Posts tagged as 'sofa'

'EJ-555 Frame' by Johannes Foersom and Peter Hiort-Lorenzen for Erik Jørgensen

Erik Jørgensen is one of the many Scandinavian companys which was founded in the mid century when Scandinavian design started to obtain worldwide glory. ‘EJ-555 Frame’, designed by the Copenhagen based duo Johannes Foersom and Peter Hiort-Lorenzen, is one of the newest sofas by the Danish manufacturer.

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'DS-30' armchair by Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez for de Sede

At this year’s Orgatec the Swiss manufacturer de Sede unveiled the new contract collection ‘DS-30′ designed by Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez. The family of classical furniture is available in different shades from natural to strikingly colourful hues – an eye-catching detail are the all-round raised seams which can be tone-in-tone or a contrasting feature.

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Fri 5.11.

‘LIS’ by Sudio Segers for Indera (BE)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 05.11.2010 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'LIS' by Sudio Segers for Indera

This minimalist and almost structureless lounge set was designed by Studio Segers for the Begian manufacturer Indera. Due to the highly weather resistant covering material in fabric or leatherlook, in addition with removable, washable covers, the seat units can be indoors and outdoors.

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Achille Castiglioni's 'Sancarlo' sofa and armchair, produced by Tacchini and presented in early October in the designer's Milan studio

There’s something particularly pleasing about a designer’s iconic pieces being shown in their own studio, years after they were first launched – especially when the creative in question is Italian design legend Achille Castiglioni.

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'Movie' by Rane Vaskivuori / Valvomo for Martela

The Finnish manufacturer Martela recently launched this new modular lobby furniture by the Helsinki based designer Rane Vaskivuori, member of the studio Valvomo Architects. ‘Movie’ consists of only two modules: a seat with a backrest and a seat without a backrest, which can be freely combined to form large sofa groups. The backrest version can also be used alone as an armchair.

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Wed 20.10.

‘Frame’ sofa by CuldeSac for Indera (BE)

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'Frame' by CuldeSac for Indera

At the INTERIEUR 2010 in Kortrijk the Belgian manufacturer Indera is currently presenting the new sofa designed by the Spanish studio CuldeSac. ‘Frame’ is – the name says it all – especially characterised by its unique structure. CuldeSac brings the wooden structure of the sofa explicitly to the exterior which emphasises its solid character and exemplifies the high quality production.

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Thu 14.10.

Ercol reissues iconic ‘Studio Couch’ (UK)

Posted by Simon Keane-Cowell on 14.10.2010 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

Ercol's reissued 'Studio Couch', an iconic design by company founder Lucian Ercolani

In a recent interview with Architonic, respected British designer Matthew Hilton, known for the restraint and quality of his work, described Ercol as one of the very few good British furniture manufacturers around today. The fact that the heritage brand, equally known for the restraint and quality of its products, is held in such high regard can only be strengthened by the company’s decision to reissue its classic ‘Studio Couch’, which was first introduced in the late 1950s.

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'In Duplo Low' by Erik Jørgensen

It seems like an homage to the old Scandinavian classics from the early 1950’s. The Danish manufacturer Erik Jørgensen presented this new highly elegant sofa series, designed by Anne-Mette Bartholin Jensen and Morten Ernst at this year’s Stockholm Fair. Each sofa, ‘In Duplo High and Low’, consists of a wing shaped corpus that holds a composition of cushions. Like in a stone circle where each element is modified and finds its natural bearing.

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