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10 Easy Pieces: Architect-Designed Sofas

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10 Easy Pieces: Architect-Designed Sofas

July 29, 2020

Some of our favorite sofas, not surprisingly, are designed by notable architects. From Le Corbusier to Piero Lissoni, here are 10 sofas as thoughtfully-designed as a full-scale building.

Designed by Italian architect Piero Lissoni, the Extra Soft Sofa for Living Divani is a modular design in fabric or leather. It&#8
Above: Designed by Italian architect Piero Lissoni, the Extra Soft Sofa for Living Divani is a modular design in fabric or leather. It’s on the higher end of the price spectrum, available for £8,752 at TwentyTwentyOne.
Designed by French architect Jean-Marie Massaud for Poliform, the Westside Sofa is available in fabric or leather upholstery and in a wide variety of configurations. Contact dePlain for pricing and availability.
Above: Designed by French architect Jean-Marie Massaud for Poliform, the Westside Sofa is available in fabric or leather upholstery and in a wide variety of configurations. Contact dePlain for pricing and availability.
From architecture firm Claesson Koivisto Rune for Design Within Reach, the Lecco Sofa comes in two sizes—93 inch and loading=
Above: From architecture firm Claesson Koivisto Rune for Design Within Reach, the Lecco Sofa comes in two sizes—93 inch and 110 inch—starting at $7,495.
Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen, the Series 3300 Sofa for Fritz Hansen comes as a two or three seat set up; prices start at $8,3 at Design Within Reach.
Above: Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen, the Series 3300 Sofa for Fritz Hansen comes as a two or three seat set up; prices start at $8,315 at Design Within Reach.
The Antonio Citterio-designed Charles Large Sofa by B&B Italia is a Remodelista favorite (see our post 5 Favorites: The Ultimate Architect-Designed Sofa). It comes in a range of sizes and configurations, one of which has a chaise-like extension. Contact B&B Italia for pricing and more information.
Above: The Antonio Citterio-designed Charles Large Sofa by B&B Italia is a Remodelista favorite (see our post 5 Favorites: The Ultimate Architect-Designed Sofa). It comes in a range of sizes and configurations, one of which has a chaise-like extension. Contact B&B Italia for pricing and more information.
Designed by Norm Architects for Design Within Reach, the Finn Sofa comes in black or white starting at $loading=
Above: Designed by Norm Architects for Design Within Reach, the Finn Sofa comes in black or white starting at $1,995.
Another design from Claesson Koivisto Rune is the Continental Sofa for Swedese; $4,70
Above: Another design from Claesson Koivisto Rune is the Continental Sofa for Swedese; $4,702 at Finnish Design Shop.
Designed by Norm Architects for Menu, the Offset Sofa comes in three sizes and a range of upholstery. Contact Menu for pricing and availability.
Above: Designed by Norm Architects for Menu, the Offset Sofa comes in three sizes and a range of upholstery. Contact Menu for pricing and availability.
An iconic collaborative design between architects Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, and Pierre Jeanneret for Cassina, the LC3 Grand Modele Sofa starts at $loading=
Above: An iconic collaborative design between architects Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, and Pierre Jeanneret for Cassina, the LC3 Grand Modele Sofa starts at $12,610 at Design Within Reach.
Designed by Vincent Van Duysen for Molenti, the Lucas Sofa is a single-seat cushion sofa with technical upholstery fabric or leather. Contact Molenti for price and ordering information.
Above: Designed by Vincent Van Duysen for Molenti, the Lucas Sofa is a single-seat cushion sofa with technical upholstery fabric or leather. Contact Molenti for price and ordering information.

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