Trying to find a sofa in Singapore that is both comfortable and stylish can be quite the journey.
Whether you call it a sofa, a couch or a settee, a sofa is the focus of any living room. For one thing, your sofa is probably the biggest pieces of furniture in the room, so it sets the decor trend. The trick is deciding what you want – a sleek leather sofa? A velvet boudoire couch? Or a squashy sectional sofa to fit the whole family?
You can buy sofas online, of course, but your sofa gets so much use that it helps to actually sit in some sofas as well. To test how they fit your body, your room, and your lifestyle. In Singapore plenty of stores offer customisation options, from upholstery options right through to custom furniture that is made-to-measure, exactly for you.
So where do you even start to buy a sofa in Singapore? Here is a roundup of top furniture stores to find the best sofas in Singapore.
If sleek and modern sofas and sectional sofas are your thing, Cellini has plenty of choices. This home-grown Singapore furniture brand started in 1986, and the designs suit compact Singapore homes. For example, many of the sofas come with hidden storage. You can also find flexible L-shaped sectional sofas and adjustable recliner sofas. Cellini also do everything in-house, from design to fabrication.
The sofas strike the balance between comfort and style – you won’t find short-term seasonal trends here.
Check out the Ross L-Shaped Sofa with removable covers ($1,599, shown above) that comes in 16 different colour options. The removable covers are a genius idea for hot and sweaty Singapore. They make for an easy wash, and a clean sofa, even if you have messy kids or pets.
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website
Originals sofas are made to bring a breath of fresh air to your living space. The sofa fabrics are either soft and tactile linen, resilient polyester, or a blend of the two fibres. The linen and polyester fabric is extremely durable, but not sticky, even in Singapore’s weather. It feels so soft you want to take a nap on the sofa. The Bespoke 3 Seater Sofa ($2700, shown above) combines elegance with the perfect comfy and slouchy look.
If you have a small living space, this company has good two seater sofas that fit right into place without feeling cramped. For example, check out the Bespoke 2 Seater Sofa ($2180).
Address: 1 Bukit Batok St. 22, Level 5, 659592
Tel: 6471 9918
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Daily)
3. Finn Avenue
If you’re into luxe furniture but want a reasonable price for a sofa in Singapore, you’ll fall in love with Finn Avenue’s selection of sofas. Think plush velvet and gold accents – these settees are designed to make a dramatic impression. In addition, Finn Avenue carries a range of elegant marble coffee tables to compliment the luxurious style of your sofa.
If you’re looking for something bold yet elegant, the Rever de Rever Curved Sofa ($2,090, see above) features a smooth cream velvet with a stainless steel base brushed in gold. Blue velvet sofas continue to trend and the Countess II Blue Chesterfield Sofa ($2,290) nails this look with a classic chesterfield shape updated in blue velvet.
Address: 201 Henderson Rd., #04-19, Apex @ Henderson, 159545
Tel: 8699 3466
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 12 to 6 p.m. (Sat. to Sun.)
Inspired by the warm minimalism of Scandinavian interior design? Check out Scanteak’s teak wood furniture. These pieces can adapt to any living room style, whether it be boho-chic, mid-century or minimalist. Most of the sofas at Scanteak are made in solid teak wood, from managed and sustainable plantations in Java, Indonesia. The plantations and the factories Skanteak use are certified by the Rainforest Alliance and the SVLK .
Skanteak do not use MDF chipboard, but they do use some ply and teak veneer. It’s a good-value option if you’re buying furniture for a rental home, or you want lighter-weight furniture – for example, for a child’s playroom.
Daybeds Sofa ($1,879, shown above) are small two seater sofas that can double as a guest bed or simply a snooze corner. It’s as big as a Super Single mattress and comes with machine-washable covers.
Tip: With a minimum down-payment of $1,000 in a single sales order, you can get 5% discount on regular-priced items and 30% off on Saturday deliveries. (Only applies to in-store purchases)
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website
5. Danish Design Co
Another furniture store for fans of Scandinavian fans, Danish Design Co was founded by a Scandinavian couple who live in Singapore. It carries popular furniture and sofa brands from Scandinavia and the furniture is very well made, because it’s handcrafted in Denmark. Sleek, modern and sophisticated describes these quality sofas. If you have a large living space, the Flaneur Sofa ($4,946) is an excellent choice.
Bonus: You can also find a range of outdoor sofas in sun-resistant fabrics, such as the Newport Outdoor Sofa ($4,808, shown above).
Danish Design Co
Address: 100E Pasir Panjang Rd., #06-03, B&D Building, 118521
Tel: 6270 8483
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.); 12 to 6 p.m. (Sun.)
If you love sophisticated and modern Italian decor, try Cassina. This company is all about avant-guard designer style. For example the I Maestri Collection reinterprets iconic furniture by some of the greatest architects of the 20th century, including Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marco Zanuso, Ico Parisi and Giacomo Balla.
Cassina has 90 years of experience in upholstory, and it’s still innovating. For example, Cassina sofa fillings in Singapore are eco-friendly – they’re made of memory foam or 100% recycled PET fibres, made from plastic waste removed from the ocean.
Check out the eye catching Bowy Sofa, a sectional sofa that can be arranged in umpteen different ways. The asymmetrical shape of the Floe Insel Sofa is not for everyone, but it’s so funky and stylish.
Address: 201 Henderson Rd., #01-01, 159545
Tel: 6270 8828
Opening hours: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.)
7. Furniture Club
Go here for upscale international brands such as Alpa Salotti and Ego Italiano. Plus, you can get 100% Italian-crafted sofas here from $2,300 – which is a steal in the furniture world. These sofas in Singapore are covered in Italian leather that feels soft and buttery, and you can choose from a wide range of neutral or bold colours.
Tip: Furniture Club also offers affordable customisation options. There are so many options that it really helps to stop by the showroom to see what they have, and how it can be adapted to perfectly suit your decor and lifestyle.
8. Black & Walnut
This furniture store sells top-quality designer pieces sized to suit the modern home. In other words, you can find sectional sofas that you can fit together to suit your space, smaller sofas for compact condos, and luxurious upholstory fabics like leather or luxe velvet.
If you’re after a sofa in Singapore that is both velvet and L-Shaped, check out the Annapolis L-Sectional Sofa ($3,499) for the ultimate elegant statement piece. You can also find comfortable, functional and sleek sofa beds like the Chaumont ($2,399). This sofa bed can reconfigure in various positions to sleep houseguests.
Tip: The company also has a good online blog, with tips like how to understand the different grades of leather hides used for sofa upholstery.
Black & Walnut
Address: 43 Keppel Rd., #W1-01/02/03, 099418
Tel: 6781 3201
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Daily)
9. King Living
Established in 1977, this award-winning Australian brand specialises in galvanised steel frames that create extremely durable and comfortable sofas. Plus, it includes a Postureflex Seating System, it’s the same system used in luxury cars to support the body. Say no to bad posture!
These sofas in Singapore are also incredibly functional, with extras like built in charger ports and hidden storage. For example, the multi-award Jasper II modular sofa ($8,290) comes with a media console and can be reconfigured into endless positions. It comes with under-seat hidden storage and can even become a luxurious guest bed.
Address: 22 Kallang Ave., #01-00, Hong Aik Building, 339413
Tel: 6805 4198
Opening hours: 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Sun. to Fri.); 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Sat.)
10. Soul & Tables
If you’re looking for ethically made sofas, with a relaxed and modern look, Soul & Tables has got the selection for you. The best-seller Padded Sofa series (shown above) is low-slung, to make a small room look larger. These sofas bring a modern twist to the living space, without looking cold. You can get the classic 3-seater Padded Sofa for $2,670.
Tip: Soul & Tables offers free delivery and installation, complimentary maintenance and one-for-one disposal of your old sofa. Plus, if you’re not satisfied with the sofa, you can return it without any charge, up to one month after delivery.
Soul & Tables
Address: 315 Outram Rd., #02-03/#02-09, Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Tel: 9272 1545
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Daily)
11. House of AnLi
If you’re a fan of home decor and you want to take part in the design process, House of AnLi specialises in customisable and made-to-order sofas. The sofas are mostly upholstered in Belgian linens, but you can change the dimensions, fabrics and colours to suit your living space.
This company works fast – depending on the design you choose, they can customise and deliver a sofa in Singapore in three or four weeks. You can see some of their designs at their new display space, called The Loft. When you see the sofas displayed with artwork and Asian antiques, you get plenty of decor ideas for your own home.
If you prefer to just buy a sofa, and you know what you want, you can shop for particular brands on the website. The Wicked Lounge 3-seater ($3,495), is a gorgeous rattan sofa that’s perfect for a Southeast Asian home.
Tip: House of AnLi offer free delivery for orders above $200.
House of AnLi
Address: 163 Tanglin Rd., #02-21/22 (House of AnLi Interiors), #02-23 (The Loft), Tanglin Mall, 247933
Tel: 6235 5193 / 6235 5056
Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Sun. to Thurs.); 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Fri. to Sat.); 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (daily)
12. Grey & Sanders
Grey & Sanders sell sofas upholstered in sustainably sourced leather from Germany, Brazil and Italy. Check out the classic 3-seater Portage Sofa for $4,199. It might be a steep price, but the quality and craftsmanship are top-notch. Made of soft leather over medium hardness foam topped with feathers, the sofa is just the right mix of comfort and support.
Grey & Sanders
Address: 315 Outram Rd., #06-02, Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074 / 9 Raffles Blvd., #02-42, Millenia Walk Store, 039596
Tel: 8371 8864
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (daily) / 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Daily); 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (closed for lunch on Weds.)
13. Ambient Lounge
For a squashy and relaxed sofa that feels like a kid’s beanbag, but looks like an adult piece of furniture, Ambient Lounge has got you covered. Prices are pocket-friendly. You can buy individual pieces of furniture, but the modular packages at $979 are an affordable option – especially if you’re in a rental home. The modular package includes a twin sofa, plus a lounger chair and an ottoman.
Address: 25 Bukit Batok Crescent, #04-08/09, The Elitist, 658066
Tel: 6802 9900 / 8181 0960.
Opening hours: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Sat. to Sun.) / (By appointment only)
Greyhammer is based in Singapore, so the company can design and build your exact sofa to order. Greyhammer also has a big range of modern sofas upholstered in water-repellent fabric, or leather. You can customise the size, the fabrics, even the legs. For example, the Kelly Fabric Sofa has a classic shape made of solid kiln-dried hardwood and is available in one, two, three, four seater sizes – or an L shape.
Address: 33 Ubi Ave. 3, #01-39/40, Vertex, 408868
Tel: 6203 1123
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 12 to 6 p.m. (Sat. to Sun.)
This Nordic-inspired store carries loungers, corner sofas, L-shaped sofas, office sofas, outdoor sofas, and so much more. There’s so many options, but all the sofas here feature clean lines and simple materials to give a sophisticated look.
For an airy, open-ended sofa, check out decor stylist’s choice Amsterdam Lounging Module (from $2.970, shown above). Not only does it scream luxury, you can also customise the upholstery however you want. Choose from linen fabrics, leather finishes and woven fabrics to suit your style.
Address: 290 Orchard Rd., #04-01/02/03, Paragon Shopping Centre, 238859
Tel: 6736 0777
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Daily)
By Isabel Wibowo
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