Top Ten: Tailored, Tufted Sofas

A beautifully tailored sofa is timeless and classic, never going out of style. Here are ten manufacturers take on the well-loved staple.

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1. Tuxedo Sofa
DESIGNER: BassamFellows
MANUFACTURER: Geiger
PRICE: $7,807
H 29" W 88" D 28" Seat H 17.5" Arm H 23"

Designed by architects for Herman Miller brand Geiger, the Tuxedo Sofa is the clean epitome of the tufted tailored sofa, and on its way to become a modern classic.

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2. Mayor Sofa
DESIGNER: Arne Jacobsen & Flemming Lassen
MANUFACTURER: &Tradition
PRICE: Inquire for pricing
H 820 mm x D 620 mm x L 2000 mm

The Mayor sofa is a classic design from 1939 that shows a moderation of modernism, and has been re-released by &Tradition.

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3. Polder Sofa
DESIGNER: Hella Jongerius
MANUFACTURER: Vitra
PRICE: $11,025
30.75" h x 115.25" w x 39.25" d

A design-lover favorite, the Polder Sofa by Hella Jongerius for Vitra celebrates incongruity in form while staying streamlined and tailored.

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4. Tufty-too
DESIGNER: Patricia Urquiola
MANUFACTURER: B&B Italia
PRICE: Inquire for pricing

Patricia Urquiola makes tailored tufting inviting and comfortable without going too soft for B&B Italia.

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5. Florence Knoll Sofa
DESIGNER: Florence Knoll
MANUFACTURER: Knoll
PRICE: $13,724
W 90.5" x H 31.5" x D 32.5"

A classic modern sofa that is arguably the inspiration for the majority of sofas on this list, the Florence Knoll Sofa will never go out of style.

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6. Spokeback Sofa
DESIGNER: Børge Mogensen
MANUFACTURER: Fredericia Furniture
PRICE: Inquire for pricing
L.160/190 D.73 H.86 Sh.40 - 1,17 m3

We love this sofa so much Designer Pages has one in our office! A midcentury design that holds true today.

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7. Moreau
DESIGNER: Mark Goetz
MANUFACTURER: Bernhardt Design
PRICE: Inquire for pricing

A strong sofa perfect for commercial spaces, this sturdy design is versatile and stylish.

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8. Jazz
DESIGNER: Dual Design
MANUFACTURER: Sancal
PRICE: Inquire for pricing

Jazz is at once inviting and streamlined, with plenty of sharp details for an impeccable sofa from Sancal.

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9. Realm
MANUFACTURER: OFS
PRICE: Inquire for pricing

Realm's graceful profile evokes a perfect balance between masculine and feminine in seating.

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10. Diamonds
MANUFACTURER: Italsofa
PRICE: $1,499
85.82w x 38.58d x 28h

From Natuzzi's contemporary line for smaller spaces comes Diamonds sofa, a tailored chic take on what Natuzzi is known for: the impossibly comfortable leather sofa.

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Posted February 12, 2013 by Jean Lin

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