8 DFS sofas + 8 influencers = 8 inspiring room designs you don't want to miss

Our fave designers, stylists, and creatives have picked their fave DFS sofas... and you are going to want to see the rooms they created with their choices....

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On the hunt for a new sofa? DFS is a fab place to start, their sofas are super stylish and amazing quality (and you will usually find there's some kind of sale going on, too). So, to provide you with some new sofa buying inspiration, we bring you the most stunning DFS sofas chosen by some of Realhomes.com's fave stylists, designers and creatives...

If your hunt doesn't end right here with these fab DFS sofas, head over to our pick of the best sofas or to bag a deal check out all the sofa sales happening right now. Looking for a deal on Black Friday? We've got more on that below.

When is the DFS Black Friday sale?

Like most of our fave retailers, the exact DFS Black Friday sale date is yet to be confirmed, but last year saw the retailer start slashing their prices before the event, with loads of bargains happening on both Black Friday (29th November) and Cyber Monday (2nd December). Mark your calendar people!

There are some offers going on at DFS right now, however, including up to half price off their A/W collection, so go and shop those deals. And keep on scrolling for a load of influencer approved sofas...

1. The perfect blue velvet sofa chosen by Catherine Denham of French Connection

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DFS French Connection three-seater sofa in Ocean Blue Velvet, £1,499, available from 3rd December 2019

'This room is a patchwork of ideas. Inky blues and indigo feel optimistic and serene when layered in textiles for a wonderfully cosy atmosphere.' – Catherine Denham, French Connection’s Head of Home.

2. A sofa in Dulux's colour of the year chosen by Marianne Shillingford, creative director

DFS sofa in Tranquil Dawn

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DFS So Simple Tom three-seater sofa in Simply Velvet in Dulux Colour of the Year 2020 Tranquil Dawn £599, available from 14th January 2020 

'This colour is the perfect antidote to busy lives. The room feels like its by the seaside – it’s pared down, easy to live with and incredibly comforting. That’s just what we all need at the end of a long day.' – Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director for Dulux UK & Ireland.

3. A stylish Scandi pink sofa chosen by print makers Jill & Gill

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DFS French Connection Hoxton three-seater sofa in Rose, £949

'The philosophy behind this look was "don’t play it safe". We went for a statement black wall and concrete floor, which worked to bring out the vibrancy of the textures and colours.'  – Jill & Gill, Illustrators and print makers.

4. The most elegant corner sofa chosen by designer Lauren Harris

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DFS Loversall large left-hand facing pillow-back chaise sofa in Grey, £2,999

'I wanted a mixture of classic and contemporary styling. Artwork adds drama to the room but doesn’t overpower it. Textures are mixed up – I added a throw rug for warmth.' – Lauren Harris, DFS Senior Designer.

5. A bang on trend rust sofa chosen by interior designer Andrew Jonathan Griffiths

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DFS Blenheim three-seater sofa in Coral Velvet, £1,599, available from 3rd December 2019 

'The warm coral of the sofa is the hero colour here – it’s picked up in the artwork and rug. I added contrasting blue tones and layered up the textures to create a relaxed feel.' – Andrew Jonathan Griffiths, Interior Designer.

6. Literally the coolest leather sofa chosen by designer Daniel Heath

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DFS Iconica Chord three-seater sofa in Sovereign Leather in Stone, £1,599

'I looked at the latter part of the Mid-century, where it started to become a little bit more playful – with richer colours and bolder patterns. Then I asked myself: how can I make that personal?' – Daniel Heath, Surface Pattern Designer.

7. A trendy traditional sofa chosen by Joules textile designer Rebecca Collingridge

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DFS Joules Patterdale four-seater sofa in Plain Coral Velvet £949 and Cuddler in Navy and Coral pattern Velvet, £779

'I wanted to create a traditional interior, adding a contemporary twist. I looked at Lake District cottages and landscapes for colour – the warm rusts and pretty blues.'  – Rebecca Collingridge, Joules Textile Designer.

8. An eco deco vibe sofa choosen by stylist and influencer Dee Campling

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DFS enchanted four-seater sofa in Sensual Velvet in Blush, £799, available from 3rd December 2019 

'This is a decadent look that I wanted to give a more rustic feel. I was inspired by French chateaux – distressed walls juxtaposed with luxury fabrics.' – Dee Campling, Interior Stylist.