Eclectic Red Leather 'Ateljee' Sofa by Yrjo Kukkapuro for Haimi Finland, 1963

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This 'Ateljee' sofa/daybed was designed by Yrjö Kukkapuro in 1963 for Haimi Oy in Helsinki

This design classic is one of the iconic pieces from Yrjo Kukkapuro and is an original vintage piece produced in the 1960s or 1970s

The Ateljee sofa has been selected for a permanent piece to the MoMa art collection in New York to represent the design history

The sofa is so comfortable and spacious that it fits easily many people. It gives your interior design a personal touch.

The sofa is great for sitting up straight, but it also invites you to lie down for a nap

When you remove the 3 back pillows It can be easily used as a daybed / sleeping sofa

The quality of materials and construction of this sofa is incredible
Red lacquered birch plywood and tubular metal frame with Pirelli rubber strapping and Red leather cushions finished with canvas and brass zippers, eight nickel-plated steel legs

After over 50 years this sofa is in very good original vintage condition with nicely patinated leather and some minor user wear consistent with age and use

Yrjö Kukkapuro (born April 6, 1933) is a Finnish interior architect and furniture designer
His career started in the 1950s while studying in the Academy of Design in Helsinki
Married to graphic artist Irmeli Kukkapuro since 1954.
The couple have built a home studio in Kauniainen in 1968.
The building designed by Yrjö Kukkapuro and engineer Eero Paloheimo resembles pop-art style

A bespoke luxurious vintage piece thats shows history and character.
    

Details

    Dimensions
    27.56 in. H x 83.86 in. W x 31.89 in. D
    70 cm H x 213 cm W x 81 cm D
  • Seat Height
    14.96 in. (38 cm)
  • Seller Location
    bergen op zoom, Netherlands
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU93017784783
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