Adrian Pearsall Cloud Sofa in fabric and walnut United States 1960’s
Adrian Pearsall for Crafts Associations, cloud sofa, fabric and wood, United States, 1960s
The cloud sofa features a long, asymmetrical seat with sinuous lines by Adrian Pearsall. The bulky forms fit perfectly with the thick tufted seat and the additional cushions as backrest. This piece is finished with a build-in side table in walnut. The stretched proportions of the seat reflect the “Atomic Age” influences in an unparalleled manner.
Adrian Pearsall, trained as an architectural engineer and interior designer. In 1952, Adrian Pearsall and his brother opened a furniture business called “Craft Associates”. Pearsall designed the furniture and became a profound furniture designer during the mid-century “Atomic Age” that are recognized with geometric lines and shapes. The pieces are sensuous, sharing many of the design aesthetics by Vladimir Kagan. His pieces are characterized by flamboyant curves, upswept shapes and stretched proportions.