low white sofa via the urbanite / sfgirlbybay

 

the urbanite.

 

there’s something so comfy about a low, slouchy sectional sofa. i myself opted for a sectional when i moved to L.A. – i wanted a really cozy, comfortable place to entertain where guests felt welcome to kick off their shoes, parade around barefoot and curl up on a cozy sofa, so i bought a white one with easy to wash slipcovers. i love the look of a real ‘down-low’ sofa, too. it’s oddly kind of sophisticated for being so comfy and almost futon-like – they can look perhaps a bit minimalist moroccan, and then in other settings give off a sort of bohemian beachy look. but i think a low sectional sofa just says, ‘come on in, have a cocktail and make yourself at home’.

 

white sectional sofa in white living room / sfgirlbybay

 

la buhardi .

 

a few great sources for the slouchy sofa look are the Belgian Linen Edlyn and tassa both at anthropologie; this Collins Marled Chenille Sofa; a low bench or platform bed or daybed; or even a twin bed with a little imagination can be used as a slouchy sofa. in one of my first studio apartments, i pushed a twin bed and box spring up against the wall, without a frame directly on the floor and added a big white quilt and bunch of mismatched print throw pillows and voilá – instant seating area in a really small space (for not a lot of money!). forgive me the many, many images and examples here, but there’s a lot of looks to choose from when it comes to down-low comfort and coziness.

 

low gray sofa with striped throw pillows via gardener & marks interiors. / sfgirlbybay

 

gardener & marks interiors.

 

bohemian palette bed sofa via cose di casa. / sfgirlbybay

 

cose di casa.

 

cozy low sofa inspiration / sfgirlbybay

 

clockwise, l to r: wabisabi; the design chaser; bo bedre; brie williams via the style files; elle decoration uk; and arch daily.

 

blue velvet sofa via laure joliet for new york times magazine. / sfgirlbybay

 

laure joliet for new york times t magazine.

 

bohemian living room decor / sfgirlbybay

 

bohemian homes.

 

sectional sofa inside Hotel Wiesler in Graz, Austria, via yatzer. / sfgirlbybay

 

Hotel Wiesler in Graz, Austria, via yatzer.

 

berlin loft with low gray sectional via behance. / sfgirlbybay

 

behance.

 

modern low sectional sofa via homify. / sfgirlbybay

 

homify.

 

modern upholstered benches / sfgirlbybay

 

life styled.

 

unique bohemian low sofas via merchant design studio. / sfgirlbybay

 

merchant design studio.

 

moroccan decor inside home of Danielle de Lange, of the style files. / sfgirlbybay

 

home of Danielle de Lange, of the style files.

 

cozy moroccan decor and low sofa via kk living. / sfgirlbybay

 

kk living.

 

small white daybed style sofa via vogue. / sfgirlbybay

 

vogue.

 

white slipcovered sofa via elle decoration. / sfgirlbybay

 

elle decoration.

 

living room with low platform bed via boligliv. / sfgirlbybay

 

boligliv.

 

low green sofa and modern furnishings via milk magazine. / sfgirlbybay

 

milk magazine.

 

cozy and low living room seating via ulfg bohlin. / sfgirlbybay

 

ulfg bohlin.

 

neutral low sofa with modern living room decor via purple area. / sfgirlbybay

 

purple area.

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