Originally designed by Jens Risom in 1965, the Risom 65 Sofa boasts streamlined architectural lines in an elegant expression that’s clean and uncluttered.
Adding to the comfort are plush, loose seat and back cushions that fit neatly into the concept. Cushion covers in fabric are reversible and the recessed base is available in steel or solid wood. It’s all part of a practical approach to a sofa that signals sophistication.
Jens Risom was a true talent and a pivotal player in the Danish Modernism movement, expecially his role introducing a Scandinavian sensibility to the American market. There he pursued a successful career designing an array of pieces which stemmed from functionality, imbued with a New York sense of style and savoir-faire. Risom went on to influence the global design arena and left a legacy of stunning, streamlined designs.
A strong proponent of the idea that design should be modest, minimal and not centre stage, Risom’s understated approach to elegance is seen in his preference for gentle curves, geometric angles, clever construction and affinity for continuity.