With the power to make any space more exciting while effortlessly anchoring a room, brightly hued sofas shouldn't be reserved for only the most fearless decorators and seasoned pros. Despite their big-impact appeal, a colorful couch can be just as chic and timeless as your typical neutral version. But we understand that it can be intimidating to decorate with bold colors if you haven't experimented beyond the more subdued tones at home.
So in case you need proof or guidance, we're spotlighting 23 stunning colorful sofas along with styling tips for reach. Keep scrolling to see the beautifully bright sofas we're loving right now, and then breathe new life into your own living space with your favorite colorful sofa below. Get ready for some serious seating inspiration.
In a room with a tight color story, anchor the space with a dramatic, shapely sofa.
Proof a colorful sofa doesn’t have to read as wild.
If you’re a devoted fan of white, minimal spaces, a colored couch can inject some personality and verve.
Roomy, spacious, and sleek, this sectional is perfect for someone looking for a bubbly, fun piece that's also livable.
We love how this tufted lilac beauty manages to ack some punch without being too saturated.
You don’t have to go crazy with your colorful sofa in order to make an impression. Pair it with neutrals and you can still make a statement.
More like a work of art than just a little sofa, if you ask us.
This is what we would call advanced color experimentation! Treat your dazzling blush pink, coral, and wine-hued color-blocking loveseat as you might a piece of art.
Feeling a little uncertain about your choice? Opt for a pastel, like this soft pink, or a pale yellow or blue. It will read as a more interesting update to a neutral.
Have you ever seen anything prettier than this pastel lilac sofa? The chrome frame adds the perfect edge
This teal sofa is gorgeous. Pair it with a dash of metallics and all-white everything for an utterly showstopping combo.
With pale but energetic green velvet upholstery, rattan frame, and metallic base, this is a sofa that knows how to have a good time.
If you want to experiment with a touch color but feel pretty dead set on sticking to subdued hues, try a fun print with more neutral tones.
If you’re after a luxe-bohemian vibe, we suggest you consider a saturated velvet. The effect is pure Belle Epoch intrigue.
Another color-for-beginners choice, a green hue somehow functions as a go-with-everything, not-so-neutral neutral. The tonal pillows ensure the look is cohesive.
Have you ever seen a more upbeat sofa? Opt for yellow when the goal is to have 100% cheerful fun.
This linear pink showstopper is the perfect match for the abstract wall art and a delicate color palette.
An Yves Klein Blue couch is bold yet classic. Paired with gold and animal-print accents, the result is full-on glam.
Now this is how to give your living space a surge of energy.
Elegance in sofa form… Consult the color wheel for complementary pairings, and don’t shy away from mixing hues.
Love a graphic look? Pair your bright sofa with black and white accents and no one will be able to keep their eyes off of the combination, promise.
This duo is made for a collector's home who wants to make a serious splash in the living room.
This sofa in saturated burnt orange (another neutral-ish choice!) makes an approachable, homey space feel a bit bolder and bohemian.
This was originally published on February 10, 2015, and has since been updated.