Loveseats are small two-seat sofas designed originally as a wider form of the armchair. Also known as double-chairs, loveseats are typically matched with larger couches in living room or family room furniture setups, but their usage today may also include seating in small spaces, informal office break-out spaces, and intimate places to read in libraries or coffee shops.

What is a loveseat?

A loveseat is a sofa for two people (a couple) or in other words, a small two-seat sofa. Also known as a double chair, a loveseat can be purchased on its own or as part of a living room set. A loveseat can come in a variety of styles and forms such as lower backs with higher arm rests.

How long is a loveseat?

There is no set standard of length for a loveseat as it can come in a variety of dimensions in order to fit a variety of rooms and spaces. However, the general range of a loveseat measured from armrest to armrest is between 48 and 72 inches (19 and 28 cm).

Why is a loveseat called a loveseat?

Despite its name, the loveseat was not invented to seat couples or lovers together. Its original intent was to give women more room to sit in their large and lavish dresses. As the fashion of the time changed, so did the loveseat’s use as it became the ideal piece of furniture for two people to engage in close conversation. This kind of seat was in an S-shape in order to face each other, but the loveseat we know today is a side-by-side seating sofa.

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Bolster Two-Seater Sofa
Illustration of a woman sitting on the Bolster Two-Seater Sofa

The Bolster Two-Seater Sofa is a loveseat that takes its name from the shape of its horizontal pillows. It was designed by BassamFellows for Herman Miller, and it provides supportive upright seating as well as plush comfort for relaxation. Its pliable cushions add warmth and character to any room.

The Bolster Two-Seater Sofa has an overall height of 29” (74 cm), length of 68” (173 cm), and depth of 32” (81 cm). The Bolster Two-Seater Sofa has a seat height set at 16.5” (42 cm) and an arm height of 24” (61 cm).

Dimensioned drawings of the Bolster Two-Seater Sofa measuring heights, width and depth
The Bolster Two-Seater Sofa is a loveseat that takes its name from the shape of its horizontal pillows. It was designed by BassamFellows for Herman Miller, and it provides supportive upright seating as well as plush comfort for relaxation. Its pliable cushions add warmth and character to any room.

The Bolster Two-Seater Sofa has an overall height of 29” (74 cm), length of 68” (173 cm), and depth of 32” (81 cm). The Bolster Two-Seater Sofa has a seat height set at 16.5” (42 cm) and an arm height of 24” (61 cm).

Dimensioned drawings of the Bolster Two-Seater Sofa measuring heights, width and depth
Bolster Two-Seater Sofa
Height:
29” | 74 cm
Width:
Length:
68” | 173 cm
Depth:
32” | 81 cm
Seat Height
16.5” | 42 cm
Arm Height
24” | 61 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Hardwood frame; foam cushions; stainless steel legs; fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
BassamFellows
Year
2014

Drawings include:
Bolster Two-Seater Sofa front elevation, front (person), side, back, plan

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Crosshatch Settee

The Crosshatch Settee is made up of hand-strung parachute cords, providing both transparency and shelter. Designed by EOOS, the Crosshatch Settee came about after testing ropes for a year. The result is a lightweight piece of furniture that comes in a variety of finishes and colors, seating up to two people.

The Crosshatch Settee has an overall height of 28.5” (72 cm), length of 62” (157 cm), and depth of 30.25” (77 cm). The seat height of the Crosshatch Settee is set at 14.75” (37 cm) with arm heights of 22.5” (57 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Crosshatch Settee with height, length, and depth dimensions
The Crosshatch Settee is made up of hand-strung parachute cords, providing both transparency and shelter. Designed by EOOS, the Crosshatch Settee came about after testing ropes for a year. The result is a lightweight piece of furniture that comes in a range of finishes and colors for up to 2 people.

The Crosshatch Settee has an overall height of 28.5” (72 cm), length of 62” (157 cm), and depth of 30.25” (77 cm). The seat height of the Crosshatch Settee is set at 14.75” (37 cm) with arm heights of 22.5” (57 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Crosshatch Settee with height, length, and depth dimensions
Crosshatch Settee
Height:
28.5” | 72 cm
Width:
Length:
62” | 157 cm
Depth:
30.25” | 77 cm
Seat Height
14.75” | 37 cm
22.5” | 57 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Walnut or ash frame; foam cushions; fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
Eoos
Year
2014

Drawings include:
Crosshatch Settee front elevation, side, back, plan

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Burrow Nomad Loveseat
Front elevation drawing of a woman sitting curled up on the Burrow Nomad Loveseat

The Burrow Nomad Loveseat is a customizable and adaptable sofa that is great for large and small spaces alike; the universal and modular design allows the furniture to grow and expand as needed.  Burrow designed the piece with reversible back cushions and a proprietary three-layer foam for a soft initial sit.

The Burrow Nomad Loveseat has an overall height of 35” (89 cm), length of 61” (155 cm), and depth of 36” (91 cm). The Burrow Nomad Loveseat has a seat height set at 17” (43 cm) and an arm height of 25” (64 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the Burrow Nomad Loveseat with dimensions
The Burrow Nomad Loveseat is a customizable and adaptable sofa that is great for large and small spaces alike; the universal and modular design allows the furniture to grow and expand as needed. Burrow designed the piece with reversible back cushions and a three-layer foam for a soft initial sit.

The Burrow Nomad Loveseat has an overall height of 35” (89 cm), length of 61” (155 cm), and depth of 36” (91 cm). The Burrow Nomad Loveseat has a seat height set at 17” (43 cm) and an arm height of 25” (64 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the Burrow Nomad Loveseat with dimensions
Burrow Nomad Loveseat
Height:
35” | 89 cm
Width:
Length:
61” | 155 cm
Depth:
36” | 91 cm
Seat Height
17” | 43 cm
Arm Height
25” | 64 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Fabric or leather upholstery; hardwood legs; plywood and particleboard frame
Designer
Burrow
Year
2019

Drawings include:
Burrow Nomad Loveseat front elevation, front (woman sitting), back, side, plan

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Theatre Two-Seater Sofa
Elevation drawing of a man using a laptop while sitting on the Theatre Two-Seater Sofa

The Theatre Two-Seater Sofa is a loveseat with simple geometry designed with careful considerations to the human body. Ted Boerner designed the piece combine minimalist appeal with maximum comfort; the sofa has an angled backrest with elevated armrests and a chromed steel base.

The Theatre Two-Seater Sofa has an overall height of 30” (76 cm), length of 60” (152 cm), and depth of 30.5” (77 cm). The Theatre Two-Seater Sofa has a seat height set at 19” (48 cm) and an arm height of 25.5” (65 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Theatre Two-Seater Sofa measuring height, width and depth
The Theatre Two-Seater Sofa is a loveseat with simple geometry designed with careful considerations to the human body. Ted Boerner designed the piece combine minimalist appeal with maximum comfort; the sofa has an angled backrest with elevated armrests and a chromed steel base.

The Theatre Two-Seater Sofa has an overall height of 30” (76 cm), length of 60” (152 cm), and depth of 30.5” (77 cm). The Theatre Two-Seater Sofa has a seat height set at 19” (48 cm) and an arm height of 25.5” (65 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Theatre Two-Seater Sofa measuring height, width and depth
Theatre Two-Seater Sofa
Height:
30” | 76 cm
Width:
Length:
60” | 152 cm
Depth:
30.5” | 77 cm
Seat Height
19” | 48 cm
Arm Height
25.5” | 65 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Hardwood frame; high-density foam cushions; chrome-plated steel base; fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
Ted Boerner
Year
2001

Drawings include:
Theatre Two-Seater Sofa front elevation, front (person), side, back, plan

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Bevel Two-Seater Sofa
Scale elevation drawing of the Bevel Two-Seater Sofa with a man sitting

The Bevel Two-Seater Sofa is comfortable loveseat that provides lumbar support while maintaining a look of balanced proportions and a sharp, clean silhouette. The piece was designed by BassamFellows for Herman Miller, and it features pliable cushions that allow the leather to stretch that gives the piece a well-used look.

The Bevel Two-Seater Sofa has an overall height of 28” (71 cm), length of 64” (163 cm), and depth of 30” (76 cm). The Bevel Two-Seater Sofa has a seat height set at 17” (43 cm) and an arm height of 23” (58 cm).

Collection of drawings of the Bevel Two-Seater Sofa with dimensions for width, depth and heights
The Bevel Two-Seater Sofa is comfortable loveseat that provides lumbar support while maintaining a look of balanced proportions and a sharp, clean silhouette. The piece was designed by BassamFellows, and features pliable cushions that allow the leather to stretch for a well-used look.

The Bevel Two-Seater Sofa has an overall height of 28” (71 cm), length of 64” (163 cm), and depth of 30” (76 cm). The Bevel Two-Seater Sofa has a seat height set at 17” (43 cm) and an arm height of 23” (58 cm).

Collection of drawings of the Bevel Two-Seater Sofa with dimensions for width, depth and heights
Bevel Two-Seater Sofa
Height:
28” | 71 cm
Width:
Length:
64” | 163 cm
Depth:
30” | 76 cm
Seat Height
17” | 43 cm
Arm Height
23” | 58 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Hardwood frame; foam seat and back cushions; ash legs; fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
BassamFellows
Year
2014

Drawings include:
Bevel Two-Seater Sofa front elevation, front (person), side, back, plan

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