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source: Knoll

| Designbest editorial staff


o mark the anniversary of the Bauhaus movement, the thirties’ elegant and severe aesthetic is on trend once again. So, a sofa with a sleek silhouette is couple with two classic cantilever chairs in black leather, while elegant marble coffee tables light up an otherwise dark scheme. Here, optical-white, inspired by classical architecture, sets the scene and a bench in tufted leather separates the living room from the rest of the home.

Style details

A cantilever chair.

An iconic design from then thirties, this cantilever chair in leather is great with or without armrests.

A marble coffee table.

Whether painted white or in marble with a metal structure, it has a central streamlined stem and a round table top.

A bench in tufted leather.

It has a simple aesthetic, tufted upholstery and a bolster cushion that acts as a headrest. It’s the archetype of a timeless elegant style.

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