In the market for a new sofa? Forget hours in a showroom, now you can order your dream couch at the click of a button. Making life even easier, how about a sofa in a box? A sofa that comes delivered in handy, carry-able boxes. Which is a godsend for those living in high-rise flats or with tiny hallways. Say goodbye to shimmying a sofa up the stairs! Here's everything you need to know about buying a sofa in a box including the best places to buy one…
Why should I buy a sofa in a box?
- If you need to get your sofa up or down the stairs to get it to your desired location, then you should definitely consider a sofa in a box, which can easily be transported.
- If you're a renter and could be moving frequently, having a sofa in a box will make the whole relocation process so much easier.
- If you're in a hurry and don't want to wait for your sofa to be made at a factory, a sofa in a box could be a speedy solution.
The best sofa in a box companies
Swyft have a range of different styles available
Swyft sofa in a box
Clever sofas from Swyft are the epitome of ease, but they don’t compromise on style either. Once assembled, you wouldn’t tell the difference between that and one on a showroom floor - and all of the designs are totally Instagram worthy. Their new Model 03 design looks and feels like sitting on a cloud.
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What's even more mind-blowing is the fact that you can get next-day delivery, which means you don’t have to order your dream sofa and then wait a full moon or five for it to be made. You just click and it can be with you the very next day!
The easy assemble videos make it look like a doddle, and it really is that easy. You don’t need any tools and the pieces just slot together like magic.
With any new sofa, it's completely normal to be paranoid about the slightest spillage (clumsy uncles we are looking at you) but fear not, as the clever stain-resistant technology will mean any messes just dab right out. Even red wine!
Model 03 three-seater, £2,735, Swyft
Snug sofa in a box
With a range of modular sofas which promise to also be comfy as well as practical, Snug knows exactly what the customer wants. You can choose from a cool sofa bed, a deluxe corner sofa or even a snuggly chair. Don't know what you want? The free 30-minute virtual consultation with a sofa pro should help with that.
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The big chill sofa in a box, £1,509, Snug
Argos sofa in a box
Any new homeowner will know that Argos is a godsend - a one-stop-shop for every home item you could possibly ever imagine. They've jumped on the sofa in a box hype too, and as you would expect, it won’t break the bank either!
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Evie charcoal sofa in a box, £295, Argos
Habitat blue sofa in a box, £295, Argos
DFS sofa in a box
Longstanding furniture experts DFS have expanded into sofas in a box with their Boxit range. Looking at the gorgeous designs, you would have no idea that these are flatpack sofas.
Boxit 3-seater sofa, £495, DFS
Habbio sofa in a box
The perfect colour for a chic living room set-up and the sustainably sourced wood legs come in shade options too!
HB03 three-seater sofa, £1,403, Habbio
Mano Mano sofa in a box
Online DIY giants Mano Mano are on hand with sofa in a box options too. How about this chic blue sofa to brighten up a room?
Smart Sofa in a Box 2 seater, £299, Mano Mano
John Lewis sofa in a box
Even retail giant John Lewis has produced a sofa in a box range and the styles in their Sofi collection are simple and sophisticated. Plus, you can make the assembly even easier by getting the free assemble service - result!
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SHOP THE SELECTION
Next sofa in a box
This compact yet super-stylish sofa will fit into any snug room and it's available in chic navy or wow-factor yellow.
Mila 2 seater sofa in a box, £435, Next
Plushy sofa in a box
A team of Plushy sofa designers have found the perfect balance between comfort and style with their sofa in a box range. We love the chic bolster cushions that come with this design!
Two-seater couch potato sofa in a box, £1,027, Plushy
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