Adrian Pearsall Platform Sofa in Walnut and Pastel Pink Upholstery


Adrian Pearsall, 'Platform' sofa with two drawers, fabric, walnut, United States, 1960s

Adrian Pearsall is known for his rather unique sofa designs. The present model is no exception. On a low base of a thick walnut frame rests the sofa flanked with two drawers at the side. Ending on the same height like the seat the top of the drawer’s function as side tables. The seating itself shows a great, open character. With the absence of armrests Pearsall accomplished a flowing look with sensuous lines. The pastel pink upholstery forms a great combination with the natural appearance of the wooden color and grain.

Adrian Pearsall (1925-2011), trained as an architectural engineer, was a sailor and interior designer. In 1952, Pearsall opened his own furniture company 'Craft Associates. Pearsall designed some of the most sensuous, gracious midcentury design pieces around, sharing many of the design aesthetics by Vladimir Kagan. His pieces are characterized by flamboyant curves, upswept shapes and stretched proportions.

Kindly be informed that the photographs provided are merely examples, as we currently had more of this item in stock. It is important to note that the items may vary in terms of wood grains, and tones. In addition, the present upholstery shows an example of the way this item can be tailored to specific wishes of our clients. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts to discuss your wishes regarding upholstery and finishing. Your special requests can be realized by the experienced craftsmen and -women in our own in-house restoration and upholstery atelier. With high attention to the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. Please note that a custom-made reupholstered sofa has a lead-time of twelve to fourteen weeks. All to meet our high-quality and standards.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Adrian Pearsall (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1960s
  • dimensions Height 31.11 in. Width 102.37 in. Depth 31.5 in. Seat Height 16.15 in.
  • dimensions Height 79 cm Width 260 cm Depth 80 cm Seat Height 41 cm
  • material Fabric Walnut
  • origin United States
  • period 1960-1969
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50111783