London based Lucy Kurrein is one of the new designers in Offecct’s news collection 2018. Her contribution is an ingenious sofa system for both rest and work. She is pleased with what she has accomplished and the furniture carries her first name.
– Lucy is a modular sofa system based on individual seats – something that greatly facilitates the furnishing of a lobby, for example, says Lucy Kurrein. The idea was a soft and inviting piece of furniture, so much of the work involved ensuring comfort and shape permanence.
Lucy is a platform sofa designed for social soft meetings. Lucy offers high comfort and several additional functions as hanger for the coat and movable table tops for the coffee or the lap top.
Both the designer and Offecct believe that Lucy will gain popularity in environments other than public:
– We people live in the present and in real time and work and rest where we are now. Lucy by Lucy Kurrein captures that trend, while the sofa is functional, says Offecct’s Design Manager Anders Englund.
Bio Lucy KurreinLucy Kurrein began her career on an Art Foundation Diploma at the Leeds College of Art and Design. She went on to study furniture design at Buckinghamshire University where she graduated in 2007. After some years at Matthew Hiltons’ and PearsonLloyds’ respectively, all British Royal Designers for Industry, she set up her own design studio in London in 2013. The same year she launched her first sofa in collaboration with SCP. In 2015 Lucy was awarded “Young Furniture Designer of the Year” by Homes and Gardens magazine. She is one of the most exciting new designers working in Europe today.
Offecct AB is a entrepreneur- led company with its headquarters and production in Tibro, Sweden. The company was founded in 1990 by Kurt Tingdal (CEO) and Anders Englund (Design Manager). They are both still actively involved in the company. The group has 75 employees and sales of SEK 180 million. The business is run in own premises which have a total area of around 20 000 m 2. The company has showrooms in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Tibro (SE), Oslo (NO), Copenhagen (DK), London (UK), Rotterdam (NL) and Milan (IT). Offecct is since 2017 a part of the Flokk Group – the market leader in the design, development and production of workplace furniture in Europe. Read more on flokk.com
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