10 Easy Pieces: Architect-Designed Sofas

Some of our favorite sofas, unsurprisingly, are designed by renowned architects. From Le Corbusier to Piero Lissoni, here are 10 sofas as thoughtful as a large-scale building.

Designed by Italian architect Piero Lissoni, the extra soft sofa for Living Divani is a modular design in fabric or leather.  C & # 8
Above: Designed by Italian architect Piero Lissoni, the extra soft sofa for Living Divani is a modular design in fabric or leather. It is in the high end of the price range, available for £ 8,752 from TwentyTwentyOne.
Designed by French architect Jean-Marie Massaud for Poliform, the Westside sofa is available in fabric or leather and in a wide variety of configurations.  Contact dePlain for pricing and availability.
Above: Designed by French architect Jean-Marie Massaud for Poliform, the Westside sofa is available in fabric or leather and in a wide variety of configurations. Contact dePlain for pricing and availability.
From the architectural firm Claesson Koivisto Rune for Design Within Reach, the Lecco sofa is available in two sizes: 93 inches and src=
Above: From architectural firm Claesson Koivisto Rune for Design Within Reach, the Lecco sofa is available in two sizes – 93 inches and 110 inches – starting at $ 7,495.
Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen, the Series 3300 sofa for Fritz Hansen comes in a two- or three-seater configuration;  prices start at $ 8.3 at Design Within Reach.
Above: Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen, the Series 3300 sofa for Fritz Hansen comes in a two- or three-seater configuration; prices start at $ 8,315 at Design Within Reach.
The Charles large sofa designed by Antonio Citterio by B&B Italia is a Remodelista favorite (see our article 5 Favorites: The ultimate sofa designed by the architect).  It is available in a range of sizes and configurations, one of which has a lounge chair-shaped extension.  Contact B&B Italia for prices and more information.
Above: The Charles Large Sofa designed by Antonio Citterio by B&B Italia is a Remodelista favorite (see our article 5 Favorites: The Ultimate Sofa Designed by the Architect). It is available in a range of sizes and configurations, one of which has a lounge chair-shaped extension. Contact B&B Italia for prices and more information.
Designed by Norm Architects for Design Within Reach, the Finn sofa is available in black or white from $ data-src =
Above: Designed by Norm Architects for Design Within Reach, the Finn sofa is available in black or white starting at $ 1995.
Another design by Claesson Koivisto Rune is the Continental sofa for Swedese;  $ 4.70
Above: Another design by Claesson Koivisto Rune is the Continental sofa for Swedese; $ 4,702 at Finnish Design Shop.

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