10 Key Factors to Consider When Buying a Sofa

Buying a sofa is a big decision. It’s not just about finding the right style and color, but also about finding the right size, shape, and material. To help you make the best decision, here are 10 key factors to consider when buying a sofa:

1. Size: Measure the space where you plan to place the sofa and make sure you buy one that fits. Consider the size of the room, the number of people who will be using it, and the amount of traffic it will get.

2. Shape: Choose a shape that fits the room and your lifestyle. If you have a large family, a sectional might be the best option. If you have a small space, a loveseat or a futon might be better.

3. Comfort: Comfort is key when it comes to sofas. Consider the cushioning, the armrests, and the back support. We'd advise going for a medium firm sofa as these are the most comfortable and long lasting. They are firm enough to make sure they dont lose their shape quickly, but still provide that aaaaaah feeling.

4. Material: The material of the sofa will affect its durability and comfort. Leather is a popular choice for its durability and easy maintenance, but it can be expensive. Fabric sofas are more affordable and come in a variety of colors and patterns.

5. Color: Choose a color that complements the rest of your decor. If you’re looking for a neutral color, consider beige, gray, or white. If you want something more vibrant, consider a bold color like red or blue.

6. Price: Set a budget before you start shopping. Consider the quality of the sofa and the materials used. Don’t be afraid to shop around and compare prices.

7. Durability: Look for a sofa that is made with high-quality materials and construction. Check the frame, the cushions, and the fabric to make sure it will last.

8. Maintenance: Consider how much maintenance the sofa will require. Leather sofas require more maintenance than fabric sofas, but they are also more durable.

9. Delivery: Make sure you know how the sofa will be delivered and who will be responsible for assembling it. Some stores offer free delivery and assembly, while others charge extra.

10. Warranty: Look for a sofa that comes with a warranty. This will protect you in case of any defects or damage.

Our promise to you is that we have Sofas that tick all 10 boxes! So browse our range of Sofas stress free knowing that you're in safe hands


Since each piece of furniture is made to order, delivery times can vary. Typically, it takes between 8-12 weeks to complete your furniture, but we will provide you with a more specific delivery date on each product page as these may vary from product to product.
While we take every precaution to ensure that your furniture arrives in perfect condition, accidents can happen. In the rare event that your furniture is damaged during delivery, please contact our customer service team within 24 hours of delivery so we can arrange a replacement.
Yes, we offer a 15-year guarantee on all of our bespoke furniture. We're confident in the quality of our craftsmanship and materials, and we want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase.
Absolutely! Our bespoke furniture is completely customizable to suit your needs and preferences. Whether you want to change the size, materials, or design details of your furniture, our team of skilled craftsmen will work with you to bring your vision to life. Please contact us on hello@livelusso.com to discuss your individual design needs.
Yes, we have a range of material samples available for you to view in person before making your decision. Simply choose your samples from this link and they will be delivered to you within 2-3 days free of cost.
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Yes, we offer financing options to make it easier for you to purchase your dream furniture. We have partnered with KLARNA to enable you to spread your payments. You can read up more on Klarna on this link.
We understand that choosing furniture can be a big decision, which is why we want our customers to feel completely satisfied with their purchase. That's why we offer a 30-day return policy on all our items.