If you're going to spend years with your sofa, you may as well pick onethat's stylish and comfortable. Whether you're afterangular or curved, roomy three seaters, or compact, modular and even legless designs for tight spaces, be inspired by our pick of the best contemporary, innovative modern sofas.

Carlton Sofa, £2,951, BoConcept

Carlton Sofa, £2,951, BoConcept

Drawing inspiration from 60s and 70s furniture design, the delicate Carlton sofa will give your living room that subtle retro touch that's sure to turn some heads.

Lounge Sofa, From £2,937,Stefano Cavazzana At Calligaris

Lounge Sofa, From £2,937,Stefano Cavazzana At Calligaris

The appearance of this modern sectional sofa is softened with a tufted suede.

Lounge Sofa, From £2,937,Stefano Cavazzana At Calligaris

Lounge Sofa, From £2,937,Stefano Cavazzana At Calligaris

The appearance of this modern sectional sofa is softened with a tufted suede.

Divano Mayfair Sofa, £8,670, Marzia And Leonardo Dainelli For Arketipo At Chaplins

Divano Mayfair Sofa, £8,670, Marzia And Leonardo Dainelli For Arketipo At Chaplins

This large, comfortable and modern design has theatrical attitude.The tailoring details together with the velvet upholstery and the soft filling in down give the sofa a sophisticated look.

Metro Sofa, £3,705, Delcor

Metro Sofa, £3,705, Delcor

The Metro sofa couples comfort with clean, modern lines. Its deep-set seats and high arms will make you feel cocooned, while the low back and high legs create a feeling of space – ideal for a loft or apartment.

Antibes Grand Sofa,£5,565, Duresta

Antibes Grand Sofa,£5,565, Duresta

This stylish and comfortable sofa boasts curvaceous geometry that makes a strong statement and transforms an everyday space into something rather special.

Adda Sofa, From £7,486, Antonio Citterio For Flexform

Adda Sofa, From £7,486, Antonio Citterio For Flexform

The light structure of thiscontemporary sofawelcomes the generously padded goosedown cushions.Thick relief stitching lengthwise down the middle create a gentle hollow on the surface: an interesting graphic detail that becomes the distinctive feature of the sofa.

Linen Edlyn Sofa, £1,998, Anthropologie

Linen Edlyn Sofa, £1,998, Anthropologie

Boasting clean lines and a neatly proportioned seat, this linen-upholstered sofa re-imagines modern Italian design with down-wrapped cushions, brass legs, and a gently reclining back.