Best looking sofa ever (Polder Sofa)

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  1. designprofessor

    designprofessor Senior member

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    I opted for a version of a chesterfield in velvet for my own home.
    I agree with the above posts -modern stuff can be problematic on comfort.
    For B+B, I tend to like the interiors they are photographed in better than the look of the furniture itself.
    I've never owned any, so can't speak to comfort.
     


  2. spertia

    spertia Senior member

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    Togo is pretty fucking up there.

    That is what I was planning to buy before finding our vintage sofa. I love love love the Togo (and needless to say, it is incredibly comfortable):

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  3. kronik

    kronik Senior member

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    The Togo was actually the other couch I was thinking of when I mentioned the Tufty Time. I'd be up for either one if we didn't have multiple shedding animals in our household. Their hair would manage to get into every possible crevice.
     


  4. Girardian

    Girardian Senior member

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    I have a very similar pair of chairs and a sofa that were in the St. Francis Hotel in SF for decades. Best furniture purchase I ever made. Goes very well with my other more modern pieces.
    Cool do you have pics?


    No but I will take and post some.
     


  5. A Y

    A Y Senior member

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    The Wittmann Kubus collection looks nice, and may appeal to those less minimally inclined:

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    It was designed in 1910.
     


  6. Sprezzatura2010

    Sprezzatura2010 Senior member

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    A couple of 30s sofas, the top one converts to a bed:

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    What kind of sofa is that, and where can I get one?

    I'm a little disappointed with my Ligne Roset Smala.
     


  7. Luc-Emmanuel

    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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    Not fan of the polder though it could look nice in the proper place.
    Here is mine:

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    I got the two seaters.
    Lissoni Ile is very uncomfortable [​IMG]

    !luc
     


  8. kronik

    kronik Senior member

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    Which is that Luc?
     


  9. Luc-Emmanuel

    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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    Which is that Luc?
    Elan by Jasper Morrison.

    !luc
     


  10. converge

    converge Senior member

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    Someone mentioned the Knoll Florence:

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  11. Dragon

    Dragon Senior member

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    Someone mentioned the Knoll Florence:

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    I think this is the winner. Mafoos leather version looks very nice.
     


  12. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ehh, I don't really like that Polder sofa. Too many things going on. The B&B or Knoll are more timeless imo. A couple more I like. Fabien Baron for Bernhardt and Cappellini:

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  13. binge

    binge Senior member

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    A couple of 30s sofas, the top one converts to a bed:
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    I really like this one.
     


  14. pscolari

    pscolari Senior member

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    When I was working at Christie's, I remember there was a Noguchi free form sofa from '49 or so that was unbelievable. Estimate was around 65k and this was in '99. I tried to find a picture, but I don't think there is one floating on the interwebz. Absolutely beautiful piece and my favorite I have ever seen.
     


  15. grimslade

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    A couch should have a back high enough to rest against comfortably. IMHO.
     


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