Sofa Personas: Contract Trend

Sofa Personas: Contract Trend

Loud colors and simple, cartoonish forms make these couches perfect for injecting a little fun into office spaces and lobbies.


British designer Bethan Gray launched a new line of curvaceous upholstered seating for London-based brand Workhouse at last month’s London Design Festival. Called 'Ella', the upholstered collection is characterized by its rounded edges, gently curved back and turned wooden feet.

Hue sofa by Donna Wilson for SCP

Inspired by series of coloured boxes, the Hue sofa by Donna Wilson for SCP uses three different shades of colour on each face of the piece, adding emphasis to the outline of the form. The seat itself is very long at nearly two metres and the arms are solid, ideal for using a laptop.

mono_sofa_orange_Blu Dot_2

The Mono sofa from Blu Dot is sleek with streamlined simplicity in both sofa and lounge chair styles. Its solid wood legs are painted to match the upholstery, offered in both grey and orange fabrics.

Tufty_Time_B&B Italia_Patricia Urquiola

Tufty-Time is an informal modular sofa system designed by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia. Featuring plump, deep quilted upholstery, the basic ottoman unit can be matched with other central, corner and end units with high or low armrests.

Capsule chair by Ziglam and Brook for  Deadgood

Inspired by 1960s space adventure, the rounded Capsule chair by British brand Deadgood features a smattering of irregularly sized buttons in different color tones and textures.

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