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Koochy Sofa by Karim Rashid

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by B2 Modern last modified Feb 09, 2012

The smooth and curvaceous Koochy Sofa from Zanotta is a study in soft and fluid style. This sofa has a rounded  and inviting shape with not a single straight line to be found. It is a prime example of the contemporary Italian design style that Zanotta is known for. Established in 1954 by Aurelio Zanotta, >>




 

 

Koochi Sofa

The smooth and curvaceous Koochy Sofa from Zanotta is a study in soft and fluid style. This sofa has a rounded  and inviting shape with not a single straight line to be found. It is a prime example of the contemporary Italian design style that Zanotta is known for.

Established in 1954 by Aurelio Zanotta, they have always been on the forefront of Italian Industrial Design. They support this phenomenon through quality, comfort and functionality of design and by nurturing a series of innovative young designers. In the process, they were literally creating what is now known as “Italian Design”.

The Koochy Sofa was designed in 2007 by Karim Rashid, one of these gifted industrial designers. Rashid is an extremely proficient designer with over 300 international design awards and over 3000 products in production with dozens on the most respected furniture and lighting companies in the world. His designs are known for their organic shapes, fluid forms and sleek almost poetic aesthetic.

The Koochy Sofa is built on a solid steel frame with elastic straps supporting the seat. The entire structure is covered in thick polyurethane foam covered in a fixed nylon internal cover.  This is then encased in a removable external cover in a vast selection of  bright fabrics in or beautiful leathers in with a cool style and textures that can suit any decor. You can even have a cover made in your own fabric if you would like.

This cool contemporary sofa has a low back, about 33″ tall but is quite large in its length at over 101 inches long. It is extremely comfortable and seats a number of people when you are entertaining. It has a fun pop modern style that makes it difficult decide exactly what decade it was designed in. This piece has a fun and modern look that inevitably makes it the focal point in any room.

Like any piece of designer furniture the Koochy Sofa is expensive at $11,295.00, but you do tend to pay a premium for this sort of high design sofa. So if you have the means and appreciate this fine example of Italian design, you can buy the Koochy Sofa from Zanotta in any color of the rainbow from Unicahome.


 

 

 
 
 

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