What Is a Chesterfield? | NONAGON.style
What Is a Chesterfield?

What Is a Chesterfield?

Big and small we show you some of our faves in this inspiration guide to chesterfields

Written by –
Isobel McKenzie
on December 1st 2017

Take a Seat

Are you wondering what is a chesterfield? Well are you sitting on the settee? Taking a break on the couch? Lazing on the chaise longue? More often than not these days the word chesterfield is synonymous sofa in Canada and areas in the USA, but there’s more to it than that!

 

Typically a classic chesterfield describes a large cushioned sofa or seat with buttoned patterns. The padded back and arms are the same height, and more often than not it’s upholstered in leather.

 

Check out some of these chesterfield sofas that’ll have you wanting one in your own home!

The Gentleman’s Club

Chesterfield sofa against blue bookshelf backdrop | NONAGON.style
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Leather clad and bolt upright, the chesterfield is a common sight at gentleman’s clubs; curved arms and distressed materials are timeless classics that lull you into a sense of luxury.

Chesterfield sofa | NONAGON.style
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Blue panels and a tufted leather chesterfield sofa | NONAGON.style
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Velvet Visions

Blue velvet sofa with a backdrop of colorful books | NONAGON.style
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A twist on the leather look, where smoking jacket meets luxury languishing. The usual hues are blues, greens or purples. But let the rainbow be your inspiration when it comes to finding the ideal chesterfield beauty.

Blue velvet sofa by Anthropologie | NONAGON.style
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Gray tufted velvet sectional sofa | NONAGON.style
Blue velvet chesterfield | NONAGON.style
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Living Room Looks

Fireplace in the living room with chesterfield sofa | NONAGON.style
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Easy to pull together and feel at home. It’s a sofa that doesn’t require too much work and can double up as a day bed.

Daybed with chesterfield style tufted padding | NONAGON.style
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Other Materials

Chesterfield sofa in telephone box red | NONAGON.style
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Don’t be limited by simple colors or the typical styles. These days custom furniture is easier than ever, with a burgeoning array of options out there. Take a look at some of these top picks to give you more ideas!

Corner chesterfield sofa in Paisley print | NONAGON.style
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Chesterfield sofa | NONAGON.style
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Can’t tell your chesterfield from your cabriole? Check out our round up of these top 11 types of sofa to make sure you know what you’re looking for.

 

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