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How to Shop for a Sofa


Down cushions? Hardwood frame? New York City interior designer Timothy Brown gives us a quick tutorial on what to inspect when you’re inspecting.

Cushion the Blow I prefer foam-wrapped cushions with some down. The down is soft, and the foam retains the shape of…
Grant XL sofa by Thrive Home Furnishings, $1,949.
Frame Game Skip plywood or particleboard and look for a hardwood frame with eight-way hand-tied springs (all the…
Bergen by BoConcept, $2,286.
Going Vintage The shape is what really matters here. The fabric, in 99 percent of cases, will be changed, and the…
Favn sofa by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen, $10,522.
Up with Upholstery Natural fabrics are best, and I also prefer neutral fabrics on sofas. This purchase will stick…
Powell sofa by Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti, $13,260.
Victor sofa by Paul Loebach for MatterMade, $16,000.
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