Small Sofa Competition: Zoom Sofa Wins!

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With a kiln dried hardwood frame (not bad), aluminum legs, linen/cotton fabric covering (not bad either – available in red or brown), solid foam core and costing only $699, the Zoom easily won out over such high class rivals as the Wegner Daybed ($6,000), the Eames Compact Sofa ($2,795) and the Le Corbusier ($3,995).

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Price point rules. Coming in a close second was another inexpensive choice: The Low Wood Sofa from West Elm ($599), which has a similar armless shape, but strikes a much more urban, sophisticated pose with its dark wood and thick, chunky profile. Interestingly, Ikea’s Klippan sofa ($249), the cheapest alternative, placed poorly as people seemed to stay away from the cheaper construction paired with blocky, mid 90’s styling.

We thank all of our readers and voters and look forward to more pooling of our collective voices in evaluating more furniture choices soon. If you have a good idea for a competition you would like to see run, let us know. MGR

ALL SOFA LINKS
Original Sofa Quest
Klippan at Ikea for $249.
Le Corbusier Sofa at DWR for $3,995
Hans Wegner Daybed at R20th Century for $6,000
Eames Compact Daybed at DWR for $2,795
Chocolate Leather Sofabed at Jennifer Convertible for $599
Zoom Sofa at CB2 for $699
Snap Sofa at La-Z-Boy starting at $900
Hepburn Sofa at R&B for $1,299
Austin Sofa at R&B for $959
Atlas Sofa at R&B for $1,100
Low Wood Sofa at West Elm for $599

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