The Chesterfield with its tufted back, high rolled arms, and sometimes tufted seat is both classic and masculine. It is often upholstered in leather.
|Created by Thomas Chippendale in the 18th century the camelback is a traditional and formal style. The camelback sofa has a tight, serpentine back, high rolled arms, often a tight seat, and sometimes exposed legs and stretchers.|
English or Club
|The English or Club sofa has a slightly rounded arm set back from the front of the seat, often with a tight seat and slightly rolled back, no skirt, and low, turned legs on castors.|
|The Lawson has a low, squarish back, with arms that are lower than the back. The form can have square or rolled arms.|
|These sofas have straight, squared lines and a very streamlined form, with low, often squared legs.|
|This modular seating is configured from components that include armless sofas, as well as end and corner units, ottomans, and sometimes even sleep sofas, or chaises.|
|In the tuxedo sofa, the arms are as high as the back. It usually has fairly clean lines with straight or slightly flared arms.|
The back of this 18th-century Louis XV–style sofa curves into the arms in a continuous line. It usually has wood trim and carved cabriole wood legs.