Structure comes forward in this armada of architecturally inclined sofas and armchairs.
of France debuted its inaugural line this year. Prolific designer Patricia Urquiola
created the Altay, which sports a glossy black coat on its beech frame. Picture courtesy of Coedition.
Superkink chairs by Osko + Deichmann
for Blå Station. Tubular steel pieces often feature a gentle bend, but the Swedish manufacturer Blå Station
creases the corners as an angular statement. Comes in fabric or leather upholstery. Picture courtesy of Blå Station.
Fly sofa SC3 by Space Copenhagen
. Movable cushions make it easy to get comfortable on this dowel-backed looker. Choose from white oiled oak or a darker smoked-wood version. Picture courtesy of &tradition.
Elysia lounge chair by Luca Nichetto
for De La Espada
. A frame in solid American black walnut or European ash hugs a padded seat and backrest. Fabric upholstery options include blue, red, and dove gray. Picture courtesy of De La Espada.
Yas by Samuel Accoceberry
. Historically, stilt walking was a common way to move through wet terrain in the Gascony region of southwestern France. Bosc, a local furniture maker, uses this reference for its eiderdown-filled sofa. Picture courtesy of Bosc.