Mid-Century Modern Three-Seat Sofa by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin

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This comfortable modern sofa features the Mid-Century design of Milo Baughman as manufactured for Thayer Coggin. Subtle lines and comfortable proportions make this vintage sofa an excellent addition to any seating arrangement. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ).
Milo Baughman (Designer), 
Thayer Coggin (Manufacturer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1970s
Good. Age appropriate wear, fabric worn with some staining, minor tears, reupholstery recommended. .
Wear consistent with age and use
28 in. H x 84 in. W x 34.25 in. D
71 cm H x 213 cm W x 87 cm D
Seat Height
16 in. (41 cm)
Dealer Location
Brooklyn, NY
Number of Items
Reference Number

About Milo Baughman (Designer)

Milo Baughman was one of the most agile and adept modern American furniture designers of the late 20th century. A prolific lecturer and writer on the benefits of good design — he taught for years at Brigham Young University — Baughman (whose often-scrambled surname is pronounced BAWF-man) focused almost exclusively on residential furnishings, having a particular talent for lounge chairs, perhaps the most sociable piece of furniture.

     Like his fellow adoptive Californians Charles and Ray Eames, Baughman’s furniture has a relaxed and breezy air. Baughman was famously opposed to ostentatious and idiosyncratic designs that were made to excite attention. While many of his chair designs are enlivened by such effects as tufted upholstery, Baughman tended to let his materials carry the aesthetic weight, most often relying on chair and table frames made of sturdy and sleek flat-bar chromed metal, and chairs, tables and cabinets finished with highly-figured wood veneers.

     Like his colleagues Karl Springer and the multifarious Pierre Cardin, Baughman’s designs are emblematic of the 1970s: sleek, sure and scintillating. As you will see from the furniture presented on these pages, Milo Baughman’s designs are ably employed as either the heart of a décor or its focal point.

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