Creating the perfect MCM living room isn’t as simple as it might sound. It requires planning, searching, patience, and a budget capable of supporting all the necessary pieces.
From artwork to lighting to the right sofa, there are so many things to consider. The perfect mid-century modern design may seem like just a dream, but it’s something anybody can achieve. For many homeowners, it starts with the sofa.
With so many great mid-century modern sofas out there, it can be hard to choose the right one for your living room. Let’s look at 11 MCM style sofas perfect for giving your living room a pop of color.
Vitra Polder Sofa
Providing a very bright yellow color, the Vitra Polder Sofa will certainly stand out in any living room. While it comes in other colors, most are brighter choices making it a great piece to add color to any room.
Urban Outfitters Camila Velvet Sofa
Not as bright as the yellow Vitra Polder Sofa, the Camila Velvet from Urban Outfitters offers a wraparound back with tapered wooden legs. The Terracotta color offers a bold statement perfect for any MCM living room.
Moooi Cloud Sofa
A sofa living up to the name, the Moooi Cloud Sofa will make you feel like you’re floating on a cloud. It’s a bold statement with a high price tag at more than $8K. Choose from several bright colors including Boucle Rainbow, Velour Coral, Boucle Blue or Velour Moss.
Ligne Roset Ruche Sofa
Certainly a statement piece for any MCM living room, the Ligne Roset Ruche Sofa offers a unique design with an unusual look. A variety of color choices are available with most providing a bold statement while complementing the unique design of the sofa. The same design is also available in an armchair.
Nelson Marshmallow Sofa
Maybe the boldest design on this entire list, the Nelson Marshmallow Sofa features a series of round cushions giving it a playful shape and an art-like feel. This design is available through Herman Miller and made in the USA. Choose from three colors including the brightest color, Cherry.
Fritz Hansen Swan Sofa
The Swan Sofa was introduced in 1958 and became a very popular choice for mid-century modern homes. Today, the sofa has evolved into an absolutely stunning piece from Fritz Hansen. While not every color offered is bold, some colors, such as Aqua, Red, Chartreuse, and Orange, will certainly make this sofa a statement piece.
Normann Copenhagen Swell Sofa
A three-seater sofa offering a unique and playful design, the Normann Copenhagen Swell Sofa provides the perfect statement piece. Choose from a variety of colors with many very bold options to ensure your MCM living room has a statement piece standing out above the rest.
Ligne Roset Toga Sofa
Designed by Michael Ducaroy, this low-profile sofa offers a classic look with plenty of appeal. It’s the perfect option for any mid-century modern living room. While you can certainly get this sofa in black or white, it’s also available in very bold colors.
Gubi Grand Piano Sofa
Just as the name applies, the design of this sofa makes it look a bit like a grand piano. It comes from Gubi Olsen and was designed in 1984. The sofa doesn’t come in a bold color but does offer the perfect option to add a pop of color through bold pillows. The dark colors will fit well with red, orange, or yellow pillows giving your MCM living room the perfect pop of color with a uniquely designed sofa.
Another sofa not offering much for a bold color, but providing the perfect backdrop for bold colored pillows, the Goetz Sofa offers something rather unique. It has a wood panel design with dark cherry wood and offers black leather. The chrome legs make it stand out and the right brightly colored pillows will turn this sofa into a true statement piece.
Normann Copenhagen Era Rocking Sofa
A rather unique option with the ability to rock, the Normann Copenhagen Era Rocking Sofa provides incredible craftsmanship as a statement piece. Choose the Breeze-Fusion fabric option and you’ll have the bold color you’ve dreamed of for your mid-century modern living room.
There are plenty of great MCM sofas available, but not all offer the true ability to become a statement piece. If you want the focal point of your MCM living room to be a bold sofa, choose one of these ten great options.