The settee, what we might call sofa or perhaps couch here in the U.S., functions as visual and style anchor for a living or family room. In an otherwise light and bright atmosphere, a black settee adds depth, mystery, and even a bit of sensuality. Here are some vintage and vintage reproduction settees that caught my eye:
This one is definitely a throne fit for a queen! I could handle this. Image from emmas designblogg.
I’m liking the the Victorian and French styles with the high backs and scrolling wood detail. But as you’ll see in the photo below from Vintage Chic Furniture, this more modern black sectional sofa looks very comfy and inviting.