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Designed in 1956 by George Nelson, the Marshmallow Sofa is arguably the first "pop art" furniture design. The use of numerous roun...d leather cushions transformed the traditional sofa into a 3D, pixelated sculpture, with a symmetrical shape not unlike an open waffle iron. The Vitra Miniature Marshmallow Sofa duplicates the original's form with petite White leather cushions on a steel and aluminum frame. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Marshmallow Sofa is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of varnished steel tubing, aluminum, leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by George Nelson, 1956 Dimensions: Item: Height 5.25", Width 8.5", Depth 5.25" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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