Interior Design News
12 Seating Options with Distinctive Style
By Interior Design Staff
Designer: Marie Christine Dorner for Ligne Roset
Standout: A French reference to the unexpected guest, this sofa with removable backrests by the Paris-based Dorner Design principal can combine with a second unit to form a queen-size sleeper.
Designer: Hella Jongerius for Vitra
Standout: A special-edition version of the Dutch designer’s low-slung, constructivist sofa mixes blush-pink tones with tan and taupe upholstered elements.
Designer: Ayala Serfaty
Product: Waku Leh
Standout: The Israeli artist’s devotion to materiality is evident in this enveloping lounge, upholstered in finely woven layers of handmade wool and silk felt. Through Maison Gerard.
Designers: Hamish Makgill and Alejandro Villarreal for Hayche
Product: WW Colour
Standout: The founder of branding agency Studio Makgill brainstormed vivid new palettes for Villarreal’s Windsor chair, augmenting natural oak with stained finishes and powder- coated wire.
Designer: Anthony Land of Stylex
Standout: The brand’s product designer conceived a modular sofa system, available in three back heights, that can link with benches and tables to form long, linear runs.
Designer: Joep van Lieshout for Moooi
Standout: Integrating a tablet armrest, the sculptor and Atelier Van Lieshout founder’s angular lounger is crafted of American walnut and can be softened with a sheepskin throw.
Designer: Ben Erickson of Erickson Aesthetics
Standout: An oak armchair merges art and design, its canvas cover splashed with acrylic, spray paint, and marker by Queens, New York–based talent Matthew Kirk. Through Maison Gerard.
Designers: Ludovica and Roberto Palomba for Poltrona Frau
Product: Come Together
Standout: With optional oversize goose-feather cushions and tables, this modular sofa system by the prolific architect-designers truly brings people together.
Designers: Roberto and Ludovica Palomba for Viccarbe
Standout: Its minimalist form a reference to Shinto shrines, the duo’s chair-height upholstered bench can pull up to desks and work tables. Through Coalesse.
Designer: Monica Förster for Wittmann
Standout: The lacquered-wood stool (and coordinating handle table) has a quilt-stitched leather top that channels old-world élan.
Designer: Natasha Baradaran
Standout: Diane von Furstenberg’s iconic dress inspired the interior designer’s origami-esque upholstered walnut chair, the latest addition to her Andro collection.
Designer: Claus Breinholt for Bernhardt Design
Standout: The Danish designer’s polypropylene riff on the archetypal café chair is manufactured via state-of-the-art robotic injection molding.