Furniture: Sheepskin-Covered Seating by

Issue 16 · Beautiful & Unusual · December 17, 2007

Furniture: Sheepskin-Covered Seating

Issue 16 · Beautiful & Unusual · December 17, 2007

The Scandis have a special affinity for all things sheepskin; their enthusiasm seems to be catching. Regard the following pieces, which have a special appeal when the thermometer drops:


Above: Photo by Emma Lee.


Above: The newly remodeled lobby of the Mondrian Hotel in Los Angeles features shearling-upholstered chairs.

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Above: Sheepskin-Covered Emma Chair; available through Country Swedish; view the entire line along with the Emma Footstool at ABC Collection.


Above: LA-based design outfit Sundayland makes The Pouf (and a smaller version, The Mini Pouf): a luxurious sheepskin-covered beanbag chair; $2,500 and $1,300 respectively, at Y Lighting.


Above: Ross Lovegrove's Barbarella sheepskin sofa collection for Moooi is available in long-hair or short-hair versions, in prices ranging from $4,954 for the footstool to $17,373 for the 106-inch triple seater couch; go to Unica Home.

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Above: Baa Lounger from Translucid; for information, go to Contemporary Designs.


Above: Jim Zivic makes the Pullman Chair in shearling.


Above: Ikea Kottla faux-sheepskin-cover ($89) for the four-seater Klippan couch ($499); go to Ikea.

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