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by Georgina Callan

Do you view a sectional as a large, cumbersome object that takes up too much space and
dictates where, and how, you live in your next residence, or is the sectional a commodious,
comfortable centerpiece to a room and you couldn’t live without it?
In sectional seating people either love the corner section or avoid it, and unlike a sofa,
the corner is part of a continuous seating arrangement. A sectional sofa does provide
for the option of a chaise, and a right or left handed asymmetrical armed section.
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The Bryce sofa from Room & Board is a 3 piece sectional stocked in Vitoro
charcoal chenille, measuring 110” x 110” costs $4,497.00.  Three other color
options and four sizes options are also available from Room & Board. The
company has stores in 8 states but sends its delivery trucks all over the

There is much conversation around the potential purchase of a sectional sofa,
other than price, style, material and shape versus a free standing sofa, loveseat
or two, and one or more accompanying chairs.  In the first instance a sectional
takes up space, which is a major consideration if you decide to move, almost
a risk factor.  A sectional sofa is a commitment, but the allure of low sleek slung
style is compelling.  

Crate & Barrel’s Petrie sofa, a well-known take on mid-century modern, costs
$3,999.00 and it is available, in stock, in Graphite gray. It measures 95.5”
x 95.5” and is also available in other sizes and configurations.

So what happens when you have a large family and everyone likes to sprawl in their own
unique way on the sofa? There are sectionals for slouch potatoes as well as those with
more upright looks, modified from traditional sofas.
At Dot & Bo there’s a Gray twill
Adjustable back rests or seats feature in
a number of sectionals available on
the market, such as this one from
Roche Bobois. From the new
collection, it’s called Connexe and
has 5 seats with an additional corner
coffee table that avoids the “who
gets to sit in the corner” issue.  It’s
stocked in ivory suede and fully
customizable with multiple fabric
options, starting at $15,562.00
The price variations of sofas varies based on frame materials, as well as the upholstery