Published at Sunday, August 12th 2018, 01:49:25 AM. Curved Sectional Sofa. By Jeannine Buteau.
In a 2010 interview with Design Indaba, Hefer said that he “Pray(s) that South Africans start recognizing creativity when it is born not after it has become successful in Europe or America.” It is certainly Hefer’s mission to bring the artistry and skills of South Africa to the forefront, and many other areas of the world could also benefit from greater attention to the talents the offer.
Buying a sofa is a major investment, both in terms of expense and of design. It is the most important piece because it anchors the space and is typically the largest item of furniture in the living room. The sofa style sets the tone for the room and will drive the look and style for the rest of the decor. As with any major furniture purchase, it’s best to plan before you head for the store. First, it is important to know what color and size sofa you need. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the different sofa styles that are available so that you can identify the styles you like. Here are 10 popular sofa styles that can be found in most stores and online.
If the Chesterfield is the graceful gentleman among sofas, the Cabriole is the grande dame. Known for its exposed wood and elegant legs, reminiscent of the Louis XV period, the cabriole also has a distinctive silhouette. It was also a popular shape in the work of furniture maker Thomas Chippendale.
The show also launched the display of his first abstract piece, which resembles a big peanut with eye holes and is made from leather and sheepskin. Regardless, it is perhaps his animalistic forms that currently garner the greatest amount of public attention.