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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 Jul 02, 2014, includes 42 PRO Trends and 383 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 383 crowdsourced sofa trends and 2,001,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

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

Contents:
• 42 Sofa PRO Trends
• 383 Sofa Examples
• 54 Sofa Videos (Online) Sofa Videos
• 2,298 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:

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


Nomadic Home Portable furnishings reflect consumer demand for flexibility in everyday life Implications - With modern technologies constantly providing consumers with new and improved ways to make ordinary circumstances better, consumers must constantly adhere to an adaptive lifestyle to allow for such continuous change. Portable furnishings, such as those that can be folded up, allow consumers to easily transport their belongings from one place to another, combining compact decor with the need for more flexibility in everyday life.
Nomadic Home
Portable furnishings reflect consumer demand for flexibility in everyday life
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Affectionate Seating Two-seater furniture caters to consumers looking to foster close-knit bonds Implications - Seeking to express emotions beyond the cold and stoic qualities of verbal communication, consumers are turning to more visual representations of love to represent their feelings in a more heartfelt manner. Furnishings that encourage close contact interaction allows individuals to engage in affectionate bonding through more accessible everyday decor. This reflects the consumer need for methods of expression that foster deeper physical bonds.
Affectionate Seating
Two-seater furniture caters to consumers looking to foster close-knit bonds
7 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 36 more Sofa PRO Trends and 383 examples!



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