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About the Sofa Report - The sofa report covers the unique designs of sofas and couches, and other seated accessories such as cushions, sofa beds, modern rocking chairs and more. With our cutting edge, crowd-sourced research, companies can learn how the chaise lounge, canapé, loveseat and plush leather sofas have evolved to meet consumer tastes.

Who It's For - The Sofa Trend Report is ideal for home furniture stores, designers and those in home decorating.

Our report features major companies such as La-Z-Boy and IKEA, and will benefit companies who are looking to cultivate creativity and gain a competitive advantage in product development for home furnishings.

The Sofa Trend Report, last published on Aug 19, 2014, includes 44 PRO Trends and 394 examples of sofa market research and sofa consumer trends related to: couches, cushions, sofa beds, chaise, canape and sofa trends.

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trend research methodology Methodology - Our sofa research is based on Trend Hunter's 394 crowdsourced sofa trends and 2,045,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

What You'll Get:
• 44 Page / Slide Presentation Sofa PDF Report Sofa PPT Report
• 44 Page In-Depth Reading Report Sofa PDF Report

Contents:
• 44 Sofa PRO Trends
• 394 Sofa Examples
• 55 Sofa Videos (Online) Sofa Videos
• 2,364 Sofa Images (Online) Sofa Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Art Deco, Art, Bed, Museum, Contemporary Art, Storage, Fantasy, Lighting, Mirror, Tattoos, Paint, Street Art, Photo Editing, Business Card, Sculpture, Sofa, Paper, Chair, Restaurant, Flowers, Bath, Dining, Digital Art, Lamp, Graffiti, Bookshelf, Lawn Furniture, Jack-O-Lantern, Candle, Sink and more!



Sample Sofa Pro Trends - Each Sofa PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online sofa articles, videos and images. Examples:

Blatant Eco Consumers opt for goods that are obviously eco-friendly, recycled or vegan Implications - While the traditional aesthetic with eco goods was to make it look good enough to pass it as a non-eco alternative, consumers are becoming drawn to items that are clearly recycled. This shift moves an otherwise niche market into the mainstream for mass consumer appeal.
Blatant Eco
Consumers opt for goods that are obviously eco-friendly, recycled or vegan
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Nature-Inspired Industrial Two opposing design aesthetics are meshed for contemporary consumers Implications - Meshing juxtaposed design aesthetics, natural features, mixed together with clean, industrial lines, are invading the design world for a modern take on eco-focused design. As consumers grow to prefer open concept living and modern styling, they turn to new ways of integrating more familiar elements, like those inspired by the outdoors, into home design.
Nature-Inspired Industrial
Two opposing design aesthetics are meshed for contemporary consumers
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Excess Comfort Ease and accessibility are taken a step further by furnishings that minimize effort Implications - Reflecting a generation fixated on comfort, products that minimize physicality helps make everyday routine more satisfying. Making experiences like eating in front of the TV more convenient, attachable tables and wraparound shelves add ease to the user experience, blending comforts of home with a developing desire to make even the most minuscule activity more adaptable to personal needs.
Excess Comfort
Ease and accessibility are taken a step further by furnishings that minimize effort
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Fitness Furnishings Instead of forcing children outside, parents opt for health-centric fixtures Implications - As the amount of time children spend inside continues to rise, the incorporation of workout furniture for youths is making healthy choices a constant. Instead of forcing kids outside for exercise, parents are opting to soothe technology-laden youth with simple furniture designs that force activity in a more subtle way.
Fitness Furnishings
Instead of forcing children outside, parents opt for health-centric fixtures
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Clubhouse Revamped As the idea of kid-formed clubs persist, their headquarters adapt Implications - What we as adults recognize as behavioral tribes are seen simply as clubs in childhood. This idea persists even in the digital age, however it is adapting to the more demanding tastes of the digital age through revamped clubhouses. This shows that while cliques remain a natural part of development, this generation's needs are less dependent on imagination and more on tangible value.
Clubhouse Revamped
As the idea of kid-formed clubs persist, their headquarters adapt
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Visual Comfort Puffed foam and bubbles enter the design world to please all senses Implications - Diverging from the previously popular minimalism style, puffed, bubbled, often foam-made designs are making their way into interior decor. This signifies a shift in priorities for design-conscious consumers who would rather communicate comfort and warmth than the cold, minimalist prestige associated with more angular design.
Visual Comfort
Puffed foam and bubbles enter the design world to please all senses
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 38 more Sofa PRO Trends and 394 examples!



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