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4 Sofa Trends for 2022

It's a new year for sophisticated, stylish, and oh-so-trendy sofas. Learn how to keep this living room-staple up-to-date in 2022.

What's new for 2022? When it comes to home dècor, the sofa continues to be a feature in the latest styles. Read on to learn what to expect in sofa trends in the new year!

The past year has created a continued appreciation of all things home, while expressing an optimism for new beginnings. This means a continuation of cozy spaces and a mix of bold colors, patterns, and neutral colors that have a soothing effect.

As the focal point of the living room, the sofa will define the space and influence the look and feel of the room. It should integrate seamlessly into the room’s style, match the color palette, and go with the overall atmosphere. As one of the most important pieces of furniture in the room, it is the piece of the puzzle that is interior design.

The latest trends for stylish sofas express simplicity and comfort, aligning with the general mood of hope and optimism. Within those parameters, there is an array of options to match any style. Below are four sofa trends of 2022 to inspire you.

1. Retro Styles Return in a Big Way

In 2022, we’ll see a lot of retro elements in living room sofas. People are looking for more fun in their interiors. This means colors mixed with clean lines and geometric shapes. The 80s will show up with chrome, gold, and shiny finishes. A fresh take on retro style will feature soft lines and colors that seamlessly blend together.

Bernhardt Joli Contemporary Sofa with Comfort Luxe Feather Down Cushions

This trend feeds our longing for simplicity and functional use of space. Check out the Bernhardt Joli Contemporary Sofa with Comfort Luxe Feather Down Cushions with exposed legs, clean-lined arms, and plush cushions that add the right amount of softness.

2. Vintage Styles Bring Original Flair

Vintage-style pieces give a home a unique, comfy feel because they are unique and comfy. Whether your style is traditional, transitional, or coastal, a vintage-style sofa brings in an air of old-world charm. It will become a point of interest in the space and add an original flair. This trend combines old values with modern concepts that complement any room.

Stone & Leigh Furniture Larissa Rolled Arm Sofa with Tropical Pillows

This style is easy to integrate into the design of a room by choosing classic furniture and reviving the style with modern materials. Create a tropical look with the Stone & Leigh Furniture Larissa Rolled Arm Sofa with Tropical Pillows. Add colorful accessories that highlight the bright pillows and a white bird of paradise plant to liven up the room.

3. Cool Comfort with Modern Amenities

Recliners will always be on-trend, but these days, they come with fully loaded headrests that are adjustable at the touch of a button, power motion that lets you find the perfect angle, and plenty of USB ports for charging devices. The Bernhardt Wrigley Casual Power Reclining Sofa with Power Tilt Headrests and USB Charging Ports has all that and more. Its sleek lines work with any design style, but work particularly well with transitional, minimalist, or eclectic.

Bernhardt Wrigley Casual Power Reclining Sofa with Power Tilt Headrests and USB Charging Ports

Keep it cool with white walls and neutral tones as you relax in this recliner that conforms to your body with luxurious comfort. Top grain leather upholstery offers a plush, high-end feel.

4. Warm Tones and Accents

People are craving a sense of warmth and comfort, and this will continue into next year and beyond. Organic tones such as chocolate brown, putty, tan, ochre, and rust augmented by natural textures make this color scheme soothing and relaxing. Additional small items such as glass accessories, specimen corals, and layered textiles make the space personal and keep it warm.

Ideal for a variety of dècor styles, the Natuzzi Editions Brivido Contemporary Stationary Sofa offers overstuffed, plush pillows, generous armrests, and block wood feet. It’s easy to imagine plopping down on this sofa to watch movies or take a nap.

Natuzzi Editions Brivido Contemporary Stationary Sofa

The sofas on this list are more than trends, they have staying power that can work with many design styles. You can easily dress them up or down, depending on your style. If you are looking for a sofa to level up your design, stop into a Baer’s Furniture store near you and speak with one of our in-house design professionals.

Furniture trends for 2022 take a nostalgic look at the past year while looking forward to what the future brings. It’s a mix of old and well-known designs and shapes, as well as modern designs that aren’t afraid of a splash of color. Nostalgia and comfort are paired with the desire for a fresh start. So, as the new year gets closer, we can express hope and optimism by creating the home of our dreams with the perfect living room sofa.