The perfect sofas for apartment living and smaller spaces.

Living in a small space has its challenges, but it can also be an opportunity to get creative with decor and embrace minimalism. At Sofa and Soul, we believe that every space can be functional and beautiful. We offer tips and tricks for styling small spaces with the perfect sofas and decor, whether you live in a studio apartment or a tiny house. A small sofa can create a warm and inviting living space, no matter the size. We’ve curated a list of 7 handmade, environmentally friendly small sofas from Melbourne to help you find the perfect fit for your petite space.

1. The Tasman Sofa – A Modern Classic

Designed with small spaces in mind, the Tasman sofa is the perfect little couch to suit your small living room. Lounge around for hours in this cosy loveseat that fits snuggly in dens, sitting rooms or your modest home library.

With a shorter seat and curved arms, the Tasman is the perfect height to get the most out of your living space. The smaller back makes it a great option to place by a window so as to not block the sunshine that brightens up your home. The slender arms allow for ease of access which is important for tiny rooms without a lot of space to move. The Tasman’s size will enable it to pair well with a small console table, meaning your morning coffee or afternoon snacks can always be within arms reach.

What’s more, built with foam seats and accompanied with back cushions, the Tasman sofa will allow you to stay comfortable for hours on end. Whether you’re downsizing your home to suit your needs or just looking for the perfect small 2 seater sofa, the Tasman’s modern design and classical aesthetic allow it to be a subtle, practical yet elegant centrepiece of your small space.

2. The Palm Springs Sofa – Mid Century Style

Are you looking to add a pop of colour to your small living space? Then look no further than the vibrant Palm Springs sofa. Curate a living area that expresses your personality with the lush sixties flair that this youthful couch provides. The slimline design of the Palm Springs sofa allows it to fit snugly in even the smallest of rooms, working as the expressive heartbeat of your living space.

Whether you want a gorgeous pink sofa to build upon your space’s mid-century aesthetic or are looking for a spirited spark of yellow to contrast a white-walled chic, this retro-inspired sofa is available in a variety of colours. The Palm Springs sofa is a perfect choice for a centrepiece to seat your friends and family in any small space without compromising on style.

3. The Snuggle Sofa – Connected by Comfort

It’s easy to forget about the things that truly matter in our busy day to day lives. It’s even easier to reconnect with them. Sink into a world of comfort and make time for yourself or your loved one with the Snuggle Sofa. With slender arms that give you more room to curl up in, this relaxing sofa will make even the smallest of rooms feel like a warm and cosy, safe space.

Sporting a timeless, classic design and available in a variety of natural, muted tones, the Snuggle Sofa is easy to pair with any room’s aesthetic. It also lends itself well to an array of blankets and pillows and comes with flanged details around its cushions, making it a stylish yet subtle centrepiece to build a homely space around. Designed with washable, removable covers, you can ensure that this sofa maintains its inviting nature without worrying about moving it around when cleaning. Add depth to any room when you relax with the Snuggle Sofa and reconnect with your mind, body, soul, or the most important person in your life.

4. The Rydell Sofa – Laid Back Australian Living

Designed to relax your body, the Rydell sofa’s small size doesn’t distract from how comfortable it is. Perfect for spending time with your family or putting your feet up after a long workday, the Rydell sofa boasts easy access and a classic design, making it an excellent choice for a simple, homely living space.

Rocking a seventies flair and available in both bold and humble colours, this sofa lends itself well to wherever you need it. Designed with smaller arms, this sofa feels spacious despite its petite design and, if you upgrade to a bigger living space in the future, you can pair this 2 seater with a matching Rydell modular sofa. Whether you want a small couch for the bedroom or just need something cosy to curl up in, the Rydell Sofa brings the laid-back Australian attitude to any room, no matter the size.

5. The Montana Sofa – Small Sofa, Big Personality

Who says you need big furniture in your living space to make a statement? Despite its compact size, the Montana sofa boasts bold colours, a brilliant design and a big personality. Available in an array of vibrant colours to choose from, you can elevate your simple living space to an impressive, sophisticated lounging area.

With a curved design and lush, velvety textures, the Montana doesn’t just look good but is incredibly comfortable and roomy. From the smallest of living rooms to the most modest of open-plan spaces, the eye-catching Montana sofa is the perfect way to make a small-sized statement.


6. The Coogee Sofa – Oozing in Comfort

From the feather blend in its T seat cushions to its tufted fixed back design, the Coogee sofa oozes comfort. A must-have for binge watchers and readers alike, lose yourself for hours in the cosy cushions of this small sofa. Prioritising comfort, however, does not mean this couch lacks style. With an array of muted colours available and the unique design of its turned timber legs, this couch easily lends itself to a multitude of home aesthetics. The Coogee range offers a fun yet welcoming 2 seater couch that doesn’t get in the way. It even has a chair variant that will make you feel safe and snug in your reading nook. Make any small living space feel warm and inviting with the Coogee sofa, and rest easy knowing you’re coming home to a sofa that you’ll never want to get up from.

7. The Ally Sofa

The perfect accompaniment to any apartment living space, the contemporary design of the Ally sofa range offers a chic solution to curating a simplistic, homely lounging experience. Inspired by Scandinavian living, the Ally range is available in an array of muted colours that can easily complement any modern space. Its petite build allows it to fit snuggly within yourcarefully curated floor plan and is expandable thanks to its matching furniture. A matching chair can help accent a bedroom or reading nook, while a matching ottoman offers a space- conscious solution to modular style seating.

The elegant nature and the comfortable design of the Ally range is accentuated by its nordic timber-leg and linear arms. Bring a strong yet subtle presence to your modest spaces with a beautiful raised profile. You can capture the nuances of modern living in even the smallest of homes with the Ally sofa range.