Alcove Love Seat

Product description

Body: back and side panels with organic fibreboard core, connected with zip fasteners. Quilted cover with polyester-fibre padding.
Frame: tubular steel with chrome-plated finish or powder-coated (smooth).
Legs: steel, chrome-plated or powder-coated (smooth). Felt glides. Optionally equipped with lockable castors, in black plastic, soft version for protection of hard floors.
Upholstery: Alcove Sofas come in two different upholstery versions: soft 'Lounge' upholstery for relaxed sitting and firmer 'Work' upholstery for work-oriented sitting.
Structural frame: metal frame with upholstery webbing.
Seat cushion: polyurethane foam and polyester fibre.
Seat height: 485 mm (325 mm with applied load, measured in accordance with EN 1335-1:2000).
Back cushions and optional cushion set: polyurethane chips and microfibre filling.
incl. 1 back cushion.
Optional cushion set for Love Seat: 2 armrest cushions (600 x 400 mm) and 1 back cushion (710 x 220 mm).
Covers: removable.
Structural frame: metal frame with MDF base board.
Seat/back cushions: polyurethane foam and polyester fibre.
Seat height: 480 mm (385 mm with applied load, measured in accordance with EN 1335-1:2000).
Covers: removable.


A sofa is both a social space and a security zone. It’s an environment of its own: a room inside a room, inside a home. With this in mind, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec designed the Alcove Sofa, which was inspired by the Arabic “al-qubba”, and is a secluded, upholstered niche, designed for lounging and sleeping.

Like its ancient forbearer, the Alcove Sofa creates an intense sense of intimacy and enclosure, a feeling of escape from the chaos of the outside world. You don’t just sit on an Alcove Sofa, you retreat into it. It’s tall, deep and remarkably soft. Lay back, tuck up your feet, and you´ll immediately find yourself in a much safer and more private world.

The sofas of the Alcove family provide places of retreat where you can scarcely be seen or heard from the outside. As ‘a space within a space’ they offer their own world of colour, comfort and tranquillity. The Alcove Love Seat offers all these advantages in a limited space and also makes use of thin, flexible wall panels, which despite their compact external dimensions, provide the double-seater with a maximum of interior space.

chromed tubular steel
metal frame with belt upholstery
panels made of fibreglass-reinforced
plastic, seat cushioning: polyurethane foam and polyester wool
set of cushions and backrest cushioning: filled with polyurethane chips and microfibres
Manufacturer Vitra
Family Alcove Sofa
Architonic ID 1067102
Year of Launch 2021

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