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Sofa Style Guide

There are many factors to consider when trying to find the perfect sofa. This easy to follow sofa style guide will highlight some useful tips on how to choose a sofa style suited to your interior. 

About The Rockett St George Sofa Collection

Choosing a sofa style can seem like a daunting task with so many options to choose from. If you are looking for comfort, style can often get left behind. At the same time, if you find a dazzling design, you will sometimes have to sacrifice practicality. Our Sofa Style Guide is here to help you every step of the way so that you can choose a sofa with ease!


The Fabulous Extra Large 4 Seater Sofa In Alabaster Boucle Fabric | Rockett St George Bespoke Sofa Collection | Click To Shop

At Rockett St George, we know how important it is to find the right sofa to suit your interior. For this reason, we are thrilled to have created a bespoke collection of wonderful sofas with a range of colours and fabrics to suit every home.

Showcasing styles that will uplift your interior, this Sofa Style Guide goes into detail about which sofa will be best for you. Made and manufactured in the UK, our upholstered sofa collection has been handcrafted with the utmost quality in mind. In addition, we wanted to create a range of marvellous investment pieces that will last for years to come. Above all, we know that this new collection will seamlessly transform any space, whatever your style may be.


The Suave Extra Large 4 Seater Sofa In Vine Green Velvet | Rockett St George Bespoke Sofa Collection | Click To Shop

Why Do You Need A Stunning Sofa?

Sofas are becoming the hero piece of the home and when styled correctly, they are a show-stopping feature to adore. Our sofas reveal five different styles that will introduce a fabulous flair into the home so effortlessly.

Undoubtedly, we aim to invite comfort into any corner of the home. This is why this sofa style guide will show you how to choose a sofa style with ease. A stunning sofa can become a glorious centrepiece that you can treasure within your interior. As such, we know how crucial it is that you choose the right one.

We understand the importance of a beautiful sofa and how it sets the tone for the rest of your decor. Consequently, we hope that this sofa collection provides a fabulous opportunity where colour and texture can be explored within your homes.


The Fabulous Small 2 Seater Sofa In Indigo Blue Velvet | Rockett St George Bespoke Sofa Collection | Click To Shop

What To Expect From The New Bespoke Collection

As firm believers in the importance of stylish seating and the power of a statement sofa, our new collection has been designed to instantly lift the feel of your interior. For example, the 5-seater Gorgeous Corner Sofa is a dream for family film nights and late-night entertaining. In addition to this, the luxe contemporary curves of the Beautiful Sofa Collection is perfect for traditional or modern schemes.

As part of the collection, you can choose from a glorious, highly textured boucle, a soft intricately woven fabric or a plush velvet with a dramatic depth of colour. There is so much room to get creative and go wild with your new interior style!

The Step By Step Guide On How To Choose A Sofa Style:

This sofa style guide will outline some important points to consider before purchasing your statement piece. On top of this, we will be talking about functionality vs style, sofa shapes, choosing a sofa colour and interior decor. We hope this section will help you to decipher which elements you require for a sofa that ticks every box. 

Functionality Vs Style 

As a rule, you will want to find that perfect balance between a sofa that suits your space and a design that you will adore year after year. Showcasing styles from traditional to modern and sizes from loveseat to 5 seaters, our collection offers functionality without sacrificing design!

This sofa collection has been designed so you can proudly display your unique showpiece with the added benefit of comfort. On top of this, our sofa fabrics have been created with a stain-repellent finish that promises practicality and ultra-plush style. 

Factors To Consider When Choosing Your Sofa

Firstly, think about how much space you have in your chosen room. You will need to measure the area where you plan to display your sofa. Secondly, measure all of the doors and entryways that the sofa will need to travel through to get to your desired room. You don’t want to be disappointed when your sofa can’t make it into your home!

Next, when considering style it is important to visualise your space. You will want to think about how you see your new sofa fitting in with your existing decor. The last question will be, what is the main use of this sofa? Is it a dazzling showpiece for occasional sitting? Or is it for everyday use and nights in with the whole family? 

As such, with comfort being imperative to your sofa purchase, we have made sure to never leave style behind for the perfect piece that does it all! Featuring eye-catching designs that can be used as the focal point for social areas, our new range has made it easy to find something that fuses the all-important design and practicality factor. Above all, we wanted to create a collection that exudes a one of a kind charm that you will want to cherish forever! 


The Gorgeous Chaise 3 Seater Sofa In Asphalt Grey Velvet Sofa | Rockett St George Bespoke Sofa Collection | Click To Shop

Sofa Shapes

Once you have established what your magnificent new piece will be used for, you can then start to look at the sofa shapes. In addition to this, the sofa style guide will explore what design is going to be best suited to your interior. Our sofa collection has a divine range of size options to suit every home and designs to complement any decor. So without further ado, we are going to talk through each sofa and which style is perfect for you.

Timeless Elegance 

If you are a lover of traditional interiors then the beautiful and perfect range will be most suited to you. Showcasing a sumptuously soft shape, the Perfect Sofa Collection adds a luxurious edge to staying in. Furthermore, the Perfect Sofa Range is ideal for sinking into at the end of the day. The subtly curved corners create a fabulous seating feature that is a dream to style in any setting. Along with this, the Beautiful Sofa Range pairs sweeping curves with sleek, straight lines for a glamorous focal point in any living space. Importantly, the beautiful sofa range pairs cosy and comforting design with arched armrests to add the wow factor to any space.

Contemporary Chic

For ultra-modern schemes, the suave and fabulous ranges will be ideal for complimenting a more contemporary interior. Stylish and sexy with great attention to detail, the Suave Sofa Range introduces real wow factor, anywhere in your home. On top of this, the suave sofas showcase a striking tufting detail, every element is carefully considered with both style and comfort at the forefront. The Fabulous Sofa Collection embraces the beauty of simplicity paired with subtle Scandinavian lines for a truly timeless design. Moreover, the fabulous sofas are serene, comfortable and chic, prioritising relaxation for the ultimate expression of everyday luxury.

Styles For Every Purpose

If you are looking for a sofa suited to larger open rooms for the whole family to pile onto, the Gorgeous Corner Range will be perfect for you. Celebrating your social side, these Corner Sofas come in a 3 seater chaise and a 5 seater option, amazing for grand spaces and staying up late with friends. 

If you are looking for a showpiece that will become the centrepiece of your space, the Loveseat Sofa and Loveseat With Chaise will make a delightful addition to your home. The Loveseat Chair Range is ideal for elevating the look of your living area, bedroom, kitchen space or hallway. Moreover, this collection will allow you to curate a divine spot for relaxing with a special someone that also exudes effortless style.


The Fabulous Snuggler Chaise In Pale Pink Velvet | Rockett St George Bespoke Sofa Collection | Click To Shop

Choosing A Sofa Colour

Now that you can see how sofa shapes impact your space, you can look at choosing a sofa colour and our captivating colour choices! See below for more information.

An imperative part of the sofa style guide, we think that colour is a crucial part of how your sofa will impact the feeling of the room. Whether you want to create the wow factor or a serene look, it is important to curate a colour palette that will compliment your existing decor. 

A Colour For Every Interior

Offering 30 colour options, our bespoke sofa collection showcases a design to suit every scheme and palette. For lovers of calm and cosy neutrals, playful pastels or bold modern tones alike, the colourways have been carefully chosen to add character to any scheme.

In addition to this, a striking colour choice for a sofa doesn’t always have to scream eccentricity. Choosing a statement colour that is perfectly paired with your decor can make your interior come together in the most marvellous way! It is important to think about what feeling you want to evoke with your new sofa. Is it peaceful and chic, sexy and luxe or sumptuous and sophisticated?

Picking The Right Colour For You

Importantly, choosing a sofa colour for your room will come down to personal preference. Even so, we feel that going outside of your comfort zone with a colour choice is also a good idea! Colour can bring a wonderful sense of emotion to your space for delightfully dark interiors or uplifting tones. In particular, we know that a pop of colour or a stunning neutral will bring joy to your decor instantly. 


The Perfect Love Seat In Turmeric Gold Velvet | Rockett St George Bespoke Sofa Collection | Click To Shop

For an in-depth look at how colours make us feel with the ultimate styling advice, you must read Extraordinary Interiors In Colour By Jane Rockett & Lucy St George. You will not regret it! 

Our fabulously unique sofa range showcases many colours that command attention. A few of our favourites include Brick Rose, Barley, Alabaster, Paprika Burnt Orange, Turmeric Gold and Hunter Green! In addition to this, having carefully considered each colour and the chic allure it brings, you can style our sofa collection with ease. 

To discover inspiration on how to use colour in line with this sofa style guide, Check out our Modern Living Room Colour Ideas blog post. 

Interior Decor  

We love how our sofa range brings a new lease of life to a room that needs an interior refresh. Moreover, a new sofa is a great way to introduce a playful allure to your decor. So why not experiment with unique pieces that can be styled so effortlessly amongst your scheme?!

Firstly, when styling around your new sofa, this is an opportunity to add interest by introducing small details. Secondly, accessorising your space is a perfect way to curate a harmonious scheme that creates the wow factor. We are huge fans of maximalist displays which is why we love how interior styling can change a room. In addition to this, creating a display doesn’t always have to exude an eccentric glamour. You can also style around your sofa with peace and tranquillity in mind.

See below to discover our most loved tips on how to decorate around your sofa.

Wonderful Walls:

The walls around your statement sofa are key to creating a space that stands out from the rest. A pop of colour can help to accentuate the look of your sumptuous sofa style. Whether it's a harmonious palette or a new colourway, a lick of paint is ideal for uplifting your scheme.

We love a fantastic feature wall, especially styled above a sofa. Moreover, a fabulous feature wall helps to bring a daring and delightful feel to your space. To create a picture wall to remember, use wall ornaments, art prints and memories you hold dear. This will help to bring together a display that is both personal to you and bursting with character. 


The Beautiful Loveseat In Burnt Orange Velvet With A Lovely Monochrome Feature Wall Display | Rockett St George Sofa Collection | Click To Shop

Soft Furnishings: 

Once you have found a place for your sofa, you can start to think about accessorising with soft furnishings. Soft furnishings such as cushions, blankets and throws are an excellent way to uplift the look of your sofa. Furthermore, we love how soft furnishings will instantly inject personality into your space.

Whether it is plush colours or a stop you in your tracks pattern, this is a chance to go all out. The great thing about soft furnishings is that you can change and adapt your styling season after season. We love that once you have chosen a charming sofa style, it is a piece that can be styled accordingly. As such, having your sofa as a high-quality staple piece means that you can accessorise around it as you know it will last for years to come!

Shop our beautiful range of soft furnishings here to get elevate the feel of your room design instantly. 


The Grape Vine Velvet Cushion | Rockett St George | Click To Shop

Dazzling Displays:

Displaying around your elegant sofa style is another way to create a harmonious scheme that you will adore. When curating a display on your side table or coffee table, think about what elements you want to introduce. Our favourite pieces to use from Rockett St George are quirky ornaments, calming candles and chic vases too.

On top of this, your sofa area deserves some marvellous mood lighting to set the feel for your seating area. So why not accessorise with side lamps which will bring a glorious glow to the room?! Click here to view our fabulous range of table lamps to complement your sofa style. 

To get the party started, we suggest adding a ravishing Rockett St George Drinks Trolley to your space! Perfect for displaying your tipple of choice, a drinks trolley is a piece that looks ultra-fabulous alongside any sofa. This will give the impression that your sofa area is the ultimate hangout for fun-filled evenings with a playful edge.


The Contemporary Round Black & Smoked Glass Drinks Trolley With Accessories From Rockett St George | Click To Shop

We hope that this sofa style guide has given you the means to start thinking about how to choose a sofa style that is suited to your home! Our bespoke sofa range embraces individual taste and we are so excited to see how you style each design in your homes.

Take a look at our Pinterest Board to discover more sofa styling that will get you inspired.


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