What's new in sofas for 2020? Read on and find out! We've rounded up the latest sofa trends so you can make an informed purchase and create an of-the-moment look at the same time. In the new year we'll be seeing a variety of trends, some borne out of fashion and design, while others are all about lifestyle.
If a luxe look is what you most admire, you'll love 2020! Sofa trends in the new year focus on richly textured fabrics, especially velvet; it is soft to the touch and durable, yet looks super expensive. Of all the fabric options velvet is the clear-cut winner here; others such as leather and suede will also be popular, though to a slightly lesser extent. Think of fabrics that invite you to touch them, but also happen to be very comfortable.
This is a smaller, yet important stylistic detail: in 2020 you are bound to notice contrast piping on many pieces of upholstery. It isn't always the colour of the piping that will stand out either; sometimes it's simply a change of materials while the overall colour story remains tone-on-tone. Picture satin trim on a velvet couch, or leather trim on suede. Expect to see contrast piping on accent pillows too!
Nothing quite rivals the glamour of a richly coloured couch; it screams confidence and announces an intentional design direction. Sofa trends for 2020 include bold, vibrant colours, particularly midnight blue, emerald green, pink, and burnt orange. Contrasted against walls painted in a soft neutral—and ideally in a room blessed with plentiful natural light, as above—the look is both dramatic and dynamic. Of course you can go equally deep (and complementary) with your wall colour for an all-out wow. You can't go wrong either way!
If jewel tones aren't your thing, don't despair! Sofa trends for the new year have something for everyone. Soft, neutral, earth tones and soothing shades of taupe are making their way back into the mainstream again. After years of grey's dominance, some are starting to cool on the colour! Welcome in warmer tones in a move towards an airier, more natural and organic feel.
Some credit this particular sofa trend to our modern tendency to nest at home and binge-watch our favourite programs for hours. To do this comfortably you need a big, lounge-friendly sofa, one that offers deep, plush seating you can sink into and really relax. It only makes sense; if you happen to be in the market for a new couch, why not buy one that will provide unmatched comfort the whole year through?
These sofas all offer a unique take on modern design. Figure out which attracts you the most, or look for a combination of elements! Thanks for reading and don't forget to follow the Marina Homes blog for more great home decor tips.