The wooden sofa with a secret

The wooden sofa with a secretInnocently nestled among the pine trees, 
this chunky wooden sofa is not what it seems to be.

The wooden sofa with a secretPine is considered a soft wood.


The Swedish design group Front designed these wooden sofas for the Italian company Moroso. Of course, since they’re deceptive, they’re not exactly what you think they are, which you might only discover when you sit down. They’re made not out of hard wood, but out of soft fabric. I like that the supposed pine sofa is shown among pine trees to further the illusion.

The wooden sofa with a secret The secret is revealed in a closeup of the seam.
You can also get the illusion in a bench or a chair.

The wooden sofa with a secretSoftwood bench
The wooden sofa with a secretSoftwood chair
– Front Projects>>
– Front designers for moroso: ‘moment’ collection at milan design week 09, Designboom>>
– Moroso turns Paris into a "temple of design" Moroso>>

One thought on “The wooden sofa with a secret”

  • Australian spam coalition says:

    That wooden sofa looks cute. It will be a great addition to your garden furniture. It looks durable too.

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