By Anne Beenhouwer. Curved Sectional Sofa. At Friday, April 27th 2018, 23:53:24 PM.
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.
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.
After starting with nests, Hefer’s work evolved into animal-shaped forms that are playful and comfortable. The figures invite people to climb into the comfy seat through the wide open mouth of the beast. From toothy crocodiles to killer whales, tigers and toucans – the “Monstera Deliciosa” collection, along with other assorted creatures, is a menagerie of inviting, cheeky beasts. Despite the large teeth inside the gaping maw of these works, they are still comfortable nests, beckoning you to crawl in and curl up.
Now almost seven decades later and its place in the little "black" book of the world’s greatest designers is permanently secured. Its desirability and naturally also magnified by so many years of success. These interiors showcase the power the piece (or one of its inspired progeny) still has in 21st century design.