Freeform Sofa and Ottoman by Isamu Noguchi

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The sculptural quality of Noguchi’s design vocabulary finds expression in the Freeform Sofa: it is entirely different from other designs of the same period, appearing in combination with the Ottoman like an enlarged sculpture of flat, rounded river stones. The slender organic forms are fluid and graceful. Noguchi emphasises the lightness of the elements with a thin yet comfortable upholstery. The Freeform Sofa and companion Ottoman were produced around 1950 in limited numbers. Today, the few remaining pieces achieve record prices at auction. Since 2002, the group has been produced by the Vitra Design Museum as a fully authentic re-edition. The sofa is suitable not only for use in living spaces, but also in lobbies, hotels and retail shops. This set, beautifully upholstered in Vidar 4 fabric by Raf Simons for Kvadrat, dates from 2007 and is in nice all original condition. There a small superficial rub mark on the top of the back as pictured. Both marked with Vitra tag at the bottom.

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Walnut, Wool


Good Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.


Height: 28.35 in (72 cm) Width: 118.12 in (300 cm) Depth: 51.19 in (130 cm) Seat Height: 14.97 in (38 cm)

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