In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at seven statement sofas to bring intrigue and unique character into your home design. Each and every one of these sofas is sure to be a main topic among guests to your home.
Designer Arne Jacobsen designed this canape in 1939 for the city hall in Søllerød, Denmark, and it has never been produced for the retail market. Its Danish modern form is updated with bright yellow upholstery (though it’s also available in gray and black for the less adventurous).
Playing with the scale of pixels is a specialty of Spanish-born designer Cristian Zuzunaga, and the diminutive digital unit gets its due on Shanghai. The fabric—a Ligne Roset exclusive—graces the iconic pleats and folds of Michel Ducaroy’s Togo.
Picture the Mosspink, designed by Kati Meyer-Brühl, as a lichen-covered pile of stones in the woods or an algae-laden mass of deep-sea minerals. Inspired by organic forms, the sofa is constructed with natural fabrics and versatility in mind: All the upholstered cushions can be layered to your liking and will look right at home in the wilds of your living room.