A sofa is one of the first pieces you’ll purchase to furnish a home. It’s also one of the trickiest to buy. The star and workhorse of any living room, the sofa should look good, feel comfortable, and be strong enough to support your Netflix binge sessions and maybe even a celebratory jump or two.
And then there’s the budget. For those who are ready to look beyond Ikea staples, know that it’s possible to find a quality modern sofa without shelling out several thousand bucks. To get you started, we scoured the web to find well-reviewed sofas of varying sizes and styles you can get for under $1,500 right now. Happy sofa hunting!
Burrow Nomad Sofa
Burrow | $1,395
Here’s a sofa that’s truly easy to assemble—we’ve seen it ourselves and it only takes minutes. This midcentury-inspired modular fabric sofa is available in a range of sizes, two arm rest heights, and a handful of fabric and leg colors.
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Article | $999
Velvet has been trending lately, and a rich emerald green sofa may just be the best way to channel the look. This soft but structured design fits the bill nicely. It features tufted bench seat, wooden legs, and what Article calls “dreamy Parisian apartment style.” Sold!
Crate and Barrel | $1,099
With clean lines and just a bit of curve, this simple, compact sofa is a good pick for small apartments. The Margot is available in a range of colors and patterns, from beige-y neutrals and deep reds to geometric and botanical prints.
Carly Sofa Bed
Joss & Main | $1258.60
For a no-nonsense shabby-chic sofa, check out this Wayfair find available in a variety of solid and patterned fabrics. The easygoing sleeper sofa is guest-ready and provides an instant laid-back beach cottage vibe.
Revolve Modern Sectional
Amazon Rivet | $555.15
If you’re looking for a sectional on a budget, this option from Amazon’s in-house furniture brand Rivet is a good one to consider. Currently available in the “Denim” or “Grey Weave” colors, the design includes a chaise that can be arranged on either end of the sofa.
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