This sofa colour will be everywhere in 2023 – and Madonna's already a fan

We're predicting a big gold sofa trend – and it's already got the Queen of Pop's seal of approval gold scott sofa two seater
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Trend alert! It's officially golden hour as far as our interiors are concerned, with warm yellow tones casting a radiant glow over our social media feeds.

First, there was London restaurant Sketch's yellow update, then there was deVOL's 'mellow yellow' kitchen makeover, and now Madonna has hopped on the home decor trend with a gorgeous sofa from in gold velvet.

The gold sofa trend


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Queen of Pop Madonna is clearly ahead of the curve, having already embraced this emerging gold sofa trend. This week, she shared a TikTok of herself lounging on her sofa and sharing old throwback photos. In the TikTok, titled 'You had to be there... #teenagedirtbag' Madonna chills out on a 2-seater sofa from with Wheatus' floor filler playing in the background.

'Yellow furniture and homewares are having a major moment,' says Elizabeth Sladen, Head of Buying (Indoor Furniture) at 'As a colour that will effortlessly transition from SS into AW it’s both timeless and on-trend.'

Whether it's because we're leaning towards radiant, sunny tones in response to the general climate of doom and gloom right now, or simply because autumn's round the corner, yellow and its variations are becoming increasingly popular. Elizabeth comments that this uplifting sunny shade falls into the dopamine design trend and helps to create a joyous atmosphere in the home. gold scott sofa two seater

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' has seen a growth in demand for a glorious array of golden products, in particular the gold Scott sofa collection which has seen a 25% uplift in sales from Jan to June,' Elizabeth adds. Something to consider if you're eyeing up the best sofas right now and are debating over colour.

It's one of's signature designs, inspired by 1960s mid-century interiors with its clean lines and functional yet stylish design. The sofa has pulled detail on the seat, side bolster cushions that soften the look with their circular shape and luxurious velvet upholstery.

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DeVOL recently repainted The Haberdasher's Kitchen in their Clerkenwell showroom in a golden yellow colour

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As we mentioned, we've noticed a lot of warm, golden tones in the world of interiors, after Sketch replaced the millennial pink scheme with yellow. And then deVOL redecorated a kitchen in its Clerkenwell showroom (pictured above), taking it from dark Farrow & Ball Downpipe grey to a calming and optimistic yellow. 

From soft honey to bright citrus yellow and retro gold, we're sure to see more of this uplifting colour as we head into September.

Millie Hurst
Senior Content Editor

Millie Hurst was Senior Content Editor at Ideal Home from 2020-2022, and is now Section Editor at Homes & Gardens. Before stepping into the world of interiors, she worked as a Senior SEO Editor for News UK in both London and New York. You can usually find her looking up trending terms and finding real-life budget makeovers our readers love. Millie came up with the website's daily dupes article which gives readers ways to curate a stylish home for less.