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De Sede DS-600 Snake Shaped Modular Sofa in Black Leather & Adjustable Elements

$47,880per item

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Launched in 1972, DS-600 is an indestructible, variable modular system of upholstered furniture consisting of individual, addable armchair elements. These consist of an L-shaped hard foam core covered with a down-lined and leather-covered cushion. The elements are connected with a plug-in hinge and a construction made of hide and zipper. The stool element complements the famous snake-shaped seat with an intermediate and end element. The longest DS-600 currently stands in the palace of the ruling family of a sultanate, where legendary 406 upholstery elements in rainbow colors join up to create a circular or serpentine endless sofa. The affectionately named “Tatzelwurm” sculpture also took up residency in the living rooms of Tina Turner, Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger and became the “star” of numerous Bond films, New York’s legendary “Studio 54” also adorned itself with the trendy sofa designed by a Swiss designer collective in the early 1970s. The idea of a convex and concave curved sofa was brilliant, but transforming it into a producible item of seating furniture proved more difficult than anticipated. Together with the De Sede development team, the designer collective spent a year building countless prototypes, almost all of them were criticized and rejected. But the designers showed nerves of steel, and DS-600 gradually became what it is today: an indestructible, variable modular system of upholstered furniture consisting of individual, addable armchair elements. Additional information: Material: Leather Model: DS/600 Combination B, composed of: 1 Module /19, Modules /17, and 1 Module /20 Category: Select- Black Type: Nappa leather, lighty pigmented Thickness: 1.2 to 1.4 mm Characteristics: Meticulous processing preserves the natural quality, with a characteristic pattern of creases, grain and pores. After tanning, it is dyed with a special finish to maintain the natural aura while also offering improved protection. It undergoes visible ageing, lending it an endearing patina. Dimensions: Middle seat section: W 25 x D 100 x H 74 cm End sections with armrest: W 25 x D 100 x H 74 cm Available in other upholstery options: Living, touch, naturale, club, coloral, craft, velour, cirrus, cumulus Available in different structural versions.

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Available in other upholstery options: Living, touch, naturale, club, coloral, craft, velour, cirrus, cumulus Also available in different structural versions

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de Sede

Craftsmanship of the highest degree, stringent quality requirements, maximum attention to detail and personal commitment by all employees have made de Sede famous and pave our way for the future. We have dedicated ourselves entirely to manufacture – to work performed by hand. With the refinement and perfection of craftsmanship we have cultivated since the company’s founding, we can be certain that each item of furniture we produce meets our extremely strict and high quality standards. With our unique leather products, we awaken all the senses of people worldwide, turning heads with each creation. Every one of our master craftsmen at our workshop in Klingnau, Switzerland answers to that call. Our roots are our long-standing and deep-seated leather expertise which allow for stable growth of the stem – our workshop. Driven by continual product innovation and in pursuit of the best, our collection blossoms in ever-changing forms.
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