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The classic and beautiful Chesterfield sofa, a fresh comeback with lots of diversity

The Chesterfield sofa is one of those classics that never go out of fashion. Even though it had started to be forgotten, the sofa now enjoys a very strong comeback. Its classical and traditional lines are now paired with modern details and decors and for lots of people it’s a way of bringing a little tradition to a modern room without having clashing styles.

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An industrial living room with an elegant leather Chesterfield sofa

The original design of the Chesterfield sofa is elegant and fresh and it’s a piece that would fit in almost any type of décor. But now updated versions of the sofa have started to appear. There’s a diversity of new models and designs and they all share the same base and starting point. The difference lies in the details and the subtle changes. This chameleon sofa would fit almost anywhere and it’s this amazing versatility that makes it so popular.

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A very stylish and inviting beige chesterfield sofa in a traditional living room
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A classical Chesterfield sofa with leather upholstery paired with a rustic table
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An eclectic home office featuring a leather Chesterfield sofa and two traditional armchairs
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Stylish living room featuring a brown Chesterfield sofa and bold red accents
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Modern loft living room with panoramic views and elegant furniture
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Bright living room with two Chesterfield sofas and a fireplace
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Contemporary living room with a stylish white Chesterfield sofa and two grey armchairs
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Traditional family room featuring the leather Chesterfield sofa
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Traditional home office with bold bookcases and an architectural grey sofa

If we were to describe the sofa in a few details, the main elements that characterize it would be a traditional look with a bench seat, tufted upholstery and beautiful, classical nail head details and create a subtle transition from traditional to modern. Of course, there are variations in terms of material, upholstery, color, style and lines but, in the end, it’s all reduced to a few critical elements that made the sofa successful in the first place. Let’s take a look at a few interiors that feature this sofa and see how it’s been integrated into the décor.

Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

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Posted in Living Room on October 29, 2012

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Simona Ganea
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