Storage Sofas: Contract Trend

Storage Sofas: Contract Trend

At recent trade shows, we’ve spotted a variety of sofa designs that offer more than just a comfortable seat. These multitasking designs incorporate clever shelving, hidden storage compartments and even power outlets for charging laptops and mobile devices.

My World by Philippe Starck for Cassina_1

Launched last year, Philippe Starck’s My World sofa for Cassina features an optional storage box module that can be placed beside the arm of the sofa. The box is available in three variations: one simple version with a pull-out tray, and two high tech versions, one with an electrical charging station and USB charger, and one with a Duracell Powermat wireless charging station.

deep space by Design Kati Meyer-Brühl for Brühl

Presented at imm Cologne earlier this year, Brühl’s Deep Space sofa features fully extendable/adjustable seats and backrests as well as a wooden storage table whose removable lid can be used a tray.

GranTorino by Jean-Marie Massaud for Poltrona Frau

Visually light but sumptuously comfortable, the new GranTorino sofa by Jean Marie Massaud for Poltrona Frau is equipped with an intricately upholstered, hand cut leather trunk that doubles as an armrest. Inside the trunk you’ll find an ecru fabric interior and an elegant, natural oak tray.

Giò by Morelato

The cherry wood frame of the Giò sofa bed by Morelato incorporates a handy book shelf.

Bibik Classic by Noti Furniture

The inventive Bibik sofa by Renata Kalarus has an upholstered, looped frame that provides space for storing away books and other living room clutter.

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