Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, 2014/2020
The sofas of the Mariposa family owe their extraordinary comfort to the pleasantly soft all-over upholstery and the ingenious adjustment mechanism in the arm and backrest elements. These can be continuously adjusted to an outward angle of approximately 30°. The variously sized Mariposa models fulfil a range of different functions, from the armchair or love seat to the 2-seater and 2½-seater sofas to the large 3-seater. The collection has now been further expanded with Mariposa Corner. This comfortable corner sofa provides spacious seating and is just the right configuration for many interior settings.
from 11,640.00 EUR
Please note that this product is delivered pre-assembled or in one piece. Due to its size, we would like to ask you to check the possibility of delivery beforehand. The exact dimensions of the product can be found in «Dimensions» below.
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- Structural frame: webbed metal frame with polyurethane foam.
- Seat cushions: polyurethane and visco foams with chamber cushion overlay. Chamber cushion overlay filled with feathers and PU rods.
- Back and armrest cushions: chamber cushion filled with stripped-quill feathers and PU rods.
- Covers: removable.
- Seat height: 425 mm (280 mm with applied load, measured in accordance with EN 1335-1:2000).
- Glides: plastic glides with levelling adjustment.
- Applications: recommended for domestic use only.
- Note: the designations 'left' and 'right' refer to the perspective when viewing the sofa from the front.
The variously sized sofas of the Mariposa family are cosy and inviting, yet with a modern touch. They owe their extraordinary comfort to the pleasantly soft upholstery and an ingenious adjustment mechanism, which makes it possible to individually adapt the side and backrest elements for various sitting or reclining positions. The Mariposa sofas do not openly display their functional features: the slim side and back elements can be continuously and silently adjusted, from an upright position to an outward angle of approximately 30° and back again. The resistance is calibrated in such a way that these elements stay in place when the sitter leans back in a normal fashion, but will adjust to the desired angle when intentional pressure is applied. This flexibility allows individual users to determine the position that is most comfortable for them. The Mariposa sofas offer solutions for a wide range of requirements in regard to size and spatial planning: the Mariposa Love Seat provides spacious seating for one person or – as the name suggests – a cosy spot for two love birds. The Mariposa 2-Seater is an ideal choice for small, urban apartments where it offers full comfort despite its compact dimensions. These two models come with one continuous seat cushion – in contrast to the larger 2 ½-seater and 3-seater versions of Mariposa: fitted with two seat cushions, these sofas invite users to stretch out lengthwise and use the adjustable armrests as a back or neck rest – for instance, as a relaxing place to read or take a nap. The range of sofas is complemented by round ottomans in two different sizes. They not only harmonise with the soft contours of the sofas, but also create even more ways to enjoy Mariposa's superb comfort.
This product was designed by
Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby studied architecture as fellow students at the Royal College of Art in London. Since that time, their collaborative work has probed the interface between industrial design, furniture design and architecture.
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