The Copenhagen based design duo FurnID created a new sofa for the Danish manufacturer Fredericia. We met Bo Strange and Morten Kjær Stovegaard at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair and had a talk about the piece. Enjoy!
How elementary can a sofa be? The Norwegian designers Espen Voll and Torbjørn Anderssen – together they are Anderssen & Voll – realised a very basic sofa for the Danish manufacturer muuto. But as so often the real beauty lies in the details – in this case the solid wooden base, artfully set seams and high quality coverings.
The Swedish manufacturer Offecct presented a wide range of novelties during this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair – amongst pieces by Claesson Koivisto Rune, Luca Nichetto and Mario Ruiz this new large and generous sofa by the Swedish designer Monica Förster. ‘Grand’ comes in a right, a left and a straight version with an accompanying footstool and an optional divan.
Finn Juhl meets FurnID: 'Frost' by the Danish designers FurnID for Stouby
The manufacturer Stouby is one of these numberless old-established, family-run furniture companies you can find in the Danish provincial backwater. Founded in 1902 Stouby has always been specialised in upholstered furniture. Have a look at Stouby’s novelties, presented at the Stockholm Furniture Fair for the first time.
Naoto Fukasawa realised this puristic three-seater sofa for the Italian manufacturer De Padova. ‘Tomo’ is characterised by a clear composition of independently applied seating, arm- and backrest and an exposed supporting frame in aluminium tubing with internal steel reinforcement.
At this year’s imm cologne ClassiCon presented the extended ‘Munich’ collection, a result of a collaboration between the internationallly active architectural practice Sauerbruch Hutton and the the German manufacturer. The armchair was originally designed for the newly built Brandhorst Museum in Munich. We met Louisa Hutton, co-founder of Sauerbruch Hutton, Philipp Eckhoff, product designer at Sauerbruch Hutton and Benoit Steenackers, product developer at ClassiCon for a short interview.
During this year’s imm cologne the Dutch designer Frederik Roijé presented his new sofa at the ‘Passages’ – the fair’s satallite events in the city of Cologne. ‘Slow Sofa’ is a family of nine elements that can be applied in many compositions at various locations. With its wooden storage space it unites side table and upholstery in one piece.
'Xistera' armchair by Samuel Accoceberry with Jean Louis Iratzok, photo by Martin y Zentol
The French designers Samuel Accoceberry and Jean Louis Iratzoki created this family of armchairs and sofa characterised by alcove-shaped wooden structure filled with a sophisticated cane work. ‘Xistera’ was realised by the for the French brand Pyrenea, a label consiting of five companies from south-west France manufacturing hotel furnishing and up market contract furniture.
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