If there’s one thing that can make a cool living room, it’s having an elegant modern sofa. Have you been hunting high and low on the internet for the cool sofa that will help you finish that room or perhaps even an elegant sofa to build an entire living room around? Sit back and browse through the 40 coolest modern sofas on the market today.
This sleek piece of furniture is by up-and-coming Spanish designer Jaimie Hayon for Barcelona Design. From the Showtime collection – we love the color of this leather sofa.
This sofa from Giovannetti of Italy is from the STAR collection – an organic form with metal buttons. In orange (above) or purple (below).
Taking it one step further, also from Giovannetti, is the SUPERSTAR model, with removable fire-retardant fabric. In white (above) and pink (below).
The Bahir sofa, from Cor, in a marvelous mustard tone. Doesn’t it look comfortable?
From Calia Italia comes Belle Epoque – and well named. We love this sofa – so decadent in either color (purple above, ash below).
Paper Cloud from Moroso is one of our favorite sofas. It is so deep and soft looking with an air of South Pacific.
There is even one in black which looks quite extravagant.
A modern fabric sofa from Deadgood – shaped like a capsule. Lots of soft places to fall on this one.
The Boa from Edra is another well-named piece. How funky is this free form sofa? The color is so rich and vivid.
Above is another unusual sofa from Edra – . The design consists of nine puffy cushions that are attached to a metal frame.
Also see: Unusual Sofas: 20 Creative Designs
The sleek Oslo series by Anderssen & Voll features this Scandinavian design sofa with the aluminum legs painted the same color as the Kvadrat fabric. We love the whole puffed pillow look. Source
The Sofa4Manhattan by Berto in pink is a real statement piece of furniture. You’ve heard of crowd funding but the prototype for this sofa was created with crowd crafting. The brainchild of more than 10 designers, this one’s got legs.
The Cosse sofa from Ligne Roset has a waffle fabric thing going on – and we love the moss green.
Rendondo by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso has a quilted texture – giving it a very comfortable appearance. And it’s inspired by the upholstered interiors of cars from the 1950s and 60s.
Missoni Home’s Top 4 Sectional is a casual sofa done in stunning fabric.
This Baroque sofa from POLaRT certainly caught our eye – what a gorgeous color.
Tom Dixon’s Wingback sofa in blue has copper legs.
This upholstered sofa back and seat with has the buttoned Galleria Collection Finish, with three decorative cushions, from Oak Industria.
POLaRT’s tufted three-seater – doesn’t it look like something out of the Adam’s Family? But yet, a striking piece in a minimalist room. Think concrete and pendant lights, loft height ceilings. It works.
French period furniture that is designed for modern, urban chic environments by Rococo.
Aurora by Selva has great lines and nice, deep cushions. Love the pink.
From the Ruche collection, a thoroughly leather sofa using a time-tested gathered fabric technique.
Moroso My Beautiful Backside uses floating cushions of various shapes, sizes and colors for a backrest.
GamFratesi Haiku is a furniture interpretation of a compact Japanese poetry form.
The Hardy wing-back sofa from Dare Studio has a commanding presence and is available in a choice of leathers or fabrics.
The inspiration for Gladis, by Aqua Creations, was a fingerprint. We can see that!
The Roche Bobois Bubble Sofa is a fun piece of furniture – available in assorted colors.
The MAN 3-seater leather sofa from NORR 11 is indeed, a masculine piece of furniture. It would look great in any man cave!
The Moroso RICH leather sofa would be perfectly at home in a wood-paneled library or den. Or equally at home in a modern room.
Alfredo Haberli’s DS-373 sofa has such angular lines – it almost qualifies as artwork.
The Togo Sofa features ergonomic design, foam construction and quilted coves
Patricia Urquiola’s Bohemian leather sofa is a glorious green with button tufting.
Paola Lenti’s Otto seating has a fresh, spring look. The rope cord cover is removable.
Gerasoni Nuvola’s 10 has a reversible cover with goose-down padding for sheer comfort. Source
The Pumpkin sofas were fashioned after pumpkins – a shell exterior and soft interior for sinking down into.
Ligne Roset’s Ploum is an extra-large sofa – it can accommodate four people in both comfort and style.
Roche Bobois’ Profile is from the Nouveau Classiques Collection and upholstered in Cabaret velvet.
Roche Bobois’ Nautil is upholstered in padded fabric with leather piping.
This cool is a 3-seater with capitoneed back, upholstered in a bright fabric.
Another Bahir Sofa, this one in blue. The style transcends the classic division between seat and backrest.
Longhi is a master of leather furniture and the king of tufting. This sofa is no exception.
Zanotta CLUB 1010 by Prospero Rasulo has a removable cover – fabric or leather – over a steel frame.
So there you have it, some of the coolest and most elegant modern sofas we’ve found lately. Which one is your favorite?