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Five Favorites: Daybeds as a Sofa

modern daybed can play double duty as an everyday sofa and a comfortable place for an unexpected overnight guests to catch some shut eye. Here are 5 favorite modern daybeds as sofas:

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Originals Studio Sofa from Ercol

With a vintage vibe, the Originals Studio Sofa effortlessly converts from a sofa to daybed by simply removing the back cushions. The spindled arms and legs give this modern daybed a traditional look. The plush cushions are available in an array of modern colors and the wooden frame available in multiple finishes.

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Case Study® Alpine Daybed from Modernica

The clean, liner look of the Case Study Alpine Daybed is modern through and through. Wedged back-cushions provide plenty of back support for sitting and the molded wood frame is constructed in a bold form of hard rock maple so it’s sturdy and sound. Just remove the back cushions for an instant daybed.

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Barcelona Couch with Straps in Matching Leather from Knoll

A modern classic from Knoll, the Barcelona Couch in creamy white leather is the perfect place to sit, lounge, or snooze. This chic modern daybed has a matching leather bolster that’s attached to the cushion, providing proper neck support to take a serious afternoon nap.

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Playground Daybed from Eilersen

Sometimes it’s the freedom of creating a configuration all your own, and the Playground Daybed offers that experience. With free-moving back supports, you can switch up the feel of your sofa seating or free up space for stretching out to sleep. Create a chaise lounge or move the back support to the back for a more traditional looking sofa.

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Stingray Daybed from Purcell Living

The unique sloping shape of the Stingray Daybed is ideal for sprawling out after a long day. Large enough for two, couples can cuddle in comfort while the tv is on. The flowing nature of this modern daybed provides enough space to stretch out long for a mid-day nap or even a good nights rest.

Kelly Tirman

Kelly Tirman

After spending 10+ years living in a modern San Francisco loft, Kelly moved her family to a bungalow in the burbs. She now enjoys dreaming up home renovation and design projects in order turn her family's post-war cottage into the modern home of their dreams.

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