Mid-Century Sleeper Sofas: What to Look for When Buying

Mid-Century Sleeper Sofas: What to Look for When Buying

Mid-century modern sleeper sofas are great when you get that dreaded phone call one afternoon, "Hey, we were thinking of visiting you next month. We already bought plane tickets."

So, now you need a multi-functional seating choice because you don't have a lot of spare room and you want it to look nice. None of these, "lightly used" cracked leather sleeper sofas on Facebook Marketplace are going to cut it. You have to prove that you're an adult, and adults have nice things. Mid-century sleeper sofas are a great choice for anyone looking to add some mid-century style to their home. These sofas offer a unique combination of comfort and style, and they can be a great addition to any living space. There are a few things you should keep in mind when shopping for Mid-century sleeper sofas. In this article, we will take a look at some of the key features to look for when buying one of these sofas. We will also discuss why Mid-century sleeper sofas make such a great addition to any home.

What is Mid-century style?

Mid-century modern style is a design movement that started in the mid-20th century. This style is characterized by its simplicity and functionality, and it often features clean lines and minimal ornamentation. Mid-century modern furniture is popular today because of its timeless aesthetic, and sleeper sofas are no exception.

Even Drew Barrymore is a fan of Mid-century modern design!

Even if you are not one who is into minimalism, the Mid-century modern style works with other aesthetics. Our couches are able to be customized, so if you want an eclectic bold color, we have several options to choose from.

Here is an article, written by Laurie Davidson, on a more in-depth guide to Mid-century modern furniture. If you think you want to pursue a Mid-century modern style for your home, there are many ways to incorporate it into your home.

What to look for when buying a Mid-century sleeper sofa?

When shopping for a mid-century sleeper sofa, there are a few key things you should keep in mind.

mid century modern sleeper sofa
The Ladybird Full Sleeper Sofa. As you can see, the simple, straight lines of the back along with classic bolster pillows and sleek handmade feet, make this a Mid-century marvel.
  1. First, make sure to choose one with classic lines and simple styling. You don't want something too ornate or busy, as this will detract from the minimalist aesthetic of the Mid-century design.
  2. Second, be sure to select a comfortable mattress. The last thing you want is to be uncomfortable when you're trying to take a nap or sleep through the night. At our furniture store, Couch Potatoes, most of our sleeper sofas will come with a mattress so you don't have to rush around the city throwing money for a new mattress.
  3. Third, make sure that the sofa fits in with the rest of your décor. Mid-century style often features neutral colors and simple designs, so choose a sleeper sofa that will complement these elements in your home.

What size sleeper sofa should you get?

You want to make sure your sleeper sofa can fit you or your guests (depending on its function). If you're using it as your bed, a full will fit you just fine. If you want your guests to not have to squish together, a queen-size sleeper sofa is an appropriate size.

sleeper sofa with chaise
The Track Reversible Chaise Queen Sleeper Sofa in Bennet Red. This sleeper sofa is queen-sized, so it will be big enough to fit more than one person.

Don't forget to consider the size of your sleeper sofa. You don't want it to be so small that no one can sleep on it, but you also don't want it to take up too much space in your home. It's important for mid-century furniture to fit into any room, and with so many options available today there is a sleeper sofa for everyone.

Why Mid-century modern sleeper sofas are a great addition to any home?

Mid-century modern sleeper sofas just look nice in any home. If you're not confident in your interior decorating skills, Mid-century modern sofas are sure to pull your space together and get compliments. They are perfect for anyone who wants to add some mid-century flair to their home without sacrificing functionality. Additionally, mid-century sleeper sofas are often more affordable than other types of furniture from this era, making them a great choice for budget-minded shoppers.

Wallace Sleeper Sofa - Austin's Couch Potatoes Furniture

Wallace Leather Sleeper Sofa, displaying mattress within.

The mid-century sleeper sofa is perfect for those who want the look of mid-century design with the convenience of being able to sleep on it. This type of sofa is great for small spaces because it serves as both a daybed and a sofa, and it's perfect for people who want to add some extra seating to their home.

Couch Potatoes offer Mid-century sleepers in many trendy colors like blush pink or royale peacock which will go great with any kind of décor! We want everyone to feel comfortable in their home and what better way to do that than by giving you a couch that can also double as a bed when needed.

So, rest easy that there is an Austin furniture store near you, that has some nice-looking Mid-century modern sleeper sofas for you. We have locations in South and Central Austin.


Written by Emily Holleran

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