If a sofa is made for one thing it’s social seating. People sitting together, enjoying each other’s company, laughing, eating and chatting. Everyone should be comfortable on a lovely big family friendly sofa with all the life-affirming benefits that brings. If that sounds like something you want in your world then your choice of sofa has to be just right. No matter how great a sofa looks. Irrespective of its colour or style. If it’s inhospitable, hard, oddly designed or awkward in any way it won’t be a place you’ll enjoy time together. So, here’s our guide on what to look out for so you can buy a family friendly sofa that’s just that.