The fabric for the Pixel Sofa has been picked up by Danish manufacturer Kvadrat, based off of a concept by Cristian Zuzunaga, a Royal College of Art graduate. The contemporary couch is sure to grab everyone’s attention by virtue of its wide spectrum of colors.
2Swimming Pool Sofa
This intriguing concept sofa design was made for an advertisement campaign of Piscine Castiglione, a swimming pool design firm.
The iconic 1970 lip-shaped sofa is based on Salvador Dali’s famous Mae West sofa of 1936. The erotic lips of this great Hollywood actress inspired Dalí. A special installation by the master shows the image of the face of May West. It’s available only in red, of course.
Created in the shape of the famous Roman Coliseum, this sofa seems like a confortable rest place for gladiators.
Call them coffins or couches, this pieces of furniture are worth $4,500 each. Designed using recycled 18 gauge steel coffins; the raw material was gathered from local funeral homes based in Southern California. Against the health and safety law that doesn’t allow funeral homes to resell used coffins, these coffins were sold to public as the idea of recycling sound quite interesting. They cannot be used for burial purpose.
This fun couch made of stuffed animals is displayed at one Harrods store.
9Sila, The Yoga sofa
The word Sila is a yoga expression, which means to sit cross-legged. The design intends to bring the tranquility of meditation to a modern, dynamic environment. Sila was created by Eridani Saleh with the desire to create a piece of furniture that is grand and dramatic, which represents the solidity of traditional construction and practice while offering a playfulness and new type of relaxation.
10Wave Seat Sofa
Remember the story about Goldilocks and the 3 bears? While the bears were out, she helped her way into their house trying everything until she found the perfect fit. In hindsight she was on to something. We all want products designed custom just for us. The Wave Seat, by Jung Hoon Rhee, eludes to this old axiom and makes it possible thru the magic of nanotubes.
The Songololo Sofa was created by Haldane Martin, a south african furniture design company based in Cape Town. Their furniture pays close attention to its sustainability, using green materials and processes whenever possible.
Yohanan Siskindovich’s rocking couch design looks almost as fun as its wildly entertaining name, Groovy Banana. Siskindovich throws in the ol’ “magazine rack” bonus feature, but we’d also shove blankets, books, dog toys, remotes, or even younger siblings in there–bring ’em along for the ride. A roll-up pod pad sits atop the Banana as to provide the utmost comfort whilst you rock.