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The Confucius Sofa by Alexander Nettesheim is Full of Oblique Angles

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: alexander-nettesheim & contemporist
Forest Gump may have likened life to a box of chocolates, but designer Alexander Nettesheim interprets another famous philosopher's teachings as a piece of furniture with the creation of the Confucius Sofa. Particularly known for his views on strong family loyalty, this couch could easily act as a unifying touch in any home.

Fashioned for German manufacturer Bretz, the Confucius Sofa is a lesson in opposites. Although it appears to advocate an unbalanced lifestyle, the use of oblique angles, crevices and gaps embrace life's unexpected twists and turns. On a more practical level, the contours of the Confucius Sofa promote an optimally supported and soft seat that is perfect for lounging lazily on or entertaining guests with. Stats for Philosophical Furniture Trending: Older & Warm
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