- Danish modernist design from 1958
- Premium Italian leather
- Available in eight colours
- Volume m3 :1.1635
- Designers :Poul Kjærholm
- Height :76 cm
- Width :197 cm
- Depth :77.5 cm
- 30 days free returns
Spacious and comfortable, the Kjærholm PK31 3- seater sofa brings classic Scandinavian style to your home or office. One of Poul Kjærholm's most renowned pieces, the PK31 has an elegant, modern aesthetic that lends itself to any environment. Characterised by quality craftsmanship and Kjærholm's signature brushed stainless steel frame, the sofa is a work or art and exceptionally comfortable. The thick padded cushions maintain their shape and hold the down together. A gently reclining backrest at just the right height ensures optimal relaxation and great support for the spine. Fully upholstered in Italian aniline leather, the sofa has a natural grain, which will improve with age. It is available in a variety of colours. The PK31 3-seater sofa can be accompanied by the PK31 2-seater sofa and PK61 coffee table, both sold separately.
The story behind the Kjærholm PK31 3-seater sofa
Poul Kjærholm had a passion for using construction materials in his designs, particularly steel, which he considered to have the artistic merit of leather or wood. His PK31 series is a culmination of his exploration into combining leather and steel to create something warm and comfortable. Designed in 1958, the PK31 is considered Kjærholm's most popular design. The sofa's parallel arms have been compared to the seat arms on a Boeing 747 from the same era, though it is not known whether this was Kjærholm's inspiration.
ABOUT THE DESIGNER
Unlike his Scandinavian contemporaries who worked primarily with wood, Poul Kjærholm’s passion was steel. He liked to combine the cool beauty of the metal with other materials such as wood, leather, cane or marble. “Steel’s constructive potential is not the only thing that interests me; the refraction of light on its surface is an important part of my artistic work. I consider steel a material with the same artistic merit as wood and leather,” he commented.
"And we should try to keep our designs as simple as possible."