Small, Cheap Couch for My Dorm Room?

Small, Cheap Couch for My Dorm Room?

Janel Laban
Apr 7, 2010

Q: I've got some dead space across from my TV in my (small college apartment) room, and I'd love to fill it with a sofa so when friends come over (which is often), they'll have somewhere to sit. But the problem is this wall is very small (55"). Also, the sofa can't be too deep, because if it protrudes out from the wall too much (perhaps maximum of 28"), it'll get in the way of my office chair.

So I'm looking for a very small couch for a relatively cheap price (remember, I'm just a college student!)

The one from Muji (top photo) seemed to be a good pick ($327.50), but since I'm in California, shipping would cost an extra $100 and that kind of kills the deal for me. I also considered this UO one (bottom photo), but I've done some research on it and it seems like the general consensus is that it'll disintegrate in a few years. I included pictures just for size and style reference, because I definitely like them both, but between price and quality, it seems like I can't go with either.

I've also already looked into IKEA (Solsta, Klobo, Lillberg), but their offerings are either too long or too deep. So, AT, where can I find a small, cheap couch? Does one even exist? Thanks!

Sent by Gordon

Editor: Please help Gordon out with your suggestions for small scale sofa with a small pricetag to match - thanks!

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