10 living room sofa ideas that are eye candy for your scheme

As a living room staple – and often an investment buy – it can be tempting to play it safe when it comes to choosing a sofa. But we’re here to tell you there’s another way. We’ve seen so many inspiring living room sofa ideas that show that this key piece can be a serious source of style as well as comfort – as long as you’re willing to experiment with color, shape and pattern.

And we’re not the only ones who feel strongly about this. ‘The sofa is often the star of the living room,’ says Connecticut and Florida-based interior designer Billy Ceglia. He advocates for basing other living room ideas around it: ‘Just like any successful design scheme, the other elements of the room should play off the main focal element in size and scale to complement and enhance its shape and design.’