Modern Sofas Design by Scholten & Baijings and Moroso

Modern Sofas would like to present today the sofa design for MorosoOttoman was launched at the Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan last year. It is a range of daybeds upholstered in a fabric called Blocks and Grid, which Scholten & Baijings designed for New York textiles brand Maharam.

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Before designing with Moroso, Scholten & Baijings had collaborated with furniture brand Herman Miller to upholster a range of chairs in the Blocks and Grid fabric, but this is the first time a piece of furniture has been specifically designed for it.

Modern sofas design

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The designers intended to design a piece of furniture specifically for the Blocks and Grid fabric. Blocks and Grid is woven from wool and nylon, and features a pattern of intersecting lines and rectangles.

 

Modern sofas Modern sofa design by Scholten & Baijings and Moroso brand

“We designed a textile with a repeat of nine metres, because we worked out that a two- or three-seater sofa needed a nine-metre repeat to not have a repeat [in the pattern] on the sofa,” Baijings explains. “The consumer can get a unique product in a mass-produced textile.”

Modern sofas design

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The design duo, Scholten & Baijings, chose to contrast the geometric blocks and lines of the upholstery with a curvaceous scoop-like seat and rounded cushions. They used juxtaposing colours for the seat and cushions, pairing neutral greys with vibrant pinks, greens or yellows.

Modern sofas design

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Source – Dezeen

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