Venga Mole Light Gray modern upholstered sofas
ALLMODERN Breanna 84″ Recessed Arm Sofa Venga Mole Light Gray

 

 

Here is another fabulous ALLMODERN sofa that is currently on sale and is beloved by many! It is under $1000, comes in a multitude of colors, and ships for free!

AllModern 86" Square Arm Standard Sofa Sapphire Dark Gray modern upholstered sofas
AllModern 86″ Square Arm Standard Sofa Sapphire Dark Gray

 

 

The gorgeous AllModern Lacy 81″ Square Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions (color Mushroom) is so popular that it is nearly sold out! If this beauty is on your wish list make sure you grab it ASAP as it is currently on sale for less than $790 with free shipping! I’m not sure when it will be restocked in all colors, hopefully soon!

AllModern Lacy 81" Square Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions Color Mushroom modern upholstered sofas
AllModern Lacy 81″ Square Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions Color Mushroom

 

 

Wayfair has quite a few midcentury modern upholstered sofas on sale this month, it’s unbelievable! I can’t get enough of this AllModern Laila 84″ Square Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions in dark gray. It’s currently deeply discounted and less than $900 with free shipping.

AllModern Laila 84" Square Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions Dark Gray midcentury modern upholstered sofas
AllModern Laila 84″ Square Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions Dark Gray

 

 

Gorgeous Modern Elegant Upholstered Sofa

Friends, I am officially obsessed with this incredibly elegant and sophisticated Serena and Lily Eastgate Sofa in the color: Perennials Basketweave White. It is fully customizable in the color/print fabric of your choice. I just noticed that it is available in blush, so of course, I had to customize it in that color! 😉 It is beyond stunning! This is one that I will have to order once I start decorating my home office.

Serena and Lily Eastgate Sofa Perennials Basketweave White modern upholstered sofas
Serena and Lily Eastgate Sofa Perennials Basketweave White

 

 

Serena and Lily Eastgate Sofa Perennials Basketweave White modern upholstered sofas
Serena & Lily Eastgate Sofa Perennials Basketweave White

 

 

Must Have Modern Contemporary Upholstered Sofas

My love is strong for this breathtaking Pottery Barn Bodega Upholstered Sofa with a “contemporary curved back”. It comes in three sizes and in multiple fabrics/colors. I adore how they accessorized this charming sofa with textured cushions! It looks amazing with the rustic bookcase, modern floor lamp, and round coffee table. This trendy modern contemporary living room is an absolute dream.

Pottery Barn Bodega Upholstered Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Pottery Barn Bodega Upholstered Sofa

 

 

I’m officially obsessed with this gorgeous West Elm Marin Sofa! It is a must for the modern coastal or modern contemporary home. I love that you can customize it in your favorite color and fabric! Not only that, you can customize the size ensuring it’s ideal for your living room, family room, den, or bedroom.

West Elm Marin Sofa modern upholstered sofas
West Elm Marin Sofa

 

 

How phenomenal is this comfy and cozy West Elm Harmony Modular Sofa? This handcrafted beauty comes in two sizes, can be customized in the color and fabric of your choice, and is currently on sale!

West Elm Harmony Modular Sofa modern upholstered sofas
West Elm Harmony Modular Sofa

 

 

I can’t get enough of this luxurious Greenguard gold certified Williams Sonoma Home Laguna Sofa. It is fully customizable from the size to the fabric/color, number of seat cushions, cushion fill, and finish! It is absolutely breathtaking and will be a staple in your formal living room or family room for decades.

Williams Sonoma Home Laguna Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Williams Sonoma Home Laguna Sofa

 

 

How amazing does the Williams Sonoma Home Catalina Sofa look in this contemporary coastal living room? This gorgeousness can be customized in a variety of ways to complement your new and/or existing furniture!

Williams Sonoma Home Catalina Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Williams Sonoma Home Catalina Sofa

 

 

If you’re searching for a versatile modern upholstered sofa, you have to check out the Williams Sonoma Home Yountville Sofa! I can’t believe how fabulous it looks in contemporary, rustic, and coastal living rooms. It is fully customizable and will elevate any home!

Williams Sonoma Home Yountville Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Williams Sonoma Home Yountville Sofa

 

 

Crate&Barrel has so many gorgeous modern living room furniture essentials, it’s unbelievable! I absolutely adore their marvelous sofas, especially this stunning Lounge 93″ Sofa. It comes in a wide array of colors including this best-selling shade of white!

Crate&Barrel Lounge 93 Sofa modern upholstered sofas
Crate&Barrel Lounge 93″ Sofa

 

 

Modern Upholstered Sleeper Sofas

Do you do a lot of entertaining or host family sleepovers? If so, you’ll definitely want a sleeper sofa. This phenomenal Pottery Barn York Roll Arm Upholstered Sleeper Sofa is a must! It has classic roll arms with the style of “modern European sofas.” This beauty is destined to be a favorite for years to come.

Pottery Barn York Roll Arm Deep Seat Upholstered Side Sleeper modern upholstered sofas
Pottery Barn York Roll Arm Deep Seat Upholstered Side Sleeper

 

 

The incredibly popular York sleeper is also available with modern square arms!

Pottery Barn York Square Arm Deep Seat Upholstered Side Sleeper modern upholstered sofas
Pottery Barn York Square Arm Deep Seat Upholstered Side Sleeper

 

 

How fabulous is this Pottery Barn York slope arm upholstered sleeper sofa? It is an absolute dream! This lovely sofa is available in a variety of fabrics and colors and comes with a memory foam mattress so you can sleep in comfort. I love that you can customize the cushion! While I prefer bench cushions, I know many people like multiple cushions. You truly can make this sofa your own, so you and your family can enjoy it for years to come.

Pottery Barn York Slope Arm Deep Seat Upholstered Side Sleeper modern upholstered sofas
Pottery Barn York Slope Arm Deep Seat Upholstered Side Sleeper

 

 

This gorgeous budget-friendly Wayfair Custom Upholstery Lesley 87″ Square Arm Sofa Bed comes in conversation pearl and in 144 other colors! It is cost-effective at under $1,000 with free shipping. This lovely sofa has an amazing 4.7 out of 5-star reviews! It is currently on sale and is 13% off. Don’t miss out on this incredible deal!

Wayfair Custom Upholstery Lesley 87" Square Arm Sofa Bed Conversation Pearl modern upholstered sofas
Wayfair Custom Upholstery Lesley 87″ Square Arm Sofa Bed Conversation Pearl

 

 

Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 25 of the best modern upholstered sofas in a variety of styles, colors, trends and price ranges!

 

 

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