Published at Monday, August 06th 2018, 23:38:59 PM. Curved Sectional Sofa. By Xavierra Aurand.
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.
Furniture with curves has always been appealing. A lot of designs that feature this characteristic have become classics. Remember the Panton Chair? Its design revolutionized the furniture industry. But what about curved sofas and sectionals? They have a lot of flair too. In fact, they’re making a comeback in a lot of contemporary interior designs. While they are definitely full of potential, curved sofas can also be quite pretentious.
“Porky creates immersive environments that allow people to escape into a different world,” R & Company cofounder Zesty Meyers has been quoted as saying. “His work is creative and playful, and it doesn’t respond to a need. As in advertising, it creates the need.”
The name alone — Chesterfield sofa — carries a certain air of distinction and even royalty. Rising to popularity in the in the 18th century, historical websites note that this iconic sofa has a slightly murky history. It is thought that the fourth Earl of Chesterfield commissioned it when he wanted a comfortable seat that allowed him to sit upright, however, there is no historical confirmation of this.