Mariposa 2½-Seater

Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, 2014

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The sofas of the Mariposa family are comfortably soft and invitingly cosy, while exuding a modern flair. Fitted with two seat cushions, the 2½-seater offers an inviting place to stretch out lengthwise and use the adjustable armrests as a back or neck rest – for instance, to relax with a good book or indulge in a nap.
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Material description
  • 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. Seat height under user's weight: 280 mm (measured in accordance with EN 1335-1).
  • Back and armrest cushions: chamber cushion filled with stripped-quill feathers and PU rods.
  • Glides: plastic glides with levelling adjustment.
  • Covers: removable.
  • Applications: recommended for domestic use only.
Product family
Mariposa Sofa
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…
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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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