No. 8 Huit Sofa

By: Elit Alice - Published:   Updated: Jun 13 2011 • References: emmanuel-laffon & elitalice
Is eight your lucky number? Then we've found the perfect sofa for you! The Huit Sofa is designed by French designer Emmanuel Laffon and is shaped like the number 8. However, what you see from the curve changes all the time, depending on the angle you look at it. This "unexpected loveseat", as the designer calls it, remains familiar, while constantly changing its shape.

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