Vitra Alcove Sofa 3 Seater


The Alcove sofa applies the design philosophy a 'room in a room' which is a concept that Vitra has intensively pursued over many years in collaboration with the designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. A cocoon style sofa that offers superb levels of comfort.

  • Material: Structural frame: tubular steel, chrome-plated or powder-coated (smooth); metal frame with upholstery webbing. Body: back and side panels with integrated MDF boards for structural support, panel sections connected with zip fasteners. Upholstery/seat: polyurethane foam and polyester fibre. Alcove sofas come in two different upholstery versions: soft 'lounge upholstery' for relaxed sitting and firmer 'work upholstery' for work-oriented sitting with various seat heights. Lounge upholstery = 485 mm. Back cushions and cushion set: polyurethane chips and microfibre filling. Legs: tubular steel, chrome-plated or powder-coated (smooth).
  • Dimensions: Length: 238cm x Depth: 86cm x Height: 94cm (Seat Height: 48.5cm)
  • Delivery Time: Around 8/10 weeks
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Designed By

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec were born in France in the 1970's, they studied at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Cergy-Pontoise. The brothers are noted for their design work, which has been featured in publications and museums globally — and spans a wide range from tables and chairs to tableware, rugs, textile walls, office furniture, ceramics, art objects and urban projects.

They have a fantastic relationship with Hay in Denmark, as well as Vitra in Switzerland who let them create their unique, innovative designs. Without doubt the Boroullec's designs are set to become Design Classics of the future.