About the Designer Kho Liang Ie Indonesia (1927 - )
Born in Magelang, Indonesia in 1927 and the son of Chinese parents, Kho Liang Ie came to the Netherlands in 1949 and studied design and interior design at the Rietveld Academie. In 1958, Kho Liang Ie was appointed aesthetic consultant and designer at Artifort and under his influence, Artifort shifted its focus to the top of the international market. He attracted various foreign designers, including Pierre Paulin and Geoffrey Harcourt, and his influence is felt right up to the present day. Apart from being a celebrated furniture designer, Kho Liang Ie also made his name as an interior designer of offices, showrooms, theatres and art centers, among other things. He is mostly famous for his interior design work of the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam in the 1960's. His work exudes the purity, warmth and freedom with which he wished to surround people.
The DesignA sofa by Kho Liang le. Restrained simplicity and classic elegance. With a frame of pressed beech upholstered with molded foam on a metal base, this sofa is sturdy and concrete. With integrated loose seat and back cushions with horizontal seams. With several fabric upholstery options, this sofa is beautiful and will make a striking statement in any room it occupies.
Frame of pressed beech upholstered with moulded foam on a metal base
Integrated loose seat and back cushion with horizontal seams
Features at a Glance: Design Year: 1968Available in several upholstery options
Overall Dimensions: 30.81'' H x 72.15'' W x 33.93'' D
Seat Height: 16.77''
Overall Height - Top to Bottom: 30.81 Inches
Overall Width - Side to Side: 72.15 Inches
Overall Depth - Front to Back: 33.93 Inches
Overall Product Weight: 161 Pounds
Upholstery Material: Velvet
Arm Type: Track arms
Back Type: Tight back
Country of Manufacture: Netherlands
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The foundations of Artifort were laid by Jules Wagemans. He set up business as an upholsterer in Maastricht in 1890. The name Artifort is derived from the Latin word â€˜arsâ€™ meaning art or knowledge, and â€˜fortisâ€™ meaning strong or powerful. The word â€˜comfortâ€™ is also reflected in this brand name. With big name designers such as Geoffrey Harcourt, Patrick Norguet, Kho Liang Ie and the French designer Pierre Paulin, many new techniques and constructions were introduced and great furniture designs became icons throughout the world. By the 1960's, internationally, the furniture seemed to be very much in demand, which resulted in enormous sales growth which has continued to boom to this day. Innovation remains the key factor to all of Artifort's designs; captivating to the eye and functional design play key roles in all of their most prized designs.
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The DesignA sofa by Kho Liang le. Restrained
simplicity and classic elegance. With a frame of pressed beech upholstered with molded foam on a metal base, this sofa is sturdy and concrete. With integrated loose seat and back cushions ...