Edward Wormley 'New York' Sofa in Brown Upholstery and Wood
Edward Wormley for Dunbar Furniture / DUX of Sweden, sofa model 5316, faux leather, metal, wood, United States, design 1952
This three-seat sofa was designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar in 1952. The eye-catching leatherette with metal studs that are evenly placed along the border turn this elegant sofa into a real statement piece. The design convinces visually through the well-balanced appearance and the stabile construction. The wooden frame holds the seat in a graceful manner.
Edward Wormley (1907-1995) was an American designer. After not finishing his degree due to lack of funds Wormley started to work as an interior designer. In the 1940s, Wormley was hired to work with Dunbar. Their collaboration was a success story as Dunbar incorporated several techniques and aesthetics from European design. It was Wormley's aim to create a high-quality line, that was also available for the masses.
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