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85 Chic Contemporary Couches

From Shellfish Sofas to Chocolate Covered Chesterfields

— December 1, 2011 — Art & Design
Filling your home, apartment or condo with affordable, modern furniture usually entails a trip to the local IKEA; however, these chic contemporary couches will have you looking at boutique furnishings shops for your next living room centerpiece.

Curling up on a cozy, comfortable couch is a pleasure many partake in after a long day at the office. The recent surge in modern craftsmanship and experimental designs have resulted in some fabulous, and sometimes bizarre, home furnishings. Furniture manufacturers have dabbled with ideas such as computer-infused couches for the tech-savvy couch potato, and the quirky 'Shellfish Sofa' for marine-loving enthusiasts. One constant amongst modern sofa designs is the minimalist composition features and sleek architecture. Also, there are consumer demands for quality furniture that does not cost a fortune.

When the time comes to redecorate your abode, the wide variety of chic contemporary couches flooding the market can add flavor and style tailored to your liking.
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Caged Couches
Caged Couches
The Minosse Sofa by Marc Sadler is Business in the Front, Party in the Back
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Mountainous Couches
Mountainous Couches
The Pyrenees Sofa is Inspired by a Natural Landscape
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83
Cute Pouch Couches
Cute Pouch Couches
The ALTO Mobili Ad Campaign is 'Oh So Pretty'
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82
168 Ft Couch
168 Ft Couch
Red Diva Seats 104
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81
Calming Compartmentalized Cushions
Calming Compartmentalized Cushions
Luca Nichetto's Metro Sofa is a Contemporary Modular Collection
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80
Adjustable Leather Seating
Adjustable Leather Seating
The DS-480 Sofa is Inspired by the Interiors of Sports Cars
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79
The Bulldang Intestinal Sofa
The Bulldang Intestinal Sofa
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78
Leaning Sofa Lines
Leaning Sofa Lines
The Pisa Collection from Ramei Keum Puts a New Angle on Seating
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77
Stone-Shaped Sofas
Stone-Shaped Sofas
Nature-Inspired Sofas by Spanish Designers Esteban and Moreno
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76
Big-Buttoned Seating
Big-Buttoned Seating
Note Design Studio Boop Collection Has a Cartoonish Aesthetic
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75
Sweet Spectacle Sofas
Sweet Spectacle Sofas
These Les Amoureux Seats Resemble Giant Glasses
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74
Pastry-Like Furniture
Pastry-Like Furniture
Barber Osgerby's Filo Sofa is Fresh-Baked Living Room Comfort
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73
Pixel Furniture II
Pixel Furniture II
Pixel Sofa
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Spiky Sofas
Spiky Sofas
The 'Oxygen Design Sofa' from Svilen Gamolov is Sonic the Hedgehog-Approved
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71
Chic Eco-Friendly Furnishings
Chic Eco-Friendly Furnishings
The Harbour Outdoor Sofa Collection is Modern and Green
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70
Transforming Chopstick Furniture
Transforming Chopstick Furniture
The Yuya Ushida Sofa Can Expand and Contract
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69
Arabian Palace Seating
Arabian Palace Seating
The Groupe Sofa by Maison Martin Margiela
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68
Slanted Sofas
Slanted Sofas
The Acne Furniture Line Debuts in Paris
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67
Quilted Sofas
Quilted Sofas
Canape Ruche by Inga Sempe Looks Like Blanket-Covered Seating
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66
Quilted Italian Furniture
Quilted Italian Furniture
Hoff Bed Is Just the Latest from Designer Giuseppe Chigiotti
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65
Subtly Curved Couches
Subtly Curved Couches
The Bend Sofa Forgoes the Traditional, Static Furniture Form
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64
Component Furniture
Component Furniture
Customize Your Living Room
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63
Carved Stone Couches
Carved Stone Couches
The Concrete Chesterfield Sofa is Deceptively Detailed
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62
Plastic Fantastic Gold Sofa by Studio JSPR
Plastic Fantastic Gold Sofa by Studio JSPR
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61
Teddy Bear Sofa from Barbarella
Teddy Bear Sofa from Barbarella
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60
Marvelous Domestic Modernism
Marvelous Domestic Modernism
Seyhan Ozdemir & Sefer Caglaf's Box Sofa is Modernist to the Ma
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59
PC-Enhanced Sofa Couches
PC-Enhanced Sofa Couches
Athena Sofa Has Computer Screens Built Into the Arms
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58
Circular Couches
Circular Couches
Thom Kuhnes 'iLand' Revamps the Traditional Couch
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57
Super Rope Sofas
Super Rope Sofas
Oscar Andersson Designs a Sofa Made From Climbing Ropes
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56
Stylish Plushy Seating
Stylish Plushy Seating
The Fashion Supersoft Sofa by Paolo Lucidi and Luca Pevere
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55
Water-Like Couches
Water-Like Couches
The 'Whale Sofa' by Dmitry Schuka Looks like a Perfect Wave
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54
Traditional Carriage Seating
Traditional Carriage Seating
The 'Pimp Souk' Collection Brings Morocco's Style to the U.S.
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53
Croissant Sofas
Croissant Sofas
Kenneth Cobonpue Gives Outdoor Lounging a Scrumptious Twist
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52
Fenced-In Sofas
Fenced-In Sofas
The Christian Vivanco Transformable Sofa Keeps Seat-Stealers at Bay
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51
Form-Fitting Recliners
Form-Fitting Recliners
The Curve Frame Sofa Will Make You a Bonafide Couch Potato
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50
Ballooning Eco-Couches
Ballooning Eco-Couches
The Inflatable Blow Sofa by Agata Kulik and Pawel Pomorski
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49
Chocolate-Covered Sofas
Chocolate-Covered Sofas
'Let Them Sit Cake' is Marie Antoinette-Inspired
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48
Curvaceous Wooden Couches
Curvaceous Wooden Couches
This Furniture by Krisztian Griz is Modern and Modular
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47
Dog Sofa
Dog Sofa
Luxury Furniture for Your Pet
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46
Punching Bag Furniture
Punching Bag Furniture
The Champ Sofa Lets You Take Some Anger Out on Your Upholstery
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45
Glowing Outdoor Couches
Glowing Outdoor Couches
The Sirchester Luminous Sofa Illuminates for Those Dark Starry Nights
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44
Quilt-Couch Hybrids
Quilt-Couch Hybrids
The Sofa Ruche by Inga Sempe Blends Seating With Plush Comfort
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43
Fort-Like Couches
Fort-Like Couches
This Versus Furniture Brick Sofa is Stacked with Brick-Stoned Cushions
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42
Pocket-Covered Seating
Pocket-Covered Seating
Eastpak and Designers Quinze & Milan Create a Sofa Backpack
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41
Illuminating Sofas
Illuminating Sofas
LED Lighting Sofas Brighten up Your Furniture
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40
Draping Dressed Seating
Draping Dressed Seating
The Bohemian Sofa by Castello Lagravinese for Busnelli
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39
Stacked Seating Pieces
Stacked Seating Pieces
The Christiane Hoegner Cushionized Sofa is a Pile of Fun
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38
Copious Couches
Copious Couches
The Next Large Sofa is Perfect for Big Spaces
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37
Sliced Straw Seating
Sliced Straw Seating
The Forcemeat Sofa by Yuliyan Mikov Looks Like Laser-Cut PVC Pipe
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36
Sleek Shelved Seating
Sleek Shelved Seating
The Bucefalo Sofa is Perfect for Small City Condo Spaces
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35
Zipped-Up Couches
Zipped-Up Couches
The SSCC Sofa Unzips to Form Three Separate Lounge Chairs
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34
Upside-Down Couches
Upside-Down Couches
The Origami Sofa by Carlos Tiscar Reworks the Conventional Chesterfield
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33
Swine-Like Sofas
Swine-Like Sofas
Hillhock is a Pig-Shaped Couch and Sculpture
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32
Epic Architecture Sofas
Epic Architecture Sofas
The Frank Lloyd Wright Furniture is Expectedly Well Designed
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Shellfish Sofas
Shellfish Sofas
The Ostrea Sofa Will Make Your Living Room Happier than a Clam
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30
Ruffled Up Futons
Ruffled Up Futons
The 'Slash' Sofa by Adrien Rovero Stylishly Reconfigures Into the Ultimate Futon
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29
Modular Furniture Sets
Modular Furniture Sets
Entails by Philippe Nigro can Easily be Reconfigured
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Shape-Shifting Chesterfields
Shape-Shifting Chesterfields
The Leolux B Flat Sofa Adjusts for the Sitter's Comfort
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Supercar Sofas
Supercar Sofas
$45,000 Cartistic Couch Hot Rod for ZZ Top and Gearhead Fans
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Salacious Sofa Seating
Salacious Sofa Seating
The Aero Bed and Lounger by Ventury
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25
Lumpy Modular Love Seats
Lumpy Modular Love Seats
The Hill Sofa by Esteban Gives an Interior Topography
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24
Contemporary Crevice Couches
Contemporary Crevice Couches
Divide by Nolen Niu Emphasizes Every Angle
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Sleek Shelved Seating
Sleek Shelved Seating
The Slim Sofa by Stephane Perruchon is Perfect for Space-Saving Rooms
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Modular Cushion Couches
Modular Cushion Couches
The Dunder Sofa and Easy Chair by Stefan Borselius
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21
Strapped Leather Seating
Strapped Leather Seating
The Cuscino Easy Chair is Inspired by Vintage Luggage Trunks
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20
Fairytale Sofas
Fairytale Sofas
'We are Family' Sofa Channels the Princess and the Pea
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Side Table Sofas
Side Table Sofas
The Slow Sofa is a Modular Couch With Attached End Tables
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Crumpled Paper Seating
Crumpled Paper Seating
The ‘Cloud' Sofa Turns A New Page In Couch Design
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Casual Combination Couches
Casual Combination Couches
Fall in Love With the LAXSofa from MASHStudios
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Quirky Quilted Furniture
Quirky Quilted Furniture
Meritalia's La Michetta Sofa is Magnificently Modern and Modular
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Designer Look-Alike Furnishings
Designer Look-Alike Furnishings
Togo Sofa Knock-Off is Attractive and Affordable
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Floating Block Sofas
Floating Block Sofas
Lago's Air Collection of Divans is Made for "Total Living"
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Detachable Couches
Detachable Couches
The Slide Sofa is a Little Piece of Convenience
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Cozy Convertible Couches
Cozy Convertible Couches
The Sosia Sofa is So Versatile It Even Acts as a Dressing Room Screen
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Contemporary Chic Couches
Contemporary Chic Couches
These Eilersen Sofa Inspirations Will Rev You Up for a Redesign
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Sofa Workstations
Sofa Workstations
The Trio has Flip Over Shelves for Comfy Desk Area
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9
Hidden Storage Seating
Hidden Storage Seating
The Safo Sofa by Baita Design Has Backrest Storage Units
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8
Army Surplus Sofas
Army Surplus Sofas
The Inheritance Collection is Assembled from Old Military Materials
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Piled Pillow Seating
Piled Pillow Seating
The Comfortable Cushionized Sofa by Christiane Hoegner
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6
Fashionista Furniture
Fashionista Furniture
The Versace Bubble Sofa is as Fashionable as its Clothing
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Nomadic Stacked Sofas
Nomadic Stacked Sofas
The Versatile Bidoun Mattress Furniture by Traffic
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Recycled Refrigerator Sofas
Recycled Refrigerator Sofas
The Fridge Couch Was Made for an Outdoor Wedding
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3
Modular Sofa Beds
Modular Sofa Beds
The Sofa Bed Meets Us in the 21st Century
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2
Hybrid Sofa Beds
Hybrid Sofa Beds
The Palet Sofa by Stone Designs has Interchangable Armrests
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Transforming Sofa Beds
Transforming Sofa Beds
The Campeggi Convertible Couch Is User-Friendly
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