A Buying Guide
During Victorian times Corner sofas were two larger sofas pushed together. In the present times corner sofa design has evolved. In fact the corner sofa designs that we see today were based on sofa designs from the 1950´s. Importantly, Corner sofas tend to be made in sections. Hence the name “sectional sofas”. Usually there are 3 main types of sectional corner sofa. First of all, the L shape. Secondly, the U shape. Finally curved sectional sofas. The corner shape depends on the dimensions of the room. L shape sofas tend to have a corner on the left or right side. Generally speaking this is called the sofa orientation. With that in mind, stand in front of a corner sofa. If the corner appears on your right side, this is a right hand or right facing corner sofa. Equally, if the corner appears on your left side, then this is a left hand or left facing corner sofa.
Curved, L Shape, U Shape Corner Sofas
In summary, there are 3 main sofa types. Firstly curved. Secondly U shape. The third is L shape. The advantage of Curved corner sofas is that they save space. In fact the curved sofa brings people close together. Which means that they are great for conversation and socializing. For the most part L shape sofa are great for smaller living spaces. U shapes are great a great corner sofa for larger rooms. U shape and Curved sofas are often modular. Meaning they arrive in multiple pieces. In comparison, L shape sofas tend to arrive in 2 or 3 pieces. In all cases custom made measurements and fabric styles are available.