16 Low-Maintenance Microfiber Couch And Sofa Styles

Last Updated January 22, 2022 By Bella Zinti

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Looking to upgrade your sofa setup? If stains and scratches are what prompted the change, a microfiber couch or microfiber sofa is just what your living space needs!

Woven from tiny polyester fibers, microfiber upholstery (often called microsuede) offers the look and feel of genuine suede or velvet without all the maintenance. It's more durable, more kid- and pet-friendly, and well-suited for high-traffic furniture that gets a lot of use.

So to help you shop and find the perfect piece for your space, we've rounded up 16 stylish microfiber couches and microfiber sofas below. From classic rolled arms to mid-century design, there is an elegant microfiber couch for every living space.

16 Stylish Microfiber Couches And Microfiber Sofas Worthy of a Spot in Your Living Space

CB2 Brace Cream Boucle Sofa

This cozy Brace Cream Boucle Sofa was designed by Jannis Ellenberger exclusively for CB2. Its curvaceous design draws inspiration from 1970s Italian sofas. Its plush boucle fabric and low, deep seats make for an exceptionally comfortable seat you'll want to sink right into. It's kiln-dried solid pine wood frame and sinuous wire suspension provide lasting support through the years. Four metal braces on each end add a bit of structure without detracting from the unique silhouette.

Caracole Cat's Meow Sofa

How chic is this midnight blue Cat's Meow Sofa from Caracole? The fashion-forward piece features a tight tufted back, loose bench seat cushion, and track arms covered in luxe velvet upholstery. Metal accents add structure and style to the classically curved silhouette. But don't let its elegant appearance fool you; this sofa was carefully crafted to be as functional, comfortable, and durable as possible. A sturdy birch wood frame, 8-way hand-tied seat, and a spring-down cushion make for one unbelievably relaxing seat.

Corrigan Studio Orlando Convertible Sleeper Sofa

Corrigan Studios Orlando Convertible Sleeper Sofa combines practicality, comfort, and quality into one stylish piece. The three-person sofa expands into a functional bed with a sofa bed weight capacity of 550 lbs, it is perfect for overnight guests. Square arms, flared wooden legs, and tufting stitching details add a contemporary feel that works in almost any space. Two toss pillows included tying the whole piece together. The faux-linen microfiber upholstery comes in your choice of light grey or brick mauve.

Orren Ellis Cobscook Large Sleeper Sectional with Ottoman

Orren Ellis' Cobscook Large Sleeper Sectional with Ottoman from Orren Ellis offers enough room for the whole family. The 147-inch wide corner sofa comfortably seats seven and sleeps two to three. An ottoman included provides additional space to sit, kick your feet, or place your popcorn bowl while you watch a movie. It's upholstered with thick 100% polyester fabric that's stain, mildew, fade, and tear-resistant, making it an excellent option for large families. Shoppers can choose between left- and right-hand facing options in two shades of grey upholstery.

Mercury Row Orlowski Microfiber Sofa and Chaise

Mercury Row's Orlowski Microfiber Sofa and Chaise offer the perfect balance of functionality, comfort, and style. The L-shaped couch creates an inviting place for three to lounge. A square back, square arms, and straight metal legs add a contemporary feel to the mid-century modern staple. Crafted from solid eucalyptus wood, sinuous springs, and thick foam padding, it offers a firm but comfortable seat. With thirteen fabric colors to choose from, it blends easily into any decor scheme.

Convert-a-Couch Maurice Pillow-Top Microfiber Sofa Bed

Make the most of your small space with this practical Maurice Pillow-Top Microfiber Sofa Bed from Convert-a-Couch. The versatile couch switches between three positions so you can sit, recline, and sleep in total comfort. Unlike other sleeper sofas, there's no annoying bar along the back. It's upholstered with soft polyester fabric with tufting for added style. The steel seat and back frame are reinforced with metal-to-metal connections for added strength and longer product life. As a sofa, it comfortably seats three, and as a bed, it comfortably sleeps two.

Williams Sonoma Capri Sofa

Add a contemporary feel to your space with this stunning Capri Sofa from Williams Sonoma. While its rounded shape draws inspiration from French art deco, it comes off as minimalist and modern. Placed in the center of a sitting room, it makes for one exceptionally chic statement piece. But this sculptural sofa is more than just stylish. It's practical too. The sturdy wood frame is made from kiln-dried, sustainably-sourced engineered hardwood with luxurious faux-suede fabric made from microfiber polyester that's fade-resistant, pet-friendly, and Greenguard Gold Certified.

Velvet Flared Arm Sofa

This luxurious sofa from Everly Quinn adds a dose of glamour to any room. Channel stitching on the arms and back gives the plush velvet a classic feel, while tonal piping along the edges adds a tailored finishing touch. Its birch wood frame and legs boast a sophisticated dark brown stain. The buttery-soft polyester upholstery material comes in your choice of black, blush, or emerald green. At 83 inches wide, it comfortably seats three.

Serta Monroe Square-Arm Sleeper Sofa

Serta designed their versatile Monroe Square-Arm Sleeper Sofa with small spaces in mind. Placed in a studio or one-bedroom apartment, it's far more than just a couch. Thanks to multi-functional positioning, it's a desk, a dinner table, a movie theater, and a guest bedroom too. Patented Finger Guard Protection prevents fingers from getting pinched as you click-and-lock between positions. High-density foam cushions, Dream Coils, and two-throw pillows offer the perfect balance of softness and support. The luxuriously soft upholstery fabric is stain-resistant for easy clean-up.

Vanguard Furniture Shelby Sofa

Vanguard Furniture's Shelby Sofa instantly creates an inviting focal point in your family room. The versatile velvet sofa features plush pillows and sloped arms filled with a down blend for optimal comfort. Tapered wooden legs with a sandy taupe finish perfectly complement the dusty pink velvet upholstery. A sturdy maple wood frame ensures it can withstand years of everyday use. Throw on a few accent pillows and a plush blanket, and you've got the perfect spot for a family movie night.

Lark Manor Conte Recessed Arm Loveseat

If you love mission furniture, check out this gorgeous Conte Recessed Arm Loveseat from Lark Manor. True to the timeless style, the loveseat boasts striking vertical lines and a natural finish that highlights the gorgeous wood grain. Its foam-filled seat cushions and back pillows are upholstered in durable microfiber for easy care. Choose from a rich rust-brown or an earthy olive green color that blends seamlessly into any living space. Throw on a few accent pillows, and you've got the perfect spot to curl up and read a book.

Giuseppe Nicoletti Vittorio Sofa

With its sumptuous suede texture and plush cushions, this Vittiro Sofa Giuseppe Nicoletti is sure to be your new favorite seat in the house. Once you sit down, you'll never want to get up! Needless to say, you'll love the contemporary yet classic design just as much too. It's crafted in Italy using a Perelli webbing support system, removable back, and arm cushions, and thin arms with additional arm pillows. The water-repellant microsuede upholstery comes in your choice of six gorgeous hues.

West Elm Haven Sofa

It's easy to customize this versatile Haven Sofa from West Elm to fit your space. The microfiber sofa comes in a range of cushion styles, widths, and depths to accommodate any living area. It's handcrafted from solid pine and engineered hardwood frame, high-gauge sinuous springs, and high-resilience polyurethane foam seat cushions wrapped in a soft-down alternative. The low-slung shape and plush padding make for one lounge-ready living room staple.

Casas Sofa From AllModern

This stylish Casa Sofa from AllModern is a great addition to any mid-century design living space. Perfect for home office, living room, and even the bedroom. With durable, top-quality craftsmanship, solid wood cushion construction, and high-density foam fill, this sofa will provide you with great comfort that will last years to home.

Maurice Microfiber Pillow Top Arm Convert a Couch Futon Sofa Sleeper

For less than $600, you can get this versatile dark espresso finish microfiber sofa sleeper. It offers a stylish design element with a tufted seat and back and a three-position click style hinge that allows you to sit, recline, or sleep to your comfort level. Steel seat and back frame reinforced with metal-to-metal connections for strength and durability. Perfect for watching tv, and allowing you to convert into a full-size sleeper for guests.

Moderne Curved Sofa By Bernhardt

This graceful curve and soft flowing lines Moderne Curved sofa is a great addition to any modern design space. The unique curve sure makes a statement piece for any living room, office, and even bedroom. Handcrafted in the USA, this comfortable couch comes with luxe feather blend-down wrapped cushions and pillows.


What is microfiber?

Microfiber (or microfibre) is finer and denier synthetic fiber that consists of polyester and polyamide and it is used mostly in household fabrics.

Microfiber is very similar to polyester, except one major difference is microfiber is two times thinner than polyester.

What is the advantage of a microfiber couch?

Microfiber is favorite by many homeowners, and it is for good reasons too. Here are some advantages compared to other materials:

  • It doesn't collect as much dust and is almost dust-free. This is a great advantage for people with allergies.
  • Stain-resistant and repels water. This is a great advantage for people with kids.
  • Durable. Microfiber couches are designed to last as they won't rip and tear easily compared to other materials. This makes a microfiber couch perfect for pet parents.
  • Easy to clean. All you need to clean your microfiber couch is mild soap, cloth, and water.
  • Colorfast. Unlike other materials, microfiber couch color will remain the same for years to come without fading.

What is the Disadvantage of Microfiber Couch?

Microfiber is a synthetic material, and some microfiber is treated for anti-static protection, which some may not consider "good" for the environment.

Microfiber Couch Cleaning And Maintenance

The microfiber couch is super easy to clean and maintain. Before cleaning your couch, always read the manufacturer's label first for the recommended method.

While you can purchase furniture cleaner to clean, many use DIY couch cleaners. If you are purchasing a furniture cleaner, be sure it works on your type of microfiber. All you need is mild dish soap with distilled water and rubbing alcohol for DIY clean. With a sponge and brush, you can clean your couch.

To lift any surface dirt, you can use a vacuum or a dry brush and clean the entire couch surface.

To help your microfiber couch look at its best, regular maintenance is needed. This includes weekly vacuuming and treating stains or spills as soon as possible.

What to clean microfiber couch with?

As mentioned above, there are a few ways you can clean a microfiber couch. You can use a vacuum to lift any dirt and sponge or brush to help keep your couch looking at its best and smelling fresh.

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About the author

Bella has a Bachelors degree in interior design, is a master gardener. She designs nourishing outdoor & indoor spaces guided by the practice of Feng Shui.