Metallics like silver, gold and bronze became popular in fashion, and the trend also hit the furniture industry. A great example is the Hollywood Stardom Sofa, a unique piece of furniture that can bring a little Hollywood glamour into your living room. In spite of its clean cut and modern look, this is a sofa you just won’t want to leave, thanks to the four oversized pillows on its backrest. Made of Italian leather, this stylish silver sofa will make you feel like a star.
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.
Patchwork is most often associated with quilts. Once a craft born out of economic necessity, patchwork quilts still enjoy widespread popularity. However, British designer Lisa Whatmough of Squint Limited has adapted the patchwork technique as upholstery material for her fun and funky bespoke furniture line. Just one of her chic furniture pieces will brighten up any dark corner. These are extraordinarily vivid focal pieces.
Designed and created by Thierry Nahon and Philippe Landecker, LunaBlocks are based on the transformation and enlargement of the plastic blocks used in building games for children. They come in a variety of colors and configurations; all you need to build a custom sofa are some pillows or cushions, some creativity and a large disposable income.
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.
Finally, lots of mouse pads are finding their way into the landfill. Instead of tossing them, why not make a sofa out of them?
Rodolfo Rocchetti from Tappezzeria Rocchetti is a master upholsterer from Rome who makes creative pieces of furniture. These animal sofas would work if you had a wild theme for your home. Animal lovers, take note: These are all made from faux fur.
At first glance, you might be asking yourself, “What is this?” because the Feel Seating System designed by Animi Causa has a cool and unusual shape. The shape is inspired by a molecular structure, the basic form for all objects in the universe. It is made of 120 “sofa balls” covered with elastic fabric. You can use it in many ways, as the structure allows you to create multiple forms.
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 Morpheo Sofa Bed features attached lights for reading — whether you’re sitting up or lying down.