This sofa is not for everybody; you’ll need some space if you are going to buy it. Designed by Joaquim Tenreiro of Brazil, the upholstered chair sits atop an expansive jacaranda frame, with green glass tops flanking each armrest. It’s big, modern and beautiful.
What’s not to love about this fresh sofa from Futé Design? The Croissant Sofa, part of the Bobo collection designed by Kenneth Cobonpue, is sure to make a bold statement in any setting. Named for its crescent-shaped form, this piece comes in both indoor and outdoor versions. The indoor sofa is made of hand-woven abaca, commonly know as Manila hemp, a tree-like herb resembling a banana plant.
Flavor Design Studio has converted an actual clawfoot tub into a comfortable sofa. Now you won’t have to deal with wrinkled skin if you decide to stay in the bath too long. What a great way to repurpose an old bathtub.
Designed by French company La Maison Coloniale, which specializes in incorporating the concept of ancient pieces and original designs, the Jonque Sofa has a big impact in any room. This three-seater combines Asian influences and contemporary lines, allowing you to create a unique space.
The Volant Sofa was designed by Patricia Urquiola; the range also includes an armchair, a chair and a stool. The frame of the base is a trapezoid, which adapts to the line of the back and seat. This leads to a dichotomy between regularity and irregularity, flat and curved, basic and frilly.
The folks at Coffin Couches have managed to transform 18-gauge steel coffins (from funeral homes in Southern California) into designer Coffin Couches. At first, these sofas look like a luxurious piece of leather furniture until you realize they are made from actual coffins. Fans of “The Addams Family” will love them.
Behind the Wall is a two-sided piece of furniture designed by Jordi Canudas that acts as both wall and sofa. It offers a comfortable sitting area that becomes playful when users interact from both sides at once.
Now, this is the kind of smart sofa that I want in my living room. Not only does it look great, but it’s also multifunctional: a sofa that converts into a bunk bed. It even comes with an integrated supporting ladder and guard rails. All you have to do is call up some friends for a sleepover.
If utilized appropriately, lighting can adding warmth and energy to any room. Designers have made use of its effect in brightening homes, but have gone a step further by incorporating it into furniture, as in this sofa made of acrylic that lights up from within. The effect is stunning, as Japanese manufacturer Waazwiz proves. The soft glow of this illuminated sofa has a soothing effect on the eyes, especially while watching television.
This sofa looks like a giant brush with thick bristles, but each soft bristle is designed to give you a relaxing massage. It’s a very different take on the most common furniture that we see in every house. The concept is the result of a student from Bucks New University. The design might look interesting, especially to teens, but unfortunately this sofa is not too practical.