Add Space Where You Need It The Most With L-shaped Sofas

The L-shape is often encountered in most interior designs, whether it’s in the form of a sofa, a desk or a shelf. It allows you to create more space where you need it. L-shaped sofas are known to be very functional and space-efficient. They practically double your seating options without occupying a lot of extra space compared to a regular sofa.

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Although L-shaped sofas are mostly appreciated for their ability to make the most of a corner, they can also be placed in the middle of a room or in other configurations, depending on what you’re trying to achieve. When the L-shaped sofa is used in unconventional ways that’s when it looks the most interesting and exciting.

L-shaped sofas have the perfect form for placing a coffee table in the middle. They’re excellent for creating cozy sitting areas and you can add a few armchairs around the table to form a complete grouping.

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Reef is a convertible sofa with a very lovely design. The flat steel legs and the rounded corners give it a friendly look. The most interesting detail, however, is the back cushions. They can completely unfold towards the top, giving the user the option of adjusting the comfort level.{found on durlet}.

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Most L-shaped sofas have modular designs so they can be adapted and adjusted to your own preferences and needs. The end unit can usually be placed on either side of the central unit so wherever you place the sofa it will always be comfortable.

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Usually this type of sectionals have one side which is considerably longer than the other, the detail that actually made us call them L-shaped sofas in the first place. The Spencer LOFT Bi-sectional, however, has two pretty identical sides. It’s roomy, elegant and excellent for corner nooks or seating areas.{found on iversonsignaturehomes}.

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The shape and design of this sectional sofa don’t put it right into the category of corner-dedicated pieces but rather in a category of its own. Even though it retains the L-shape like most sectionals, it has sort of a transitional look which makes it great for placing flush with a wall but not necessarily in the corner.{found on mantellassi}.

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Togo sofas and sectionals are iconic. Nobody in their right mind can resist curling up in it with a blanket and some popcorn, ready to watch a great movie. And since it has such a lovely and casual shape, you can add as many Togo Settee you want and extend your L-shaped sectional.

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The key to a perfect L-shaped sectional sofa is comfort and it often goes hand in hand with those comfy cushions and pillows. If those are soft and comfortable then everything else will follow.{found on archiproducts}.

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Don’t feel obligated to place your sectional in the corner just because it has an L-shape. You can choose to be a little unconventional and defy standards. In fact, L-shaped sofas are great for defining spaces when they’re placed in the middle of a room or in a different area than a corner.{found on hegeinfrance}.

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The Antibes sectional has a rather sober look but this doesn’t make it less comfy and inviting. It also has a light and elegant look thanks to the sleek wooden structure, those cute thin legs and the lovely proportions. This makes the fact that it’s huge and can sit 7 people come as a surprise.{found on Ferruccio Laviani}.

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by Jason Snyder

Here’s another sectional that refuses to follow standards. When the majority of L-shaped sofas and sectionals tend to look bulky and oversized, this one has a sleek and slender look. The tufted seat and back cushions are quite flat yet incredibly comfy.

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Some L-shaped sofas can look very casual without having than oversized and in your face comfy look. The Suita Sofa, for example, has a very lightweight look and it combines Italian elegance with Swiss simplicity in a perfectly harmonious design.{found on Antonio Citterio}.

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by Dick Clark Architecture of Austin Texas

Leather sectionals are known for their elegance and simplicity and, although they may have the same dimensions and proportions as sectional with fabric upholstery, they’ll always look more sober, more lightweight and more slender in general.

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A black leather sofa or sectional is even more likely to impress with those characteristics. This one also stands out because of its minimalist design and clean lines.{found on Andrea Ferrari}.

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We’ve already mentioned this and we’ll say it again: L-shaped sofas are the most interesting and exciting when they’re used in unconventional ways. Take this one for example. It’s not placed in the corner and not even aligned with any of the walls. Instead, it sits diagonally, in the center of the room and this gives it character.{found on lauraboisvert}.

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When choosing the ideal spot for your L-shaped sofa, take into consideration elements such as the views, the focal points in the room, the location of the fireplace, etc. Give those sitting down something to look at.{image from iqglassuk}.

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by Dennis Mayer Photographer

And speaking of fireplaces, a wonderful idea is to use the L-shaped sofa to create a cozy seating arrangement in front of the fireplace. Add an armchair or a small couch, a coffee table in the middle and that’s all.