ISSUE 51  |  Greatest Hits of 2016

10 Easy Pieces: The New Nordic Sofa

December 28, 2016 4:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

A lineup of notable sofas from the successors of Scandi designers such as Børge Mogensen, Carl Hansen, Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, and Bruno Mathsson. Here’s a look at our favorite sofas, the new Nordic edition.


Above: The Rest Sofa 3-Seater by Anderssen & Voll for Muuto is $4,199 at Danish Design Store.


Above: From Swedish designer Monica Förster, the Savannah Sofa is a wooden frame with saddle leather sides, and hand-sewn cushions in different upholstery options; $9,501 at Danish Design Store.


Above: The Normann Copenhagen Era Sofa is a soft molded cushion on an oak or walnut frame; $2,750 from Normann Copenhagen.


Above: Claesson Koivisto Rune’s Continental Sofa made for Swedese sits on a black steel base. It’s $4,414 at Finnish Design Shop.


Above: The Spine Lounge Sofa by Space Copenhagen is available via Fredericia Furniture dealers.


Above: Hay’s Mags Soft Module Sofa comes in different sizes and configurations; $3,840 to $9,475 at A+R Store.


Above: The Night Couch is a sofa bed designed by Gesa Hansen, founder of the the Hansen Family where it’s directly available. For more on Gesa, see our post A Scandi Furniture Designer at Home in Paris.


Above: Erik Ole Jørgensen’s EJ 315 2.5-Seater comes in a beech, oak, walnut, or stained base; $6,784 at Danish Design Store.


Above: Silje Nesdal’s Dorme Sofa Bed is inspired by 1950s and 1960s Nordic furniture and showed at the Stockholm Furniture Fair.


Above: Space Copenhagen’s Fly Sofa SC2 is a frame of smoked, oiled oak, available in three colors of upholstery or with a custom fabric; $5,285 at Danish Design Store.

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N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 30, 2016.