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5 Must Have Mid-Century Modern Sofas

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Although the clean aesthetic of Mid-Century modern design, which originated in the 1930s-1960s, had resurfaced in popularity by the 90s, the pop culture of the last decade has made it iconic. Though Mad Men has finally come to a close, the style that its unforgettable set designs featured is here to stay. Mid-Century furniture features simple but striking lines, bold colors, low silhouettes, and sculptural shapes that create a sophisticated and minimalist atmosphere that elevates any home. If you’re looking for give your home a Mid-Century modern makeover, statement pieces like a sofa are a good place to start. Here are five of our favorite Mid-Century Modern sofas.

Switch Sofa


Perfect for anyone who loves to change up their style on a whim, the Gus Modern Switch sofa features seat and back cushions with two different stitched patterns on either side of the reversible quilted cushions, a striped design on one side, and a rectangular one on the other. Available in simple neutrals or a striking gold, this unique find is like getting two Mid-Century Modern sofas in one.

Astor Sofa



This stunning button-tufted linen sofa features the clean lines and minimalist, low profile silhouette featured in Mid-Century modern sofas, but combines them with the elegance of French aesthetic for a truly one-of-a-kind statement piece that you can build a living room in. The included cylinder pillows add intrigue to this gorgeous sofa’s shape.

Crasher Chesterfield Sofa Bed



For an elegant sofa that does double duty, this charming tufted sofa easily converts into a bed for guests, while providing the sophistication of the armless style popular in many Mid-Century modern sofas during the day. Not only does this sofa convert into a bed, but it has an intermediate “relax” position that is more reclined than a standard sofa, making it the perfect companion for movie night.

Garrison Sofa

Simple but striking, the Garrison sofa is the epitome of what a Mid-Century modern aesthetic can bring to a room. The soft angles and metal frame create a relaxed atmosphere that pairs perfectly with the bold lighting and accents that are common in Mid-Century modern interior design. With its neutral upholstery, this sofa really pops when brightly colored or patterned throw pillows, creating an easily updated look that you’ll love for years to come.

Downlow Sofa

If you’re looking for a sofa to serve as your living room’s ultimate statement piece, the Downlow sofa is it. Available in a variety of striking colors, this slouchy, multi-layered low-profile design will inspire you to build an entire room’s decor around it. Best of all, the design is ergonomically engineered for ultimate comfort.

If you’re looking for a new sofa, or any other furniture featuring a timeless modern aesthetic, Urban Loft is your go-to source for the best Mid-Century modern design. Our wide selection of furniture and decor encompasses the full range of minimalist sophistication. Shop our online showroom today to start transforming your home.

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