Decorating Tips | How to Pair the Right Chair with Your Sofa

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Decorating Tips | How to Pair the Right Chair with Your Sofa

02/19/2021
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Finding the perfect sofa is one step, but designing a room with thoughtfully curated pieces that beautifully pair together sets the tone for a completed look. Get inspired with our guide to tried-and-true sofa and chair pairings, designed to inspire a finished space you’ll love for years to come.

From similar proportions to contrasting design details that add depth to the room, find tips from our team of certified interior designers on completing your look with high-style, comfort-driven chairs that perfectly complement your sofa or sectional.

THE JONES

THE JONES

Our lowest, most laid-back silhouette, The Jones Modular is relaxed modernism at its finest. The silhouette commands presence and marries oversized proportions with supportive, down-filled comfort.

Pairs well with: The Bond Chair 
The oversized, curvaceous silhouette of The Bond Chair matches beautifully with the plush, supportive comfort of The Jones—creating a design-driven, ultra comfortable space that beckons you to relax.

Pairs well with: The Mercer Chair 
The clean lines and graphic silhouette of The Mercer Chair highlights the relaxed modernism of The Jones, creating a crisp combination that's high in comfort.

Pairs well with: The Perry Chair 
The timeless shape of The Perry Chair adds interest to any room and pairs well with a variety of sofa styles—including The Jones Modular. The petite proportions make it perfect as a pair.

THE WARREN

THE WARREN

Edgy yet inviting, the laid-back comfort of The Warren is matched by its clean lines, perfect proportions, and subtle detailing.

Pairs well with: The Hayes Chair
The organic beauty and clean lines of The Hayes Chair belies the modern comfort of The Warren, creating an edgy, yet inviting living space.

Pairs well with: The Mercer Chair
The iconic midcentury shape of The Mercer Chair adds graphic modernism to the updated silhouette of The Warren, creating a modern match made for comfort.

THE DUNE

THE DUNE

The Dune's clean lines and chic tailoring belie the easy maintenance and durability of its slipcovered design. A style that offers relaxed beachside vibes no matter where you live.

Pairs well with: The Perry Chair 
The precise curves and modern silhouette of The Perry Chair contrast The Dune's cool, casual comfort profile, creating a room with depth and interest.  

Pairs well with: The Hayes Chair 
A match made for each other, The Hayes and The Dune both exude a casual, coastal aesthetic that channels a breezy, inviting feel.

Pairs well with: The Mercer Chair 
The soft, plush comfort of The Dune creates an inviting contrast to the modern, graphic angles of The Mercer.

Pairs well with: The Dune Chair or The Dune Chair and a Half
For an ideal match, The Dune Collection is offered in both Chair and Chair and a Half styles. Add interest and depth by choosing contrasting materials, playing with varied textures for a designer look.

THE SULLIVAN

THE SULLIVAN

Polished style in a laid back profile, The Sullivan's sloping arms and luxurious, down-filled seat add tailored, sink-in comfort.

Pairs well with: The Leroy Chair
The subtle curves and hand carved frame of The Leroy Chair perfectly complement The Sullivans high shelter, sloped arms.

Pairs well with: The Downing Chair 

The similarities shine in this natural pairing—sharing like-minded proportions and sloping curves.  

Pairs well with: The Sullivan Chair or The Sullivan Chair and a Half
For a matched feel, opt for The Sullivan Chair as an ideal pairing. Add interest and depth by choosing contrasting materials, playing with varied textures for a designer look.

Pictured above: The Sullivan Sectional in Oyster Performance Linen paired with The Leroy Chairs in Denim Performance Tweed⁠, both in our Driftwood finish.

THE CROSBY

THE CROSBY

A classic shape with a clean, tailored look, The Crosby offers kick-back comfort in a sleek, minimal design.

Pairs well with: The Mercer Chair 
For a tailored yet modern look, pair The Mercer Chair with The Crosby. Both share clean lines and a sleek, minimal design that is equal parts striking and sleek.

Pairs well with: The Perry Chair
This pairing shares petite profiles, perfect for smaller space design. The pristine curves of The Perry contrast beautifully with the clean, tailored silhouette of The Crosby.

Pairs well with: The Leroy Chair
The Leroy Chair offers organic curves and plush comfort, a handsome match to The Crosby's sleek, tailored frame.  

THE CARMINE

THE CARMINE

A fresh update on a beloved classic. The Carmine's fan-pleated arms bring an understated elegance, while the tailored seat and back offer a supportive sit.

Pairs well with: The Dune Chair 
The laidback, relaxed feel of The Dune Chair adds interest and balance against the feminine curves and understated elegance of The Carmine—a great pairing for creating a formal look that still feels inviting.

Pairs well with: The Perry Chair 
Both The Perry Chair and The Carmine share polished curves and timeless elegance—making them a classically, stylish pair for any room.

THE LUDLOW

THE LUDLOW

The Ludlow's is midcentury style and classic polish. Its deep, reclined seat and tailored detailing make for a classic look in a modern silhouette.

Pairs well with: The Downing Chair
It's hard to not fall in love with the classic, midcentury styling of The Ludlow with its subtle curve silhouette. Adding The Downing complements the sloped detailing, offering a nod to classic shapes that never go out of style.


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