Sofa The Archives

Monday 21 April, 2014

Nubilo sofa by Constance Guisset for Petite Friture offers pebble-shaped cushions for comfort

Milan 2014: cushions scattered on the Nubilo sofa by French designer Constance Guisset look like a collection of giant pebbles (+ slideshow).

Sunday 20 April, 2014

Fattorini+Rizzini+Partners MEET sofa combines “sound absorption” with versatility

Milan 2014: what started as a conversation between Swedish furniture brand Offecct and Milan-based Fattorini+Rizzini+Partners at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in 2013 has come full circle with the launch of the MEET sofa (+ slideshow).

Saturday 12 April, 2014

Patricia Urquiola upholsters modular sofa for Moroso in jersey fabric

Milan 2014: Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has created a modular sofa system covered in jersey material for Italian brand Moroso (+ slideshow).

Saturday 05 April, 2014

Coquille Sofa by Markus Johansson resembles the curved form of a shell

Milan 2014: this sofa by Swedish designer Markus Johansson echoes the curves and ripples of a shell and will launch at this year’s킠Salone Satellite in Milan킠(+ slideshow).

Wednesday 02 April, 2014

Ancient volcanic rock and carbon fibre spliced together in Onyx sofa by Peugeot Design Lab

Milan 2014: a three-metre-long sofa created by Peugeot Design Lab splices together a piece of volcanic stone and carbon fibre to create a mix of the old and new (+ slideshow).

Saturday 22 March, 2014

Cutting Edge sofa by Martijn Rigters cut from block of foam using hot wires

Dutch designer Martijn Rigters created this rippled sofa by forcing a long block of foam through the gap between four hot wires.

Thursday 27 February, 2014

Jonas Wagell expands Swell sofa range for Normann Copenhagen

Stockholm 2014: Danish furniture brand Normann Copenhagen has launched an armchair and two-seater version of the padded Swell sofa킠created by Swedish designer Jonas Wagell to resemble risen bread.

Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Chris Martins sofa system for Massproductions zigzags around corners

Stockholm 2014: this movie by Swedish brand Massproductions shows how designer Chris Martin’s modular sofa system can be arranged to fit any room.

Friday 31 January, 2014

Side table extends from base of Rise sofa by Note Design Studio

Stockholm 2014: the wooden base of this sofa by Swedish firm Note Design Studio extends outwards to become a side table.

Sunday 26 January, 2014

Sofa based on a pin cushion by Demeter Fogarasi

Enormous dressmaker’s pins seem to puncture the seat of this sofa by Hungarian design student Demeter Fogarasi, pushing through to form legs on the underside.