12 Statement Sofas to Buy if Red Is Your Power Color

published Sep 14, 2020
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We don’t discriminate against sofa types here at Apartment Therapy, and highly recommend choosing furniture in every color of the rainbow. As fall approaches, however, one hue in particular is on our minds: red. If you’re sick of gray furniture, you shouldn’t be shy about incorporating an eye-catching red sofa into your space—there are tons of excellent choices on the market, and we’ve rounded up 12 of our favorites below. No matter your budget or room size, there’s something for everyone, from bright red to more muted hues.

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This piece from Blu Dot is a trendy sofa that turns into a Queen-sized bed. By day, it has major contemporary flair, making it perfect for an eclectic living space, and by night it's a comfy spot for overnight guests.

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Apartment Therapy Bazaar

This piece from Apartment Therapy's Bazaar is giving us major art deco vibes, and will look great in a contemporary European-inspired space. It's pricy, but it's a well-made vintage '70s sofa that has been reupholstered, making it a totally unique find. It's just begging for a new stylish home, and is available for local delivery and in-person pickup in Brooklyn.

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West Elm

West Elm is known for its wide array of customizable options, and this piece is just one of the retailer's many vibrant offerings. The bold fabric and wood frame will add tons of warmth to any space, and the zip-off cushion covers make the piece easy to clean as needed.

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Sleeper sofas are a popular small-space purchase, and this one from Macy's comes in an assortment of colors, including red. Reviewers love the fabric quality and construction, as well as the Queen-sized memory foam mattress that your guests will have no complaints about. Take note that this piece is made to order and will ship in 8-12 weeks.

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This burgundy beauty boasts dozens of rave reviews and comes in a whopping 51 upholstery options. The Berry color shown above is an understated option for those who want something a little different from the classic gray or navy, and the overall piece is bursting with mid-century style. It's perfect for smaller spaces, and is made to order in 8-10 weeks.

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was $1956.00

Get ready to fall in love with this gorgeous velvet piece, which happens to be marked down by over $500. The style is sophisticated and traditional while still having all the bold, luxurious elements you want in a contemporary sofa, plus it comes in eight other colors and five leather upholsteries if you're not a fan of the Ruby Velvet.

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Design Within Reach

This investment piece from DWR is a show-stopper, that's for sure! Featuring clean lines and a tufted back, it makes a serious statement and will add a modern touch to any space. It comes in two sizes and a wide range of colors and fabrics, including the Poppy option shown above.

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Marie Burgos Design

Another one-of-a-kind investment piece, this find from Marie Burgos Design has all the elements you want in a contemporary sofa. Aside from the sleek red velvet upholstery, it has a molded wood frame instead of the traditional four legs, as well as high arms and a comfy seat for ultimate lounging.

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Looking for something inexpensive? This sofa from budget brand Zinus might be just what you're looking for. With muted red upholstery, button tufting, and easy-to-clean fabric construction, this sofa is great for households with pets (or those who are prone to spills). Plus, it only takes 20 minutes to assemble!

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Inside Weather
was $1896.00

Snag this cayenne-colored beauty for nearly half off! It's totally customizable, from the configuration and upholstery color to the arm style and pillow detail, and assembly takes just 10 minutes. Plus, removable cushion covers ensure that it'll last for the long haul!

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Lulu and Georgia

This velvet beauty is part of the Ginny Macdonald collection for Lulu and Georgia, and is a seriously gorgeous piece for anyone whose style is a combination of traditional and modern. It comes in three different sizes and seven fun colors, and looks super stylish yet still cozy and welcoming at the same time.

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was $1359.00

Looking for a red sectional? Take the plunge with this relatively budget-friendly option from Wayfair. It's highly reviewed and has design-forward features like button tufting, an exposed wood frame, and piped edges—perfect for completing your comfy living area.