The 12 best light blue sofas - our shopping editor picks the best of 2024 to buy now

For all styles of living rooms, these are the 12 best light blue couches to snap up now

A light blue couch with wooden floor
(Image credit: Kasia Gatkowska. Design: Colombe Studio)

Subtle, calming, and uplifting, light blue has quietly positive connotations that make the color a perfect choice for your new couch. It's also a shade that can work across a variety of fabrics. From velvet to linen, light blue upholstery really shines. As interior design trends come and go, light blue reins supreme as a timeless and classic shade. 

The best couches hold the ability to slot into any interior design style, and that's where light blue comes in. It's so versatile. This design is from Colombe Studio and works for a playful, primary pop style, but a light blue sofa would look just as at home in a minimalist scheme, or a cozy, more traditional setting. I've scoured the web and found 12 of the best blue sofas that will look perfect among all types of living room furniture.

12 light blue sofas to buy now

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A light blue couch

(Image credit: Brian Wetzel. Design: Link Interior Design)

Why are light blue couches a timeless classic?

If a sofa is to be an investment piece that withstands the test of time, you want to make sure that the color upholstery you pick will still work for your home in years to come. Light blue is a color that works for all interior design schemes, and can adapt to any other edits and changes you make around the room as trends come and go. 

'Light blue is an excellent color for a sofa as it pairs with both neutral and highly decorative, colorful schemes,' says Brooke Aitken of New South Wales-based Brooke Aitken Design. 'It straddles a calm and effusive feeling, so if you are not willing to go with a wild color but want something more than a cream color, then a dusty light blue is a great choice.'

In this Living Room, the sofa anchors the space, 'while its curved shape and the steel blue boucle fabric add a certain softness,' says Lisa Tessler of Link Interior Design. 'The color choice is warm and inviting, and yet it makes the sofa stand out without really standing out.

'It's always about the balance in every space, and this color choice is an easy one to balance among other pieces in the room.'

Oonagh Turner
Livingetc content editor and design expert

Oonagh is a content editor at and an expert at spotting the interior trends that are making waves in the design world. Writing a mix of everything and everything from home tours to news, long-form features to design idea pieces on the website, as well as frequently featured in the monthly print magazine, she's the go-to for design advice in the home. Previously, she worked on a London property title, producing long-read interiors features, style pages and conducting interviews with a range of famous faces from the UK interiors scene, from Kit Kemp to Robert Kime. In doing so, she has developed a keen interest in London's historical architecture and the city's distinct tastemakers paving the way in the world of interiors.