How to choose a modern sofa in Dubai

How to choose a modern sofa in Dubai

If you want to decorate and style your modern living room in Dubai in a comfortable yet luxurious way, it’s vital to select the right modern-style sofa. Luckily, you’ve got many options in the market. But that also means that it can be an overwhelming choice. 

What to buy and what to say ‘bye’ to?

In this guide, we will help you navigate the entire process of choosing a modern sofa for your living room in your UAE home. By the end of this blog, you’ll have a sharp visual image in your mind about the kind of sofa you want to make your living room an inviting sanctuary.

Table of Contents

  1. Consider Your Space
  2. Define Your Style
  3. Material Matters
  4. Comfort and Support
  5. Quality and Construction
  6. Try Before You Buy
  7. Additional Features and Customization
  8. FAQs

Consider Your Space

The first step, and the most crucial, is to consider your space. Sofas can be in every home, from spacious villas to cozy apartments, but it’s essential to find a sofa that sits well in your living area. To consider your space:

  • Measure the dimensions of your room
  • Determine the ideal size of the sofa
  • Think about the layout and space visualization

You’ve got many sofa options out there, but if you know what size and shape you are looking for, it might make your decision easier.

Define Your Style

Dubai is known for its diverse, cosmopolitan lifestyle. Yes, a modern sofa should complement the overall aesthetic of your home, but it should also reflect your personal style. Make a mental note of whether you want minimalist furniture, a Scandinavian-inspired design, or a more luxurious and contemporary piece. 

Modern sofas come in a wide range of styles, from sleek and angular to plush and rounded. 

If you are not into design labels and your decision is solely going to be dictated by the look and feel of the sofa, then pay attention to details such as the shape of the arms, the height of the backrest, the type of legs, and other elements. These elements can significantly contribute to the sofa’s overall design and how it would look sitting with the furnishings and fixtures in your room.

Material Matters

Material is critical – there’s no denying that. For most people, the climate and the lifestyle in Dubai influence their choice of upholstery. 

Leather sofas are quite popular due to their durability, ease of maintenance, and timeless appeal, with the ability to withstand occasional sand that may get tracked in from the outdoors. They also add a touch of sophistication and elegance to your room. 

If you prefer fabrics, you’re in for versatility, comfort, and a mind-boggling diversity of colors and patterns available to fit and match any decor. Velvet is another luxurious option. It provides a rich texture and sophisticated appeal that creates a glamorous look. 

Moreover, synthetic blends, like rexine, offer a practical and budget-friendly option. This material is often designed to be stain-resistant and durable. Whatever you end up choosing, make sure it aligns with your lifestyle and maintenance preferences.

Comfort and Support

There’s no use for a sofa if it’s not comfortable. A sofa’s primary function is to provide comfort. In order to make sure that your sofa is comfortable, you need to evaluate the comfort and support that your sofa offers. 

Modern sofas come with various cushion types and levels of firmness. Some people prefer firm cushions for better support, while others want a softer feel for support.

Whatever you prefer, you need to ensure your sofa has got it. Evaluate the sofa’s frame, cushions, and the type of springs and support system it has. For long-lasting comfort and durability, choose high-density foam cushions and well-constructed frames. 

Quality and Construction

Moving on to another critical factor: Quality and construction. Investing in a quality sofa means that you are planning to enjoy its comfort and style for many years. If a sofa does not provide that, it’s simply not quality. You want a sofa that is worth your investment. Therefore, pay attention to the intricate details of the construction and craftsmanship of the sofa. Check each border and inspect all the finishing to ensure you are buying a good piece of furniture. 

A good indicator of a well-made sofa is a sturdy frame, typically made of hardwood. The joints should be secure and well-finished. Besides the frame, you should also carefully check the upholstery. The fabric should be tightly woven with well-stitched seams. Only after a detailed quality check will you be able to enhance your living space both in terms of comfort and aesthetics for a long time. A good quality sofa also offers better value for your money. 

Try Before You Buy

When confused, take a test drive! 

Whether you are looking for a sofa online or in a physical store, there’s nothing stopping you from taking a test drive. Seeing and feeling the sofa in person gives you a better sense of comfort and quality. You can sit on the sofa for an extended period or even lie down if possible to be absolutely sure of its quality, comfort, and support. Make notes of how the sofa feels and if it meets your expectations. 

This approach makes it really easy for you to decide on your purchase and also prevents disappointment after the purchase. When you are ready, consider visiting Exohom’s showroom to explore a wide range of modern sofas and get expert advice. If you want to visit with a specific sofa set in mind, you can also check out our new arrivals

Additional Features and Customization

A lot of modern sofas come with additional features that add functional appeal to the piece. Recliner chairs, adjustable headrests, and built-in storage space are just a few of many examples of additional features that modern sofas now offer. 

However, if you are not into pre-manufactured modern sofas and want something exclusively featured and customized for your room, you can do that as well. And Exohom can help. Our expert design team listens to you and aligns their plan with your vision and needs. 

From fabric or color to height and leg style, we can discuss each and every detail with you before we intricately craft the sofa of your dreams. 

Got something to discuss? Contact us.


Where can I buy modern sofa sets in Dubai?

Dubai offers a plethora of options for buying modern sofa sets. You can visit various furniture showrooms and luxury designer outlets across the city, such as Exohom. With over 13+ years of experience, Exohom has been catering to homeowners across Dubai with its brilliant designs, intricate craftsmanship, and unparalleled customer support. Whether you are looking for something premade, want a custom sofa set, or consult an expert on home design, we are here for you.Get in touch with us.

What types of modern sofa sets are available in Dubai?

You can find a diverse range of modern sofa sets in Dubai to fit different styles, needs, and preferences. Some options you have are:

  • Sectional sofas
  • Two-seater and three-seater sofas
  • Modular sofas
  • L-shaped sofas
  • Luxurious recliner sofas

Are there custom-made modern sofa options available in Dubai?

Yes, custom-made modern sofa options are available in Dubai. Exohom Luxury Furniture Store offers bespoke services that allow you to create a sofa tailored to your specific requirements. You can choose from a variety of materials, colors, styles, configurations, and added features to design a sofa that perfectly fits your space and style and provides both functionality and aesthetic appeal.