It has fabric underneath, and where cushions meet the is a triangle of extra leather (so you don’t see fabric where the cushions meet). Hi Ashley, Love the timber! Before hitting the confirm order button, I read every review I could find on this sofa. How is the Timber holding up long-term? Hi Joseph – did Article charge you for shipping? The cushions clean really easily (are you catching on to how important easy cleaning is to me?!). My minivan is 15 years old with 180,000 miles, but it’s a Honda and refuses to quit. The place where the two pieces connect has great, easy to attach fasteners that hold everything in place. It's perfect and I absolutely love it! (It’s important you know that we purchased this sofa ourselves in 2017. Making the decision to buy a leather sofa is difficult. Formerly Bryght, Article is an online-only, direct-to-consumer company that offers modern furniture for the living room, bedroom, dining room and beyond. Our dog is napping on it pretty much all day and we now have a little one climbing all over it as well. Hugely better! Over time, the color will darken, and the material will get smoother and smoother. The Timber fits your room better and I think the color is perfect. I need furniture that can handle real life. Hi Joel! Each of the product pages have measurements (which is key when you live in a small space) and the customer images in particular really helped us to envision the furniture in our space. The hardest pieces to assemble were the outdoor chairs – only because they were heavy and I needed someone to help hold them. They are really comfortable and withstand weather wonderfully. Since the couch is one piece (the seat cushions are not removable or reversible), you wouldn't want to spill anything on it. To keep the leather in good condition, you will need to apply leather oil. If so, how long? The Solae comes in a couple different colors and we opted for the lightest shade. Selling because I'm moving to a new space and it won't fit right in there. White couches get a bad rap for being difficult to maintain, but there's nothing like a white couch to brighten a dark room or bring in light to a space. It takes a beating from daily life and from gatherings. When it's just us, we use the ottoman to make the sofa an ‘L' shape so we can fully relax. These are made of teak, so the wood naturally turns a silver brown with time. We debated between the oval and circular Conan dining tables and opted for the oval in the end. I’m with your husband … lots of lovely room for a recliner! I let them abuse our previous couches because they were old and ragged and I just didn’t care, so the transition had me a little worried. I have been eyeing up this sofa for awhile but have been afraid to buy due to many reviews saying the cushions (back & seat) really lose their shape and sag despite fluffing. The Timber looks so much better! I’d say ours is a pretty close match to the website photo. My experience was… mixed, in a way. Some people love curling up on a deep couch… others hate how deep couches require pillows for your feet to hit the ground. We are seriously considering the timber (in the non-sectional variety) and that is my only remaining concern. Keep in mind, we purchased the Sven sofa with our own money, and we do not make any commissions if you choose to purchase a sofa from Article. I knew the second it came out of my mouth that I had them. It’s not bulky or heavy. Required fields are marked *. If you put your zip code, it literally gives you a date that you can expect to receive your shipment! Leather sofas are a beautiful way to bring timeless quality and comfort into a room. No matter the reason, if you’re considering a faux leather sofa, check out this Mid Century Modern faux leather sofa made by Container Furniture Direct – you won’t believe how cheap it is on Amazon. It looks so gorgeous in my small living room, and really elevates the space. Required fields are marked *. ), I get flooded with questions. While it's too early for extensive wear and tear, so far we love everything. Oh, price. The first is that it cuts costs… good leather is expensive. Article usually has incredible holiday sales, so I would definitely check out the website in the coming months if you’ve been eyeing any particular products. I’m Ashley and that’s my husband Mike. I’m just coming across your article/review because I’m seriously thinking about purchasing the Article Sven leather sofa. I definitely think even more people would buy. After cleaning up a spill or stain with water and/or a leather cleaner like Otter Wax Saddle Soap, make sure to always condition the furniture with oil to rejuvenate leather and prevent future stains (see our recommendation or leather oil in the next section). Super helpful review. Our chickens, unfortunately, have made their way to the porch several times and pooped on the cushions and wood. Thanks for posting such a great review. (The #1 comment is: “I’m obsessed with your couch. If I can’t sleep, this is where I go. I’d upgrade, but it’s only worth about $2,500 and works perfectly. If you have a home, basic shipping might be fine. Clean spills immediately with a dry cloth. How is the arm height? Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window). The pet hair shouldn’t be an issue because technically the dog is not allowed on the couch. Other weeks it can be over 50. The sofa is firm, but not too firm. I love the Timber choice as well. I bought my first good leather sectional 15 years ago when my youngest child was 3. The Timber just fits right in. Im basing my 8 score on comparison to other Article sofa options and my personal style. Promise! Thanks, appreciate having a buyers review not just the reviews on the site. Modern and low-profile, the Solae is ready to host your elegant cocktail hour or your BFF sleepover. It also completely eliminates a lot of extra cushion movement from getting on and off the sofa.